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===South towards [[Tashkent]] (UZ) ===
 
===South towards [[Tashkent]] (UZ) ===
  
Take a bus to the Zhybek-Zhol car market located in the southern part of city, e.g. buses 35 or 111 the stop "Ogonek" near the Shymkent Hotel. From the Zhybek-Zhol bus stop walk a bit further along the road and then hitch from there.
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Take a bus to the Zhybek-Zhol (''Жыбек-Жолы'') car market located in the southern part of city, e.g. buses 35 or 111 the stop "Ogonek" near the Shymkent Hotel. From the Zhybek-Zhol bus stop walk a bit further along the road and then hitch from there.
  
 
== Places to Avoid ==
 
== Places to Avoid ==
  
Avoid the Old Town (''stary gorod'') at night, which has a high crime rate.
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Avoid the Old Town (''Старый город'') at night, which has a high crime rate.
  
 
[[Category:Kazakhstan]]
 
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Revision as of 13:23, 30 October 2010

Shymkent is a city in southern Kazakhstan.

Hitching In

Ask your driver to drop you off at Mega Center, which is a hub for public transport.

Hitching out

South towards Tashkent (UZ)

Take a bus to the Zhybek-Zhol (Жыбек-Жолы) car market located in the southern part of city, e.g. buses 35 or 111 the stop "Ogonek" near the Shymkent Hotel. From the Zhybek-Zhol bus stop walk a bit further along the road and then hitch from there.

Places to Avoid

Avoid the Old Town (Старый город) at night, which has a high crime rate.