Dushanbe, Tajikistan

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dushTajikistan is located in Central Asia surrounded by Afghanistan, China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. The country is known for its rugged mountains. Tourists love to hike and climb.

The capital is Dushanbe, the largest city in the country. In the Tajik language Dushanbe means Monday. Perhaps this is the place where everyone can lose their Monday blues. The reason it was so named was that the city grew out of a village which originally had a popular market on Mondays. Visitors will notice that there is a blend of ancient and Soviet-era architecture. After the dangerous Civil War during the 1990s the city has become an oasis of calm.

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The National Museum of Antiquities of Tajikistan opened its doors in 2013. Here visitors can delight in archaeological exhibits, both real and recreated. To get a view of how things looked in the 7th century take a look at the reconstruction…

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