Navoi, Uzbekistan

Navoi city, Uzbekistan

Navoi is the real oasis in the steppe. It is the youngest city of the country. Its construction was started by the Government Decree in 1958. It was named after the great Uzbek poet, scientist and state figure Alisher Navoi. The city has economic importance and is the large industrial center of the western part of Uzbekistan. The city became, as it were, the outpost of desert development.

Though the city is very young, this area and surroundings of current Navoi has rich history. In ancient times the Great Silk Road passed through these lands. Also findings of numerous traces of Ancient Saki, Khorezm, Baktriya cultures resulted from archeological researches of the area.

45 kilometers from Navoi there is the Sarmish Gorge – “the biggest stone mural gallery in the world”. On the area of two kilometers length you will find almost four thousands petroglyphs of various periods. Researchers have found here strange paintings, representing “ancient astronauts”. Moreover, from time to time, anomalous phenomena occur in the mysterious gorge of Sarmish, and therefore this area attracts researchers of UFO centers.

Today Navoi city is one of the leading industrial centers of Uzbekistan. It has Navoi Mining & Metallurgical Combinat, producing gold, JSC “Navoiazot”, specializing on production of mineral fertilizers, ammonia and artificial Nitron Fiber, electrochemical plant. In addition, Navoi has Navoi Hydropower station, the largest in Uzbekistan JSC “Kyzylkumcement” and many others industrial projects of republican importance.

The city has perfect location: it is located 347 meters above the sea level, on the left bank of Zarafshan river and 100 km to north-west from Bukhara. Navoi numbers over 160 000 people: Uzbeks (73,2%), Russians (16.5%), Kazakhs (1,3%) other nationalities (9%).

In addition, Navoi recently has become the first full-fledged free economic zone in CIS – the FIEZ (Free Industrial-Economic Zone).

Sights

Navoi Tours

$140 Visit to Samarkand City

Visit to Samarkand City

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$130 Visit to Bukhara city

Visit to Bukhara City

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$130 Visit to Khiva city

Visit to Khiva City

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$120 $100 visit to Tashkent city

Visit to Tashkent City

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$3,000 Pamir Highway Tour

Pamir Highway Tour 2

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$1,200 Uzbekistan Classic Tour

Uzbekistan Classic Tour

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$1,600 Road to Samarkand

Road to Samarkand

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$1,200 $950 group tour Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Group Tour

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$2,500 Tour list image

Pamir Highway Tour 3

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$1,700 Tour from Fergana to Khiva

Tour from Fergana to Khiva

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$160 Short tour to varzob valley
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Pamir Highway Tour 4

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$1,700 Tour to Exocits

Tour to Exotics

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$1,050 Charyn Canyon Tour

Charyn Canyon Tour

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$110 Tashkent museums tour

Tashkent museums tour

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Map of Navoi