Uzbekistan News

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E-Visa Program from July 15Starting July 15, Uzbekistan will offer e-visas for select groups of travelers through evisa.mfa.uz portal. more
Category: Visa
A New Arrivals Terminal for International Airlines Opened in TashkentOn June 15, 2018, a new arrivals terminal for international airlines opened at Tashkent’s Islam Karimov International Airport, reported the PR department of Uzbekistan Airways. more
Category: Tashkent International Airport, Flights
Silk and Spices Festival Held May 25-27 in BukharaThe 17th annual Silk and Spices Festival was held this past weekend, May 25th - 27th, in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. more
Category: Festivals, Silk and Spices
Spring in Boysun Festival, UzbekistanOn April 28-29, 2018, the Spring in Boysun Festival was held in the village of Boysun, in southern Uzbekistan. more
Category: Festivals, Boysun
The Washington Post Features Two Exhibits of Uzbek Ikat TextilesSebastian Smee, a Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic for The Washington Post, recently reviewed two exhibits in Washington, D.C. Both exhibitions feature ikats, brightly colored and patterned silk cloths traditionally made in Uzbekistan. more
Category: Handicrafts, Textiles
Uzbekistan Airways Introduces New FlightsFrom March 27th, Uzbekistan Airways introduced new flights to Urgench from Milan, Rome, and Paris, according to a release from the company’s press service. more
Category: Flights, Urgench
Southern Train Station is Open after ReconstructionThe Southern Train Station in Tashkent is open and trains are operating from April 4th, 2018. The station has been completely reconstructed. more
Category: Trains
Samarkand in List of Most Instagram Worthy Places in the WorldThe Australian company Skyscanner published a list of the most beautiful Instagram places in the whole world, which included 15 places that are the most perfect for taking photos. Samarkand was listed as number 6 out of 15. more
Category: Tourism, Samarkand
Namangan Will Make 5 Tons of Sumalak for NavruzFive tons of sumalak will be made for the Navruz holidays in Namangan, says Gazeta.uz. This holiday dish will be made in Babur Park as part of the first tourism and heritage festival, Sumalak Sayli. more
Category: Holidays
Transit Visas for Uzbekistan Available Starting May 1Starting from May 1, Uzbekistan will offer short-term entrance visas for those traveling through the country. The visas will only be valid for 72 hours. more
Category: Uzbekistan Visa