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Kokand

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Kokand

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Kokand is a city in Eastern Uzbekistan.

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Trains from Tashkent take four hours and cost roughly 40,000 som.

Kokand is at a crossroads on the old Silk Road caravan trails, the main transportation junction in the Fergana Valley. Roads over the passes go East, another leads Northwest over the mountains to Tashkent, and another West through Khujand.

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  • Khudoyar-Khan Palace - the pearl of Kokand, this was the palace of the last khan of Kokand. Built in 1871. Inside is the Kokand Regional Museum.
  • Damoi Shakhon - tombs of Kokand khans built in 1825.
  • Jami Mosque - a mosque built in the early 1800s.
  • Norbut-biy Madrasa - a beautiful madrasa (Islamic school) built in the early 1800s.
  • Mausoleum Madari Khan - a blue-domed mausoleum built in 1825.
  • Khamza Museum - Khamza Khakimzade Niazi's home, founder of Uzbek Soviet literature.
  • Mukimi Museum - museum dedicated to the Pakistan-born Mien Akhad. The museum itself was a madrasa.

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