The city has borders with Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan. Some Muslims believe that the city was named after the tomb of Ali ibn Abi Talib, the cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Mazar-i Sharif gained importance in the 19thcentury following a disease outbreak which occurred in Balkh.
Mazar-i-Sharif city center is 6 km from the airport and there is no public transport service.
You can get to Mazar-i-Sharif city center using the taxi service that operates from the airport exit between 07:00–19:00. As there are no meters in the taxis, you will need to negotiate a price with the driver. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is 400–500 afghani.
平均計程車價格： 400–500 afghani
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