Writers’ Union Building

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Writers’ Union Building information

Dushanbe , Tajikistan
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Lonely Planet review

Tajikistan’s Persian past is invoked in the facade of the Writers’ Union Building. It’s adorned like a medieval cathedral with saintly, sculpted-stone figures of Sadruddin Ayni, Omar Khayam, Firdausi and other writers from the Persian pantheon.