UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tajikistan

Tajikistan UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The UNESCO Sites in Tajikistan have resulted from the recognition of 2 cultural and natural landmarks as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tajikistan and 17 locations on the Tajikistan UNESCO tentative list. These touristic sites in Tajikistan are acknowledged for their unique and valuable cultural, natural, artistic, and historic significance, and are preserved for future generations to enjoy.

In addition to these 2 sites in the Tajikistan UNESCO list, there are many other places to travel to Tajikistan that are being considered for UNESCO recognition. These sites, listed on the tentative list, showcase the rich cultural heritage of the country and are waiting for approval to join the prestigious and famous World Heritage Sites list.

To help visitors discover these remarkable Tajikistan tourist attractions, we have put together an interactive map of the UNESCO sites in Tajikistan.

Tajikistan UNESCO Map

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Tajikistan UNESCO Map

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tajikistan

There are 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tajikistan. All of these Two sites are listed under the Cultural category.

  • Proto-urban Site of Sarazm
  • Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tajikistan are protected locations for their cultural and natural importance.

Proto-urban Site of Sarazm

Considered one of the oldest urban settlements in Central Asia. It dates back to the 4th millennium BCE and is famous for its well-preserved ruins of the Bronze Age civilization. Visitors can admire the remains of residential buildings, workshops, and public spaces that reflect the advanced urban planning and economic systems of the time. The site offers a unique window into the early stages of urbanization in Central Asia and is a must-visit for history and archaeology enthusiasts.

Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs)

Tajik National Park is a protected area located in Tajikistan’s heart of the Pamir Mountains. The park is home to breathtaking landscapes, rare flora, and fauna, and some of the world’s highest peaks, including Communism Peak, Ismoil Somoni Peak, and Lenin Peak. The park offers a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountaineering, and horseback riding, making it a perfect destination for adventure and nature lovers. Visitors can also learn about the local culture and history by visiting nearby villages and ancient fortresses. Overall, Tajik National Park is a unique and unforgettable destination that combines natural beauty, adventure, and cultural heritage.

Tajikistan UNESCO tentative list

  1. Mausoleum of “Amir Khamza Khasti Podshoh”
  2. The Site of Ancient Town of Takhti-Sangin
  3. The Site of Ancient Town of Baitudasht IV
  4. Mausoleum of “Khoja Mashkhad”
  5. Buddhistic cloister of Ajina-Tepa
  6. Mausoleum of “Hodja Nashron”
  7. The Site of Ancient Town of Pyanjekent
  8. Mausoleum of “Mukhammad Bashoro”
  9. The Site of Ancient Town of Shahristan (Kahkakha)
  10. Fann mountains
  11. Tigrovaya Balka
  12. Zakaznik Kusavlisay
  13. State reserve Dashti Djum
  14. Zorkul State Reserve
  15. Silk Roads Sites in Tajikistan
  16. Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor
  17. Khulbuk – the capital of ancient Khuttal

Tours in Tajikistan

Our choices of tours in Tajikistan are divided into thematic features such as Dushanbe, Proto-urban Site of Sarazm, and the Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs) Experience.