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The Graeco-Bactrian city Eucratidia (now called Aï Khanum), seen in 1964 before excavation, with the Bala Hissar in the center and
the main gate of the lower city to the right. Despite wars and years of organized looting, artifacts do remain at the site.
   




   

Of the more than 3,000 documented archaeological and historical sites, the 216 sites and monuments listed below are considered most significant. All reasonable efforts should be made to protect these sites from further damage.  

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Afghanistan - West 200. Tash Guzar, Balkh Province 136. Kuhsan, Herat Province — Tomb of Gauharshad  (Tuman Aqa Complex) 214. Zindajan, Herat Province 076. Ghuriyan, Herat Province 061. Farah Bala Hisar, Farah Province 137. Kul Marut, Nimruz Province 162. Peshwaran, Nimruz Province 164. Qal'a-i Dukhtar, Herat Province 168. Qal'a-i Qaisar, Ghor Province 176. Sakhar, Ghor Province 130. Kilift, Balkh Province 200. Tash Guzar, Balkh Province 177. Sar-i Pul, Faryab Province 181. Shah Tepe, Samanghan Province 207. Tilla Tepe, Jauzjan Province 078. Gudar-i Shah, Nimruz Province 068. Gardan Rig, Nimruz Province 199. Tarakun, Nimruz Province 165. Qal'a-i Fath, Nimruz Province 081. Gul-i Safid, Nimruz Province 179. Sar-o Tar, Nimruz Province 153. Nad-i ’Ali , Nimruz Province 129. Khwaja Nakhi, Nimruz Province 159. Nishk, Nimruz Province 055. Diwal-i Khudaidad, Nimruz Province 163. Pust-i Gau, Nimruz Province 028. Burj-i Ghunda, Nimruz Province 038. Chehel Burj (Seisten), Nimruz Province 139. Kurdu, Nimruz Province 167. Qal'a-i Nau, Nimruz Province 121. Kharaba-i Idukhan, Nimruz Province 169. Qal'a-i Wabu, Farah Province 142. Kush Rabat, Herat Province 118. Karukh, Herat Province 215. Ziyaratgah, Herat Province 070. Gazurgah, Herat Province 089.-094. Herat (six sites) 013. Azadan, Herat Province 051. Deh-i Minar, Herat Province 016. Bagh-i Nazargah, Herat Province 173. Rabat-i Sahib Zada, Herat Province 157. Nariman, Badghis Province 182. Shah-i Mashhad, Badghis Province 101. Jam, Ghor Province 002. Ahangaran, Ghor Province 212. Yaman, Ghor Province 066. Fulakar, Ghor Province 146. Maimana, Faryab Province 119. Khairabad, Faryab Province 191. Shibarghan, Jauzjan Province 060. Emshi Tepe, Jauzjan Province 144. Laghman, Faryab Province 009. Aq Kupruk, Balkh Province 001. Abu Huraira , Balkh Province 007. Altin Dilyar Tepe , Balkh Province 006. Altyn 1 & 10*, Jauzjan Province 161. Parishan Tepe, Jauzjan Province 063. Fazilabad Tepe, Jauzjan Province 008. Aq Chapur 1 & 2, Jauzjan Province 048. Dashli Oasis, Jauzjan Province 054. Dilbarjin, Jauzjan Province 103. Jiga Tepe, Balkh Province 213. Zadyan, Balkh Province 017.