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Tashkent TV Tower

Tashkent TV Tower — photo 1

Tashkent TV Tower is the tallest tower in Central Asia. It’s 375 meters tall. From a distance, the TV tower looks like a rocket that is about to take off into the vast sky. Its construction began in 1978. For 6 years, builders, architects, and design engineers has been creating this modern pearl of Uzbekistan. On January 15, 1985, the TV tower began its work.

At the same time, she took the honorary 11th place among 200 high-rise television towers around the world and 3rd place among all towers of the CIS countries. Besides, it is the second tallest building in Central Asia. Today its main function, as it always has been, is radio and television broadcasting. The TV tower is open to everyone, both for residents of Uzbekistan and for guests of our Republic. It allows you to conduct excursions at the height of a bird’s flight, as it overlooks the whole city. The TV tower foyer is decorated with a mosaic pan in the Roman and Florentine styles, which was personally created by craftsman A. Burkhabaev.

It is located on the bank of the Bozsu Canal, opposite the largest Tashkent water park and not far enough from another attraction, the Museum of Victims of Political Repression.

Television and radio broadcasting have a special place in the history of Tashkent, because this was the place where modern television born — on July 26, 1928, the Tashkent tram was captured on the world’s first animated television and photo image.

In the capital there is broadcasting 7 private and 15 state, one of which broadcasts in 4K format, television channels. Broadcasting is conducted mainly in Uzbek, and some television channels are aired in Russian.

In the lobby of the TV tower there are models of TV towers from all around the world, included in the Association of Great TV Towers of Mankind. You can reach the very top of the TV tower with the help of three high-speed elevators, which in a few moments allow its guests to be at the level of a twelve-story building. Over time, the management came up with the idea of ​creating restaurants at an altitude of 150 meters — just think how much more interesting resting and dinner will become when you, accompanied by live music, watch the whole busy life of Tashkent from the outside. What is especially impressive is the rotating platforms of the Koinot (“Space”) restaurant, which allow you to enjoy a full view of the capital during the meal.

Canaan Travel team recommends you to visit the Tashkent TV tower in the first days of your stay in Tashkent — the scenic viewpoints and the rotating restaurant will open you all the beauty of the Orient Star, which you can get acquainted with in one of our tours by visiting the famous attractions of this city.