Istaravshan

(Cyropol)

Called Kir by the Parthians, Cyropol by the Alexander the Great and Ura-Tyube by the Russians, this small historic town has one of the best preserved old towns in

Tajikistan. Once you are here, enjoy an interesting maze of alleys of Shahri kuhna (old town), Mugh-Teppa fortress, 15th century Abdulatif Sultan 

Medressa also known as Blue Dome, impressive ceiling paintings of 19th century Havzi Sangin Mosque, town’s main Friday mosque Hazrati Shoh Mosque and Mausoleum and tin cupolas of the Mazori Chor Gumbaz, complex of tombs in the 17th century Sary Mazor (Yellow Tomb) with 600-year-old chinar trees.