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Jizzakh is situated about 110 miles (177 kilometers) southwest of Tashkent, the country's capital.
Traveling through Uzbekistan is an adventure, so make sure you take a road trip and visit a couple of the other villages, towns and cities in the vicinity of Jizzakh. Two examples of places within a relatively short distance of Jizzakh are Zaamin, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west, and Samarkand, 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the northeast.
Samarkand, is another good place to head to. It is 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Jizzakh and offers a number of interesting things to see and do, such as Shakh-i-Zinda, Ulugbek's Observatory and Ulugbek Madrasah. If you have enough time, consider checking out St. John Roman Catholic Church, Bibi-Khonym Mosque and Sher Dor Madrasah before heading back to Jizzakh.
No matter what your spiritual beliefs, you're sure to find a little enlightenment at Uzbekistan's mosques and other places of worship.
Check out some of the area's great winter attractions. Locals and tourists alike enjoy snowboarding here. Skiing is also popular.
The food here has its own aromas and flavors so take the time to try some of the more popular local dishes. Mutton and also rice are popular ingredients here. There are many special food options here. Taste bademjan (eggplant salad) or chuchvara soup (small boiled dumplings). Finish with exotic fruit platter (slices of various fruit), a common dessert. To prolong your pleasant evening, go out for a drink in a bar that serves regional wines. Order Shirin (dessert wine) or Aleatiko (dessert wine). For a typical non-alcoholic option, enjoy the flavors of kefir (thick drinking yoghurt).
For those who plan on traveling by air, it's good to remember that the nearest major airport is Khudzhand Airport, 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the east of Jizzakh.