Dushanbe Vacations & Travel Packages!
The capital and largest city of Tajikistan, Dushanbe is situated at the confluence of two rivers- Kofarnihon and Varzob. The city features Mediterranean climate with hot and dry winters and chilly but not very cold winters. After the creation of Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic, the city was made into a center of cotton and silk production with attracted thousands of people that relocated to the city. In the city, there are few attractions to explore and some beautiful landscapes to look at.
Places of Interest in Dushanbe
Statue of Ismail Samani
The most remarkable monument in the city, Statue of Ismail Samani occupies a prominent section of real estate in the Maydan-e-Azadi (Freedom Square). It is the statue of Ismail Samani, who was the 10th century ruler of the region. The statue had replaced an older statue of Lenin.
Ayni Opera & Ballet Theatre
The leading musical theater in the country, Ayni Opera & Ballet Theatre is the center of the cultural life of Dushanbe. The theater boasts classy interior. Visitors can enjoy opera and ballet productions here at Ayni Opera & Ballet Theatre.
Located in the heart of Dushanbe on the Luchob river bank, Dushanbe Zoo is an excellent place to visit for nature lovers and wildlife buffs. There are around 600 animals kept in this zoo, including both indigenous and foreign species of African and Asian fauna. Some of the major fauna species kept here are brown bear, jaguar, lion, snow leopard, raccoon, and more.