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Discover Tashkent: The Jewel of
Uzbekistan
By: Akbarshoh Abdurakhimov
WSB
Introduction
• Welcome to the vibrant city of
Tashkent! In this presentation, we
will explore the rich history,
cultural landmarks, and
fascinating events that make
Tashkent a must-visit destination
in Uzbekistan.
WSB
Source: https://blog.turkishairlines.com/en/uzbekistan-its-capital-and-other-
cities/
General Information
• Location: Tashkent is the capital and largest
city of Uzbekistan, situated in the northeastern
part of the country.
• Population: With approximately 2.5 million
residents, Tashkent is a bustling metropolis
that reflects the diversity of Uzbek culture and
traditions.
• History: Tashkent has a storied past, dating
back over 2,000 years. It has been influenced
by various civilizations and served as a vital
hub along the historic Silk Road.
• Tourist Facilities: Visitors to Tashkent can
enjoy a range of tourist facilities, including
comfortable accommodations, efficient
transportation, and welcoming hospitality.
WSB
Map and External Link
• Online map of Tashkent click the button
below
• To learn more about Tashkent click the
button below
• To see the actual weather forecast, click
the button bellow
WSB
How to Get There
• Traveling from Dąbrowa Górnicza to
Tashkent requires planning. The most
convenient option is to take a flight from
Katowice International Airport to Tashkent
International Airport.
• Flight duration: There are no available
direct flights to Tashkent at the moment,
so the flights with connections can take up
to 25 hrs
• Visa requirements: Citizens of Poland does
not need a Visa for traveling purposes up
to 30 days
WSB
Must-Visit
Landmarks
• Khast Imam Complex: Explore this
historical site that houses the
famous Quran of Caliph Uthman
and other precious manuscripts.
• Chorsu Bazaar: Immerse yourself
in the vibrant atmosphere of one of
the oldest and largest markets in
Central Asia, known for its spices,
textiles, and handicrafts.
• Amir Timur Square: Marvel at the
grand statue of Amir Timur, the
renowned conqueror, and explore
the beautiful gardens surrounding
the square.
WSB
Cultural Gems
• State Museum of History of Uzbekistan: Delve into Uzbekistan's rich heritage through a
fascinating collection of artifacts and exhibitions showcasing the country's ancient
civilizations.
• Navoi Opera and Ballet Theater: Experience the elegance of world-class performances in
this iconic theater, named after Uzbekistan's renowned poet and scholar, Alisher Navoi.
WSB
Legends and
Folklore
• The Legend of the Stone Tower:
Discover the mythical tale of the
Stone Tower, an ancient structure
said to have magical powers and
connections to hidden treasures.
• Silk Road Caravans: Uncover the
captivating stories of the Silk
Road caravans that once passed
through Tashkent, carrying exotic
goods and facilitating cultural
exchange.
WSB
Famous People
Cyclical Events and
Festivals
• Tashkent International Jazz Festival:
Enjoy the rhythmic melodies and
captivating performances by renowned
jazz artists from around the world.
• Uzbekistan Independence Day:
Celebrate the country's independence
on September 1st with vibrant parades,
cultural exhibitions, and fireworks.
WSB
Quiz Slide
• Question: Which historical complex in
Tashkent houses the famous Quran of Caliph
Uthman?
WSB
Answer
Slide
WSB
Answer: The Khast Imam Complex
is home to the famous Quran of
Caliph Uthman, a significant
religious artifact.
Additional Information: The
complex also includes several
mosques and madrasas, making it a
spiritual and architectural marvel.
Modern
Architectural
Marvels
• Independence Square: Admire the
grandeur of Independence Square, the
main square in Tashkent, adorned with
fountains, statues, and manicured
gardens.
• Tashkent TV Tower: Marvel at the
tallest structure in Central Asia, offering
panoramic views of the city from its
observation deck.
