Khujand Day Tour from Tashkent

Khujand Day Tour from Tashkent

Khujand is one of the ancient cities in Central Asia: The age of the city is about 2500 years old . City was found by Cyrus- an Achaemenid emperor and was occupied by Alexander the Great rebuilt , strengthened it and named it: Alexandia furthest. During the centuries the city had very important position on the silk road trade: Connected Samarkand with Fergana Valley and China.
Taking tour to Khujand you will enjoy visiting the noisy and vibrant oriental bazaar "Paishanba" - the largest market in all of Tajikistan. You will be fascinated by the quiet streets, the variety of delicious fruits and the hospitality of the locals, ruins of fortresses, architectural monuments of XVI centuries.

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Stop At: Panjshanbe Market, Sharq street Panjshanbe Bazaar, Khujand 735700 Tajikistan

Panjshanbe Covered Market is one of Khujand's famous attractions. Panjshanbe means Thursday. In Dushanbe they traded on Mondays, and in Khujand on Thursdays.
The Panjshanbe bazaar is located in the very center of Khujand and in front of it is the mausoleum of Sheikh Muslihiddin. The bazaar consists of the main pavilion and many shops, tents, and shops adjacent to it. It is always very noisy here, as not only residents of the city come for shopping, but also guests from nearby villages.
The main feature of the Panjshanbe market is its unique architecture and decor. The construction of the pavilion was carried out in the middle of the twentieth century and was completed in 1964. The bazaar building combines elements of oriental and the Stalinist empire, and the decoration is harmoniously performed using the Soviet and Eastern styles.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Khujand Fortress, Tamburi St. 4, Khujand 735700 Tajikistan

Throughout the history of Khujand, in the centre of the city was its fortress. For 2500 years, the Khujand fortress expanded with the city, was destroyed by the conquerors, rebuilt again.
After archaeological excavations, it was found that the first fortress was erected in the VI-V centuries BC, and consisted of an embankment rampart gradually converted into thick walls of raw clay. Moreover, in addition to the fortress, there was a city wall covering 20 hectares.
During the heyday of the Great Silk Road, the Khujand fortress was rebuilt, as well as the city wall. However, the city grew even more, and was divided into three parts: the citadel, rabad and shahristan. At that time, the Khujand fortress was considered one of the most important city in Central Asia. However, the fortress was destroyed by Genghis Khan's army. In 1219-1220.
In 1999, part of the eastern wall of the Khujan fortress, dating back to the 8th-10th centuries, was restored.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Historical Local Lore Museum of Archeology and Fortification, Tamburi St. 4, Khujand 735700 Tajikistan

In 1999, part of the eastern wall of the Khujan fortress, dating back to the 8th-10th centuries, was restored and built the Museum of History and Local Lore of Archeology and Fortification adjoined it. This museum contains household items, ceramics and tools found at the excavation site of the fortress. In total, the museum’s fund contains 1,200 exhibits, most of which are available to visitors.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Mausoleum of Sheik Muslekheddin, Shark St. Panjshanbe Square, Khujand 735700 Tajikistan

This large memorial ensemble, located in the historical part of the city, was erected on the grave of Muslihiddin Khujandi - the ruler of the city of Khujand and poet who lived in the XII century. Sheikh Muslihiddin was a holy miracle worker. At first he was buried in the village of Unji (a suburb of Khujand), but his admirers moved the sheikh's ashes to the city and erected a mausoleum on this site. It was in the 12th century. Then the mausoleum was a small burial chamber of burnt bricks, decorated with terracotta. This tomb was destroyed during the Mongol invasion.
In the XIV century, the mausoleum was rebuilt again. Today the Sheikh Muslikhiddin Mausoleum is an architectural ensemble consisting of a mosque, a minaret of the 19th century (height over 20 m) and sheikh Muslikhiddin's mausoleum.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 07:30 AM
Duración: 7 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Uzbekistan Hotel, 45 Mirzamakhmud Musakhanov Street, Tashkent 100000, Uzbekistan
Traveler pickup is offered


  • Vostochny Airport, Tashkent Uzbekistan

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Transportation
  • Professional Certified Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Mausoleum of Sheik Muslekheddin
  • Entry/Admission - Panjshanbe Market
  • Entry/Admission - Khujand Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Historical Local Lore Museum of Archeology and Fortification

No Incluye

  • Tajikistan E-visa
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses


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