Monday 8 June 2015


Tashkent is a modern soviet city that was almost destroyed in an earthquake in 1966. Following the earthquake and Independence in 1991 the city has undergone a 'building revival' with many lovely buildings throughout. Most buildings are 3-4 stories with few highrise. Our hotel, the Uzbekistan, is an example of the heavy soviet style and there are many other examples in Tashkent including the History Museum.

History Museum

Government Offices

Museum of Fashion (green dome)

By Michael Noyce

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