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Discover Nashar in Afghanistan

Nashar in the region of Bāmīān is a town located in Afghanistan - some 90 mi or ( 145 km ) West of Kabul , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Nashar

Local time in Nashar is now 06:37 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Soghdar, Surkh Joy, Shibartu, Sar-e Qol, and Qafilah Bashi. When in this area, you might want to check out Soghdar . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Nashar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Historic footage of Bamiyan statues

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A sequence on the Bamiyan statues from "Adventure in Afghanistan" from Hal, Halla and David Linker's television travelogue series, "The Wild, the Weird, and the Wonderful", circa 1973. The Cultural La ..

Old russian officers club in Kabul , Afghanistan

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Wide view from the ''russian officers club'' ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Bamyan Airfield

Bamyan Airfield is a former military airfield in the Bamyan Province of Afghanistan.

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Located at 34.81 67.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force in Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

Bamyan Airport

Bamyan Airport is an airport serving the city of Bamyan in Afghanistan.

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Located at 34.81 67.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Bamyan Province, Hazarajat

Buddhas of Bamiyan

The Buddhas of Bamiyan were two 6th century monumental statues of standing buddha carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan, 230 km northwest of Kabul at an altitude of 2,500 meters (8,202 ft). Built in 507 AD, (smaller), and 554 AD, (larger) the statues represented the classic blended style of Gandhara art. The main bodies were hewn directly from the sandstone cliffs, but details were modeled in mud mixed with straw, coated with stucco.

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Located at 34.83 67.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 2001 in Afghanistan, Aniconism, Anti-Buddhism, Archaeological sites in Afghanistan, Buddhist art and culture, Buildings and structures in Afghanistan, Central Asian Buddhist sites, Colossal Buddha statues, Destroyed landmarks, Islam and other religions, Mountain monuments and memorials, Silk Road, Taliban, Vandalized works of art, World Heritage Sites in Afghanistan

Koh-i-Baba

The Baba Mountain range (Pashto: بابا غر‎ Bâbâ Ǧar),Persian: کوه بابا&#8206) Koh-e Bâbâ is the western extension of the Hindu Kush, and the origin of Afghanistan's Kabul, Helmand, Arghandab and the Hari River. The mountain range is crowned by Foladi peak rising 4951 m; 16,244 ft. above sea level, and is located south of Bamyan, Afghanistan. The Koh-i-Firoz plateau merges farther to the west by gentle gradients into the Paropamise, and which may be traced across the Hari River to Mashad.

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Located at 34.65 67.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Mountains of Afghanistan