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How much do things cost in Kulob?
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre $462.05
1 Pair of Nike shoes $71.08
Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre $264.03
Water bottle (1.5 liter) $0.48
Local draught beer $1.52
Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre $71.08
Monthly Pass (local transport) $5.05
Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend) $6.09
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff $0.04
Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data) $176.56
* All price are converted to USD

About Kulob

In the landlocked country of Tajikistan, there is much history to tell especially knowing that this country was once part of the powerful Soviet Union in the late 20th century. One of the interesting cities in this country is Kulob. In English, this name translates to swampy place. This city is about 203 kilometers away from the southeastern side of Dushanbe, the country’s capital. It is located on the Yakhsu River and is part of the Khatlon Province. The city began as part of the Bukhara Emirate during the 18th century, and after the fall of the emirate, the Soviet took over from 1921 until the soviet’s dissolution in early 1990s. In 2006, the city celebrated its 270th anniversary of inception.

As a foreign tourist, you can get here via the local airport. The Kulob Airport is operated by the government and has frequent flights to a few major cities in Russia. Therefore, you can get cheap flights to Kulob with connecting flights to the Russian cities it has services at. From the airport, you can easily get to your hotel in the downtown area using the marshrutkas as well as the regular taxis. You may probably spend $5 or more for the fare. The city of Kulob is very possible for you to walk around in. Since there are not much tourist attractions here, you can complete your tour in one or two days. Getting around is possible by walking and using the taxi or marshrutkas.

The city is divided into two – the downtown of Kulob in the southeastern part and the Baljovan to the northwestern part. There are some archeological sites here such as Holbok and in Bolyan mountains located in Dangara in which Neolithic artifacts are dug. There is also a site in Sakanasor featuring Greco-Bactrian and this is located in Panj. The Amir Sayyed Hamadani Mausoleum is another tourist attraction in this city attracting pilgrims.

If you are looking for a nice accommodation here, you will find few hotels in Kulob that can cater to your needs at a very affordable per night rate. You can complete your tour here in a day and hence, there may be no need to look for hotel. It is recommended that you use online booking sites in getting cheap flights to Kulob because this is the most convenient way to locate one.

Information about travelling to Kulob

  • Currency exchange rate
    $1.00(TJS) = $0.1(USD)
  • Minimum temperature during the year in Kulob
    -80 °C
  • Average temperature in summer for Kulob
    33 °C
  • Average rain for this month in Kulob
    57 mm