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Tashkent Metro


Tashkent Metro - a modern sight

Today Tashkent is the modern capital of Uzbekistan, which practically has not preserved ancient landmarks as opposed to Samarkand, Khiva and Bukhara. But it has its own sights. One of them is the Tashkent Metro, which is the only currently operating metro in Central Asia.

Construction of the Tashkent metro began two years later after the destructive earthquake in 1966. Also the increase of population in the capital caused to the construction of rapid and comfortable public transport system. First line of metro opened in 1977 in honor of 60th anniversary of the USSR and connected the most populous district Chilanzar with the center of the city.

Construction went on and three years later this line was extended. Later the second line was put into operation and has expanded till 1991. Third line of metro opened in 2001, its construction is not finished yet. By project it should connect the center of the city with other populous district Yunusobod. Today the Tashkent metro has 29 stations.

Each station has its own unique architectural features: marble, granite, glass, smalt, art ceramics, carved alabaster, ganch and other decorations. Lighting is also interesting and amazing: in some stations it creates the atmosphere of holiday ballroom, in others it makes you feel in mysterious catacombs. Each station is the separate place of interest.

However you should remember that the Tashkent metro is the strategically important object and it is illegal to take pictures and to make video filming inside the subway system. And the last, the air-conditioning system of metro always protect passengers from summer heat and winter cold. So this underground travel will give you enjoyment.

Map of Tashkent Metro 

Карта Ташкентского метро

Tashkent

Alay Bazaar
Amir Timur Museum
Amir Timur Square
Anbar-bibi mausoleum
Archeological monuments
Art Gallery NBU
Barak-khan Madrasah
Botanical Garden
Bowling Alleys
Catholic Church
Center of Applied Arts
Centre of National Arts
Chapel near the Kamolon gates
Charvak reservoir
Chorsu Bazaar
Exhibition Hall
German Kirche
Hast-Imam
Hodjikent petroglyphs
Independence Square
International Caravanserai of Culture
Islamic Institute
Juma Mosque
Kaffal-Shashi mausoleum
Karakiyasay petroglyphs
Kukeldash Madrasah
Map
Museum of Applied Art
Museum of Art
Museum of Geology
Museum of History of Uzbekistan
Museum of Railway Technics
Museum of Victims of Political Repression
Photos of Old Tashkent
Restaurants and Cafes
Romanov Palace
Shayhantaur
Sights
St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Swimming Pools
Tamara Khanum Museum
Tashkent Airport
Tashkent History
Tashkent Metro
Tashkent Museums
Tashkent Photogallery
Tashkent Railway Station
Tashkent theatres
Tashkent Zoo
The Old City
Tillya Sheikh Mosque
TV Tower
Ural Tansykbaev Memorial Museum
Weather
Yunus-khan Mausoleum
Zangiata mausoleum
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