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Herat Citadel, Herat

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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Get to know Afghani cultural heritage by visiting Herat Citadel, which dates back to 330 BCE. Possibly built by Alexander the Great, the citadel was restored in 2011 and now features a museum dedicated to the history of the area. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Herat Citadel by using our Herat road trip planner.
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  • Very nice and beautiful citadel in heart of Herat city. Around citadel is very nice local bazaar and behind citadel you can bye the best and famous Afgan ice cream. Entrance is 500 Afgan for... 
    Very nice and beautiful citadel in heart of Herat city. Around citadel is very nice local bazaar and behind citadel you can bye the best and famous Afgan ice cream. Entrance is 500 Afgan for...  more »
  • Great monument! Beautiful ancient architect and building, one the thousand beautiful historic places of Afghanistan. 
    Great monument! Beautiful ancient architect and building, one the thousand beautiful historic places of Afghanistan.  more »
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  • This place is incredible and unbelievable. The history of this castle goes back to around 5K BC. The construction of this castle is amazing. It wonderful to see how people back then were so talented to build such a breathtaking castle.
  • This is an incredible place to visit.

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