Day 64: Independence Square

Like Amir Timur Square nearby, Independence Square in central Tashkent has a long and interesting history.  Known today as "Mustaqillik Maydoni", the square, which is actually more of a large city park, used to be nothing more than a dusty frontier just outside the gates of the old city. Following the defeat of the Khanate of … Continue reading Day 64: Independence Square