Before visiting Tashkent, you must know the best sightseeing places you must visit
during your Tashkent vacation, so read on.
Built by the order of governor Barak-khan (1529-1563) of Tashkent of Shaybanid
dynasty (1500-1606), this Madrassah is one of the most famous tourist attraction of the
city. Samarkand and Bukhara masters participated in its construction at that time. It was
lately restored in the year 2007.
This archaeological monument is located on Golestan - Almalyk highway near the
village of Kultepa. It has not been dated because no studies have been conducted as
yet. Presently, at the foot of the monument "Turk- i- Bogizagon" cemetery is located.
On the top of the hill, concreted stairs lead a domed Mausoleum of the local Saint is
Hazrati Imam Complex:
The complex derives its name from an honorary name of the buried scholar al-Qaffal
ash-Shashi – Khazrati (Khasti) Imam, this place was revered among the townspeople.
Before that, there was a cemetery and other buildings.
Shaikh Zainiddin Mausoleum:
It is a funerary complex in the oldest part of the collection and consists of burial space
and the hall for pilgrimage (ziyarat-khana). The portal of this complex was entirely
rebuilt in 1920-1928.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Kendyktepa, Kolbuloq, Kukeldash Madrassah, Parpi Ota, Qyzyl Mazar (Red Grave),
Shodmalik-ata, The Sheikh Zainiddin mosque, Urgaz Karatash. You can explore any of
these destinations during your Tashkent travel.
Best Time for Holidaying in Tashkent
The best time to visit Tashkent is in the summer months between March and May, and
then again during September to November, when the weather is most pleasant in the
city. During these time, you can enjoy all sightseeing and outdoor activities in the capital
city of Uzbekistan. Moreover, tourists flock to Tashkent in March to witness the Navrus
or the New Year in the month of March (March 21). So, whether you are a regular
traveler or tourist, plan your Tashkent tour accordingly.
Must Buy Things from Tashkent
Tashkent has a large number of supermarkets, which are stocked with food, toiletries,
cold drinks, batteries, appliances etc. but the prices are higher than open market prices.
In fact, the beautiful open markets are much better to shop. So, keep in mind to take
a stroll in open markets and shop for your kind of stuff from your next Tashkent trip.
Some of the best items you can buy from here plump fruits, spices, shoes, painted
ceramics, carved wooden goods, the famous carpets of Uzbekistan, clothes and
traditional dopys or Uzbek hats. You can relish on shashlyk kebabs, huge meat patties
called samsas, tea and vodka that are available at choykhanas all over Tashkent and
everywhere in the country. The Alayski Bazaar on Amir temur Streets and the open
Chorsu bazaar in the old part of town are the choice for tourists and locals
Explore Options to Reach Tashkent
Prior to booking your Tashkent holiday packages, you must checkout the ways to
reach this charming city. To know more, read on:
Tashkent is easily accessible from major locations of the world, thus solving the issue
of how to reach Tashkent. The Tashkent International Airport is situated at a distance
of just 6 KM from the main city. Tourists may avail buses and cars from the airport
to reach the Tashkent city. Amsterdam, Beijing, Athens, Bangkok, Delhi, Istanbul,
Frankfurt, Jeddah, Kuala Lumpur, London, New York, Seoul, Tel Aviv and Sharjah are
all connected to Tashkent by air.