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Botanical Garden of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan (on taj. language Garden "Iram") - 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. Garden area reaches - 30 hectares. 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. n the northern part of the Botanical Garden is located 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. After the founding of the Academy of Sciences of the Tajik SSR (1951), in the territory of the garden, in 1960s, for the Institute of Botany of the Academy of Sciences were built greenhouses . In the botanical garden are collected 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 created 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) mehmonhona (living room), a hamom (bath), dairies mills and so on. On the eve of 20 - anniversary of the independence of Republic of Tajikistan (2010 - 2011 gg.), 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. Along one of the main avenues of the garden were installed various exercise machines that have become a favorite place for citizens of the capital. Here was built a summer amphitheater , seating capacity is 1.5 thousand People. By the decision of the City Hall (Khukumat city) Dushanbe, the Botanical Garden of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan was renamed to the Garden "Iram". 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.



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