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Namangan is the second-largest city in Uzbekistan (2014 pop. 475,700) on the northern edge of the Ferghana Valley.

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  • 1 Mullo Kyrgyz Madrasseh (Bazaar area). Built in 1910.
  • 2 Mosque of Ota Valikhan Tur. Built in 1915, and one of the largest in Central Asia; now home to a local branch of the Wahabi sect.
  • 3 Namangan Natural History Museum. Housing local archaeological discoveries.
  • 4 Hadja Amin Kabri Architectural Complex (near the bus station). Ornate terra-cotta facade from the 18th to 19th century.
  • Akhsykent ruins. 1st century settlement 25 km west of Namangan, on the Syr-Darya River. Formerly capital of Fergana Valley, it was destroyed by the Mongols, rebuilt by the Timurids and abandoned in the 17th century for Namangan after an earthquake.






  • 1 Chorsu Hotel.
  • 2 Hotel Saydana (former Hotel Orzu), Nadira St.. 150 rooms, some with air-con and many with bathrooms.


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