Once upon a time this ancient town situated in beautiful valley was significant handmade and cultural place travel Central Asia. Dating back toward 5 centuries its name means five villages, which later grown up into a big prosperous city with defenses around, bazaars, temples and local leader mansion house.

Penjikent, Tajikistan Penjikent, Tajikistan Penjikent, Tajikistan

According advantageous location it was impossible for travelers or caravans, who went into Samarkand through the mountains, make a detour round. That’s why many ancient rulers tried conquer that place. After, important main withstand with Arabs this prosperous city was ruined. Nowadays, explorers will be able to find its remains.

Penjikent, Tajikistan Penjikent, Tajikistan Penjikent, Tajikistan


During archeological sites many ancient buildings, paintings, documents were found. Today, in outlying districts tourists can see settlement site, stronghold, various buildings, graveyard either other interesting things. Due to some founded documentation scientists will be able toward find out some facts from that period Central Asian people lifestyle.

Пик Ленина. Таджикистан