The Buddha statues of Bamyan were two enormous statues of the Buddha, measuring 55 and 37 meters tall, located in the Bamyan valley of Afghanistan. Carved into the side of a cliff in the 6th century, they were considered to be some of the largest standing Buddha statues in the world. Unfortunately, both statues were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001, as part of their campaign against idolatry. Though their loss was a tragedy, the Buddha statues of Bamiyan remain a powerful symbol of the beauty and complexity of Afghanistan's cultural heritage.

Band-e ahmir national Park

The remains'of the Buddahs of Bamyan

The red city of Bamyan is a picturesque and historic city located in central Afghanistan. It is known for its stunning red sandstone cliffs and unique Buddhist architecture. 1500 years ago. Bamyan is also the mother of several ancient caves and rock formations that are popular with hikers and nature enthusiasts.

Shar-e Zahak the red city

Shar-e Gholghola the city of screams

Band-e Amir National Park is a set of six outstanding lakes in the province of Bamyan, in the central highland of Afghanisan, they are surrounded by towering mountains. Additionally, the surrounding area is home to a great number of historic and cultural sites.

Shar-e Gholghola, like the red city, is an ancient scenic city in Bamyan, it was the best guarded place during the Mongol's invasion lead by Gengis Khan. The city fell by treason and gained its nickname after all his inhabitant were murdered by the bloodthirsty conquerors.