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Tikar Destination Guide

Delve into Tikar in Afghanistan

Tikar in the region of Bāmīān is a city in Afghanistan - some 84 mi or ( 135 km ) West of Kabul , the country's capital .

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Current time in Tikar is now 08:28 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tol-e Baghir, Tikar, Sumarah-ye 'Ali Ahmad, Soghdar, and Shekh Raza. While being here, make sure to check out Tol-e Baghir . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Tikar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

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

3:06 min by NATOCOMMUNITY
Views: 1250 Rating: 4.00

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 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 10 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 10 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 12 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 16 km away
Tags: Mountains of Afghanistan