The country is at the crossroads of cultural traditions of the East and West, where rich history is closely intertwined with the modern look of megacities.
In Bukhara alone there are 170 more significant architectural monuments , and Khiva is famous for its “city in the city” – the medieval Ichan- Kala , where almost nothing reminds us that the courtyard is already the 21st century. And although the ruthless hand of time has touched most of the magnificent buildings, the historical scenery is still filled with life, which for an outsider looks like a series from the Middle Ages.
The initial appearance is acquired by the necropolises of Shahi Zinda in Samarkand and Chor Bakr in Bukhara, the cult memorial ensemble Sultan Saodat in Termez. Large restoration work was carried out in Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz , Kokand, Termez, Navoi.
Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrisabz , Samarkand are under the protection of UNESCO as historical cities of great value to all mankind.
Uzbek architecture is very original. It can be divided into three large periods. This is Islamic architecture, the Soviet period and the times of independence, and at the same time, a certain traditional line can be traced in all three periods.