Explore a historic park containing Babur Tomb, the final resting place of the first Mughal emperor and a tentative World Heritage Site on the terraced slope of Kuh-e Sher Darwaza. Perched on the top of a tree-lined incline in one of the earliest surviving Mughal gardens, now revamped by an international foundation, the marble tomb inside the mausoleum is amazingly simple. Spanning 11.5 ha (28.5 ac), this peaceful and tranquil garden pavilion with 15 terraces offers views across the Kabul River toward snow-clad mountains, best viewed from the top terrace. The area makes a nice spot for families to visit on Fridays. Plan to visit Babur Tomb and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kabul attractions using our Kabul trip planner.
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The gardens were stunning, the architecture was beautiful, the view was to die for. It's just a shame one of the walls of the tomb was covered in blood from a recent bombing more »
I came on a Friday and the place was humming with people walking around and chatting to each other, just like anywhere else. Such a pleasure to see people relaxing and enjoying the weekend amidst... more »
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