Uzbekistan News

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A group of archaeologists from China and Uzbekistan made a significant discovery during excavations in the ruins of the ancient city Mingtepa in the south-east of the Ferghana valley, reports the information agency "Xinhua News". It was reported on Tuesday at the forum of archeologists of China Academy of Social Sciences. more
Category: History of Uzbekistan
The decree of the President of Uzbekistan on abolishing of visa regime for tourists from 27 countries earlier planned for 1 April 2017 is postponed until 1 January 2021, reports Gazeta.Uz. The proposal on visa waiver postponement has been prepared by the State Tourism Development Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Interior Affairs, State Customs Committee and other structures. more
Category: Uzbekistan Visa
Financial Times included Uzbekistan in the hottest destinations listUzbekistan took the second place in the list of hot travel destinations in 2017 according to the Financial Times; it was reported on the official website of the newspaper. The rating was compiled from a survey of tourism market leaders. more
Category: Tourism in Uzbekistan
Navruz and plov included in the UNESCO Heritage ListCelebration of Navruz as well as traditions and culture of plov have added to the Representational UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, informs the official page of the organization. The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage had taken the decision on its introduction at the Ethiopian meeting that lasted until 2 December. more
Category: Uzbek food, Holidays
Uzbekistan Visa News From April 1, 2017 Uzbekistan cancels visas for tourists from 15 countries and visitors over 55 years old from 12 countries. more
Category: Uzbekistan Visa
High-speed train Afrosiyob launched to BukharaOn September 15 the high speed train Afrosiyob started to run on an extended route Tashkent-Samarkand-Bukhara-Tashkent, reports the information service of Uzbekistan Railways. The train number 762/761 overcomes more than 600 kilometers in 3 hours 20 minutes. more
Category: Trains, Bukhara
New fast train between Tashkent and Andijan began to routeOn 5 September 2016, the new route Tashkent-Andijan-Tashkent train No. 60/59 "O'ZBEKISTON" started routing daily, reports the press-service of the Uzbekistan Railways. more
Category: Trains
AfrosiyobAfrosiyob high speed train will be replaced with Registan fast-train on 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 August 2016 due to improvement works, reports the press-service of UzRailpass, the national train company. more
Category: Uzbekistan Trains
Dean KarnazesLegendary American long-distance runner Dean Karnazes is running the Silk Road Ultra Marathon across Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan from June 29 to July 10, reports the press-service of the US Embassy in Uzbekistan. more
Category: Tourism News
Urgench International AirportUrgench International Airport won the prestigious contest “The best airport in the CIS states” held by the Association of Civil Aviation “Airport”, reports the official website of Uzbekistan Airlines. more
Category: Urgench