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Beautiful historic gardens in Kabul

Bagh-e Babur (or Gardens of Babur) is a beautiful, historical park in Kabul. The site is located on... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2014
DelanA82
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Melbourne, Australia
Lovely place to relax on a sunny afternoon in Kabul

A charming, peaceful park to stroll, picnic, people-watch, and smell the flowers. Great getaway... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2014
KrisfromSF
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San Francisco, California
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Dec 20, 2014
“Beautiful historic gardens in Kabul”
Oct 19, 2014
“Lovely place to relax on a sunny afternoon in Kabul”
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Reviewed December 20, 2014

Bagh-e Babur (or Gardens of Babur) is a beautiful, historical park in Kabul. The site is located on the slopes of Kuh-e Sher Darwaza, southwest of the old city of Kabul. There is a small entrance fee to pay around 100 Afghani. It is more...More

3  Thank DelanA82
Reviewed October 19, 2014

A charming, peaceful park to stroll, picnic, people-watch, and smell the flowers. Great getaway from the traffic and streets of Kabul.

3  Thank KrisfromSF
Reviewed October 15, 2014

Bagh-e Babur, Babur's gardens, are a beautiful little sanctuary from Kabul city, secure enough for expats to wander around, and one of the rare places where you can see Afghan couples and families wandering around and picknicking, with women who've pulled off their burkas. The...More

1  Thank pbconspiracy65
Reviewed February 19, 2014

I went during the winter so nothing was blooming, and nobidy was there except for the workers. Tourists pay 10X more for the entrance but really it's still very cheap. I really admired the size and beauty of this place that was built in the...More

2  Thank Robrrr
Reviewed May 6, 2012

OK, I would have liked a more authentic restoration of the lower portion of the garden, but that's quibbling. The massive numbers of daily visitors - Afghan mothers with their children, and families, and students - testify to the enormous contribution this park makes to...More

2  Thank checkpointcheryl
Reviewed October 21, 2010

Take a picnic, a rug and a good book, and forget where you are for an afternoon. Visit the tomb and let the guards tell you about it, in their unique style. If there's an exhibition at the palace, take a look inside at the...More

4  Thank DH76
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