Silkpaper of Samarkand

Silkpaper of Samarkand

One of the greatest civilizing achievements of man, the Great Silk Road, provided decisive cultural stimuli over the course of the centuries, and sent important ideas and inventions out into the world. It left an indelible mark on the golden leaves of history. The legendary paper of Samarkand was as famous as the porcelain, Chinese […]

Interesting facts about Uzbekistan

Interesting facts about Uzbekistan

Gold reserves: Uzbekistan is ranked fourth in the world after South Africa, the USA and Russia. And t occupies second place among the CIS countries after Russia for gold production. Uzbekistan is among the five leading producers of cotton in the world. The five countries: China, USA, India, Pakistan and Uzbekistan – together produce 65% […]

Bread of Samarkand

Bread of Samarkand

The types of bread which are baked in various regions, towns and villages in Uzbekistan in a Tandir (clay oven) differ in their size, weight and in particular in their taste. There is good reason for this: Each baker works individually and tries to make his own bread better than that of other bakers, so […]