Euronews shows report dedicated to Termez

04-01-2016

Fayaz Tepa

Television channel Euronews will continue to demonstrate programmes Uzbekistan Life on rich historic and cultural heritage, as well as tourism infrastructure of Uzbekistan.

New issue of the report is dedicated to unique architecture of ancient Termez city. The city looks back on 2,500 years of rich history. It is located on the border with Afghanistan, on the banks of the Amu Darya river.

At the southern-most tip of Uzbekistan, Termez has a long and rich history. It was once at the heart of Buddhism in Central Asia and also one of the stops on the ancient Silk Road, the channel noted.

It is home to the Fayaz Tepa temple a marvel of its Buddhist past. This monastery dates back more than 2,000 years to the Kushan dynasty. It was one of the most multicultural empires of its time and the region played a key role in the spread of the Buddhist religion.

Some of the most stunning discoveries of the city’s excavation sites are displayed in the Termez Archaeological Museum, one of the finest in Central Asia. It’s a treasure trove: thousands of sculptures, terracotta, ceramics, wall paintings and precious stones reflect the region’s rich heritage.

Dalverzintepa is an ancient settlement in the region of Termez that was founded in the third century BC. It was once a wealthy city with spacious houses and terraces. In one of these houses Bahodir Turgunov and his team found something that changed their lives forever, as he explains.

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