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Euronews about new series of "Postcards of Uzbekistan"

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News Agency Euronews spoke about the new series of "Postcards of Uzbekistan", where a journalist Seamus Kearney invites viewers to travel to the most beautiful places of Uzbekistan, to see the rich cultural heritage of the country and re-discover the ancient cities of the region.

Uzbekistan, located in the heart of Central Asia, on the border with Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, is a country well known for its bright colors and architectural treasures.

The broadcast also includes stories about the traditions of Uzbekistan and some entertaining stories, the press service of NC "Uzbektourism" said.

Viewers will be able to see Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and Tashkent.

The first six episodes are devoted to the historical and cultural monuments of Samarkand.

1. Madrasah Tilla-Kari. This 17th-century building is located in the Northern part of the Registan square. The audience will take a walk around the monument and see the decorative art on the walls and gilded dome.

2. Samarkand paper. The art of making Samarkand paper, considered the best in the world was revived recently. At a small workshop, you can hear the story of making this paper.

3. Shakhi Zinda. The journalist will show the most interesting places of this unique complex, which includes mausoleums and other sacred buildings dating back to the 9th and 14th centuries.

4. Siab Bazaar. This market is one of the oldest in Uzbekistan and is a typical part of everyday life of the local population. Production here includes local spices, vegetables, sweets and bread.

5. Tomb of the prophet Daniel. Many places declare as the burial place of the biblical prophet Daniel. Among them are the tomb outside of Samarkand. According to a legend, when Timur rode with his caravan, carrying the relics of St. Daniel in Samarkand, his famous horse stopped dead and refused to move on. And in the place where he stood, a stream started to run.

6. Bibi-Khanym Mosque. This is one of the largest mosques in the Islamic world, built in the 15th century. Viewers will learn about the architectural features of the monument and the legends around him.

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