Tashkent is a wonderful mixture of a modern metropolis and the unique colors of an eastern city. Taking a walk in Tashkent, you will see graceful European constructions of Turkestan Governorate General, monumental buildings of the Soviet era, blue domes of mosques and madrasas, and glittering facades of modern buildings. During this tour you will visit the city’s old and new parts, explore a real eastern bazaar, and take the Tashkent metro - one of the most beautiful in the world. The Tashkent City Tour is the best tour for getting to know Uzbekistan’s capital city, with all its history and interesting buildings.
A guide and driver will meet you at the hotel in Tashkent, which is a starting point of the city tour. Visit Old City part of Tashkent with Khast-Imam Complex where the world famous Quran of Caliph Uthman – Ottoman has been preserved. In Khast-Imam visit Madrasah of Barak-Khan, Tillya-Sheykh Mosque, Mausoleum of the Saint Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi and the Islamic Institute of Imam al-Bukhari. Explore Chorsu Bazaar. Then take a ride on Tashkent Metro to the city center to walk through Amir Timur Square, Independence Square and visit Applied Arts Museum.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 4-5 hours
Modern domed museum with portraits & artifacts relating to 14th-century ruler Tamerlane