The Ulugh Beg madrassa, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Picture: Alamy

Uzbekistan: ancient architecture, friendly locals and plenty of plov

Madrassas, minarets, mosques and mausoleums form a stunning backdrop to the Central Asian nation’s colourful culture

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The Ulugh Beg madrassa, in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Picture: Alamy
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