Central Asia Cultures

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The Cultures of Silk Road Countries

  • Traditions, Customs & Hospitality
  • Festivals, Weddings & Cuisine
  • Bazaars, Caravanserais, Arts & Crafts
  • Music, Dance & Theatre

The Great Silk Road

  • History
  • Revival
  • Majestic ancient cities
  • Marco Polo
  • Alexander The Great and Roxana
  • Religions

Cultural Heritage of Central Asia

  • Uzbekistan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tajikistan

Natural Wonders of Central Asia

  • Mountains-Pamir & Tien Shan
  • Rivers -Amu Darya/Oxus & Sir Darya
  • Lakes, springs & mineral waters
  • Flora, Fauna and Natural Reserves
  • Resorts & Parks
  • Deserts - Kizilkum and Karakum

Archaeological, Academic Excavations & Research

  • Ruins of ancient settlements
  • Historic Dwellings & Homes
  • Ancient Fortresses & City Gates
  • Zoroastrian and Buddhist Temples
  • Old manuscripts, coins, books, painting &ceramics

Jewish Heritage of Central Asia

  • History
  • Culture and traditions of Bukharian Jews
  • Ashkenazi Jews
  • Synagogues of Central Asia
  • Cuisine
  • Language Bukhori
  • Music, Literature and Dance
  • Popular Central Asia Jews

Famous People of the East

  • Abu Ali Ibn Sina (Avicenna)
  • Mirzo Ulugbek
  • Amur Temur
  • Al-Khorezmi
  • Abu Reyhan Beruni
  • Omar Khayam
  • Zahriddin Muhammad Babur
  • Alisher Navoi
  • Other

Golden Road to Samarkand

  • Registan
  • Shahi Zinda
  • Guri Emir Mausoleum
  • Afrasiyob
  • Bibi Khanum Mosque

SILK and Sericulture

  • History
  • Today
  • Silk Worm Breeding (cocoon)
  • Silk and Spice Festivals
  • Silk Fashions - Dresses, Costumes & other items

The Pearls of Central Asia

  • Tashkent
  • Samarkand
  • Bukhara
  • Charyn Canion
  • Issyk Kul
  • Merv
  • Penjikent

The Revival of Ancient Crafts and Traditions in Central Asia

  • The Art of Carpet Weaving
  • Uzbekistan Ceramics
  • Central Asia Miniature painting and Calligraphy
  • Turkmenistan Jewelry Art
  • Uzbekistan Embroidery
  • Uzbekistan Metal Chasing and Engraving
  • Bukhara Woodcarving and painting
  • Central Asia Wedding Rituals

Architecture of Central Asia

  • Islamic Architecture
  • Buddist Architecture
  • Persian architecture
  • Russian architecture
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