"Band-e Amir Lakes" Bamiyan by Penelope4

Bamiyan Travel Guide: 49 reviews and 110 photos

Afghanistan is known for its Band-e Amir Lakes. There are 7 lakes which come one after the other. You'll see one in here.

Afghans come here to bathe and have picnics.

Usually the water is as blue as the sky. In here, the water is bluer than the sky.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The lakes will remain as one of the wonders of Afghanistan as the government has prohibited fishing in there.
  • Cons:Adequate toilets should be provided to visiting tourists be they local or foreigners.
  • Last visit to Bamiyan: Jul 2009
  • Intro Written Jul 19, 2009
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  • kiwi's Profile Photo
    Mar 30, 2010 at 2:26 AM

    Really interesting page thanks :-)

  • 850prc's Profile Photo
    Jan 7, 2010 at 7:20 PM

    Interesting page, stunning scenery, and a great primer on Afghan customs and practice. I enjoyed my visit to your page. Greetings from Florida and the USA.

  • hopang's Profile Photo
    Jan 3, 2010 at 5:54 AM

    Wonderful and interesting Bamiyan travel page with superb photographs. Bamiyan seems to have quite a lot of interesting tourist attractions especially the lakes, mountains and the site of the large Buddha. Thanks for the virtual tour. ~ho & pang

  • victorwkf's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2009 at 9:09 AM

    The lakes & surrounding sceneries are amazing, thanks for sharing!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jul 30, 2009 at 10:26 PM

    It's a nice picturesque place to visit... Thanks for your presentation of your favorite place in Afghanistan! ><><

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2009 at 12:25 PM

    Surreal scenery.

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