Ajina-Tepa Buddhist Monastery, Wakhsh District

The ruin of the Buddhist cloister of of Ajina-Tepa (Devil’s Hill) is located in the southwestern part of Kizilsoy village in the Wakhsh district of Khatlon province. This ancient monument is situated 12 km north of the Bokhtar city (former Qurghonteppa). The site is approximately 85 km far to the south of the capital city […]

Khoja Mashhad Mausoleum and Madrasa

The madrasa and mausoleum of Khoja Mashhad or “Double mausoleum” are located in the village of Sayodivillage of the village council (jamoat) of Talbak Sadriddin in Shahritus district. It is located 6 km south of the village of Shaartuz in the direction of the village of Ayvaj, on the bank of the Kafirnihon River. The […]

Kofir Qala

Kofir Qala is located at the western outskirt of the centre of Jaloliddini Balkhi district. The district is located 32 km far from the city of Bokhtar, which is the center of Khatlon province. The citadel of Kafir Qala was reportedly built in 1-3 century and functioned till the 8th century. According to historians, Kofirqala […]

Takhti Sangin

Takhti Sangin is perhaps the most famous ancient site in Tajikistan. It is situated 34km far from Qabodiyon district at the confluence of two tributaries of Amudarya (Oxus): the Wakhsh and Panj rivers. Thе origin of the site is traced back to IV century B.C. The total area of this site is 75 hectares. Takhti […]

Mausoleum of Mir Said Ali Hamadoni

The mausoleum of Mir Said Ali Hamadani (1314-1384), the great Tajik-Persian poet, philosopher, and scientist is located in Ismoil Somoni square. It is nearby the shops, the Hotel Khatlon, and the Kulob Monument which was constructed in 2006 to commemorate the 2700 anniversary of the city. History and architecture The mausoleum was built by the […]

Mausoleum of Khoja Shaqiq Balkhi

While travelling from Dushanbe to Kulob, visitor can pass the village of Khoja Shaqiq, now Sebiston. There is a beautiful mausoleum located on the hill of this village at a distance of 2 km from the main road. The date of the construction of mausoleum is not known, but it was built to honor the […]

The Mausoleum of Mawlono Obiddin

The mausoleum of Mavlono Obiddin is an historical monument located the south-eastern part of the Korez village of Dangara district. The building of the mausoleum was destroyed in 1940s, and its bricks were used to construct a bathhouse for the kolkhoz (collective farm). The remains of a tomb made of baked bricks were find inside […]

Khoja Mumin Salt Moutain

The salt mountain of Khoja Mumin is located in the south of Tajikistan, 25 kilometres southwest of Kulob the shore of the Yakhsu River in Vose district. Khoja Mumin in shape resembles a giant dome, towering 900 m above the surrounding plain (absolute height 1332 m). It is visible from kilometers away. The residents of […]

The Fortress of Miri Baljuwon

The Miri Baljuvon Fortress is located on the hill in the Baljuvon district. The fortress is located in the village and jamoat of Baljuwon and is built of baked red brick and consists of a large dome and two small domes. There is an entrance from the front part of the castle, with a carved […]

The Mausoleum of Shah Ne’matullahi Wali (Zarobi)

This mausoleum is located on the banks of the Baljuvon River between the Sari Mazor and Toyir rivers, in the village of Sari Mazor of the village council named after Safar Amirshoev in the Baljuvon district. The building of the mausoleum has a rectangular shape and is made of burnt square tiles. The interior is […]