=021. Balkh (five sites) 158. Nimlik, Jauzjan Province 059. Emam Sahib - Baba Hatim Tomb, Balkh Province 154. Nadir Tepe, Balkh Province 147. Mazar-i Sharif, Balkh Province 045. Darra-i Dadil, Balkh Province 027. Burat Tepe, Samanghan Province 011. Aq Tepe Nawarid, Balkh Province 183. Shahr-i Barbar, Bamiyan Province 185. Shahr-i Kuhna, Helmand Province 186. Shahr-i Safa, Zabul Province 152. Mundigak, Kandahar Province 077. Girdai Ghundai, Helmand Province 029. Arch at Bust, Helmand Province 030. Pctagonal Tomb at Bust, Helmand Province 031. Lashkari Bazaar, Helmand Province 143. Kusrutabad, Helmand Province 052. Deh Morasi Ghundai, Kandahar Province 151. Mirwais Baba, Kandahar Provicne 116. Kandahar 015. Bad-i Sah Ghundai, Kandahar Province 174. Sa'id Qal'a Tepe, Kandahar Province 072. Ghazni (four sites), Ghazni Province 095. Humai Qal'a, Ghazni Province 049. Dasht-i Nawar, Ghazni Province 050. Dasht-i Nawur, Ghazni Province 195. Sra Ghundai, Ghazni Province 134. Kuhna Khulm, Balkh Province 012. Archi, Qunduz Province 123. Khisht Tepe, Qunduz Province 085. Haibak Bala Hissar, Samangan Province 088. Hazar Sum, Haibak, Samangan Province 198. Takht-i Rustam (Haibak), Samangan Province 082. Gurgurawa, Bamiyan Province 056. Diwal-i Mikhzarin, Bamiyan Province 071. Ghandak, Bamiyan Province 065. Fuladi, Bamiyan Province 022. Bamiyan Valley, Bamiyan Province 184. Shahr-i Ghulghula, Bamiyan Valley 187. Shahr-i Zuhak ( 041. Chisht, Chisht-e Sharif, Herat Province

Afghanistan - East 130. Kilift, Balkh Province 200. Tash Guzar, Balkh Province 007. Altin Dilyar Tepe , Balkh Province 001. Abu Huraira , Balkh Province 027. Burat Tepe, Samanghan Province 045. Darra-i Dadil, Balkh Province 009. Aq Kupruk, Balkh Province 144. Laghman, Faryab Province 147. Mazar-i Sharif, Balkh Province 213. Zadyan, Balkh Province 161. Parishan Tepe, Jauzjan Province 063. Fazilabad Tepe, Jauzjan Province 158. Nimlik, Jauzjan Province 059. Emam Sahib - Baba Hatim Tomb, Balkh Province 048. Dashli Oasis, Jauzjan Province 054. Dilbarjin, Jauzjan Province 103. Jiga Tepe, Balkh Province 008. Aq Chapur 1 & 2, Jauzjan Province 006. Altyn 1 & 10, Jauzjan Province 017.=021. Balkh (five sites) 154. Nadir Tepe, Balkh Province 181. Shah Tepe, Samanghan Province 011. Aq Tepe Nawarid, Balkh Province 134. Kuhna Khulm, Balkh Province 012. Archi, Qunduz Province 123. Khisht Tepe, Qunduz Province 085. Haibak Bala Hissar, Samangan Province 088. Hazar Sum, Haibak, Samangan Province 198. Takht-i Rustam (Haibak), Samangan Province 056. Diwal-i Mikhzarin, Bamiyan Province 082. Gurgurawa, Bamiyan Province 071. Ghandak, Bamiyan Province 187. Shahr-i Zuhak ( 183. Shahr-i Barbar, Bamiyan Province 022. Bamiyan Valley, Bamiyan Province 065. Fuladi, Bamiyan Province 184. Shahr-i Ghulghula, Bamiyan Valley 049. Dasht-i Nawar, Ghazni Province 050. Dasht-i Nawur, Ghazni Province 095. Humai Qal'a, Ghazni Province 195. Sra Ghundai, Ghazni Province 186. Shahr-i Safa, Zabul Province 072. Ghazni (four sites), Ghazni Province 205. Tepe Sardar, Ghazni Province 069. Gardez, Paktiya Province 145. Mahdi Khel, Paktiya Province 216. Zuhaka, Paktiya Province 150. Mir Zakah, Paktiya Province 014. Bad-i Asya, Ghazni Province 057. Dubakh Sar, Ghazni Province 099. Jaghatu, Ghazni Province 175. Sajawand, Logar Province 122. Kharwar (Kafir Kot), Logar Province 211. Wardak, Wardak Province 188. Shakar Darra, Parwan Province 197. Surkh Minar, Kabul Province 148. Minar-i