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6 Unique Places to Visit in Uzbekistan

From palatial tombs to desert ghost towns, these are the places Atlas Obscura users most want to visit.

Uzbekistan’s deserts are sprinkled with historical gems such as ancient walls and medieval observatories. As the Silk Road weaved across the parched landscape, hubs for commerce popped up along the trade routes. These civilizations left spectacular structures and ruins in their wakes, many of which can still be explored today. For a glimpse into the country’s past, check out Atlas Obscura’s top six places to visit in Uzbekistan.