26 Sights in Tashkent, Uzbekistan (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 26 sights are available in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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1. Square

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The square in the center of Tashkent, now called the Emir Timur Square, was laid out in front of the headquarters of the Turkestan Military District on the initiative of Mikhail Chernyaev and according to the project of the architect Nikolai Ulyanov in 1882 at the intersection of two central streets of the new city - Moskovsky and Kaufmanovsky Prospekt under the name of Konstantinovsky Square. Originally, it was passable.

Wikipedia: Сквер Эмира Тимура (RU), Website

2. ТЭ1

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TE1 (diesel locomotive with electric transmission, 1st model) is a Soviet six-axle (type 30 - 30) freight and passenger diesel locomotive with a capacity of 1000 hp, produced from 1947 to 1950 at the Kharkov Plant of Transport Engineering (KhZTM) with the participation of the Kharkov Electric Traction Plant (KhETZ) and Moscow Dynamo. It was created on the personal instructions of I. V. Stalin and is a copy of the American Yes, supplied under Lend-Lease. Not being the first Soviet diesel locomotive at all, the TE1 became the first diesel locomotive in the country to be mass-produced after the war (Soviet production of mainline diesel locomotives had been interrupted ten years earlier, from 1941).

Wikipedia: ТЭ1 (RU)

3. Kaffol Shoshiy maqbarasi

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The Mausoleum of Kaffal Shashi is a mausoleum in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, built in honor of the imam, Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Ismail al-Kaffal al-Shashi. The crypt in its original form has not been preserved. In its current form, the mausoleum was built in 1542 by the Khan's architect of that time, Ghulam Husain. This is an asymmetrical domed portal mausoleum – khanaka. Khanakas were intended to give pilgrims shelter in residential cells called hujras. Mausoleum complexes also often included a mosque, and a cooking room called oshkhona. To the south of the main building, in a small courtyard, there are later burial places (sagana).

Wikipedia: Мавзолей Каффола Шоший (RU)

4. Да

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The RSD-1 (DA) is a 1000 hp diesel locomotive produced by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) from 1942 to 1946. The RSD-1 was developed at the request of the U.S. Transportation Corps and is structurally a six-axle version of the RS-1 diesel locomotive. Initially, they were built for Iran, later a significant batch of these diesel locomotives arrived in the Soviet Union, where they were assigned the designation DA. In 1947, the USSR began the production of diesel locomotives of the TE1 series, which were a copy of the DA diesel locomotives. A smaller number of RSD-1 diesel locomotives were operated on the railroads of North America.

Wikipedia: Да (тепловоз) (RU)

5. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

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Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky was a Russian and Soviet rocket scientist who pioneered astronautics. Along with Hermann Oberth and Robert H. Goddard, he is one of the pioneers of space flight and the founding father of modern rocketry and astronautics. His works later inspired Wernher von Braun and leading Soviet rocket engineers Sergei Korolev and Valentin Glushko, who contributed to the success of the Soviet space program. Tsiolkovsky spent most of his life in a log house on the outskirts of Kaluga, about 200 km (120 mi) southwest of Moscow. A recluse by nature, his unusual habits made him seem bizarre to his fellow townsfolk.

Wikipedia: Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (EN)

6. Aksaray - Islam Karimov Memorial Museum

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Aksaray - Islam Karimov Memorial Museum

Ak Saray Presidential Palace meaning the White Palace in English is public museum which was the official workplace of Uzbek President Islam Karimov. Under former president Karimov, who served from 1991-2016, the palace was the seat of the executive branch in the country. After his death in 2016, the administration of Shavkat Mirziyoyev relocated the official workplace to Kuksaroy Presidential Palace in northeastern Tashkent. The area of the palace is 5460 square meters. There is a reception hall in the palace where guests will be received. There is also a meeting hall, as well as a recreational hall.

Wikipedia: Ok Saroy Presidential Palace (EN)

7. П36

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П36

P36 is a Soviet mainline passenger steam locomotive produced by Kolomensky Zavod from 1950 to 1956. In terms of power, it was equivalent to a steam locomotive of the IS series, but had a load from the axles on the rails of no more than 18 tf, thanks to which it could be operated on the vast majority of Soviet railways, replacing steam locomotives of the Su series and significantly increasing the weight of passenger trains. The last steam locomotive of the series (P36-0251) was the last steam locomotive of the Kolomensky Zavod and the last passenger steam locomotive produced in the USSR.

