Herat Citadel, Herat

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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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  • Although Herat is obviously not a tourist destination, this venue is a must see if you find yourself there - most likely you are employed by a govt agency or NGO that has prepped you for the social no...  more »
  • Herat citadel is a gem to see close up. It has over 3000 years of history. I visited the citadel before restorations and after and it keeps getting better and better. Seen many castles around the worl...  more »
  • I have more than 40 years of personal history with Afghanistan. I saw the citadel when the country was very peaceful, I saw it again 10 years later after it had been severely damaged in the conflict -...  more »
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  • I thinks that it is one the most beautiful historical castles on this planet.
  • Alexthunder built. I visited 1972 30dec
  • One of the best location in herat
  • it very historicale place i love it
  • Lovely place
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