Tashkent region is often called Uzbekistan in miniature. And this is not accidental, because there is practically everything on a relatively small territory of 15.3 thousand square kilometers, for which the Republic is so loved by tourists, foreign investors, and local people.
The largest part of the region is a foothill plain gradually decreasing to the south and southwest to the Syr Darya River.
Tashkent region is one of the main tourist centers of Uzbekistan. The largest part of the region is in the foothills of the Tien-Shan ranges, which have a picturesque and extremely diverse nature. One of the most famous resorts is "Chimgan", often called "Uzbek Switzerland" for its uniqueness and crystal clear air. There are dozens of resort and recreational areas, attracting hundreds of thousands of tourists every winter and summer.
Another point of summer attraction is "Charvak". The reservoir with blue and cool even in the hottest heat water, which collects almost the whole Uzbekistan in summer. Here you can be able to not only take a cool off from the heat, but also try a variety of delicacies from Uzbek traditional cuisine. The most popular beaches along the shore of this reservoir are the Pyramids and Yusupkhana.
Another interesting place, which is worthen to be visited is the village of Hajikent, where a huge chinar grows, whose age exceeds 700 years. Nearby there are also unique caves in which ancient people lived, you can see their stone tools and rock paintings. A little higher in the mountains there is a wonderful place where several dozen waterfalls create a unique picture that attracts tourists from all over the world.
In general, the Tashkent region is also a republican health resort, where you can not only have a good rest, but also improve your health. In the picturesque surroundings of the Chatkal, Kuramin, Pskem and Ugam mountains, as well as the Akhangaran, Tashkent and Charvak reservoirs, there are about 50 sanatoriums, rest homes, boarding houses, children's health camps.
In addition, the region has many protected archaeological sites. The most famous and popular among them monuments of Mousterian culture are Obirahmat, Paltov, Kulbulak, where traces of the inhabitation of primitive man are found.