11 Reasons to Visit Afghanistan

Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia. It has a population of approximately 32 million, making it the 42nd most populous country in the world. Here are 11 Reasons to Visit Afghanistan.

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    National Museum of Afghanistan

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    The National Museum of Afghanistan, also known as the Afghan National Museum or sometimes the Kabul Museum, is a two-story building located 9 km southwest of the center of Kabul City.

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    Gardens of Babur

    The Gardens of Babur, locally called Bagh-e Babur, is a historic park in Kabul, and also the last resting-place of the first Mughal emperor Babur.

  3. 3

    Kabul Zoo

    The Kabul Zoo is located in Kabul, on the bank of the Kabul River. The director of Kabul Zoo is Aziz Gul Saqeb.

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    Id Gah Mosque

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    Id Gah Mosque or Eid Gah Mosque is the second largest mosque in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. It is considered the cardinal religious mosque in the country, where a million people offer Eid prayers twice a year.

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    Qargha Reservoir

    Qargha is a dam and reservoir in Afghanistan near Kabul. The reservoir and its peripheral areas provide for recreation facilities such as boating, surfing, golfing, etc and has a hotel on its bank.

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    Jama Masjid of Herat

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    The Jama Masjid of Herat, also known as the Masjid-i Jami' of Herat, and the Great Mosque of Herat is a mosque in the city of Herat, in the Herat Province of north-western Afghanistan.

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    Khyber Pass

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    The Khyber Pass is a mountain pass connecting Afghanistan and Pakistan, cutting through the northeastern part of the Spin Ghar mountains. An integral part of the ancient Silk Road, it is one of the oldest known passes in the world.

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    Museum of Islamic Art, Ghazni

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    It is located in Rauza, a suburb of Ghazni.

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    Sultan Masood Palace

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    The Mausoleum of Ahmed Shah Durrani

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    The Shrine of Baba Wali

    Source: zimbio.com

    Sitting on the banks of the Arghandab River is the Baba Wali Shrine , also known as Baba Sahib by Kandaharis. Gul Agha Sherzai, the twice-former Governor of Kandahar, fierce warlord and former mujahideen commander constructed the shrine at a cost of millions of dollars to honour one of his revered tribesmen.

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