Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Tajikistan  /  Dushanbe  /  Sightseeing  /  National Library
National Library, Dushanbe
(4.3/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
Book lovers revel in the opportunity to visit National Library, which contains over 10 million books and manuscripts. Opened in 2012, this impressive multi-level building remains the largest library in Central Asia. As you walk along the grand hallways, you'll see large bust sculptures of famous heroes from Tajikistan history, literature and science. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Dushanbe holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the National Library and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Create a full Dushanbe itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Dushanbe

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Dushanbe by other users

17 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, culture, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM GERMANY January, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM DENMARK July, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM POLAND August, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Bishkek, Dushanbe & Almaty BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 4 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Tajikistan, Bishkek & Almaty BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Tajikistan BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The national library without doubt is one of the most exuberant of the capital Dushanbe, was able to attend our event with praise.
    View original
  • I paired my trip here with the obligatory visit to the monument to Ismoil Somoni. Interesting facade that seems to look almost a bit too stern to be a library. 
  • Located on the west of Ismail Somoni Statue and East of Tajikistan Monument.You wont miss it if you are in this Neighborhood 
Google
  • Huge library. It was built to look like an open book. It should be viewed from above so the resemblance can be seen. Checkpoint and individual cards are available. Books are sorted by departments. I am not sure about the variety of reading materials though.
  • Design like a giant soviet period building, but flat, no nice details. Who the architect???
  • Great view
  • Very hudge!!!
  • Good building! It would be during the Soviet era.
    View original