"Virtual Tours to Uzbekistan" corner opened in the Uzbek embassy in Delhi
By Priti | PUBLISHED: 03, Jul 2019, 23:15 pm IST | UPDATED: 09, Jul 2019, 22:20 pm IST
Uzbekistan, a land of mausoleums, mosques and abundance of history was up for a virtual tour at the embassy premises in New Delhi. A tourism and culture journey of this beautiful Central Asian country gave visitors and guests a dying urge to visit it.
The function was attended by “football star” of India Baichung Bhutia, chairman of the Indo-Uzbek Friendship Society, well-known public figure Anil Shastri, representatives of leading media and major travel agencies of India.
The new project, developed in collaboration with the Indian IT company “Routern.com” under the title “Virtual Tours to Uzbekistan”, allows visitors of the embassy to get acquainted with the tourist sights of the republic in 3D.
The program of special equipment of the virtual tour contains 3D-pictures of the sights of Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. Using the device, a person begins to travel on the streets of Tashkent, to admire the magnificent architecture of the Registan Square, to enjoy the “walk” in Bukhara.
Another important part of the event was the participation of Indian school students with disabilities. When they “travelled” to Uzbekistan using devices, it was not difficult to see their joy and excitement. Special gifts from the embassy - national souvenirs - have become for them an additional positive charge.
During the event, the participants also got acquainted with the permanent presentation of the spiritual and cultural heritage of the Uzbek people at the embassy. Along with this, the guests were shown videos about the modern development and tourism potential of Uzbekistan.