First Time Tourists Guide in Tashkent

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan is home to more than 4 million people, making it the largest city in Central Asia

Lies in the northeastern of the country

This city is blessed with many museums and known for its Islamic and Soviet architecture

 

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SIGHTSEEING

Amir Timur Museum is one of the most visited museums in this city. Learn about the history of the country here. This museum, opened in 1996, is built in honorary memory of the Mongol warlord, Amir Timur. The outside museum is colored with white surroundings and stunning blue cupola. But the inside is full of detail colors. The color combination is great for pictures.

Amir Timur Museum

Amir Timur Museum is one of the most visited museums in this city

Know the fascinating history of the country here

This museum, opened in 1996, is built in honorary memory of the Mongol warlord, Amir Timur

Address : 13 Amir Temur Avenue, Tashkent 100000, Uzbekistan

DOWNTOWN

Pay your visit to Kukeldash Madrasah while you are in the city. One of the best-known places in the city. Located near some of the best attractions such as Chorsu Bazaar and Chorsu Metro station. So you don’t have to worry about going to some other places after you visit Kukeldas Madrasah.

Kukeldas Madrasah

One the most best known places in the city

Located near some of the best attractions such as, Chorsu Bazaar and Chorsu Metro station

So you don’t have to worry about going to some other places after you visit Kukeldas Madrasah

Address : Beruni Avenue Relief Road, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Chorsu Bazaar

If you've just arrived in Central Asia for the very first time, you should go straight to Chorsu Bazaar

Known as one of the most important markets in Central Asia, the market has been going for centuries now

Address : 57 Tafakkur ko'chasi, Тошкент, Uzbekistan

SHOPPING

If you've just arrived in Central Asia for the very first time, you should go straight to Chorsu Bazaar. Known as one of the most important markets in Central Asia, the market has been going for centuries now. This is a good chance for you to see the oldest market. You can absolutely find anything here. From all kinds of fruit, meat, to clothing and handicrafts.

Chorsu Bazaar

If you've just arrived in Central Asia for the very first time, you should go straight to Chorsu Bazaar

Known as one of the most important markets in Central Asia, the market has been going for centuries now

Address : 57 Tafakkur ko'chasi, Тошкент, Uzbekistan

FOOD & DRINK

As a traveler, trying new things is a must. Kurut is a perfect snack to try. It's a snack made of dried cheese balls. Eaten all across the region, but you'll find many types of Kurut here in Tashkent. They are filled with all kinds of herbs and ingredients. Don't forget the best fruit in the world, road-side souks. Alcohol like vodka is being drunk here, especially by the Russians.

CULTURE

In history, Uzbekistan was linked to Russians. They speak Uzbek here, but Russian is still used by the locals. So locals here are bilingual. Before visiting Tashkent, you might want to learn some basic words from both Uzbek and Russian. English is not spoken widely by the older generation. Though the young generation would, sometimes, prefer English for practicing.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Visit here during spring and autumn (April - May, and September to early November). It's typically warm and dry in these periods.

HOTEL

Uzbekistan is known for its huge buildings. Buildings like hotels are a giant here. International Hotel Tashkent is one of the biggest hotels. They provide 3 restaurants with good foods and drinks, an indoor pool, and a big meeting space. Beautifully designed and a modern-looking building. This is a perfect place for a few nights stay. Uzbekistan Hotel is another great hotel here. An informal hotel with 2 restaurants, free breakfast, a 24-hour cafe.

International Hotel Tashkent

International Hotel Tashkent is one of the biggest hotels

They provides 3 restaurants with good foods and drinks, indoor pool, big meeting space

Beautifully designed and a modern-looking building

Address : 107A Amir Temur Avenue, Tashkent 100084, Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Hotel

Uzbekistan Hotel is another huge hotel that is best known here

An informal hotel with 2 restaurants, free breakfast, a 24-hour cafe

Just another high class hotel to please yourself

Address : 45 Mirzamakhmud Musakhanov Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

RESTAURANT

Try some good traditional food of Uzbekistan at Khiva Restaurant with its good wine. Plov (one of the local foods) is very well served here. Serving tasty food is what Afsona Restaurant has been doing to its customers. Give it a try and come enjoy what this restaurant has for you.

Khiva Restaurant

Try some good traditional food of Uzbekistan at Khiva Restaurant with its good wine

Plov (one of the local foods) is very well served here

Address : 1 Navoi Avenue, Tashkent 100017, Uzbekistan

Afsona Restaurant

Serving tasty food is what Afsona Restaurant has been doing to its customers

Give it a try and come enjoy what this restaurant has for you

Address : Taras Shevchenko Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

CAFE

A simple and beautiful coffee shop set. They named it BookCafe. Book lovers, you don't want to miss this one. This place has a cool vibe, good foods, friendly and comfortable. Read your favorite books while having your lunch. Enjoy Central Asian food mixed with Middle East food, variant choice of vegetables, great service. Enjoy it all at Cafe 1991.

BookCafe

A simply beautiful coffee shop set

They named it BookCafe

Book lovers, you don't want to miss this one

This place has a cool vibes, good foods, friendly and comfortable

Read your favorite books while having your lunch

Address : 8, Istiqbol str., Ташкент, Tashkent 100047, Uzbekistan

Cafe 1991

Enjoy Central Asia food mixed with Middle East food, variant choice of vegetables, great service

Enjoy it all at Cafe 1991

Address : Mustakillik Avenue, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

The best music is offered to you by Steam Bar with some good drinks. Spend time here with your friends and enjoy the nightlife to its fullest. Come with pride, leave with satisfaction. Dance yourself out and experience the best nightlife at FM Bar.

Steam Bar

The best music is offered to you by Steam Bar with some good drinks

Spend time here with your friends and enjoy the nightlife to its fully

Address : Tashkent, Uzbekistan

FM Bar

Come with pride, leave with satisfaction

Dance yourself out and experience the best nightlife at FM Bar

Address : 17 Matbuotchilar Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

INTERESTING PLACE

As one of the symbols of the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent Clock Tower is an interesting place for you to come by. See the combination of traditional and modern elements of the beautiful Uzbek art. Since this country is known for its museums, the Museum of Applied Art is another interesting place to visit. It contains an excellent example of local applied art and so well displayed. Enjoy tea, snack, soft drink, and gift shop as well. This place is also showing the incredibly beautiful craftsmanship of the country.

Tashkent Clock Tower

As one of the symbols of the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent Clock Tower is an interesting place for you to come by

See the combination of traditional and modern elements of the beautiful Uzbek art

Address : Istikbol Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Museum of Applied Art

Museum of Applied Art is another interesting place to visit

It contain excellent example of local applied art and so well displayed

This place is also showing the incredibly beautiful craftsmanship of the country

Best qualities

Address : 15 Rakatboshi Street, Tashkent 100031, Uzbekistan

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Monument of Courage is well known for its dedication to the 1996 earthquake in Tashkent. Capture the city's history in your picture as an Instagram post. History is one of the fascinating things you can share with your Insta followers. One of the most beautiful palaces in the city is the Palace of International Forums. Come here and adore the building.

Monument of Courage

Monument of Courage is well known for its dedication to the 1996 earthquake in Tashkent

Capture the city's history in your picture as an Instagram post

History is one of the fascinating things you could tell to your Insta followers

Address : 74 Sharaf Rashidov Avenue, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

The Palace of International Forums

One of the most beautiful palaces in the city is The Palace of International Forums

Come here and adore the building

Address : 1 Istikbol Street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan