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.

Turismo en Karshí

This city has an ancient history and sights of Karshi could bewitch every visitor by its lasting impression. One of the most attractive souvenirs of Karshi is a skullcap. In general, the skullcap is a national headdress not only Uzbeks and other Central Asian peoples, no exaggeration to say that this uncomplicated cap - an essential attribute and varied throughout the Muslim East.

Legends of Karshi cover almost all monuments. About Karshi hamams legends told that they were heated only by a single candle. In addition, special attention should be built and created for irrigation. There are various legends that interpret a city that emerged in place of caravanserais. Here anciently developed crafts and agriculture. I have a century the city was part of the Kushan khanate. In the time of the conquest of the Arabs Karshi, he was known as a major trading center, located on the Silk Road. In the IX-X centuries the city was part of the Samanid state.

Thus, the city is not only interesting from the point of view of modern development, but also the legends that exist to this day, each lured adventurers.

The gardens, created in the 18th century in Karshi, turn this city into a wonderful oasis of beauty and tranquility. Rare plants from around the world landed in the blue, green and yellow. A unique collection of cacti blends into the local climate. Bustling city is a place where you can hide away from the hustle and listen to the birds singing. When the midday heat begins to slowly subside, you can try to enter the medina. Koranic school Ben Youssef was at one time the largest theological school and could accommodate up to 900 students at a time. Besides the main, artfully decorated patio, it has seven courtyards with amazing finish. At the exit of the madrasa is another interesting object - the remains of the hall to wash the mosque, built in the 11th century, the first dynasty. In the center of the old town is the famous square, you can meet storytellers, traveling artists.

The works of artists of Karshi have been involved in national and international exhibitions. They are reflected as a rich history of the city and their modernity as one of the most important cultural center of Uzbekistan.

Historia de Karshí

Karshi history

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.

Galería de Fotos Karshí


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