Uzbekistan News

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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
Uzbekistan Introduces Visa-Free Regime for 7 CountriesStarting from February 10th, 2018, a new visa-free regime will begin for citizens of seven countries: Israel, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, and Turkey. more
Category: Visa
The US Department of State has released new travel advisoriesThe US Department of State has released new travel advisories for every country in the world, and Central Asia was named one of the safest places to travel. more
Category: Travel Essentials
Margilan Crafts Development Centre, Safeguarding Traditional Technologies for Making Atlas and Adras The ancient technologies of making Uzbek silk fabrics – atlas and adras – have been included in UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. This decision was made during the meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Jeju, South Korea. more
Category: Margilan
Uzbekistan improved tourist visa facilitiesAs per the Decree of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev of December 4 tourist visa facilities has been simplified, reports Gazeta.uz News Media. more
Category: Uzbekistan Visa
Uzbekistan Airways will increase the frequency of flights to KazakhstanThe national airline Uzbekistan Airways will introduce additional flight to Kazakhstan, reports the carrier on its official website. more
Category: Flights
 
Uzbekistan Airways has launched a regular flight from Samarkand to Istanbul 
Uzbekistan Havo Yullari, National Airline of Uzbekistan, has launched a regular flight on the route Samarkand-Istanbul-Samarkand. more
Category: Flights, Samarkand
The largest pot of plov in the world to be prepared in UzbekistanOn 8 September 2017, within the frames of the "Uzbegim" festival of traditional culture, the world record on cooking the biggest plov will be set that will enter the Guinness World Records' Book. more
Category: Uzbek Plov, Must Eat Local Food
Atlas bayrami fest will be held in MarghilanFrom September 12 to 16, 2017, Marghilan will hold traditional textile festival "Atlas bayrami" (Atlas fest), - reports press-service of UNESCO Representative Office in Uzbekistan. more
Category: Festivals, Marghilan
Khiva will hold international festival The Magic of DanceKhiva will hold international festival "The Magic of Dance", reports press-service of the State Tourism Committee. Uniqueness and beauty of national dances will be demonstrated from September 7 to 9, 2017 in Ichan-Qala complex, the open-air museum. more
Category: Festivals, Khiva