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Bamiyan

The remains of the Buddhas. Once considered one of the wonders of the world, these tall stone carvings were destroyed by the Taliban in a notorious act of cultural vandalism.

65km

34.8267.82

Mazar-e Sharif

home to the impressively tiled Blue Mosque, and the staging point for trips into Uzbekistan

168km

36.767.12

Balkh

Once one of the greatest cities in the region and capital of ancient Bactria. Although much of it lies in ruins, the remaining architectural and cultural elements remain little changed since Alexander the Great set foot there.

176km

36.7580555666.89888889

Ghazni

in the south-east, between Kabul and Kandahar

177km

33.5568.4167
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Shahr-e Gholghola

human settlement in Afghanistan

67km

34.81881367.838997

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Band-e Amir National Park

Afghanistan
Band-e Amir National Park (Persian: بند امیر) is the first national park of Afghanistan. It is a stunning group of turquoise lakes in the Eastern zone of the country, in Bamyan Province. It sits high in the Hindu Kush at an altitude of 2900 m, and in 2013 about 6,000 local tourists visit the site each year. The area is protected by a small number of park rangers and most of the landmines are cleared.

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