The tightly guarded building southwest of the Friendship Palace is the Oliy Majlis. It currently functions as a giant rubber stamp in...
Peoples' Friendship Palace
Downtown Tashkent's largest park, sprawling southward from Halqlar Dustligi metro, is a haven for joggers, Sunday strollers, and...
Muqimi Musical Theatre
Best bet for traditional Uzbek folk singing, dancing and operettas.
Pricey and somewhat kitschy, Affresco remains riotously popular with locals and travellers. Its full Italian menu is well-realised and...
Navoi Park · interesting places nearby
Abulkasim Medressa information
Close to the Oliy Majlis in Navoi Park, this medressa has been turned into an artisans’ school and workshop where local wood carvers, lacquerware makers, metal workers and miniature painters ply and teach their craft. It’s a great place to buy the fruits of their labour, plus souvenirs such as suzani, rospic (lacquer boxes)and ceramics.