Travel Tip Uzbekistan

Genghis Khan and Scheherazade in Uzbekistan Uzbekistan again to an unknown land. But on second glance, it becomes clear that the Uzbek history and culture with some familiar can wait. The Great Silk Road connected China and Europe’s cultural and economic life in antiquity and the middle ages. Visible is in Uzbekistan today, we look for a stay in the faces of collected ethnic groups of Asia: European, Turkish, Mongolian it smiles a counter as one falling directly into a thick Tome of the history of the world. A lot happened here. After the Islamization in the 8th century the Turks ruled in the 10th century, until the Mongols invaded in the 1220 Genghis Khan rolled down the main centers with its troops. Interestingly, his successor, Timur Lenk, who ruled until 1405, still a national hero is: even though you can’t blame him much, just no squeamishness: thanks to his generous donations of money and wealth were savvy craftsmen (more or less voluntarily) in the country and created Buildings that are unparalleled. Apply today Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz and Tashkent as the epitome of Oriental beauty and mysticism.

The 16-day journey from Barakchan and the Kaffal Shashi mausoleum starts Medrese in Tashkent and here with the famous Muslim college. The archaeological sites Mizdakhan and Shilpik Kala are later on the program such as the oasis of Khiva: here there are still remnants of the old Silk Road. Twelve hours it she goes four-tenth of the total area of the country then on adventurous slopes through the steppe and desert landscape of the Kyzyl Kum (red sand) includes and continues in the neighbouring Kazakhstan. Objective this trip is Bukhara, the noble. Countless medreses, the old Portal Chor menor, the Citadel and the mausoleum of the Samanids attract visitors. The bazaars show the wealth of Uzbek folk art and cuisine: the so called Bukhara rugs, ceramics or hand-forged knives and scissors, delights and curiosities.