Haji Yakoub Mosque, Dushanbe

Haji Yakoub Mosque, Dushanbe

This Mosque is one of the features of Islam in Dushanbe. It was created 200 years ago. It is quite big and can hold three thousand people. The building is very beautiful and its walls are decorated with colourful tiles. The mosque has a very tall crescent-topped minaret and the top of the dome is golden. Haji Yakoub was a religious man who was quite serious and well-known in Tajikistan.

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Haji Yakoub Mosque on Map

Sight Name: Haji Yakoub Mosque
Sight Location: Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: City Orientation Walk II  

Walking Tours in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Create Your Own Walk in Dushanbe

Create Your Own Walk in Dushanbe

Creating your own self-guided walk in Dushanbe is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Specialty Shopping in Dushanbe

Specialty Shopping in Dushanbe

Dushanbe is a very beautiful city. It is rather small, but there are some worthwhile places where you can enjoy a pleasant shopping experience. All of them are situated very near to each other, so it is easy to find them. Check out our tour guide that will lead you to the most popular shopping venues of Dushanbe.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
City Orientation Walk II

City Orientation Walk II

Relatively small in size, the city of Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, sits on the banks of the Varzob River and contains a number of notable sights, significant in terms of national history and culture. Among the local landmarks featured here are the Presidential Palace, Haji Yakoub Mosque, Komsomolskoe Lake, and more. To explore these and other attractions of Dushanbe in more detail, follow this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
City Orientation Walk I

City Orientation Walk I

Relatively small in size, the city of Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, sits on the banks of the Varzob River and contains a number of notable sights, significant in terms of national history and culture. The most prominent local landmarks include Rudaki Park, bearing the name of the Tajik poetry classic; the Ismoili Somoni statue and gilded arch; the National Museum of Tajikistan; and more. To explore these and other attractions of Dushanbe, follow this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km