List of Uzbekistan Web Pages for the Odyssey Guide

Following is a collection of Uzbekistan-related weblinks that should be useful to anyone interested in Uzbekistan. Click on any to be taken there, or better do a right click and choose 'Open in a New Window'. If anyone has any other suggestions, please drop me a line or a comment.

Khiva & Karakalpakstan
Karakalpak.com Superbly detailed guide to Karakalpakstan and its desert forts
Khiva.uz Good tourist information and map of Khiva
Khiva.info Excellent interactive online guidebook, written by Operation Mercy volunteers
Karakalpakstan Blog Worth exploring
Karakalpakstan.org Good tourist information

Bukhara
Bukhara.net Bukhara tourism portal
Bukhara Map Map in German
Kalon Minaret Panorama from top of Kalon Minaret

Tashkent
Tashkent City portal
Wikimapia Map of Tashkent
Tashkent Guide (Russian)
Museum of Applied Art, Tashkent

Samarkand
Samarkand.info Dated independent mini-guide
Map of Samarkand
Information on the restoration of Samarkand's Registan Square

UZBEKISTAN TRAVEL
Caravanistan Superb online travel guide to Central Asia  
Guardian Newspaper Article on Uzbekistan
NZ Herald travel article on Uzbekistan
Wall Street Journal Travel Article on Uzbekistan
Lonely Planet Uzbekistan Profile
Lonely Planet Central Asia Thorn Tree
Uzbekistan Travel Blogs from Travelpod
Uzbekistan Travel Tips from Virtual Tourist
Travelthesilkroad.org Members-only travel guide to the region
Uzbekistan Hotels Hotel listings from Advantour
Tashkent Hotel Guide More from Advantour
Uzhotels.net
Seat 61 - the Silk Road Train Travel Around Central Asia
Uzbekistan Railways
Foreign and Commonwealth Office Travel Advice on Uzbekistan

BOOKS, FILM & MUSIC
Desert of Forbidden Art Documentary on the Savitsky Museum in Nukus
Desert of Forbidden Art on PBS
Discovery Central Asia Magazine with articles on Central Asia
Silk Press
Steppe Magazine Classy Magazine on Central Asia
Open Central Asia Magazine
Petit Fute Guide to Uzbekistan online In French

ART
Smithsonian Institute Arts of the Silk Road
Max Penson Photographs
Hermitage Central Asia Collection
Savitsky Museum, Nukus Uzbekistan's best art gallery
Gallery of Central Asian Textiles
Gallery of Central Asian Carpets
Sanat Online magazine of Central Asian arts
Prokudin-Gorskii Collection Fantastic colourised photos from the 19th century

HISTORY & ARCHAOELOGY
Medieval Central Asian History
Buddhist Monuments of Central Asia
Central Asian Historical Maps
Lecture on Samarkand and the Silk Road
Anthony Jenkinson's Travels in the 16th Century
1838 Antique Map of Afghanistan and Central AsiaArchaeology of Central Asia
Archaeology in Uzbekistan
Oxus Communications Historical and cultural articles

TRAVEL AGENCIES
Emir Travel, Bukhara
Orient Voyages
Stantours
Page Tour
Silk Tour
Sogda Tour
Asia Travel International
Salom Travel, Bukhara
Advantour
Asia Adventures
Central Asia Travel
Dolores, Tashkent
Mir Corporation
Oriental Express, Tashkent
Visit Uzbekistan Travel
East-Site
Visit Uzbekistan

NEWS & POLITICS
http://uzreport.uz/?lan=e News reports and business news
BBC Central Asia Report (2008)
Ferghana.ru Translation of political news articles on Central Asia, strong on human rights issues.
Uzdaily.com News service full of dull government news
Eurasianet on Uzbekistan
Registan.net Well-informed political blog
Uzbekistan Today Newspaper
Uzbek News Thoughts Blog on current affairs
New Eurasia Bloggers
Chaihona Eurasianet blog about Uzbekistan
Library of Congress Uzbekistan Country Study
Crisis Group on Uzbekistan
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

EMBASSIES
Embassy of Uzbekistan in the UK
Embassy of Uzbekistan in the USA
Uzbekistan Consul in New York
Embassy of Uzbekistan in Germany
US Embassy in Tashkent
UK Embassy in Tashkent
German Embassy in Tashkent
Ministry of Foreign Affairs list of foreign embassies in Tashkent
Uzbekistan Embassies online
Uzbek embassies abroad and foreign embassies in Tashkent

ORGANISATIONS
Uzbekistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Uzbekistan
Department of Tourism
Cambridge Central Asia Forum
Unesco Tashkent
Silk Road Foundation
Aral Sea Foundation
Union for the Defence of the Aral Sea

GENERAL
UzbekSites Directory of Uzbekistan web pages
Relocating to Uzbekistan
Yellow Pages Uzbekistan
Golden Pages Directory Similar to the Yellow Pages

Tajikistan

Tajikistan
Classic Pamiri Scenery of Gorno Badakhshan

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