Bamyan Province Landmarks
(Afghanistan)

The landmarks listed below are located in Bamyan Province in Afghanistan.

Band-e Amir National Park

, Bamyan Province Afghanistan
Band-e Amir National Park
Band-e Amir National Park is Afghanistan's first national park. It is a series of six deep blue lakes separated by natural dams made of travertine, a mineral deposit. The Band-e Amir lakes are primarily a late spring and summertime tourism destination.top

Site of the Buddhas of Bamiyan

, Bamyan Province Afghanistan
Site of the Buddhas of Bamiyan
The Buddhas of Bamiyam were two 6th century monumental statues of standing buddha carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamiyam Valley. Built in 507 AD and 554 AD, they were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. Work has since begun on restoring the Buddhas.top


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