Tajikistan Attractions

Tourist Attractions in Tajikistan

1. Dushanbe

Tajikistan's capital and biggest city is Dushanbe, present-day and European styled, with expansive tree-lined streets and an awesome setting of snowcapped mountain tops. The city includes various squares and landmarks honoring the Persian impacts of the past and its environment contains numerous recreational zones, mountain stops and chasms, one with a 100-foot cascade.
 

Dushanbe
 

2. Ismoili Somoni Monument, Dushanbe

One of Dushanbe's most noteworthy present-day landmarks, this sculpture commends the tenth-century founder of the Samanid line. With a craftsmanship deco quality to the structure of the landmark's golden casing and an unmistakable position on Friendship Sq, it has become a key meeting point in the city.

Ismoili Somoni Monument
 

3. Varzob Gorge, Dushanbe

Varzob Gorge, with its snow-capped mountains, falling cascades, and warm springs, is a mainstream spot for adventure-seeking travelers in Tajikistan. Sightseers from great distances abroad run to the valley to appreciate courageous exercises like climbing, trekking, and hiking.  Located less than an hour’s drive from Dushanbe, the Varzob Gorge makes an incredible day excursion or the weekend from the verdant Tajik capital.
 

Varzob Gorge Dushanbe
 

4. Dushanbe’s Flag Pole

The Dushanbe Flagpole is a flagpole situated before the Palace of Nations in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. At 165 meters it was the tallest detached flagpole on the planet from its consummation in 2011 until the 2014 erection of the (171m) Jeddah Flagpole.
 

Dushanbes Flag Pole
 

5. National Museum of Tajikistan

The National Museum of Tajikistan is a museum in Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan. The National Museum of Tajikistan is made out of four show divisions: Department of Natural History, Department of Ancient and Medieval History, Department of Modern and Contemporary History and Department of Fine and Applied Arts.
 

National Museum of Tajikistan
 

6. National Library of Tajikistan

The National Library of Tajikistan opened in 2012 and built to resemble an open book is A nine-story working with an all-out space of 45.000m² and containing around 10 million books is the biggest library in Central Asia.
 

National Library of Tajikistan
 

7. Victory Park

Triumph Park offers probably the best beautiful perspectives on the Tajik capital, Dushanbe. The park is home to a Soviet-style memorial committed to Tajik individuals who lost their lives in World War II. The park is additionally a famous spot for wedding parties.

Victory Park Tajikistan
 

8. Rudaki Avenue

Rudaki Avenue is the primary lane road in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. The road is named after Rudaki, the Tajik national artist. The road was known as Lenin Avenue during the Soviet time frame.
 

Rudaki Avenue Tajikistan
 

9. Rudaki Park

Rudaki Park, is a grand, fastidiously arranged park in the core of Dushanbe. Encompassed by significant tourist spots and structures, the open park highlights wellsprings, sculptures, and manicured yards, in addition to a great many of vibrant flowers. Home to the goliath flagpole and a much-photographed sculpture of Rudaki, and with heavenly perspectives on the city's famous new structures and landmarks, it makes for an incredible area for an outing in summer.
 

Rudaki Park Tajikistan
 

10. Wall of Great Tajik Writers

The Wall of extraordinary Tajik essayists is the veneer of the Writers' Union building in Dushanbe, home to an association of novelists, artists, dramatists, and different scholars. The large wall is carved with nine niches containing eleven life-size statues of famous Tajik writers, a tribute to Tajikistan’s Persian and Soviet history.
 

Wall of Great Tajik Writers
 

11. Mehrgon and Korvon Bazaar

Mehrgon bazaar at the edges of Dushanbe was built instead of the green bazaar. Mehrgon is all the more systematic however less visited. It's a less enrapturing rendition of the more established bazaars. The market is increasingly composed and all the more perfect, but also lacks the hustle and bustle that made the green bazaar so interesting. A lot bigger Korvon bazaar offers substantially more neighborhood shading even though it centers for the most part around modest Chinese garments.
 

Mehrgon and Korvon Bazaar
 

12. Safed Dara Ski Resort

Safed Dara is a ski resort situated in the Region of Republican Subordination on the Safedorak Plateau which is a part of the Pamir Mountains, at statures from 2,100 meters up to 3,000 meters. Originally known as the Takob ski resort it was redesigned in 2015 and another name was given: Safed Dara which means white valley. It is an exceptional spot for mountaineering and skiing there are 2.3 km of slopes accessible and 3 lifts transport the travelers.
 

