The Mustakillik square (Independence Square) is located in the center of the capital. The whole area occupies a truly huge territory, and includes several monuments. "Arch Istiqlol" (Arch of Freedom) opens the monument of Independence. Storks and herons symbolize peace and freedom on the arch supported by 16 marble columns.
Then comes the Independence Monument of Uzbekistan. It is a metal sphere ornamented with an ornamental pattern, on which the map of Uzbekistan appears. Established in the early 1990s. on the pedestal of the monument to Lenin. The monument symbolizes the desire of the young independent state to join the world community and its recognition by many countries. This sculptural composition is the main symbol of the country's independence. At the foot of the pedestal is a statue of a seated woman with a child embodying the image of the Motherland and its beautiful future. The monument is simple, but at the same time majestic.
From the north to Mustakillik Square there is a park with Alley of Fame and Memory. Two galleries with carved columns and bars are divided into 14 steles, each of which is carved with the names of defenders of the Fatherland who died in the Great Patriotic War. The symbolic Eternal Fire closes the alley and the monument of the Sorrowful Mother, whose feet always contain fresh flowers. On the south side, the area is surrounded by administrative buildings of the Senate, the Cabinet of Ministers, and a number of ministries and departments.
The entire territory of the square is very green, seated with various trees, bushes and flower beds. In the central part of the square there are fountains that give a cool in the hot season.
The Mustakillik square serves as a venue for festivities and festivals. And for the residents of Tashkent it's just a favorite vacation spot, where you can come with friends, family and spend time in a pleasant atmosphere.
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