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Babur Tomb, Kabul

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Explore a historic park containing Babur Tomb, the final resting place of the first Mughal emperor and a tentative World Heritage Site on the terraced slope of Kuh-e Sher Darwaza. Perched on the top of a tree-lined incline in one of the earliest surviving Mughal gardens, now revamped by an international foundation, the marble tomb inside the mausoleum is amazingly simple. Spanning 11.5 ha (28.5 ac), this peaceful and tranquil garden pavilion with 15 terraces offers views across the Kabul River toward snow-clad mountains, best viewed from the top terrace. The area makes a nice spot for families to visit on Fridays. Plan to visit Babur Tomb and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kabul attractions using our Kabul trip planner .
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  • Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodi at the First Battle of Panipat in 1526 CE and founded the Mughal empire. However, he again faced opposition, this time from Rana Sanga of Mewar and Medini Rai,another rajpu...  more »
  • It is a nice garden, good to go if you are bored in Kabul! it a clean place to spend sometime! many young couples hangout here as they have only few places in Kabul to spend quality time :D  more »
  • For the first time in 5 years fell gardens of Babur. Did not know that the ruler of the Mughal, who built India, is buried in Kabul.
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