Termiz attractions

Museum in Termiz

Termiz Archaeological Museum

The Termiz Archaeological Museum is reason enough to visit Termiz. Unveiled in 2001, the museum is a treasure trove of Buddhist and Bactrian artefacts collected from the many ravaged sites that pepper Surkhandarya p…
Mausoleum in Termiz

Mausoleum of Al-Hakim al-Termizi

Termiz's holiest sight is dedicated to a 9th-century Sufi philosopher, known locally as Al-Hakim, the city’s patron saint. In a triumph for preservationists, the interior’s cheap plaster ghanch-work, spuriously inst…
Ruins in Termiz


The best place to glimpse Termiz's Buddhist past is at this 3rd-century-AD Buddhist monastery complex, 9km west of the bus station. Discovered only in 1968, in recent years it has been restored and a teapot dome put…
Ruins in Termiz

Kyrk Kyz

It's worth the 30-minute walk northwest from the Sultan Saodat Ensemble to this ruined fortified manor house, where you can wander the maze-like series of mud-walled corridors and rooms. Murky legend has it that 40 …
Mausoleum in Termiz

Sultan Saodat Ensemble

The restored Timurid-style Sultan Saodat ensemble of monochrome mausoleums won’t impress you if you’ve been to Samarkand, but it makes a fun trip combined with nearby Kyrk Kyz. Buried here are members of the Sayyid …
Church in Termiz

Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Church

This gold-domed Russian Orthodox church is worth a visit on a Sunday when Termiz's dwindling Russian community flock here.
Bazaar in Termiz

Yubileyny Bazaar

Termiz's central bazaar is a useful landmark and a good place to pick up local minibuses.
Landmark in Termiz

Clock Tower

The Soviet-era clock tower is a useful landmark in the centre of Termiz.
Statue in Termiz

Navoi Statue

This statue commemorates the Uzbek national poet Alisher Navoi.