• Minor Mosque: Visit the stunning Minor
Mosque, an architectural masterpiece
blending traditional Islamic design with
modern elements.
WSB
Natural Beauty and
Parks
• Alisher Navoi Park: Escape the hustle and bustle of the
city in this serene park, named after the great poet
Alisher Navoi. Enjoy scenic walks, beautiful flora, and
peaceful lakes.
• Tashkent Botanical Garden: Immerse yourself in the lush
greenery and diverse plant species of the Botanical
Garden, a paradise for nature lovers.
WSB
Museums and
Art Galleries
• Museum of Applied Arts: Explore
the rich craftsmanship and
artistic heritage of Uzbekistan
through exquisite exhibits of
ceramics, textiles, jewelry, and
woodwork.
• Uzbekistan State Museum of Art:
Delight in a vast collection of
Uzbek and international art,
featuring paintings, sculptures,
and contemporary works.
WSB
Tashkent Metro
• Tashkent Metro: Discover the intricately decorated metro stations, known as
"underground palaces," showcasing stunning mosaics, chandeliers, and marble
sculptures.
WSB
Tashkent International Airport
• Tashkent International Airport: As the largest airport in Uzbekistan, it serves as a major
transportation hub, connecting Tashkent to various international destinations.
WSB
Navruz Festival
• Navruz Festival: Celebrate the arrival of spring and the Persian New Year during
the vibrant Navruz Festival. Enjoy traditional music, dance performances, and
delicious Uzbek cuisine.
WSB
Silk Road Relics
• Yunus Khan Mausoleum: Pay
homage to the legacy of Yunus
Khan, a descendant of
Genghis Khan, at this
mausoleum adorned with
intricate tilework and
calligraphy.
• Ming Urik Fortress: Explore the
ancient Ming Urik Fortress,
once a vital Silk Road trading
post, offering a glimpse into
the region's historical
significance.
WSB
Sports and
Recreation
• Central Stadium: Experience the thrill of attending a football match at
the Central Stadium, home to the national football team and local
clubs.
• Chimgan Mountains: Embark on outdoor adventures in the nearby
Chimgan Mountains, offering hiking trails, skiing opportunities, and
breathtaking alpine scenery.
WSB
Quiz Slide
• Question: Which famous Uzbek
composer and conductor blended
traditional Uzbek music with
contemporary elements in his
compositions?
WSB
Answer Slide
WSB
Answer: Yunus Rajabi, the
renowned Uzbek composer and
conductor, skillfully combined
traditional Uzbek music with
contemporary elements,
captivating audiences
worldwide.
Additional Information: His
compositions reflect the rich
musical heritage of Uzbekistan
and contribute to the country's
cultural identity.
Ongoing
Developments
• Tashkent City: Discover the
ambitious Tashkent City
project, a modern business
and residential district,
featuring skyscrapers,
shopping malls, and
recreational spaces.
WSB
Sources
Official Tourism Website of Uzbekistan: https://visituzbekistan.co/
History of Tashkent - Uzbekistan Travel: https://uzbekistan.travel/en/o/history-of-tashkent/
Tashkent City Guide - Lonely Planet: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/uzbekistan/tashkent
Cultural Heritage of Tashkent - UNESCO: https://www.unesco.org/en/fieldoffice/tashkent
Tashkent Metro - Tashkent Metro Official Website: https://tashmetro.uz/en/home-page/
Uzbekistan State Museum of Art - Official Website: http://www.stateartmuseum.uz/
Museum of Applied Arts - Official Website: http://www.artmuseum.uz/
Tashkent International Airport - Official Website: https://tashkent-airport.uz/
Navruz Festival in Uzbekistan - Visit Uzbekistan: https://www.centralasia-travel.com/en/publication/navruz
Silk Road Heritage in Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan Travel Guide: https://www.responsibletravel.com/holidays/uzbekistan/travel-guide/silk-road-in-uzbekistan
Sports and Recreation in Tashkent - Tashkent City Guide: https://uzbekistan.travel/en/v/sports-tourism/
WSB
Thank you for your
attention!
