In the country of Tajikistan – everything is spinning around Pamirs

Possessing an immense mountain landscape, the country of Tajikistan is an ideal direction for climbers and ecological tourism fans, and the ancient Silk Road routes will open some unique landscapes, when viewed, which, breathtaking.

The sights of Tajikistan

The capital of Tajikistan, Dushanbe found her refuge in the Gissar Valley, near the border with Afghanistan, relations with which the country of Tajikistan cannot boast. Known thanks to the famous bazaar, the city was a small aul until 1927, when the Transkaspian railway came here. The city has a beautiful mosque, exotic for these places of the synagogue, built in the 19th century, the Orthodox Church and the delightful opera theater, decorated with original columns. Even in Dushanbe you can visit the Museum of the United Tajikistan and the Ethnographic Museum.

Near the capital is the port of Hissar (Hissar), whose sights are: destroyed citadel, two Islamic seminaries, caravanserai and mausoleum. Further to the west are the ruins of the ancient Sogdian fort, which is glorious, exceptional beauty, frescoes, and south, you can see the remains of the Buddhist church of Kurgan-Tyube.

Of course, the main attraction of Tajikistan is Pamir, which is considered one of the least investigated regions of the world. It was because of him that the country of Tajikistan attracted climbers and hunters of the entire former Soviet Union. Incredibly colorfully Lake Muragazor, which consists of seven small lakes, shining with various shades, depending on the time of day and weather conditions.

National cuisine of Tajikistan

Tajik cuisine does not shine with diversity, but prepared dishes are tasty and satisfying. Among them are: Sanbuse – meat, tsukkini and potatoes wrapped in cakes, yakhni – cold meat, shurba nakhud – pea soup, Kham shurba – green soup, Qurma shurba – frustration of meat with vegetables, ash – pilaf made of rice, meat, onions, carrots.

Weather in Tajikistan

The climatic conditions of Tajikistan depend on the relief height. In January, which is considered the coldest, in the valleys the temperature ranges from minus 2 to plus 5 degrees, and on the highlands it may drop to minus 30. The same can be said about July, the warmest month of the year: in the valleys-23-30 degrees, on the highlands-5-15 degrees of heat. There are sandstorms in the valleys, and in the mountains of Buran. Such winds can last for weeks, so they need to be taken into account if the country of Tajikistan is listed in the plans of the next journey.