"Marghilan - the secret silk "road" town :-)" Marghilon by Trekki
Marghilon Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 23 photos
I can’t say much about Marghilan, as I didn’t stay there for longer. I just came here, as it was close to Ferghana and location of famous Yodgorlik Silk Factory, where it would be possible to see “silk manufacturing” from the very beginning. I also was at the bazaar to grab some food before heading back to Ferghana (but no pictures, sorry).
All in all I can highly recommend to visit this silk manufacturing site – the tour is free and Cristina (the guide) does explain very well (although she spoke better German than English). In the shop you can buy finest silkware for very much reasonable prices.
Although it will be a huge task, I try to explain the silk “manufacturing” process here with some of the photos I took.
Either before or after the factory tour you can also buy at their shop. I can only highly recommend to buy here (rather... more travel advice
Now for the most fascinating process of silk weaving – the girls at the wooden looms. It already fascinated me in Khiva,... more travel advice
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