Tashkent is the capital city of the Republic of Uzbekistan a country located in the region of Central Asia between the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers. The city itself is located on the Zarafshan River, just to the west of the Ferghana Valley. The history of Tashkent goes back more than 2,500 years, to a time when there was evidence of habitation in the region. The name itself means “city of stone,” perhaps indicative of the stones used in its construction. It grew to be a significant stop on the great silk road in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, yet remained in the shadows of the more important city of Samarkhand,which is approximately 300 kilometers (185 miles) to the south.
Tashkent known as “Stone City” is the capital of Uzbekistan and most beautiful city in central Asia. It is a combo of old as well as modern aspect like amazing historical builings, stuctures, beautiful hotels, parks, gardens, museums, markets, theatres and addition to this Monument of Courage, Japanese Garden, TV Towers, Brothers Tombs, Independence Square and more.