Explore the cultural and literary history of Uzbekistan with the Tashkent House Museum Tour. This tour will take you to the houses of prominent writers, painters, dancers, composers and musicians of the past century, and will let their houses tell you far more than books and images can communicate. This tour can be customized to your interests from the list of house museums below.
A guide and driver will meet you at your hotel in Tashkent, to start house-museums tour. The suggested program includes visits to the house museums of:
Tamara Khanum - the first Uzbek dancer who performed without a veil;
Ural Tansykbaev - peoples artist of the Uzbek SSR whose paintings are included into the gold reserves of Tretyakov Gallery in Russia and others;
Sergey Borodin - a famous Russian writer of the 20th century, an author of essential historical books.
Sergey Yesenin – the house museum is dedicated to his one month stay in Tashkent, where over 3000 exhibits donated by Yesenin's children and relatives are displayed.
After lunch break continue with a visit to Yunus Rajabiy house-museum. He is famous for preserving shashmakom, national musical legacy named by UNESCO a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2003.
Abdulla Qahhar – a famous writer of the 20th century, a National writer of Uzbek SSR who was posthumously awarded the National Order of Merit.
The day tour will be finalized with a drive back to your hotel.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 5-6 hours
List of house-museums to shift:
- Aybek Musa Tashmukhammedov (writer)
- Muhtar Ashrafiy (composer)
- Gafur Gulyam (poet, writer)
- Guided sightseeing tour;
- Transport throughout the city tour;
- Entrance fees to the museums.