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Discover Sayyidabad in Afghanistan

Sayyidabad in the region of Bāmīān is a town located in Afghanistan - some 78 mi or ( 126 km ) West of Kabul , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Sayyidabad

Local time in Sayyidabad is now 01:58 PM (Saturday) . 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: Topchi, Sumarah-ye 'Ali Ahmad, Soghdar, Surkh Joy, and Sayyidabad. When in this area, you might want to check out Topchi . 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 Sayyidabad ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Historic footage of Bamiyan statues

4:34 min by HSFAFilmClips
Views: 68787 Rating: 4.94

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 ..

Band-e Amir National Park (Dari)

20:01 min by USAIDAfghanistan
Views: 18627 Rating: 4.90

Band-e-Amir was officially declared Afghanistan's first national park in April 2009. USAID is funding the ongoing project to build the park and generate tourism in partnership with the Wildlife Conser ..

Let us not muddy the water (آب را گل نکنیم)

3:00 min by tsbbass
Views: 1788 Rating: 5.00

The photos are from a trip that I made to Band-e Amīr, in central Afghanistan, in July 2007. All are my photos except for the final panorama, which was taken by a friend. The poem is called "Water" by ..

NATO in Afghanistan - Reaching out to Afghan women

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A group of women in rural Bamiyan Province, west of Kabul, volunteer their time and resources to run a legal aid center and shelter for women. The center connects women with various government and int ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 2 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Bamyan Province, Hazarajat

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 2 km away
Tags: Airports in Afghanistan, Bases of the United States Air Force in Afghanistan, War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

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 2 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

Tupchi, Afghanistan

Tupchi (also Topchi, Topci, and Kala Topchi) is a village in Bamyan Province, Afghanistan.

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Located at 34.82 67.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Populated places in Bamyan Province

Hajigak Pass

The Hajigak Pass (hajji gak "little pilgrim") is situated at a height of 3,700 metres above sea-level and is one of the two main routes from Kabul to Bamiyan in central Afghanistan, leading across the Koh-i Baba range. The two main routes from Kabul to Bamiyan are from the south via the Hajigak Pass and from the north via the Shibar Pass. The journey via Shibar Pass is approximately 6 and half hours long covering around 237 km long.

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Located at 34.67 67.95 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Bamyan Province, Hazarajat, Mountain passes of Afghanistan