city in Uzbekistan

Qarshi (Karshi) is a city in southern Uzbekistan.

View of Qarshi


The city now known as Qarshi, was called Nakhshab by the Persians and Nasab by the Arabs. After the Mongol invasion, Kapak Khan built himself a couple of palaces (karshi in mongolian) and the name was subsequently given to the new settlement.

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Kok-Gumbaz mosque in Qarshi
WWII Memorial
  • 1 Kok Gumbaz mosque, Nasaf St. The biggest and most beautiful mosque of the city.
  • Khoja Adbul Aziz Madrassah, Nasaf St. largest in town, now housing the Regional Museum with few exhibits about the history of Buchara emirate and lots of old photographs
  • 2 Odin Madrasah (Rabiya Madrassah), Bazaar Square. a late 19th-century female madrassah
  • Kurgancha Mosque.
  • World War II Memorial. dedicated to the Soviet casualties of WWII. The centerpiece is a bronze figure which stands closely behind the 'Eternal Flame of Remembrance'.
  • 3 Kashkadarya Bridge. 16th century bridge

Further afieldEdit

  • 4 Khasim Ata Ensemble (Pudina village, halfway between Karshi and Kasan). A complex built around the tomb of the 11th century Islamic teacher
  • Er-kurgan Fortress.
  • 5 Sultan Mir Haidor complex (About 30 km southeast of Qarshi).




  • Restaurant Hafizaxon, Uzbekistan St corner Yassaviy St.
  • Cafe Gulinur, Uzbekistan St (Near National Bank or Milliy Bank).



  • Afshona Hotel, 5, B. Sherqulov Ko'ch, +998 375 771 0091. Newly built two star hotel. 40 A/C rooms equipped with shower, telephone, cable TV. Continental breakfast is complimentary. Double : 50$ par night (2014 year).
  • Nasaf Travel (Ex Hotel Tong), 245 Uzbekistan St & Bogzar Str., +998 375 225 0665. A two star hotel. 20 rooms equipped with A/C, hot shower and satellite TV. The restaurant serves Uzbek and European food. Standard Room Dbl. 65$ par night (2014 year).
  • Nasaf Hotel, Navoi St (Opposite Children Hospital). A 3 star hotel. 9 guest rooms:


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