Bamiyan is the main town in Bamiyan Province. Bamiyan is one of the main tourist attractions in Afghanistan, largely due to the giant destroyed Buddha statues.
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The Buddhas of Bamyan were two 6th-century monumental statues of Gautama Buddha carved into the… is situated 2 km west of Bamiyan. Photo: james gordon losangeles, CC BY 4.0.

is an airport serving the city of Bamyan in . is situated 2½ km southwest of Bamiyan.

is a public university in Bamyan, central .


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