Top Choice Theatre in Tashkent

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 more conservative elements of Uzbek society. Alongside the cut…
Top Choice Theatre in Tashkent

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 are standards, or be bold and try a Soviet Uzbek opera by Mu…
Football in Tashkent

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 box office. Locals also recommend Bunyodkor Stadium for regio…
Concert Venue in Tashkent

Tashkent State Conservatory

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

Bunyodkor Stadium

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


This popular kiddie diversion of clowns, jugglers and stuntmen sells out quickly.
Live Performance in Bukhara

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 interesting show but it's popular with groups. Performances …
Dance in Khiva

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 the tourist information office or at the gate, and be sure to…
Theatre in Tashkent

Academic Russian Drama Theatre

Classical Russian and Western drama as well as some more modern pieces, all performed in Russian.
Theatre in Tashkent

Muqimi Musical Theatre

Best bet for traditional Uzbek folk singing, dancing and operettas.