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Tashkent Travel Guide

Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, Uzbek Toshkent and the largest city in Central Asia lies in the northeastern part of the country. The city probably dates from the 2nd or the 1st century BCE and was known by the names Shashkent, Dzhadzh, Chachkent and Binkent; the name Tashkent, which means “Stone Village” in Uzbek, was first mentioned in the 11th century.

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Tashkent Travel Guide

Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, Uzbek Toshkent and the largest city in Central Asia lies in the northeastern part of the country. The city probably dates from the 2nd or the 1st century BCE and was known by the names Shashkent, Dzhadzh, Chachkent and Binkent; the name Tashkent, which means “Stone Village” in Uzbek, was first mentioned in the 11th century.

A significant center of trade and handicrafts on the caravan routes to Europe and East Asia, today Tashkent is the core economic and cultural center of Central Asia. Cotton is the chief crop of the region while jute, wheat, rice, vegetables, and melons are also grown, and silkworms are bred. The city lies in the most industrially advanced part of Uzbekistan, and much of its industry is in somehow associated with cotton—the manufacture of agricultural, textile machinery and of cotton textiles. It also has several food-processing industries.

On the tourism circuit, Tashkent is one of the fastest growing cities in entire Central Asia region. Some of the most popular attractions you can visit on your Tashkent tour package are Chorsu Bazaar in old town, Museum of Applied Arts, Amir Temur Museum, State Museum of History of Azerbaijan, Tashkent botanical gardens, Chimgon, Barak Khan Madarssah and more. Some of the other interesting places to visit during Tashkent tour are Minor mosque, Lake Charvak, Alisher Navoi Opera and Ballet Theater, Tashkent TV tower and Saint Upensky Cathedral. Checkout Tashkent tour package from Delhi or any part of the country now at Central Asia Guided Tours and be the lucky one to steal the Tashkent package at offer price.

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