Puppet Theatre, Dushanbe

Puppet Theatre, Dushanbe

This theater is also called "Lukhtak" and was opened by Zafar Javadov in 1985. This is one of the most preferred places for Dushanbe citizens and tourists. Funny and interesting performances both for kids and adults are waiting for you! Tajik artists do their best to make every performance look amazing and memorable. The building itself is very beautiful; it was made of different colourful bricks and together they depict people dancing and having fun. This place is worth the visit!

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Sight Map

Sight Name: Puppet Theatre
Sight Location: Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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.
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
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