Dushanbe travel guide

Dushanbe, on the Varzob River, is the capital of Tajikistan. On the east bank of the river is Rudaki Park, named for the classical poet. A statue of him stands under an ornate mosaic arch. Nearby is a massive Tajik flag, flying from a towering flagpole. The ancient Tajik warrior Ismoili Somoni is commemorated with a statue and gilded arch. Archaeological finds are displayed at the National Museum of Tajikistan .

Tajikistan National Museum

The Tajikistan National Museum is a museum in Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan.

Dushanbe Zoo

Dushanbe Zoo or Dushanbe Zoological Park was founded in 1960 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The zoo is located in the center of the city on the Luchob river bank, next to the Pamir Stadium, and measures roughly twice the size of the stadium.

Central Republican Stadium

The Pamir Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. It is officially known as the Central Republican Stadium. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium currently holds 24,000.

Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments

The Gurminj Museum of Musical Instruments is a museum located in the center of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, behind the Office of the Mayor on Bokhtar Street.