Wikipedia: Паровоз П36 (RU)

8. Tashkent Tower

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The Tashkent Television Tower is a 375-metre-high (1,230 ft) tower, located in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and is the twelfth tallest tower in the world. Construction started in 1978. The tower began operating six years later, on 15 January 1985. It was the fourth tallest tower in the world from 1985 to 1991. The decision to construct the tower was made on 1 September 1971 in order to spread TV and radio signals to all over Uzbekistan. It is a vertical cantilever structure, and is constructed out of steel. Its architectural design is a product of the Terkhiev, Tsarukov & Semashko firm.

Wikipedia: Tashkent Tower (EN), Website

9. Palace Romanov

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The Romanov Palace, located in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, was built in 1891 according to the design of architect V.S Geintselman and A.L. Benois for Grand Duke Nikolai Konstantinovich, who had been exiled to the outskirts of the empire in the Turkestan region. The left wing of the palace housed the apartments of the Grand Duke, and the right-wing housed the apartments of his wife. Currently, the building is used as a reception house for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan. Near the entrance to the palace grounds, there used to be the Iosifo-Georgievskaya Church until 1995.

Wikipedia: Romanov Palace (EN)

10. Chopon-ota mausoleum

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The Chupan-ata Mausoleum is an architectural monument in Tashkent, part of the Chupan-ata architectural complex at the cemetery of the same name. The mausoleum is dedicated to the legendary character, revered in Central Asia as the patron saint of shepherds and sheep herds. The structure is probably not a real tomb and should only be regarded as a kadamja. According to legends, the order for the construction of the mausoleum was given by Tamerlane or Ulugbek, but archaeological materials allow us to date it to the end of the 18th century.

Wikipedia: Мавзолей Чупан-ата (Ташкент) (RU)

11. Olympic glory museum

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Museum of Olympic Glory is a museum in Tashkent, dedicated to the Olympic movement. The main goal of the Museum of Olympic Glory is the organization of exhibitions of exhibits demonstrating achievements of Uzbek athletes at the Olympic Games. The museum presents exhibits in 2088, of which 1005 are available at any time. The museum has a video library, which contains videos of the Olympic Games. Also on display are gold medals for contribution to the development of the sports movement, Islam Karimov sent to the museum.

Wikipedia: Museum of Olympic Glory (EN)

12. Паровоз Эр

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The Er (reconstructed) is a 0-5-0 steam locomotive produced intermittently from 1935 to 1957. Until 1944, it was built by Soviet factories, and since 1946 it has been imported from the member countries of the Warsaw Pact. The EM differs from the previous series primarily by the extension of the firebox by half a meter, which made it possible to equalize the load along the axles, as well as to increase the power and increase the traction force.

Wikipedia: Паровоз Эр (RU)

13. South Hotel

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Hotel is the seventh studio album by American electronica musician, singer, songwriter, and producer Moby. It was released on March 14, 2005, internationally by Mute Records and on March 22, 2005, in the United States by V2 Records. The album marked a stylistic shift from electronic and dance-oriented music towards alternative rock and Moby's decision not to use vocal sampling for the first time since his 1993 album Ambient.

Wikipedia: Hotel (album) (EN)

14. State Art Museum

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The Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan is the largest state art museum in Uzbekistan. Its permanent collection contains more than several thousands works, divided among four curatorial departments. The museum was established in 1918 as a Museum of People University and renamed as a Central Arts Museum later. It was named as Tashkent Art Museum in 1924 and finally Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan in 1935.

Wikipedia: Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan (EN), Website, Facebook

15. Monument of People’s Friendship. In memory of Shamakhmudov Shaakhmet.

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Monument of People’s Friendship. In memory of Shamakhmudov Shaakhmet.Just / Общественное достояние

Shaahmed Shamakhmudov (1890-1970) and his wife Bahri Akramova lived in Tashkent and worked as blacksmiths in the Telman cooperative. At the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, Shaahmed Shamakhmudov and his wife Bahri Akramova adopted 15 children who had lost their parents and were evacuated to Tashkent during the war, and three more children after the war.