Safed Dara Ski Resort
 

13. Nowruz Palace

Dushanbe's most terrific landmark is presumably the Palace of Nowruz. The royal residence in addition to the gardens, fountains, pavilions and everything is around ten acres of land, so it's a huge parcel. The Nowruz Palace is a social and amusement center. It was developed utilizing ancient architectural decorative customs of Tajiks. It is a landmark of culture. Tajik hues and style are caught in each component of the inside. The best specialists of Tajikistan were welcomed for improving cutting, divider designs, woodcarving, Florentine mosaics, mosaic in shaded glass, and painted roofs.
 

Nowruz Palace
 

14. Kokhi Navruz

Finished in September 2014 Kohi Navruz was planned as the biggest national tea house in Central Asia, yet during the time spent structure it transformed into a genuine museum of national handicrafts of Tajik people. The complex has seven lifts,  bowling, billiard, a 3D movie theatre, night club, shop art gallery and a little national teahouse, yet the most amazing side of the structure is its halls.
 

Kokhi Navruz
 

15. Panjshanbe Market, Khujand

Covered market Hisor bundle in Panjshanbe is one of the most vivid sights of Khujand. Panjshanbe Market or, bazaar, is situated in the center of Khujand, the bazaar comprises of main pavilion and many stalls, tents and shops adjust to it. The fundamental element of the Panjshanbe market is its special engineering and plan. Panjshanbe market offers a major assortment of products that can be isolated into two sections, grocery and non-food.
 

Panjshanbe Market Khujand
 

16. Hisor City, Tajikistan

Hisor is a city in western Tajikistan, around 15 km west of Dushanbe. It is the capital of Hisor District, one of the Districts of Republican Subordination. It lies at an elevation of 799–824 m, encompassed by high mountains.
 

Hisor City Tajikistan
 

17. Hisor Fort

Hissar Fortress found 26 km from Dushanbe. The fortress is an open-air Museum The structure has experienced various reproductions, redesigns, and increments. The Hisor Fort that remains there today little looks like the old Hisor Fort that has generally occupied the land.

Hisor Fort
 

18. Hisor Historical and Cultural Preserve

The Hissar History and Culture Reserve is a fascinating assortment of archeological and building landmarks from various ages on a larger territory near Hissar. Different pieces of this reserve are the caravanserai, two mosques and a mausoleum of Makhdumi Azam. Abridging a decent spot for a little while and to see some memorable structures of Tajikistan.
 

Hisor Historical and Cultural Preserve
 

19. Soviet Mosaics

The Dushanbe Soviet mosaics are some of the most delightful you will witness in Central Asia. Soviet qualities are joined with Tajik history and culture. Colorful pieces of stained glass, interspersed with stones from the mountains, symbolize the coexistence of Soviet ideas with the local culture.
 

Soviet Mosaics
 

20. Museum of Antiquities

The historical center of Antiquities of Tajikistan was established based on archeological discoveries introduced at the Exhibition of National Economy Achievements. The historical center of Antiquities of Tajikistan is situated in the 2- storey building in the center part of Dushanbe. Its work is isolated into periods beginning with fourth thousand years B.C. furthermore, finishing with the start of the twentieth century. The collection incorporates discoveries from the whole region of Tajikistan. One of the most popular shows of the National Museum of Antiquities of Tajikistan is a 12-meters in length leaning back Buddha sculpture, believed to be more than 1600 years of age.
 

Museum of Antiquities
 

21. Ayni Opera & Ballet Theatre

Ayni Opera and Ballet Theater was built in 1946 and is a classic example of Stalinist design. It has numerous exhibitions and plays. The primary Tajik expressive dance was performed here and the way of life at that point began to develop and create.  Show and Ballet Theater is the center of the social existence of the capital and the nation's leading musical theater.
 

