Tashkent is the most important city of Uzbekistan, because this city is the capital, the administrative center of the Republic and very unique place where ancient East and modernity are the best neighbors. Tashkent is prosperous metropolis, which population (more than 3 million people) growing with every day. This city has changed the most around all of the other cities of Uzbekistan because of its special status of capital. Tashkent is undoubtedly an oriental city, but at the same time it soaked features of different epochs. The form of Tashkent changes depending on the angle you’re looking from: you can see very ancient and legendary buildings with blue domes like in the oriental fairy-tale; you can travel back to the times of Turkestan governor-generalship with its full of Europe elegancy buildings; you will see standard a little bit boring architecture of the Soviet period and gorgeous building of Navoi Theater built the same time. Center of Tashkent will meet you with the most modern buildings and skyscrapers that you’ve ever seen, stretching up to the sky and shining in the friendly and warm light of Tashkent sun. Walking down the wide streets, going into flourishing parks and gardens of Tashkent, you will understand why it is lovingly called “the city of fountains”. Going down to the Tashkent metropolitan you will be amazed with the beauty and uniqueness of decoration of every single station. You will definitely love this amazing city of Contrasts!
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Tashkent history: from time immemorial
From the ancient times, this city has been playing the most significant role not only in Uzbekistan, but also in Central Asian region. It was the leading center of main trade ways of ancient world linking east to west. And it used to be famous for its great scientists, architects and poets.
This city is also mentioned in Avesta, the ancient book of Zoroastriyans as well as in sources of scientists from ancient China in which Tashkent described as magnificent oasis.
Historical facts are pointing out to the foundation date of Tashkent which refers to the 2nd century AD and included to Kangju state. The history of Tashkent was also comprised to Great Turk Empire, Arabian Caliphate and Mongolian state.
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