Uzbekistan Travel Guide
Plan your adventure to Uzbekistan with the help of our travel guide. Discover the best places to visit and the best time to visit them. Find out how to get your visa and read our top travel tips for information on currency, cuisine and much more.
Top tips for those wanting to know about the currency, food and more in Uzbekistan
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Facts about Uzbekistan
- Uzbekistan is one of the only two doubly landlocked countries in the world, meaning that it is completely surrounded by landlocked countries. The other is Liechtenstein.
- Only men are supposed to shake hands in Uzbekistan. Women expect to be greeted by bowing with your right hand placed over your heart.
- Uzbekistan is the most populous country in Central Asia, with the majority of the population living in rural areas.
Uzbekistan Travel Advice
We keep updated with the latest travel guidance for Uzbekistan and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Our travellers' safety is of the upmost importance and we recommend that checking for the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.