Bagh-e Babur, Kabul Province

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Enjoy a peaceful walk through Bagh-e Babur--the blooming gardens that contradict the dusty appearance of the surrounding city. Established in the 16th century, the gardens contain the tomb of King Babur, the founder of this lush complex. Roses, wild cherries, and cypresses represent only a portion of what you can see here. Many festivals take place within the park, but you can also take a stroll, have a picnic, or read a book on the lawn. Go to the highest point of the gardens for a full view of the city. Work out when and for how long to visit Bagh-e Babur and other Kabul attractions using our handy Kabul travel itinerary planner.
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 wan...  more »
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  • June 5, 2017
    I saw a woman in a hole in the ground I fear for my life I escaped thank goodness I tell you what why can't find any pork or bacon around here geeez
  • June 24, 2017
    Plain but yet pretty. Keep quiet to embrace the moment
  • May 18, 2017
    I am doing a report on this country and I am NOT interested in this. I am having a tough time finding nice places in Afghanistan.
  • May 16, 2017
    Reall nice, happy to see this and i wish everywhere Afg become one day like this garden nice and green.
  • November 13, 2016
    One of the few available places for us Afghans to visit in Kabul, but anyway beautiful place. Green in all four seasons of the year.

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Accommodations in Kabul run on the expensive side, since security presents a particular concern. Short-term visitors may opt for a hotel, but if you're staying for longer, the city's many guesthouses might provide a more comfortable option. Luxury establishments cater to international visitors with clean, modern rooms, swanky decor, and lavish amenities including onsite restaurants, swimming pools, and fitness centers. Mid-range hotels and guesthouses provide basic rooms, some with Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and other services. Budget guesthouses offer shared bathrooms. Most lodgings cluster in the city center, with access to attractions and plenty of parks, while just a few hotels lie farther out to the west.
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