Specialty Shopping in Dushanbe, 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.
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Specialty Shopping in Dushanbe Map

Guide Name: Specialty Shopping in Dushanbe
Guide Location: Tajikistan » Dushanbe (See other walking tours in Dushanbe)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Author: Maia
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Rohat Tea House (Shopping)

1) Rohat Tea House (Shopping)

This tea house is very popular in Dushanbe - "Rohat" is the true social hub of Dushanbe. While being the most popular tea house in town, for tourists and locals, its first floor is filled with small souvenir shops and the "RAI" art galley, where traditional Tijik art is for sale. You will find national crafts, from paintings to traditional costumes, dolls, painted plates and amazing figurines made of Pamir gemstones.
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Tajik Painters Union Hall

2) Tajik Painters Union Hall

Tajik Painters Union Hall is the most significant art venue of Dushanbe, featuring paintings of successful Tajik artists. There you'll find three floors of modern national art, including some interesting literature and albums about the country and its crafts and culture. You may also find beautiful Tajik carpets and colourful clothes, such as dresses and costumes. Most of the items displayed are for sale.
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TSUM

3) TSUM

This shop is the main and the biggest shopping venue in Dushanbe. Here you can find different clothes, traditional costumes, suzani embroidery, hats, Pamiri socks, Tajik toys and souvenirs, Tajik art works and crafts, ceramic Central Asian figures and many other beautiful things that are symbols of Tajikistan. The interior of the shop is very interesting: the windows are decorated with Tajik ornaments.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Silk Road

4) Silk Road

This shop is probably one of the best souvenir shops. If you are looking for something special to bring back home, you may find a lot of interesting and useful things here, for example, traditional Tajik robes, carpets and jewelery. Moreover, you may find the best silk materials and different things made of this fabric.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Modigliani

5) Modigliani

This shop is very small and sells paintings, embroidery and many more interesting items; you can even find beautiful jewellery. If you are looking for a traditional Tajik souvenir or a present for a friend or relative, you may discover beautiful embroidery, traditional carpets and Tajik toys here. The prices are affordable and the shop assistants are ready to help you anytime.
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Shamansur Bazaar

6) Shamansur Bazaar

Shamansur Bazaar is also known as Green Bazaar. This market is rather big, oriental and has almost everything you want. From the freshest food, like bread, dried fruits and meat, to different Eastern spices, clothes and souvenirs. Check out the Tajik gifts, works of art and numerous interesting items of Central Asia.

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 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