Must-see entertainment in Uzbekistan

  • Top Choice
    Alisher Navoi Opera & Ballet Theatre

    Tashkent's main opera and ballet theatre is worth a visit as much for its impressive interior as its fine opera and ballet performances. Verdi and Puccini…

  • Top Choice
    Ilkhom Theatre

    Tashkent’s main cultural highlight is this progressive theatre, whose productions often touch on gay themes and racial subjects, to consternation of the…

  • Pakhtakor Stadium

    Local soccer matches are held at the Pakhtakor Stadium, in the central park between Uzbekistan and Navoi. Tickets can be bought directly from the stadium…

  • Tashkent State Conservatory

    Chamber concerts and Uzbek and Western vocal and instrumental recitals in an impressive edifice. Entrance is around the back.

  • Bunyodkor Stadium

    This modern stadium generally hosts Tashkent's most important soccer games, and is home to local heroes Bunyodkor FC.

  • Circus

    This popular kiddie diversion of clowns, jugglers and stuntmen sells out quickly.

  • Nadir Divanbegi Fashion Show

    The Nadir Divanbegi Medressa is host most evenings to an hour-long fashion show of Uzbek designs, accompanied by live traditional music. It's not the most…

  • Fashion & Traditional Dance Show

    This rather touristy music and dance show takes place in the Allakuli Khan Medressa nightly in the high season, normally around 6pm. Book tickets through…