Chakri, Kabul Province 080. Guldarra, Kabul Province 192. Shiwaki, Kabul Province 086. Hashmatkhan, Kabul Province 104. Kabul (nine sites), Kabul Province 120. Khair Kahana, Kabul Province 204. Tepe Maranjan, Kabul Province 206. Tepe Skandar, Kabul Province 149. Mir Bacha Kot, Kabul Province 141. Kurrindar, Kabul Province 067. Fonduquistan, Parwan Province 201. Tatarang Zar, Parwan Province 208. Topdarra, Parwan Province 160. Paitava, Parwan Province 023. Begram, Kapisa Province 132. Kuh-i Muri, Kapisa Province 193. Shotorak, Kapisa Province 190. Shamarq, Baghlan Province 135. Kuhna Masjid, Baghlan Province 196. Surkh Kotal, Baghlan Province 036. Cham Qal'a, Baghlan Province 126. Khush Tepe (Tepe Fullol), Baghlan Province 097. Ishkamaish Bala Hissar , Takhar Province 096. Ishkamaish, Takhar Province 062. Farkhar, Takhar Province 026. Bish Kapa, Takhar Province 171. Quichi, Qunduz Province 046. Darra-i Kur, Badakhshan Province 178. Sar-i Sang, Badakhshan Province 180. Sar Rustaq, Takhar Province 140. Kuri, Badakhshan Province 032. Chaghan Sarai, Kunar Province 044. Dakka, Ningrahar Province 035. Chakanur, Ningrahar Province 115. Kama Dakka, Ningrahar Province 138. Kulukh Tepe, Qunduz Province 128. Khwaja Hafiz, Takhar Province 194. Shortughai, Takhar Province 114. Kafir Qal'a, Rustaq, Takhar Province 087. Hazara Samuch, Takhar Province 025. Bish Ka'ik , Takhar Province 079. Gugari, Takhar Province 125. Khush Gildi, Takhar Province 004. Ai Khanum, Takhar Province 131. Kirghiz Tepe, Qunduz Province 058. Dun Qishlaq, Turani, Qunduz Province 210. Uraz Bacha, Takhar Province 098. Ishkili, Qunduz Province 113. Kafir Qal'a, Archi, Qunduz Province 170. Qal'a-i Zal , Qunduz Province 010. Aq Tepe, Qunduz Province 043. Dag-i Nasir, Qunduz Province 053. Deh Nahr-i Jadid, Qunduz Province 209. Urta Buz, Takhar Province 202. Tepe Ahingaran, Qunduz Province 039. Chehel Dukhtaran , Qunduz Province 042. Chul-i Abdan, Qunduz Province 172. Qunduz and Qunduz Bala Hissar 117. Kanum, Qunduz Province 083. Gur Tepe, Qunduz Province 005. Alchin, Qunduz Province 040. Chilla Mazar, Qunduz Province 037. Chaqalaq Tepe, Qunduz Province 034. Chahar Tut, Qunduz Province 124. Khush Bai, Takhar Province 127. Khusti Qishlaq, Takhar Province 003. Ahin Push Tepe, Ningrahar Province 024. Bimaran, Laghman Province 033. Chahar Bagh 100. Jalalabad, Ningrahar Province 084. Hadda, Ningrahar Province 064. Filkhana , Ningrahar Province 047. Darunta, Laghman Province 156. Nandarra, Laghman Province 189. Shalatak, Laghman Province 166. Qal'a-i Kachala, Laghman Province 133. Kuhna Deh, Ningrahar Province 102. Jani Tup , Laghman Province 155. Nagara Ghundi, Ningrahar Province 203. Tepe Khawaja Lahori, Ningrahar Province









