Surrounded by high mountains, there is an ancient city of Karshi situated in the hot sun in the ancient land of the shady garden in the cool of the Kashka - Daria. Mighty plane trees, slender poplar, cotton fields in the frame of the mulberry trees, spring flowering acacia trees, the smell of melons at the market, the feeling of ancient oriental tales - all this will remain in the memory of those who have ever been there. Travel to Uzbekistan has a certain historical mystery bewitched by the sights of this oriental country. Quite rare in Asia you can find such a variety of landscapes and ineffaceable relics of the past. Sense the medieval spirit that store uniqueness of these places and take the opportunity to have a Camel trip through the desert.
Sightseeing in Karshi
History of Karshi
History of Karshi is sufficiently capacious dated 7 BC. That is why Karshi is considered one of the most ancient cities of Uzbekistan. And from the beginning of its foundation Karshi always attracted the attention of conquerors that entered on the lands of modern Central Asia.
Ancient sources on the history of Uzbekistan are the holy book of the Zoroastrians 'Avesta' that tells about the culture of the first state associations in Turan is ancient Bactria, Sogdiana, Khorezm.
The following sources include the inscription of Behestunsk found in near the modern city of Kermanshah in Iran. It was written by order of the Achaemenid king Darius I, in three languages, Old Persian, Elamite and Babylonian, but it was not listed in the conquered nations and peoples of Turan, including Sogdiana, Bactria and Khorezm. Already in the 5 BC "Father of history" Herodotus wrote a book calling it "history" that is, the science of the past, and it brought a great story about Uzbekistan. Behind him in Iv.do BC "Father of geography" Strabo wrote work "Geography", there is information about the results of Turan. At the end of the beginning of the II-Ib. BC ancient Chinese historian Sima Jian wrote his work, which is called "Historical Records". In it, he spoke about the ancient states existed on the territory of modern Uzbekistan.
Magnificent cult architecture, picturesque mountains, sumptuous bazaars and hospitable people - this does not leave anyone indifferent.
Photo Gallery Karshi
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