The most mysterious country in Central Asia

  Uzbekistan, a country more mysterious than North Korea.
  Until recently, it has gradually become active in the eyes of the public, shortlisted in the 52 global must-see destinations in 2019, and ranked second in the Lonely Planet 2018 list of the best travel destinations in Asia.
  In history, it was an important trade location on the Silk Road and the glorious witness of the Timurid Empire. There are real historical relics everywhere, it seems that the years have stopped here, taking you back to the Middle Ages in a second.
  The fairy tale gives it an unpredictable side, as if you can travel to Avanti’s hometown in the next second, telling the story of the Thousand and One Nights.
  Uzbekistan has 7,400 cultural heritage sites, the most beautiful mosques in the world, and an entire ancient city rated as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO!
  The people here are enthusiastic and casual, the smiles of the children are pure and innocent, and the adults can weave the embroidery of Wuguo known as the “Flower of the Silk Road” with their skillful hands.
  The air ticket price after the implementation of visa-free, the direct flight between Beijing and Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, is less than 3k!
  Moreover, the price of Uzbekistan is not high, 1 yuan can be exchanged for 1323.73 soums, and the price of an ice cream is only 1000 soums (0.8 yuan), all kinds of Central Asian fruits that you have not even seen are delicious and cheap, they are simply gourmets heaven!

The legendary city of Samarkand named as a World Heritage Site

  There is such a saying in Uzbekistan that if you have not been to Samarkand, you have not been to Uzbekistan. Samarkand, known as the “city of legends”, has a history of more than 2,500 years and is one of the important Central Asian hubs on the Silk Road. When Alexander the Great of the Macedonian Empire captured the city, he couldn’t help but admire: “Everything I have heard is true, but Samarkand is more spectacular than I imagined.
1Bukhara Emir’s Summer Palace The only remaining Bukhara palace in the world

  In the 400-year history of the Bukhara Khanate, 2/3 of the stories happened in Bukhara. The Emir’s Summer Palace in Bukhara is the only remaining palace of the ruling capital of Bukhara so far, and the gold pieces that can be seen everywhere show the luxury at that time.
  The Summer Palace combines the local Islamic culture and the fashionable European court style at that time. A large number of stained glass and complex patterns are scattered throughout the palace. As a summer palace, the architecture and layout plan here still retain the appearance of those years.

2 Kalon Minaret The tower of the awe of Genghis Khan

  When the first ray of sunlight in Bukhara appears, it will definitely shine on the Minaret of Kalong. When Genghis Khan first saw the Kalong Minaret, he was in awe because of its 47-meter-high tower, and ordered it not to be damaged.
  At night, the Kalon Minaret is more majestic under the lights of the square. The 14 patterns on the building are different. The Kalon Mosque and the Mir-i-Arab School of Classics are scattered on both sides. You can feel the Kalong even more. The vicissitudes of life of the minaret since its completion in 1127.

3 Royal residences that survived Bukharajak castle fire

  This huge building used to be the residence of several generations of kings. Due to a fire in 1920, 80% of the building was turned into ruins. Now the rest of the building has been developed into a museum. It is also a famous attraction in Bukhara. .
  In addition to the rich collections in the museum, the architectural design of the Bukhara Castle itself is also worthy of careful appreciation. This oldest building in Bukhara has a very special way of laying bricks. The large area of ​​white walls and wooden beams have a kind of Unique breaking 1 day beauty.

  Every September 1st is the National Day of Independence of Uzbekistan. More than a dozen cities including Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara will display gorgeous fireworks at the same time to celebrate this moment.
  In addition to Tashkent, the capital, Bukhara has the longest and most beautiful fireworks show. If you happen to be traveling on Independence Day, don’t miss this grand carnival.
The most complete city of the sun in Khiva

  Located just 35 kilometers southwest of Urgench’s main transportation hub, Khiva was once synonymous with barbarians, primitive tribes and slave caravans, but now it is a “museum city”. Historical sites can be seen everywhere, castles stand, and military fortresses are well preserved. It is a famous “City of the Sun” in history.
1 Juma Mosque is a monument supported only by wooden columns

  There is a proverb circulating on the ancient Silk Road: “I would like to give out a bag of gold. But please take a look at Khiva.” Khiva is full of historical generosity, and the most famous of which should be the Juma Mosque.
  This mosque is located in the center of Khiva and has a history of about 300 years. The roof of the mosque is supported by 210 carved wooden pillars. Walking into it, you have to marvel at the wonderful design and great wisdom of the ancients.
  Address: Zhamoat Markazil, Khiva 220900, Uzbekistan

2 Kuhna Ark 12th century preserved to the present day

  Few buildings in Khiva can count their years as compared to the Kuhna Ark Palace, which was built in the 12th century and expanded in the 17th century as the palace of the ruler of Khiva himself. It houses a mosque, an arsenal, a harem of residences and stables.
  It is also one of the most suitable places to watch the sunset in Khiva. Climb up the city wall near the palace, or stand on the tower in the castle, and the entire ancient city of Khiva will fall in your eyes with the afterglow.

3 Pahlavon Mahmud Mausoleum Tomb of the God of Khiva

  Here is the tomb of a Khan, and also buried the “God of Khiva” – Raon Mahmud is known as the most beautiful sight in the ancient city of Khiva. It was built in 1326 and later rebuilt in the 19th century.
  Raon Mahmood is a poet, philosopher and legendary wrestler, the god of Shiva. The walls of the mausoleum are decorated with intricately shaped tiles, and there are Persian-style rooms with turquoise domes in the distance.

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