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'''Panjakent''' is a city in [[Tajikistan]], located on the way from [[Ayni]] to [[Samarqand]].
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'''Panjakent''' is a city in [[Tajikistan]], located on the road from [[Ayni]] to [[Samarkand]].
  
==Hitching Out==
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== Hitching out ==
===West towards [[Samarqand]]===
 
There is a border control point located 10 km away from town, there is a minibus from market. Save your time, traffic is low.
 
  
==Places to Visit==
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===West towards [[Samarkand]] ([[Uzbekistan|UZ]]) (A377 ===
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There is amazing huge archaeological cite of Old Zoroastrianiс Panjakent in southern part of town. Cite is located on the hill. Dated by 5-7th century. Available in 15 minutes afoot from center.
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There is a border control point located 10 km away from town. Take a minibus there from the market and hitch from the border. Traffic is low.
  
==Other Useful Info==
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The Border crossing between Panjakent and [[Samarkand has the most friendly staff among the Tajik-Uzbek border checkpoints.  
Border controls between [[Panjakent]] and [[Samarqand]] are most friendly among all Tajik-Uzbek border controls.
 
 
 
==Links==
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panjakent Panjakent] on Wikipedia
 
  
 
[[Category:Tajikistan]]
 
[[Category:Tajikistan]]
 
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Revision as of 16:43, 13 November 2010

Panjakent is a city in Tajikistan, located on the road from Ayni to Samarkand.

Hitching out

West towards Samarkand (UZ) (A377

There is a border control point located 10 km away from town. Take a minibus there from the market and hitch from the border. Traffic is low.

The Border crossing between Panjakent and [[Samarkand has the most friendly staff among the Tajik-Uzbek border checkpoints.