Breakfast, Drive To–kulob.
highlights of the Route from Dushanbe Include the Tunnel and Brief Views Down Over Nurek Reservoir and the Startling Sight of the Reconstructed 11th-century Hulbuk Fortress-palace At the Roadside in Kurbon Shaid. We Will Visit this Fortress and Having Visited We Will Continue the Read to Kulob (which Means Swampy Place or Rushes and Has also Been Called Kulab or Kulyab), is a City in Eastern Kulob District, Khatlon Province, Tajikistan. Located 203 Km Southeast of the Capital Dushanbe On the Yakhsu River (a Tributary of the Panj) At 580 M Above Sea Level; It is One of the Largest Cities in the Country (population 82,000). in September 2006 Kulob Celebrated Its 2700th Anniversary. Kulob is the Birthplace of the Current President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmonov. Part of the Khanate of Bukhara Since the 16th Century (the Emirate of Bukhara Since the 18th Century), the City Changed Its Name from Khatlon to Kulob in 1750. in 1921, After the Fall of the Bukhara Emirate. Lunch At the Local Restaurant.
Right in the Centre of Kulob, Near the Museum Lof Regional Studies, Surrounded By Century-old Sycamores, is the Mausoleum of the Prominent 14th Century Poet, Philosopher and Thinker Mir Said Ali Kha-madoni. His Son Muhammad, Sisters, Ves as Well as the Former Custodian of the Mausoleum and Mosque, Sheikh Shohi Toliqoni from the Afghan Town of Taloqan, are also Buried Here. the Mausoleum Was Built from Baked Bricks and Consist of a Domed Structure with Asymmetric Design. the Main Entrance is On the South-east Side. the Central Room, with a Portal Entrance and Dual Dome in Its Northeast Section, is the Core of the Structure and the Oldest Part, Dating Back to the Late 14th Century. Evening Departure to Dushanbe. O/n At Hotel «sheraton Dushanbe» 5*