Modern Sights

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Tashkent is the reviving city. There are an abundance of places to visit and things to do in Tashkent.  Aside from historic sights in Tashkent, there are plenty of modern tourist attractons in Tashkent. Mainly located in the centre of Tashkent, the modern sights of the city are unique and cohesive examples modern Uzbek architecture.

Palace of International ForumsUzbekistan International Forums Palace, located on Amir Timur Square. The palace was ceremonially opened in September 2009 to celebrate the occasion of Tashkent’s 2200th anniversary. It is to be a place of national and international contact as well as the country´s official representative building.
The Senate of UzbekistanThe building of the Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan is located in the Independence square. In the entrance to the Senate one can see two different wall pictures. There are images of the Sun and a lion. They are crowning the world-wide recognized portal of the Medrese Sherdor in Samarkand.
Parlament of UzbekistanThe building is located within the National Park of Uzbekistan named after Alisher Navoi. The main facade of Parliament faces to the avenue Bunyodkor, next to it located Concert Hall, Alisher Navoi Memorial and Abul Qosim Madrassah. The Parliament is a round Building measuring 86 meters in diameter.
BroadwaySaligokh Street, known locally as 'Broadway', has some street artists and painters, who display their original artworks. There are many shopping centers, fashion shops, boutiques, restaurants, and cafes are located on and around the Broadway in Tashkent. Here you may also pick up some handmade crafts and bric-a-bracs.
Independence SquareThe largest square in Tashkent is more like a large park than a square. With several monuments and fountains, surrounded by impressive public buildings and filled with trees and flower beds, the Independence Square in Tashkent is a showcase of modern Uzbekistan.
Amir Temur Square and MonumentAmir Temur Square is the true center of the city, where stands a famous monument to Amir Temur. Surrounded before with century-old plane trees, today, the monument to Amir Temur is seen from afar - as recently planted young trees replaced the old ones, creating a green background in the square.
TV TowerThe Tashkent Television Tower is a 375 metres high tower and is the tallest tower in Central Asia. The construction of Tashkent TV Tower is started in 1978 and it began operation 6 years later, on 15 January 1985. It was the 3rd tallest tower in the world from 1985 to 1991.
Tashkent Clock TowersThese Twin Clock Towers were build in 1947 and 2009 and now are considered one of the symbols of Tashkent. Tashkent Twin Clock Towers houses a showroom displaying ancient and contemporary jewelry masterfully created by members of crafts dynasties and offers to visitors unique samples of traditional Uzbek arts and antiques.
Centre of EnlightenmentThe centre is composed of Palace of Symposiums and the National Library of Uzbekistan. The new palace embodied a national architecture and modern architectural styles. Rich painting on walls, majestic marble columns and the blue dome – all testify to the continuation of centuries-old traditions of the Uzbek people on City Planning.
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