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Archive of Blog: February 2015

Uzbek straw art
Rubric: Handicrafts

Straw is a popular nature material, which is widely used for furniture decoration and paintings. The craft goes from ancient time, when people had a cult of white straw crops.  People believed th...

Tashkent at the end of XIX century
Rubric: Architectural monuments

What was Tashkent at the end of XIX century? We can know about it only from the books of travelers, had visited Tashkent at that time.   Gabriel Bonvalot, famous French traveler, had been in the ...

Traditional Uzbek houses
Rubric: Architectural monuments

The construction of Uzbek houses formed on the weather and relief of the region. That’s why each city of Uzbekistan has its own traditions and even school of architecture. Because of f...

Museum of carpet weaving history
Rubric: Handicrafts

Staying in Bukhara city during the tour around Uzbekistan, don’t miss the chance to visit Museum of carpet weaving history. The exposition was opened in the building of ancient mosque Magok...

Navruz Holiday
Rubric: Uzbek traditions

Navruz is the most cheerful holiday in Central Asia. The history of the holiday goes back to ancient time, when people worshipped the Sun and the Fire. It was celebrated by solar calendar, based on th...

The history of Uzbek Marionettes Theater
Rubric: Uzbek traditions

We are no other than a moving row  Of Magic Shadow-shapes that come and go  Round with the Sun-illumined Lantern held  In Midnight by the Master of the Show Omar Khayyam Puppetry was ...

About yurta
Rubric: Architectural monuments

The main type of accommodation for nomadic Uzbek people was yurta up to XIX century. After changing to settled life (end of XIX c.) they began to build wattle and daub houses. For this time yurta used...