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National Museum of Tajikistan

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Address: Ismoil Somoni Ave, Dushanbe 734025, Tajikistan
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+992 372 21 6036
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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Buddha is a gem of museum

There are plenty of historical showpieces there, and findings from different locations and excavations of Tajikistan. But definitely Buddha is the main reason tourists visit the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Munisa Y
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are plenty of historical showpieces there, and findings from different locations and excavations of Tajikistan. But definitely Buddha is the main reason tourists visit the museum. We met a good lady working in the museum who commented on showpieces and exhibits - this made our visit informative and interesting.

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

The colorful collection of Tajik costumes was already a treat for me as I like handwoven and traditional fabrics and costumes. What nourished my soul is the huge ancient reclining Buddha on the second floor. That in itself is worth the visit. The remaining intricate details of the image is amazing, the folds of the robe, the face, the expression... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Amazingly ancient displays, enjoyed the varieties of crystals from the mountains, the static display of animals, fish, birds etc found in Tajikistan, a fascinating country seen in through the displays in the museum.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Well worth a visit. An impressive new building, with some very good displays and interesting artefacts. A shame though that they felt the need to airbrush their bitter last century civil war out of the otherwise good display on the history of the country.

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Thank KMLondon22
Ashdod, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

An impressive building. A Large exhibit of the Tajik history. On the first floor, ancient history of Tajikistan and a beautiful exhibition of Tajik's fauna,

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Located in the middle of the Rudaki Park complex, it covers from ancient times to the modern day. Reasonable way to spend a few hours.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The National Museum of Tajikistan is an imposing building with a large park complex surrounding it. At the center of the park is the world's tallest flagpole. Each floor is different and there seem to be samples of Tajik history from all eras. The basement floor has a replica of a reclining Buddha found at the Ajina-Tepe Buddhist monastery and... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Modern building situated in a park, near the largest flag of Tadzhikistan. The collection is a nice overview of Tadzhik and central Asian history.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

First of all don't expect anything close to a fancy Western style museum with things like audio guide or multi media. Nevertheless it's worth to stroll this place and having a knowledgeable guide with you will help a lot as there's nearly nothing in English. The room of the laying Buddha has a great atmosphere and we were especially impressed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

There are some amazing artifacts here, we did a guided tour to fully appreciate everything it had to offer.

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