Ayni Opera & Ballet Theatre
 

22. Iskanderkul Lake, Tajikistan

Iskanderkul is a mountain lake of glacial origin in Tajikistan’s Sugdh Province. It lies at an altitude of 2195 meters on the northern slopes of the Gissar Range in the Fann Mountains. Triangular in shape it has a surface area of 3.4 kilometers and is up to 72 meters deep. Iskanderkul Lake is quite popular among tourists because of its high scenic value. The lake is not far away from Dushanbe as the distance is only 134 KM. Iskanderkul lake as the name suggests has taken its name from Alexander the Great. The water of the lake remains cool during summers and even if you love swimming you should restrain from swimming here because it is risky as the lake lives with melting glaciers and the glacier is only at a distance of few kilometres. Lake and its surrounding area has been designated as a nature reserve. The habitats in and around lakes are rivers, water meadows, forests, sub alpine meadows and mountains.

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Iskanderkul Lake, Tajikistan

23. Pamir Highway, Tajikistan

Pamir Highway is one of the most dangerous and adventurous route in the world. Travelling on the second highest highway in the world can be the trip of the lifetime. This highway is paved and unpaved both. Unpaved parts make it more dangerous. But this highway has been historically used as one of the old silk routes for trades. Pamir highway runs from Khorog in Tajikistan to Osh in Kyrgyzstan. One cannot be just excited to travel on this route, chills and thrills comes automatically while one travels on this highway. Landslides and rock fall is quite a regular phenomena here. Historically called Pamir Highway is now officially called M41. Most of the Pamir Highway is located in Tajikistan, situated in the middle of Central Asia with India to the south and China to the east, but the highway also goes through Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia.

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Pamir Highway Tajikistan

24. Fann Mountain, Tajikistan

Fann Mountains are part of the western Pamir-Alay mountain system and are primarily located in Tajikistan’s Sughd Province. Fann has got about hundred peaks and many of them rise above 5000 metres. These peaks make beautiful sights for tourists during different times of the day and months. The highest peak in the Fann mountain is Chimtarga Peak with an altitude of 5,489 metres. Some other high peaks are  Chapdara (5,050m), Bodkhona (5,138m), Zamok (5,070m), Maria (4,970m), Mirali (5,120m), and Zindon (4,800m). Fann has not got only high altitude peaks, but it has many beautiful lakes as well. Lakes in a mountain are always delight for travellers. Fann mountain is indeed beautiful. Sometimes referred to as Gem of Pamirs for its beautiful lakes and peaks Fann mountain is among best Places to Visit in Tajikistan.

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Fann Mountain Tajikistan

25. Bartang Valley, Tajikistan

Bartang Valley is one of the wildest valley and most remote path of crossing Pamir mountain. If you love bad unconventional roads, landslides, lot of difficulties yet full of solitude adventure then Bartang valley is must for your kind of travellers. Laid in the western Pamir range, Bartang valley will surely stay in your memory forever once you leave this amazing place in Tajikistan, Central Asia. Bartang valley is a more than delight for photographers and adventure lovers. Crossing this valley has become quite an adventure among travellers. You will get dramatic landscapes and friendly people in small village around the valley.

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Bartang Valley Tajikistan

26. Zeravshan Valley, Tajikistan

Zeravshan is a mountain range which falls in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Literal meaning of word Zeravshan in Tajik is Golden River. The Zeravshan valley receives water from Zerivshan river which crosses the valley. The valley is quite beautiful because this area is unique with its mountain landscape and it’s beautiful lakes. Full of beautiful lakes like Alauddin lake, Kulikalon lake, Iskanderkul lake and seven lakes of shing make the valley a famous tourism destination in Tajikistan and Central Asia. You can add this valley trip along with your Samarkand and Bukhara visit or you can arrange your trip to this valley from Panjakent.

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Zeravshan Valley Tajikistan

27. Ismoil Somoni Peak, Tajikistan

Ismoil Somoni Peak is the highest peak in Tajikistan. The mountain is named after Ismail Samani, a ruler of the Samanid dynasty. A mountain with variety of names like in 1933 it was named Stalin Peak, in 1962 Communism Peak and finally in 1998 Ismoil Somoni.

Ismoil Somoni Peak, Tajikistan

28. Peak Korzhenevskaya, Tajikistan

Peak Korzhenevskaya is the third highest in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan. It is one of the five “Snow Leopard Peaks” in the territory of the former Soviet Union.

Peak Korzhenevskaya, Tajikistan

29. AK-Baital Pass, Tajikistan

AK-Baital Pass is a mountain pass in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan. At 4655 meters it is the highest point of the M41 highway. The scenic beauty is a complete treat to the eyes of the visitors and must visit place for the tourists.

AK-Baital Pass, Tajikistan

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