UZBEKISTAN and the GREAT SILK ROAD
The ancient roads, connecting the East with the West, later known as the Great Silk Road, had a great impact on the flourishment of legendary Silk Road cities such as Fergana, Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva located in Uzbekistan territory.
It served to exchange world’s new achievements, innovations, discoveries, beliefs, traditions and even cultures among the countries of the world. In a word, it was a first step of human beings for the globalization. Thus, the views of the Ancient World’s people changed globally.
At this point, the ancient cities of Central Asia not only benefited, but at the same time, they contributed their shares to the development of other Silk Road destinations of the world. Thus, when someone says “The Great Silk Road”, also images or names of Uzbekistan’s historical cities come to one’s mind. That is why, Uzbekistan is an inseparable segment of the Great Silk Road. You can find more interesting facts and information about the Great Silk Road here.
Nowadays, travel to Uzbekistan and its combined tours of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan) are a great chance to experience the charm of the Great Silk Road.