Uzbekistan named one of 2022 best tourist destinations

Uzbekistan named one of 2022 best tourist destinations

The Independent has included Uzbekistan in the top 10 best travel destinations in 2022.

According to the ranking, Uzbekistan is a culturally and historically rich Silk Road stop and an intriguing country.

The newspaper recommended that reviewers visit Lazgi Festival (dance) in Khiva in April; Stihia Festival (electronic music) in Moynaq in May; Lavender Festival in Kokand in June; Sharq Taronalari (world music) in Samarkand in August; Silk Road Literature Festival in Tashkent and Bukhara in September; International Festival of Handicrafters in Kokand in September and  Tashkent Film Festival in September.

It was noted that Tadao Ando designed extension to the State Museum of Arts and the Centre of Islamic Civilisation both opening in Tashkent by the end of 2022.

The ranking also includes Northern Ireland, Canada, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Bhutan and the Channel Islands.