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Mosques, mausoleums and madrasas: our favourite Silk Road sights

Discover our favourite sights along one of the most important trading routes in history.

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Asia Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan’s best Silk Road sights

Uzbekistan is home to some truly breathtaking Silk Road treasures

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Asia

The Registan

Among the most iconic sights on the Silk Road, this central square is one of the world’s greatest examples of medieval Islamic architecture

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Asia Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: beyond the Silk Road

Beyond the striking mosques, mausoleums and madrasas, Uzbekistan has plenty more to offer

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Middle East

Five reasons to visit Kyrgyzstan

We choose five of our favourite things about Kyrgyzstan, one of the world’s most beautiful countries.

Breaking bread in Central Asia

Discover more about non, the traditional bread of Uzbekistan in an extract from the beautiful Samarkand by Caroline Eden and Eleanor Ford. 

On the road in Uzbekistan

Join Sophie Ibbotson, author of our Uzbekistan guidebook, as she shows pictures from the central Asian country.