Panjshanbe Bazaar

Panjshanbe Bazaar

Covered market Panjshanbe is one of the most colorful sights of Khujand. which is located in the center of Khujand, opposite Sheikh Muslihiddin mausoleum. Panjshanbe is considered as one of the oldest markets of Tajikistan.

The Silk Road which passes Khujand city had always made Panjshanbe to be crowded with traders and tourists.The bazaar consists of the main pavilion and many stalls, tents and shops adjust to it.Panjshanbe bazar has many shops offering different kinds of goods and services. It is always noisy there since not only residents of the city but also neighboring villages flock there for shopping.
The main feature of the Panjshanbe market is its unique architecture and design. Construction of the pavilion took place in the middle of the 20th century and finished in 1964. There is a semi-spherical portal above the central entrance adorned with a bright painting and sculptures of man and woman on the sides. When you enter, you will see a long arched hall with a row of columns.
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