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AFGHANISTAN Bamiyan province Shahr-e-Zohak Between Kabul and Bamiyan the southern route Shahr-e-Zohak Red city

Ruins archaeologists believe dates as early as the 6th Century A.D. A fortress was built atop the red cliffs to protect the entrance to the city of Bamiyan during the reign of the Shansabani King in the 12-13th Centuries AD. Withstood an attack led by Genghis Khans grandson in 1221 he was wounded and Genghis Khan took revenge on the Bamiyan valley

© Jane Sweeney eye ubiquitous / hutchison

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Buddha of Bamiyan | Afghanistan

Salsaal was the larger of the two buddha status of Bamiyan.The Buddhas of Bamiyan were two 6th century monumental statues of standing buddha carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamiyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan, 230 km northwest of Kabul at an altitude of 2, 500 meters. Built in 507 AD (smaller), and 554 AD, (larger) the statues represented the classic blended style of Gandhara art. They were dynamited and destroyed in March 2001 by the Taliban, on orders from leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, after the Taliban government declared that they were un-islamic

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Afghanistan, Bamiyan Province, Cliffs with empty niche where the famous carved Budda once stood
AFGHANISTAN, Bamiyan Province, Bamiyan, View of Bamiyan valley and village showing cliffs with empty niche where the famous carved Budda once stood

© Jane Sweeney

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