Analytical agency "TourStat" conducted an analysis of proposals for tours and data of regional tourist offices, calling as a result ten cities with the highest attendance. Three of them are located in Uzbekistan. They are Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva, who took the second, third and seventh places respectively.
According to the agency, Samarkand and Bukhara visit 1 million tourists a year. Only visitors of the Ichan-Kala complex are registered in Khiva: 75 thousand tourists in 2016, of them - 34 thousand foreigners.