Sights of Tashkent

20 interesting places

Amir Temur Square

Amir Temur Square

Tashkent

There was a small park around the monument but after reconstruction conducted in 2009, this place was cleared and transformed to a small square with fountains and plantings. Amir Timur Square is surro…


Hast-Imam - the heart of Muslim Tashkent

Hast-Imam - the heart of Muslim Tashkent

Tashkent

The Khast Imam square (Khazrati Imam) is the religious center of Tashkent. Hast-Imam is in the old city, inside residential quarters with old adobe houses that survived the earthquake of 1966. This co…


Alai Bazaar - Oriental Bazaar in Tashkent

Alai Bazaar - Oriental Bazaar in Tashkent

Tashkent

One of the oldest bazaars in Tashkent is the Alai Bazaar. Presumably, it arose in the 12th-13th centuries on Mount Olaya, but not as a bazaar, but merely a place of trade on the trade route from Easte…


Juma-mosque

Juma-mosque

Tashkent

The foundation of the first Friday mosque in Tashkent (Juma mosque) was laid at the highest point of Shakhristan (center) of ancient Tashkent in 819. To this day, the mosque has been rebuilt many time…


The Islamic Institute named after al-Bukhari is the first Muslim university in the CIS

The Islamic Institute named after al-Bukhari is the first Muslim university in the CIS

Tashkent

The Imam al-Bukhari Islamic Institute was founded in 1971 by an outstanding Islamic religious figure, preacher and scholar, Sheikh Ziyauddinhan ibn Eshon Babakhan. Despite the difficulties, he managed…


 Kaffal Shashi - the patron saint of Tashkent

Kaffal Shashi - the patron saint of Tashkent

Tashkent

 Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Ismail Al-Kaffal Al-Kabir al-Shashi lived on the planet more than a thousand years ago. But there is no person in modern Tashkent who does not know the respectful t…


Sheikhantaur memorial complex

Sheikhantaur memorial complex

Tashkent

The memorial complex of the holy Sheikh Hovendi Tahur, who lived in the XIV century, consists of three buildings: the tomb of Khovendi Tahura (XV-XIX centuries), the tomb of Kaldirchovich-biya (15th c…


Mosque Minor-White mosque of the capital

Mosque Minor-White mosque of the capital

Tashkent

In the new part of Tashkent, near the UzExpoCentre exhibition complex and the luxurious International Hotel, one of the new sights of Tashkent - the Minor Mosque - is located. It was opened on October…


The German Kirche is the only Lutheran temple in Tashkent

The German Kirche is the only Lutheran temple in Tashkent

Tashkent

On the street Sadyka Azimov, house 37, for more than a hundred years in the dense green shadow of century-old trees stands the Gothic building of the German Kirch.The German church or Evangelichesko-L…


​​Amir Timur Square

​​Amir Timur Square

Tashkent

In the center of the square there is a monument to the famous commander and statesman of the 14th century, Amir Timur, who created a single centralized state on a vast territory from the Mediterranean…


Chorsu Bazaar

Chorsu Bazaar

Tashkent

Tashkent Chorsu Bazaar, whose age is more than one hundred years, was also always located on the main square of Eski-Zhuva. Many eastern rulers, on horseback or on foot, passed through the centuries-o…


TV Tower-The tallest tower in Central Asia

TV Tower-The tallest tower in Central Asia

Tashkent

The Tashkent television tower is the tallest building in Central Asia. Its total height is 375 meters. The construction of the television tower began in 1979 and was completed in 1981. The unique proj…