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Barkhul Destination Guide

Explore Barkhul in Afghanistan

Barkhul in the region of Ghowr is a town in Afghanistan - some 261 mi or ( 419 km ) West of Kabul , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Barkhul

Current time in Barkhul is now 12:00 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sar-e Ushan, Talow, Shahrak, Qarghah Naw, and Mazari Sharif. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sar-e Ushan . Where to go and what to see in Barkhul ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Minaret of Jam

The Minaret of Jam is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in western Afghanistan. It is located in the Shahrak District, Ghor Province, by the Hari River. The 62-metre high minaret, surrounded by mountains that reach up to 2400m, was built in the 1190s, entirely of baked-bricks. It is famous for its intricate brick, stucco and glazed tile decoration, which consists of alternating bands of kufic and naskhi calligraphy, geometric patterns, and verses from the Qur'an.

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Located at 34.40 64.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Ghōr Province, World Heritage Sites in Afghanistan