136. Kuhsan, Herat Province — Tomb of Gauharshad  (Tuman Aqa Complex) 214. Zindajan, Herat Province 076. Ghuriyan, Herat Province 061. Farah Bala Hisar, Farah Province 137. Kul Marut, Nimruz Province 162. Peshwaran, Nimruz Province 164. Qal'a-i Dukhtar, Herat Province 168. Qal'a-i Qaisar, Ghor Province 176. Sakhar, Ghor Province 130. Kilift, Balkh Province 200. Tash Guzar, Balkh Province 177. Sar-i Pul, Faryab Province 181. Shah Tepe, Samanghan Province 207. Tilla Tepe, Jauzjan Province 078. Gudar-i Shah, Nimruz Province 068. Gardan Rig, Nimruz Province 199. Tarakun, Nimruz Province 165. Qal'a-i Fath, Nimruz Province 081. Gul-i Safid, Nimruz Province 179. Sar-o Tar, Nimruz Province 153. Nad-i ’Ali , Nimruz Province 129. Khwaja Nakhi, Nimruz Province 159. Nishk, Nimruz Province 055. Diwal-i Khudaidad, Nimruz Province 163. Pust-i Gau, Nimruz Province 028. Burj-i Ghunda, Nimruz Province 038. Chehel Burj (Seisten), Nimruz Province 139. Kurdu, Nimruz Province 167. Qal'a-i Nau, Nimruz Province 121. Kharaba-i Idukhan, Nimruz Province 169. Qal'a-i Wabu, Farah Province 142. Kush Rabat, Herat Province 118. Karukh, Herat Province 215. Ziyaratgah, Herat Province 070. Gazurgah, Herat Province 089.-094. Herat (six sites) 013. Azadan, Herat Province 051. Deh-i Minar, Herat Province 016. Bagh-i Nazargah, Herat Province 173. Rabat-i Sahib Zada, Herat Province 157. Nariman, Badghis Province 182. Shah-i Mashhad, Badghis Province 101. Jam, Ghor Province 002. Ahangaran, Ghor Province 212. Yaman, Ghor Province 066. Fulakar, Ghor Province 146. Maimana, Faryab Province 119. Khairabad, Faryab Province 191. Shibarghan, Jauzjan Province 060. Emshi Tepe, Jauzjan Province 144. Laghman, Faryab Province 009. Aq Kupruk, Balkh Province 001. Abu Huraira , Balkh Province 007. Altin Dilyar Tepe , Balkh Province 006. Altyn 1 & 10*, Jauzjan Province 161. Parishan Tepe, Jauzjan Province 063. Fazilabad Tepe, Jauzjan Province 008. Aq Chapur 1 & 2, Jauzjan Province 048. Dashli Oasis, Jauzjan Province 054. Dilbarjin, Jauzjan Province 103. Jiga Tepe, Balkh Province 213. Zadyan, Balkh Province 017.=021. Balkh (five sites) 158. Nimlik, Jauzjan Province 059. Emam Sahib - Baba Hatim Tomb, Balkh Province 154. Nadir Tepe, Balkh Province 147. Mazar-i Sharif, Balkh Province 045. Darra-i Dadil, Balkh Province 027. Burat Tepe, Samanghan Province 011. Aq Tepe Nawarid, Balkh Province 183. Shahr-i Barbar, Bamiyan Province 185. Shahr-i Kuhna, Helmand Province 186. Shahr-i Safa, Zabul Province 152. Mundigak, Kandahar Province 077. Girdai Ghundai, Helmand Province 029. Arch at Bust, Helmand Province 030. Pctagonal Tomb at Bust, Helmand Province 031. Lashkari Bazaar, Helmand Province 143. Kusrutabad, Helmand Province 052. Deh Morasi Ghundai, Kandahar Province 151. Mirwais Baba, Kandahar Provicne 116. Kandahar 015. Bad-i Sah Ghundai, Kandahar Province 174. Sa'id Qal'a Tepe, Kandahar Province 072. Ghazni (four sites), Ghazni Province 095. Humai Qal'a, Ghazni Province 049. Dasht-i Nawar, Ghazni Province 050. Dasht-i Nawur, Ghazni Province 195. Sra Ghundai, Ghazni Province 134. Kuhna Khulm, Balkh Province 012. Archi, Qunduz Province 123. Khisht Tepe, Qunduz Province 085. Haibak Bala Hissar, Samangan Province 088. Hazar Sum, Haibak, Samangan Province 198. Takht-i Rustam (Haibak), Samangan Province 082. Gurgurawa, Bamiyan Province 056. Diwal-i Mikhzarin, Bamiyan Province 071. Ghandak, Bamiyan Province 065. Fuladi, Bamiyan Province 022. Bamiyan Valley, Bamiyan