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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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== Hitchhiking out ==
  
===North/South/West/East towards [[City]]===
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=== West towards [[Samarkand]] ([[Uzbekistan|UZ]]) (A377) ===
  
==Hitching In==
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'''N.B. that since 2011 border controls to Samarkand are only for locals.'''
  
==Places to Visit==
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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.
  
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. Avalable in 15 minutes afoot from center.
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The Border crossing between Panjakent and Samarkand has the most friendly staff among the Tajik-Uzbek border checkpoints.
  
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{{IsIn|Tajikistan}}
  
 
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==Places to Avoid==
 
 
 
==Accommodation and Sleep==
 
 
 
==Other Useful Info==
 
 
 
Border controls between [[Panjakent]] and [[Samarqand]] are most friendly amoung all Tajik-Uzbek border controls.
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 14:17, 16 July 2012

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

Hitchhiking out

West towards Samarkand (UZ) (A377)

N.B. that since 2011 border controls to Samarkand are only for locals.

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.