Park Iram

Park Iram

Botanical Garden of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan

To describe this city a book with 1,000 pages is not enough. It is better if you see it yourself.  Botanical Garden is located in the northern part of the left bank of Dushanbe. Botanical Garden is located in Ismail Somoni district in Dushanbe and exits to the west side on the edge of the river bank –Dushanbinka.

The central entrance to the garden is organized from the east. Alley exits to the glass greenhouse where from are started alleys and roads of Botanical Garden. In the northern part of the Botanical Garden is located the area of Institute of Botany of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan. The Botanical Garden was established in Dushanbe in the middle of1930s.
At the entrance to the garden are growing trees planted by the first members of the Institute of Botany in the middle of1930s. In the botanical garden are collecting samples of trees and bushes from almost all corners of the world, many of which are already included in the Red Book of Nature.
Botanical Garden is one of the places of rest of citizens and place for educational tourism. In 2007, on the north side of the greenhouse was to create an ethnographic reserve of folk architecture in the open air. Here at the garden were built traditional houses of inhabitants of different regions of Tajikistan and special buildings – alouhona (the Taj, Lang. – Summer Dutch oven) mehmonkhona (living room), a hamom (bath), dairies mills and so on. According to a new project on the territory of the garden were brought and built wooden aivans (arbor) encrusted with eastern ornament. Near dozen of aivans were installed animal sculptures and benches for visitors. Garden “Iram” turned into a recreation park of citizens here are mainly carried out mass-cultural activities of the city. On weekends are held exhibitions of craftsmen, artists, and local businesses.
admin