Ayni Opera & Ballet Theatre
National Museum of Antiquities of Tajikistan
Though the interior is dowdy and poorly illuminated, the archaeological collection here is excellent. In many cases what you'll see are...
The bustling and colourful Shah Mansur Bazaar is the heartbeat of Dushanbe trade and the best place to stock up on travel snacks from...
Museum of Musical Instruments
The Museum of Musical Instruments is also known as the Gurminj Museum after the owner, Badakhshani actor Gurminj Zavkybekov. There are...
Convivial Irish pub that's standing room only with expats after work on Friday evenings.
Bright, cheap basement cafeteria with a few Lenin portraits to relieve the stark white walls. Super-central but almost invisible beneath...
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Lonely Planet review
Built while WWII was raging, the 1942 Opera House was completely refitted in 2009 and its gardens re-landscaped in 2013. Classy interior. Mostly opera and ballet productions.