15 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 15 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 square of Emir Timur, was laid in front of the headquarters building 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 the two central streets of the new city - Moskovsky and Kaufmanovsky Avenues called Konstantinovsky Square. It was originally a roadway.

Wikipedia: Сквер Эмира Тимура (RU), Website

2. ТЭ1

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TE1 (Electric Drive Diesel Locomotive, Type 1) is a six-axle (30-30 type) 1000 horsepower passenger and freight diesel locomotive in the Soviet Union. From 1947 to 1950, it was produced in Kharkov Transportation Machinery Factory (KhZTM), with the participation of Kharkov Electric Traction Factory (HETZ) and Dynamo Moscow. It was created at the personal direction of I. V. Stalin and is a copy of the American DA, delivered on loan. TE1 was not the first diesel locomotive in the Soviet Union, but the first diesel locomotive in mass production after the war (the production of diesel locomotives in the Soviet trunk line was interrupted ten years ago, that is, in 1941).

Wikipedia: ТЭ1 (RU)

3. Да

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RsD-1 (DA) is a diesel locomotive of type 3o-3o and a capacity of 1000 hp, 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 built for Iran, later a significant batch of these diesel locomotives entered the Soviet Union, where they were assigned the designation DA. In 1947, the USSR began 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 railways of North America.

Wikipedia: Да (тепловоз) (RU)

4. П36

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P36 is a Soviet trunk passenger steam locomotive, which was produced by Colomna Factory from 1950 to 1956. Its power is equivalent to IC series steam locomotives, but the axle load on the track does not exceed 18 tons, so it can run on most Soviet railways, replacing Soviet series steam locomotives and greatly increasing the weight of passenger trains. The last steam locomotive in this series (P36-0251) became the last steam locomotive in Kolomna factory and the last passenger steam locomotive produced by the Soviet Union.

Wikipedia: Паровоз П36 (RU)

5. 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)

6. 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

7. Davlat Amaliy San‘at Muzeyi

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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)

8. Beshagach Gate

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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)

9. мечеть Хужа Ахрор Вали

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Khoja Ahrar Vali Uzb Mosque. Khodja Akhrar Vali masjidi or Jami Uzb Mosque. Djami masjidi is the basis of the Registan ensemble in the area of Chorsu Square. The only Tashkent example of a Friday mosque of the courtyard type, common in Central Asia in the late Middle Ages.

Wikipedia: Джума мечеть (Ташкент) (RU)

10. Мавзолей Шейха Ховенди ат Тахура (Шейхантаура)

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Mausoleum of Sheikh Hovendi 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 Abdullah Kadiri streets.

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

11. Monument of Сourage

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The Courage Memorial Complex is a memorial dedicated to the courage of the Tashkent residents who survived the Tashkent earthquake of 1966, installed in the epicenter of the earthquake on the banks of the ancient Ankhor Canal in the Kashgarka district of Tashkent.

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

12. Tole Bi mausoleum

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The Kaldyrgach-Biya mausoleum is located in the city of Tashkent, with a pyramid-shaped dome, which is unusual in Uzbekistan. The mausoleum was built in the first half of the 15th century. The courtyard and decorations of the mausoleum have not been preserved.

Wikipedia: Мавзолей Калдыргач-бия (RU)

13. 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

14. ВЛ60к

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VL60 is the first Soviet mainline cargo-passenger AC electric locomotive, launched into large-scale production. In the 1960s, along with the VL8 and TE3, it was one of the main locomotives on the Soviet railways.

Wikipedia: Электровоз ВЛ60 (RU)

15. 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)

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