Afghanistan Developments, Contemporary Building Project News, Design, Properties
Contemporary Afghan Buildings – New Asian Built Environment, Property + Design Links
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Building Developments
South Asia and Central Asia Architectural Projects + Key New Property Designs, alphabetical:
Afghanistan Architecture Designs – chronological list
Location: Afghanistan, Asia
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Historical places include the cities of Herat, Kandahar, Ghazni, Mazar-i-Sharif, and Zaranj. The Minaret of Jam in the Hari River valley is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
A cloak reputedly worn by Islam’s prophet Muhammad is kept inside the Shrine of the Cloak in Kandahar, a city founded by Alexander and the first capital of Afghanistan. The citadel of Alexander in the western city of Herat has been renovated in recent years and is a popular attraction for tourists.
In the north of the country is the Shrine of Ali, believed by many to be the location where Ali was buried. The National Museum of Afghanistan is located in Kabul.