"Smugglers Bazaar" Top 5 Page for this destination Peshawar Things to Do Tip by JohnniOmani

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by JohnniOmani

On the road to the Khyber Pass, out on the fringes of Peshawar, several kilometres beyond Hayatabad and just before you enter the Tribal Areas is this strange bazaar. The place for contraband use to be in Landi Kotal at the Khyber Pass but now this criminal paradise has moved closer to the city of Peshawar. Dont expect turbans and merchants but rather VCRS, clothes and shoes. The far end (usually off limits to foreigners) is the area where you can purchase everything from an AK 47 to a sub machine gun to any type of drug or illegal substance. The bazaar is safe enough during daylight but absolutely not at night as Pakistani police can help you, quite an eye opening place.

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  • Written Apr 15, 2006
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