The grand opening of the theatre in honour of A.Navoi took place in November 1947, during the celebration of the 500th anniversary of A.Navoi. The modern building of the theatre was built under the project of academician in architecture A.V. Shusev, who was also the architect of Mausoleum of Lenin in Moscow.
This State museum of history was opened in Tashkent on the 18th of October, 1996 in commemoration of 660th anniversary of Amir Timur, the great state governor and commander. The museum was founded by the initiative and under the supervision of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Islam Abduganievich Karimov.
Mustakillik square is the main square in Uzbekistan which symbolizes the independence of the nation. The entrance of the square Mustakillik is designed with the arch called “Ezgulik” (the Arch of good and noble aspirations) with rising up storks.
The Courage Monument is the symbolic monument of strength of Tashkent citizens.
On 26lh of April, 1966 as the result of a devastating earthquake (7-8 point according to the Richter’s scale) many houses, factories, cultural, medical and educational places were severely da-maged.