The history of Uzbekistan is inseparably linked with the ancient caravan route known worldwide as the Great Silk Road. Major cities of Uzbekistan are the pearls of the Great Silk Road. Located in Central Asia, Uzbekistan has been the destination of big adventurers like Alexander the Great, Chenghiz Khan and Marco Polo. Uzbekistan has more historical places than most other countries in the world, its numerous ancient monuments, rich nature and history attracts the whole world’s attention. Definitely, it is one of the most unique and unusual destinations that is worth traveling to.
HOW TO DRESS IN UZBEKISTANAlthough Islam is the main religion of the country, Uzbekistan is a secular state. Women don´t wear the veil, so you don’t have to cover your whole body as in other Muslim countries. I will recommend to use knee-length skirts and t-shirts that cover your shoulders. Traditional clothes are beautiful and very colorful and you can buy them for a few dollars in any market. Hospitality and kindness are characteristic features of the Uzbek people. The coexistence of various ethnicities, cultures and religions make Uzbekistan a perfect place for solo female travelers and unwanted attention is not a problem at all in Uzbekistan.
PLANING A TRIP TO UZBEKISTAN
In Uzbekistan there are two exchange rates: the official one and the street exchange. You can exchange your money officially at the bank but for better rates, you need to exchange at the black market…
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