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In the mountains of Tashkent region there is a place called “Charvaq”. ”Charvaq” is a village Charvaq and Charvakhydro power plant and Charvak reservoir, which is located on the banks of the numerous resorts, recreation areas and children’s summer sports camps, and the magnificent mountains of the western Tien Shan with many tourist routes and trails, waterfalls, caves , gorges, walnut groves and orchards.
Charvak reservoir is located in Bostanlik area in the north of Tashkent region. It is located on the river Chirchik downstream from the confluence of the rivers Pskem and Chatcal between the Chatkal and Ugam spurs of western Tien Shan ridges. The reservoir is formed by bulk-rock dam height of 168 meters. The capacity of the reservoir is about 2 cubic meters. km. The water surface area of the lake is more than 37 km ², a coastline of about a hundred miles away. The level of the reservoir is significantly reduced in the summer time, as its water is used for irrigation farming in the Chirchic valley. The reservoir is surrounded by green slopes of mountains, snow-topped. The lake is fed with waters of the wild mountain rivers Ugham, Chatkal and Pskem. The reservoir is inhabited with such fish as carp, marina, trout, whitefish, peled.
Around the lake right on the mountain slopes the ring road passes , which is lined with all kinds of recreation and children’s camps. They are located near the Bogustan, Brichmulla, Yangikurgan, Yusuphana villages. The largest recreation area is “Chorvoq Oromgohi“, near the Yusuphana village. At this point Charvak coast is turned into a comfortable beach. At your service – a comfortable hotel – “Pyramids” with cozy rooms, restaurants, bars and conference room.
Charvac cost is famous with its equipped beaches, sports and playgrounds, dock for windsurfing or catamaran. Here you can swim, walk in the surrounding hills and mountains, as well as paragliding, or a ride on a scooter, and of course, see the incredible sunrises and sunsets.
In the Charvak area there is a large number of the oldest historical and archaeological sites of Uzbekistan. In particular, near the reservoir on the Paltau river there is prehistoric people sites. Petroglyphs (rock carvings) depicting hunting scenes and animals is than can boast Bostanlyk area.
A modern urban village-Charvaq in Bostanlik area is the end of the railroad line from Tashkent. The village was founded in 1964 in connection with the construction of hydropower plant Chorvoq. The village is located in the immediate vicinity of the ancient village Hodzhikent. Hodzhikent means “holy town.” The historic core of Hodzhikent – spring with thousand-plane trees on the left bank of the Chirchik.
Another interesting historical site located on the shore of the reservoir is Bogiston village, which is home to two outstanding people. Hovendi Sheikh al-Tahur (Sheikhantaur) was born here in the 13th century. His mausoleum is one of the main historical and architectural attractions in Tashkent. Here, in Bogiston was born Sheikh Ubaidullah Ahror – a distant descendant of Sheikh al-Hovendi Takhur (Sheykhantaur). Ubaydulla Ahror was a great master of Sufi Muslim cleric and leader of the region in the XV century.