Day 61: Palace of International Forums

If there were ever a venue built to impress, spared no expense, and tipped the scale for public projects with an infinite budget, Tashkent's Palace of International Forums is it.  Dedicated in 2009 on the occasion of the city's 2,200th anniversary, right in the center of town on Amir Timur Square, this spectacular example of … Continue reading Day 61: Palace of International Forums

Day 71: Navoi Theater

The "Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre" by its official name, is the main opera house of Tashkent and one of the most famous buildings of Soviet era Uzbekistan.  The theater is named after the 15th century Uzbek poet, Alisher Navoi who is well known for his lyrical legacy, many of which have since been … Continue reading Day 71: Navoi Theater