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KOSH MADRASSAH

Kosh means ‘double’ and is a general architectural term that can refer to any two opposing or facing halves of an ensemble.

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ALISHER NAVOI THEATRE

The first in Central Asia professional musical theatre was founded in 1929 by a team of enthusiasts from the ethnographic ensemble headed by M. Kari-Yakubov.

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CHOR MINOR

The Chor Minor ‘Four Minarets’ in Bukhara is one of the most charming and quirky buildings in the city, all the more surprising because, built-in 1807, it dates from a period of suffocating cultural stagnation.

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HANDMADE SILK CARPET

Carpet-weaving is one of the oldest types of applied arts which Uzbekistan is famous for. Eastern carpets live long lives.

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KARAKALPAKIA — TERRA INCOGNITA. PART 2

There is one more evidence that Zoroastrianism and Nestorianism were existing peacefully side by side that is a pattern in architecture called “Zoroastrianism Butterfly” that reminds Nestorian cross.

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KARAKALPAKIA - PART 1

There are barely any untrodden paths and unknown roads on the Earth left. Yet travelers still wish to step aside from traditional touring paths and see something that cannot be found in usual tourist guides.

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CATS AND TRADITIONS

Cat is a favorite animal of the Muslims. You can often meet Keepers of mausoleums, mosques, and madrassas in Central Asia. In Islam, it is thought that there is no place for the evil spirit in a place where the cat lives.

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Uzbekistan 2020