The towering Islom-hoja minaret in Khiva’s ancient walled city of Itchan Kala in Uzbekistan. Photo: Jamie Carter

Five reasons to visit Uzbekistan, from Unesco heritage sites on the old Silk Road to mighty mosques

It might seem a bit off the beaten track but with tourism high on the agenda for the country’s new president, now is the time to see Uzbekistan’s ancient cities, atmospheric markets and fast-developing metropolises

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The towering Islom-hoja minaret in Khiva’s ancient walled city of Itchan Kala in Uzbekistan. Photo: Jamie Carter
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