WSB

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Tashkent.pptx

  • 1. Discover Tashkent: The Jewel of Uzbekistan By: Akbarshoh Abdurakhimov WSB
  • 2. Introduction • Welcome to the vibrant city of Tashkent! In this presentation, we will explore the rich history, cultural landmarks, and fascinating events that make Tashkent a must-visit destination in Uzbekistan. WSB Source: https://blog.turkishairlines.com/en/uzbekistan-its-capital-and-other- cities/
  • 3. General Information • Location: Tashkent is the capital and largest city of Uzbekistan, situated in the northeastern part of the country. • Population: With approximately 2.5 million residents, Tashkent is a bustling metropolis that reflects the diversity of Uzbek culture and traditions. • History: Tashkent has a storied past, dating back over 2,000 years. It has been influenced by various civilizations and served as a vital hub along the historic Silk Road. • Tourist Facilities: Visitors to Tashkent can enjoy a range of tourist facilities, including comfortable accommodations, efficient transportation, and welcoming hospitality. WSB
  • 4. Map and External Link • Online map of Tashkent click the button below • To learn more about Tashkent click the button below • To see the actual weather forecast, click the button bellow WSB
  • 5. How to Get There • Traveling from Dąbrowa Górnicza to Tashkent requires planning. The most convenient option is to take a flight from Katowice International Airport to Tashkent International Airport. • Flight duration: There are no available direct flights to Tashkent at the moment, so the flights with connections can take up to 25 hrs • Visa requirements: Citizens of Poland does not need a Visa for traveling purposes up to 30 days WSB
  • 6. Must-Visit Landmarks • Khast Imam Complex: Explore this historical site that houses the famous Quran of Caliph Uthman and other precious manuscripts. • Chorsu Bazaar: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of one of the oldest and largest markets in Central Asia, known for its spices, textiles, and handicrafts. • Amir Timur Square: Marvel at the grand statue of Amir Timur, the renowned conqueror, and explore the beautiful gardens surrounding the square. WSB
  • 7. Cultural Gems • State Museum of History of Uzbekistan: Delve into Uzbekistan's rich heritage through a fascinating collection of artifacts and exhibitions showcasing the country's ancient civilizations. • Navoi Opera and Ballet Theater: Experience the elegance of world-class performances in this iconic theater, named after Uzbekistan's renowned poet and scholar, Alisher Navoi. WSB
  • 8. Legends and Folklore • The Legend of the Stone Tower: Discover the mythical tale of the Stone Tower, an ancient structure said to have magical powers and connections to hidden treasures. • Silk Road Caravans: Uncover the captivating stories of the Silk Road caravans that once passed through Tashkent, carrying exotic goods and facilitating cultural exchange. WSB
  • 10. Cyclical Events and Festivals • Tashkent International Jazz Festival: Enjoy the rhythmic melodies and captivating performances by renowned jazz artists from around the world. • Uzbekistan Independence Day: Celebrate the country's independence on September 1st with vibrant parades, cultural exhibitions, and fireworks. WSB
  • 11. Quiz Slide • Question: Which historical complex in Tashkent houses the famous Quran of Caliph Uthman? WSB
  • 12. Answer Slide WSB Answer: The Khast Imam Complex is home to the famous Quran of Caliph Uthman, a significant religious artifact. Additional Information: The complex also includes several mosques and madrasas, making it a spiritual and architectural marvel.
