Uzbekistan is endowed with some of the most magnificent buildings of the Islamic world, breathtaking monuments created by ancient rulers in an attempt to ensure their own immortality. Uzbekistan's past calls out to you from cities such as Samarkand, shimmering under the hot Asian sun, with the gold and turquoise of its intricate tile work. Across the desert in Bukhara, explore long disused mosques and madrassas, which once again are beginning to buzz with worship and learning. Uzbekistan, as a tourist destination, is in its infancy but for the adventurous and well-travelled, it holds the architectural gems of Central Asia such as Khiva, as well as the often overlooked capital of Tashkent.
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