Buddhas o Bamiyan

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Coordinates: 34°49′55.35″N 67°49′36.49″E / 34.8320417°N 67.8268028°E / 34.8320417; 67.8268028

Cultural Landscape an Aircheological Remains o the Bamiyan Valley
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
The tawer o the twa Buddhas o Bamiyan
CriteriaCultural: i, ii, iii, iv, vi.
Inscription2003 (27t Session)

The Buddhas o Bamiyan (Persie:بت های باميانbothā-ye Bāmiyān) war 4t an 5t-century[1] monumental statues o staundin buddha carved intae the side o a cliff in the Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region o central Afghanistan, 230 km (140 mi) northwast o Kabul at an elevation o 2,500 meter (8,200 feet) bi Hazaras. Thay war destroyed bi the Taliban in 2001.

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  1. Gall, Carlotta (5 December 2006). "Afghans consider rebuilding Bamiyan Buddhas". International Herald Tribune/The New York Times. Retrieved 8 Mairch 2014.