  • 13. Modern Architectural Marvels • Independence Square: Admire the grandeur of Independence Square, the main square in Tashkent, adorned with fountains, statues, and manicured gardens. • Tashkent TV Tower: Marvel at the tallest structure in Central Asia, offering panoramic views of the city from its observation deck. • Minor Mosque: Visit the stunning Minor Mosque, an architectural masterpiece blending traditional Islamic design with modern elements. WSB
  • 14. Natural Beauty and Parks • Alisher Navoi Park: Escape the hustle and bustle of the city in this serene park, named after the great poet Alisher Navoi. Enjoy scenic walks, beautiful flora, and peaceful lakes. • Tashkent Botanical Garden: Immerse yourself in the lush greenery and diverse plant species of the Botanical Garden, a paradise for nature lovers. WSB
  • 15. Museums and Art Galleries • Museum of Applied Arts: Explore the rich craftsmanship and artistic heritage of Uzbekistan through exquisite exhibits of ceramics, textiles, jewelry, and woodwork. • Uzbekistan State Museum of Art: Delight in a vast collection of Uzbek and international art, featuring paintings, sculptures, and contemporary works. WSB
  • 16. Tashkent Metro • Tashkent Metro: Discover the intricately decorated metro stations, known as "underground palaces," showcasing stunning mosaics, chandeliers, and marble sculptures. WSB
  • 17. Tashkent International Airport • Tashkent International Airport: As the largest airport in Uzbekistan, it serves as a major transportation hub, connecting Tashkent to various international destinations. WSB
  • 18. Navruz Festival • Navruz Festival: Celebrate the arrival of spring and the Persian New Year during the vibrant Navruz Festival. Enjoy traditional music, dance performances, and delicious Uzbek cuisine. WSB
  • 19. Silk Road Relics • Yunus Khan Mausoleum: Pay homage to the legacy of Yunus Khan, a descendant of Genghis Khan, at this mausoleum adorned with intricate tilework and calligraphy. • Ming Urik Fortress: Explore the ancient Ming Urik Fortress, once a vital Silk Road trading post, offering a glimpse into the region's historical significance. WSB
  • 20. Sports and Recreation • Central Stadium: Experience the thrill of attending a football match at the Central Stadium, home to the national football team and local clubs. • Chimgan Mountains: Embark on outdoor adventures in the nearby Chimgan Mountains, offering hiking trails, skiing opportunities, and breathtaking alpine scenery. WSB
  • 21. Quiz Slide • Question: Which famous Uzbek composer and conductor blended traditional Uzbek music with contemporary elements in his compositions? WSB
  • 22. Answer Slide WSB Answer: Yunus Rajabi, the renowned Uzbek composer and conductor, skillfully combined traditional Uzbek music with contemporary elements, captivating audiences worldwide. Additional Information: His compositions reflect the rich musical heritage of Uzbekistan and contribute to the country's cultural identity.
  • 23. Ongoing Developments • Tashkent City: Discover the ambitious Tashkent City project, a modern business and residential district, featuring skyscrapers, shopping malls, and recreational spaces. WSB
  • 24. Sources Official Tourism Website of Uzbekistan: https://visituzbekistan.co/ History of Tashkent - Uzbekistan Travel: https://uzbekistan.travel/en/o/history-of-tashkent/ Tashkent City Guide - Lonely Planet: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/uzbekistan/tashkent Cultural Heritage of Tashkent - UNESCO: https://www.unesco.org/en/fieldoffice/tashkent Tashkent Metro - Tashkent Metro Official Website: https://tashmetro.uz/en/home-page/ Uzbekistan State Museum of Art - Official Website: http://www.stateartmuseum.uz/ Museum of Applied Arts - Official Website: http://www.artmuseum.uz/ Tashkent International Airport - Official Website: https://tashkent-airport.uz/ Navruz Festival in Uzbekistan - Visit Uzbekistan: https://www.centralasia-travel.com/en/publication/navruz Silk Road Heritage in Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan Travel Guide: https://www.responsibletravel.com/holidays/uzbekistan/travel-guide/silk-road-in-uzbekistan Sports and Recreation in Tashkent - Tashkent City Guide: https://uzbekistan.travel/en/v/sports-tourism/ WSB
  • 25. Thank you for your attention! WSB