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Dushanbe— 3 nights
Little more than a small town at the turn of the 20th century, Dushanbe grew rapidly during the Soviet era and now serves as the national capital and home to nearly 800,000 people.Explore Dushanbe's surroundings by going to Nurek Dam (in Nurek) and Hisor Fortress (in Hisor). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Iskanderkul Lake, make a trip to Flagpole with the Flag of Tajikistan, view the masterpieces at NOOR ART GALLERY, and walk around Rudaki Park.
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If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Qurghonteppa International Airport. December in Dushanbe sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Dushanbe
Hisor Fortress, Nurek Dam, Iskanderkul Lake
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