Christian Cemetery, Kabul

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#4 of 9 in Historic Sites in Afghanistan
Take a walk through Christian Cemetery to discover the stories of many Westerners who lived and died in this city. An oasis of serenity in a city scarred by years of armed conflict, the graveyard contains the final resting places of mostly British soldiers, diplomats, aid workers, merchants, and explorers. Put Christian Cemetery on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kabul family vacation planner.
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  • May 19, 2017
    Easy to miss in the maze of kabul. But a truly reflective experience. The many foreigners who have sacrificed their lives for this nation is quite sobering. Reading the epitaphs puts life into perspec...  more »
  • November 16, 2016
    Sobering to remember by name those foreigners who died in Afghanistan during its turbulent history over many years, or, most poignantly, have made the supreme sacrifice more recently. We will remember...  more »
  • April 26, 2016
    Originally planned for the British it became the foreign cemetery in Kabul. Small, quiet and well maintained, it allows to to make account of the human ravages committed by successive wars.
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