Termez

The Ancient Settlement of Old Termez

The Ancient Settlement of Old Termez

As the ancient Greek astronomer and geographer Claudius Ptolemy wrote in his treatise Geographia, Alexander the Great set out to conquer Bactria after having subjugated Sogdiana. On the right bank of the river Amu...
Buddhist Stupa Zurmala

Buddhist Stupa Zurmala

To the southeast of the ancient site of Old Termez, on the side of the road leading to the Surkhandarya Province central city, rise the remains of what is called Zurmala Tower. Archeologists took...
Buddhist Cult Centers Koratepa and Fayaztepa

Buddhist Cult Centers Koratepa and Fayaztepa

To the northwest of Old Termez., on the left bank of the Amu Darya river, there is a three-head hill. The local people call it Koratepa, which means ?Black Hill?. From its southern, the...
Sultan-Saodat Memorial

Sultan-Saodat Memorial

In some Termez monuments rather apparent is the spirit of generations? continuity, the memory of the bright history of Surkhandarya. One of them, honoring the memory of ancestors, is Sultan-Saodat Mamorial, which is located...
Kyrk-Kyz Hanaka

Kyrk-Kyz Hanaka

A popular legend about beautiful and brave Queen Gulyaeem narrates that once foreign tribes attacked her lands and defeated her army. All the men of her kingdom were either killed or captured. Then the...
Hakim at-Termezi Architectural Complex

Hakim at-Termezi Architectural Complex

On a high bank of the Amudarya river, next to the southwestern walls of the ancient citadel of Old Termez rise the blue domes of Hakim at-Termezi architectural complex. Medieval Uzbekistan gave the world...

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