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Buddhist Monastery

Showing the ancient diversity of the country is the ruins of the Buddhist Monastery Ajine-Tepa... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
JGDynamo
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New Brunswick, Canada
Beautiful and Calm place

Very nice to visit but before visiting, visit the Museum of Antiquities in Dushanbe to see Lord... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
msagar
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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23 May 2018
“Buddhist Monastery”
21 Apr 2016
“Beautiful and Calm place”
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| 12 km from Qurghonteppa, Qurghonteppa, Tajikistan
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Showing the ancient diversity of the country is the ruins of the Buddhist Monastery Ajine-Tepa. With Islam majorly and Christianity represented throughout the region it is interesting to come across a Buddhist place and know once it was a major centre for Buddhism in the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

Very nice to visit but before visiting, visit the Museum of Antiquities in Dushanbe to see Lord Buddha that was removed from Ajina Teppa and to learn the history - a must for any Buddhist and Archaeologically inclined.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Buddhism has long faded away in Tajikistan, and so has the monastery at Ajina-Teppa, which loosely translates as "Witch's Hill." The site was excavated during the Soviet period and the reclining Buddha statue and other artefacts were sent to a museum in Dushanbe. What you...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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