Uzbekistan: The Central Asian country is opening up to the world, here’s why you should visit 

Once closed off to tourists, the Central Asian country of Uzbekistan is now actively welcoming international travellers.

Sat at the heart of the fabled Silk Road, the ancient trading route between China, the Middle East and Europe, the landlocked country offers tourists a unique blend of the old and the new, as well as many eco and agrotourism opportunities.

“The rise of Uzbekistan as a tourism destination started with the change of leadership,” explains Ulugbek Azamov, First Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism.

“Our new president has liberalised the country, which became especially obvious in the tourism sector when the visa regime was liberalised.”

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