HKFP Venture: Uzbekistan’s stunningly ornate metro stations revealed after photography ban lifted

For decades, a photography ban was enforced across the Uzbek capital’s metro network. Central Asia’s oldest subway system fulfilled a secondary role as a nuclear fallout shelter, meaning the authorities considered it a military installation. See also: The magnificent mosques, mausoleums and minarets of Uzbekistan But on June 1, the ban was lifted revealing 29 uniquely […]