"THE PEOPLEPeople in..." Uzbekistan Local Custom Tip by SirRichard

Uzbekistan Local Customs: 56 reviews and 163 photos


<BR><font color=#11788A><font size=+1>THE PEOPLE</font></font><BR>
People in Uzbekistan are friendly and very helpful. They are basically arabs, good traders, and have some special 'ceremonies'. <BR>
<font color=#11788A>Handshaking</font> is usually done by men only and with women if they are the first to offer their hand. For people who are sitting further away, a gesture of greeting is made by putting your right hand on your heart, making a slight bow with your head.<BR>
Traditionally, the <font color=#11788A>shoes</font> are left when entering the house.<BR>
The traditional <font color=#11788A>respect for elderly people</font> and the superiority of men is obvious. In rural areas, when entertaining guests, women do not usually share the table with men or take part in their conversation.<BR>
You can find more info about this and more at: <a href='http://www.uzbekistanembassy.uk.net/main/uzbekistan/customs.htm' target=_blank>http://www.uzbekistanembassy.uk.net/main/uzbekistan/customs.htm</a

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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