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Urgench is a city in western Uzbekistan, known as the gateway to Khiva, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded in the 17th century, Urgench itself is a modern city with a Soviet past reflected in its architecture. However, it serves as a starting point to explore the nearby ancient city of Khiva, famed for its preserved mudbrick walls, mosques, and palaces. Day trips are easily arranged to Khiva, allowing you to experience both the modern city of Urgench and the historical marvel of Khiva.

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Airports near Urgench

You have choices when it comes to reaching Urgench. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Urgench.

Tashkent International Airport

Located in the capital city of Uzbekistan, Tashkent International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the country. It is approximately a 1-hour flight or a 6-hour drive from Urgench.


Nukus Airport

Nukus Airport is the closest regional airport to Urgench, located in the city of Nukus. It is approximately a 2-hour drive from Urgench. However, please note that Nukus Airport has limited international flight options, so a connecting flight from a larger airport may be required.


Ashgabat International Airport

If you are willing to travel to a neighboring country, Ashgabat International Airport in Turkmenistan is another option. It is approximately a 4-hour drive from Urgench. Connecting flights from Ashgabat to Urgench may be available.


Almaty International Airport

For travellers coming from Kazakhstan, Almaty International Airport is a major hub with numerous international flight connections. It is approximately a 7-hour drive from Urgench. Connecting flights from Almaty to Urgench may be available.

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Things to do in Urgench

Urgench has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Al-Khorezmi Park

This large park located in the city centre is a great place to relax and learn about the region's most famous scientist, Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi. A towering statue of al-Khwarizmi greets visitors, while fountains and walkways provide a peaceful atmosphere. The park is also home to the Regional Museum, which houses archaeological artefacts and exhibits on the history and culture of Khorezm.

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Avesta Park

This park is dedicated to the Avesta, the Zoroastrian holy book. The park features a large monument to the Avesta, as well as statues of Zoroaster and other important figures in Zoroastrianism. Avesta Park is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, and it is a great place to learn about this ancient religion.

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Ohun Bobo Jome Mosque

This 18th-century mosque is one of the most important religious buildings in Urgench. The mosque is decorated with intricate tilework and calligraphy, and it is a beautiful example of Islamic architecture. Visitors are welcome to enter the mosque outside of prayer times.

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