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Afghanistan Travel and Tourism Information on Travel Notes
Afghanistan travel and
tourist information with
links to official travel and
tourism websites and state
resources for visitors to
Afghanistan is chiefly a mountainous country; the Hindu
Kush and Kyber Pass, connecting Afghanistan and Pakistan, once
a magnet for adventurous travellers.
Kabul - The Capital of
Shah Durrani unified the
Pashtun tribes and founded
Afghanistan in 1747. The
country served as a buffer
between the British and
Russian Empires until it won
independence from notional
British control in 1919.
Countries neighbouring Afghanistan:
Weather in Asia:
Local weather forecasts for destinations around Asia.
Afghanistan has no railways, and travel within the country is made
more difficult by the rugged terrain.
Rivers are used for transporting timber, but they are not navigable,
so camels and other pack animals are widely used for transporting goods over the mountain
Flights within the country are operated by
Ariana Afghan Airlines;
when the airports aren't closed.
Ariana Afghan Airlines: (FG)
With the Taliban out of power, the airline is trying to resume services.
Afghanistan Online provides updated news and information on Afghan culture, history,
politics, society, languages, sports, publications, communities and economy.
Not quite the Louvre, but there is a tragic story here. Many glorious antiquities were
destroyed or looted when the museum was bombed in 1993. Only 52 pieces have been
recovered. Three galleries, although the bold italics can be a bit much.
Official Afghanistan Tourist Offices and Embassies
Ambassade de la Republique
Islamique d'Afghanistan en France:
32 avenue Raphael, Paris.
4 Beale Crescent, Deakin West, ACT.
Embassy of the Islamic
Republic of Afghanistan in London:
31 Princes Gate, London, SW7 1QQ.
Embassy of Afghanistan
2-2-1 Azabudai, Minato ward, Tokyo.
Embassy of Afghanistan
in Washington, DC:
2341 Wyoming Ave. NW,
Afghan Culture, History and Media:
Some of the things that make the Afghani special; especially after so many years of war in
The Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection.
Public holidays, interesting festivals and must see attractions in Afghanistan.
Where to Stay in Afghanistan
Most people visiting Afghanistan will be looking for a hotel in Kabul, the
Popular Hotels in Kabul
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