February 01, 2011
Locals and travelers have come together at the Panjshanbe Market since the days of the Silk Road. At that time, it was open only on Thursdays, which is how the market got its name --"panishanbe" is "Thursday" in Persian. Though the Silk Road is long gone, the market continues to thrive. The Bootstrap team had a few moments to catch the sites and personality of this cavernous place that is the true heart of Khujand. We present a few of the highlights.