Uzbekistan - the pearl of the East
(Famous Cities and Lake Aydarkul)
We invite you to an oriental fairy tale where you can see blue domes, visit colorful noisy oriental bazaars, visit the shores of the amazing Aydarkul Lake, look at camels, spend the night in yurts and see myriads of stars on the endless night sky.
You will visit such cities as Tashkent - the capital of Uzbekistan, Bukhara and Samarkand which have amazed tourists with their splendor for many years just as once they marveled merchants passing along the Great Silk Road with their beauty.
You will be able to feel the spirit of medieval travelling along trade routes; the local oriental flavor will creep into your very heart, leaving pleasant memories and a sense of beauty hat was created for centuries by great masters of the past.
You will visit squares, medieval madrasas, mosques, ensembles, mausoleums and architectural complexes. Modern workshops will be waiting for you where people having inherited the skills of their forefathers continue to create beauty: ceramics, embroidery, weaving, pottery and blacksmithing, art painting and woodcarving - all this evokes delight and quiet envy.
Uzbekistan is the country that surely has something to surprise even the most inveterate tourist. Hospitable people with their open hearts are ready to share the last piece of bread with a dear guest, traders in the oriental bazaars will be happy to give you a good discount if you know how to bargain skillfully, and craftsmen will be happy to show and share their secrets of making works of art.
Unforgettable Uzbekistan is waiting for you and has prepared many pleasant surprises for you!