Cornucopia’s travel guide

Uzbekistan


A country rich in Turkic art and architecture. More than the capitcal Teshkent, Samarkand is home to the wonders of Central Asian architecture. The journey to Karakalpakistan repays with the paintings in the Nukus Museum.

1Samarkand

“The Silk Road, Samarkand, the River Oxus – what words to set the pulse racing…” so began Minn Hogg’s feature on Samarkand in Cornucopia 33. In the end, Central Asia’s most fabled city left her lost for words.