Wikipedia: Шамахмудов, Шаахмед (RU)

16. Davlat Amaliy San‘at Muzeyi

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Davlat Amaliy San‘at Muzeyi

The State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan is an art museum located in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, founded in 1937 as a temporary exhibition for handicrafts. The museum contains over 4,000 exhibits on decorative art in Uzbekistan, including wood carving, ceramics, embossing, jewelry, gold weaving, embroidery, and samples of mass production in local industry.

Wikipedia: State Museum of Applied Arts of Uzbekistan (EN)

17. мечеть Хужа Ахрор Вали

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Mosque Khoja Ahrar Vali uzb. Khodja Akhrar Vali masjidi or Jami Uzbek Mosque. Djami masjidi is the basis of the Registan ensemble in the area of Chorsu Square. It is the only Tashkent example of the Pyatnichnaya mosque of the courtyard type, which was widespread in Central Asia in the late Middle Ages.

Wikipedia: Джума мечеть (Ташкент) (RU)

18. Kamalan Gate

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Kamalan Gate

The Gates of Tashkent, in present-day Uzbekistan, were built around the town at the close of the 10th century, but did not survive to the present. The last gate was destroyed in 1890 as a result of the growth of the city, but some of the districts in Tashkent still bear the names of these gates.

Wikipedia: Gates of Tashkent (EN)

19. Мавзолей Шейха Ховенди ат Тахура (Шейхантаура)

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Mausoleum of Sheikh Khovendi at-Tahur uzb. Shaykh al-Hovendi Takhur Mausoleum is one of the most important architectural monuments of Tashkent. It is located in the center of modern Tashkent in a quadrangle formed by Alisher Navoi, Shaykhantohur and Abdulla Kadiri streets.

Wikipedia: Мавзолей Шейха Ховенди ат-Тахура (Шейхантаура) (RU)

20. Tole Bi mausoleum

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The Kaldyrgach-biy Mausoleum is located in the city of Tashkent, the building has a pyramidal dome, which is unusual for Uzbekistan. The mausoleum was built in the first half of the 15th century. The courtyard and the decoration of the mausoleum have not been preserved.

Wikipedia: Мавзолей Калдыргач-бия (RU)

21. Museum of Victims of Political Repression

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Museum of Victims of Political Repression

Museum of Victims of Political Repression in Tashkent — is a museum which tells the history of Uzbekistan during the political repression in the Soviet Union, in particular that of the people killed at that time. The Museum is divided into 10 parts.

Wikipedia: Museum of Victims of Political Repression in Tashkent (EN)

22. Monument of Сourage

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Memorial Complex Memorial - Memorial dedicated to the courage of the Tashkent, who survived the Tashkent earthquake of 1966, installed at the Epicenter of the Earthquake on the Bank of the Anchor Anchora in the Kashgarka area in Tashkent.

Wikipedia: Меморіальний комплекс «Мужність» (Ташкент) (UK)

23. Geology Museum

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The Museum of Geology in Tashkent, Uzbekistan is a geology museum that shows and represents the wealth of mineral and geological resources in Uzbekistan, including valuable stones, minerals and archaeological and paleontological findings.

Wikipedia: Museum of Geology, Tashkent (EN), Website

24. Chapel of St. George the Victorious. In memory of Russian soldiers

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The Chapel of St. George the Victorious in Tashkent is a monument of pre-revolutionary Russian architecture of Tashkent, a chapel over the mass grave of soldiers who died during the conquest of Tashkent by the Russian Empire.

Wikipedia: Часовня Святого Георгия Победоносца (Ташкент) (RU)

25. ТЭ3

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The ТE3 is a Soviet diesel-electric locomotive, built in Russia and Ukraine to 1520 mm gauge. It is a two-unit Co’Co’+Co’Co’ machine. Total diesel power is 2,940 kW. They were built from 1953 to 1973.

Wikipedia: Soviet locomotive class TE3 (EN)

26. Memorial complex Victory Park

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Victory Park, also known as the Victory Park Memorial Complex is a park located in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. It was planned in honor of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Wikipedia: Victory Park, Tashkent (EN)

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