Tashkent

This marvelous city exists more than 2,200 years. During this time it rose from an ancient settlement to the large city of Central Asia. The city has seen many memorable events and trials, also encountered the rises and falls.

In this megalopolis operates an extensive network of buses, trolleybuses, trams and shuttles, which can take you to any part of Tashkent. Besides, since 1977 metro works in Tashkent. There are two railway stations in the city – “Tashkent” and “South”. Also, the airport “Tashkent-South” always happy to meet visitors and residents, that is located in the southern part of the city. It consists of three parts for – international, national and government flights.

In Tashkent there are various working organizations of scientific, educational and cultural profile. In 21 universities of capital you can get a higher education and see the world premiere performances in 11 theaters, such as in the Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet. Also in Tashkent you can learn about history of Uzbekistan in 22 museums, for example in the Museum of History of Uzbekistan people or in the Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan.

  • the Mausoleum of Sheikhantaur (XV century)
  • Kaffal Shashi, Barak-Khan and Kukeldash (XVI century)
  • TV tower

Tashkent has a moderate continental climate. Frosts are usually short-lived, however sometimes temperature can drop to minus 20°C or below. Summer is hot, sometimes temperature reaches 35-40°C in the shade.