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Afrosiyob train timetable

In September 2011, the first high-speed train in Central Asia “Afrosiyob” was put into operation in the direction of Tashkent-Samarkand. The train carriages have all the requirements for a comfortable …

Legend of Shahi Zinda

Samarkand – there is no other city in the Orient that equals it in beauty. The best paper in the world is made in Samarkand. A non-handmade paper called “juwaz” …

Uzbek clothes

Uzbek clothes

The specificity of indigenous peoples’ clothing has long been determined by climatic and domestic conditions and tribal traditions. In the 19th century, clothing (robes, dresses and shirts) still retained features …

Узбекская кухня

Uzbek cuisine

Uzbek cuisine is the most diverse in the Orient. Some of the recipes for Uzbek dishes have a centuries-old history. Each dish has its traditional rituals and ways of preparation. …

The Rights of Women in Islam

For various reasons, the women’s question has become an object of criticism against Islam. Even some Muslim ulamo have found that “the women’s question has become a poisonous knife stabbed …

Juma Mosque in Khiva

The Mosques in Khorezm

A mosque, a place of prayer for Muslims and a place of residence revered by them, was used for certain events from the 11th century onwards. The mosques in Khorezm, …

Central Asia

Central Asia

Central Asia today consists of five republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan. Originally, the Soviets did not plan to include Kazakhstan in this Islamic region, preferring rather to associate …

Silk Road

Great Silk Road

Information about European civilisations is known from Egyptian papyrus texts, which refer to the period at least 3500 years before Christ. The Egyptians were the first navigators and explorers. They …

Nawruz

Spring Festival of Navruz

Navruz – a new day, a great day of the people, a holiday, the first day of the solar calendar. The Spring Festival Navruz is the oldest traditional holiday of …

Feiertage in Usbekistan

Holidays in Uzbekistan

Here you can find information about the holidays in Uzbekistan 14 January – National Army Day in Uzbekistan The day will be celebrated in independent Uzbekistan in honour of the …

Boysun Bahori

Folklore Festival “Boysun Bahori”

Every year in April the traditional Folklore Festival “Boysun Bahori” takes place in the idyllic Village Padang, Boysun Region. The Festival Boysun Bahori is a festival of incomparable cultures! In …

Cultur of Uzbekistan

Culture of Uzbekistan

The Culture of Uzbekistan is one of the most diverse and unique in the entire Orient. It includes incomparable folk traditions, folklore, music, dances, fine and folk crafts, unique national …