Province 184. Shahr-i Ghulghula, Bamiyan Valley 187. Shahr-i Zuhak ( 041. Chisht, Chisht-e Sharif, Herat Province 130. Kilift, Balkh Province 200. Tash Guzar, Balkh Province 007. Altin Dilyar Tepe , Balkh Province 001. Abu Huraira , Balkh Province 027. Burat Tepe, Samanghan Province 045. Darra-i Dadil, Balkh Province 009. Aq Kupruk, Balkh Province 144. Laghman, Faryab Province 147. Mazar-i Sharif, Balkh Province 213. Zadyan, Balkh Province 161. Parishan Tepe, Jauzjan Province 063. Fazilabad Tepe, Jauzjan Province 158. Nimlik, Jauzjan Province 059. Emam Sahib - Baba Hatim Tomb, Balkh Province 048. Dashli Oasis, Jauzjan Province 054. Dilbarjin, Jauzjan Province 103. Jiga Tepe, Balkh Province 008. Aq Chapur 1 & 2, Jauzjan Province 006. Altyn 1 & 10, Jauzjan Province 017.=021. Balkh (five sites) 154. Nadir Tepe, Balkh Province 181. Shah Tepe, Samanghan Province 011. Aq Tepe Nawarid, Balkh Province 134. Kuhna Khulm, Balkh Province 012. Archi, Qunduz Province 123. Khisht Tepe, Qunduz Province 085. Haibak Bala Hissar, Samangan Province 088. Hazar Sum, Haibak, Samangan Province 198. Takht-i Rustam (Haibak), Samangan Province 056. Diwal-i Mikhzarin, Bamiyan Province 082. Gurgurawa, Bamiyan Province 071. Ghandak, Bamiyan Province 187. Shahr-i Zuhak ( 183. Shahr-i Barbar, Bamiyan Province 022. Bamiyan Valley, Bamiyan Province 065. Fuladi, Bamiyan Province 184. Shahr-i Ghulghula, Bamiyan Valley 049. Dasht-i Nawar, Ghazni Province 050. Dasht-i Nawur, Ghazni Province 095. Humai Qal'a, Ghazni Province 195. Sra Ghundai, Ghazni Province 186. Shahr-i Safa, Zabul Province 072. Ghazni (four sites), Ghazni Province 205. Tepe Sardar, Ghazni Province 069. Gardez, Paktiya Province 145. Mahdi Khel, Paktiya Province 216. Zuhaka, Paktiya Province 150. Mir Zakah, Paktiya Province 014. Bad-i Asya, Ghazni Province 057. Dubakh Sar, Ghazni Province 099. Jaghatu, Ghazni Province 175. Sajawand, Logar Province 122. Kharwar (Kafir Kot), Logar Province 211. Wardak, Wardak Province 188. Shakar Darra, Parwan Province 197. Surkh Minar, Kabul Province 148. Minar-i Chakri, Kabul Province 080. Guldarra, Kabul Province 192. Shiwaki, Kabul Province 086. Hashmatkhan, Kabul Province 104. Kabul (nine sites), Kabul Province 120. Khair Kahana, Kabul Province 204. Tepe Maranjan, Kabul Province 206. Tepe Skandar, Kabul Province 149. Mir Bacha Kot, Kabul Province 141. Kurrindar, Kabul Province 067. Fonduquistan, Parwan Province 201. Tatarang Zar, Parwan Province 208. Topdarra, Parwan Province 160. Paitava, Parwan Province 023. Begram, Kapisa Province 132. Kuh-i Muri, Kapisa Province 193. Shotorak, Kapisa Province 190. Shamarq, Baghlan Province 135. Kuhna Masjid, Baghlan Province 196. Surkh Kotal, Baghlan Province 036. Cham Qal'a, Baghlan Province 126. Khush Tepe (Tepe Fullol), Baghlan Province 097. Ishkamaish Bala Hissar , Takhar Province 096. Ishkamaish, Takhar Province 062. Farkhar, Takhar Province 026. Bish Kapa, Takhar Province 171. Quichi, Qunduz Province 046. Darra-i Kur, Badakhshan Province 178. Sar-i Sang, Badakhshan Province 180. Sar Rustaq, Takhar Province 140. Kuri, Badakhshan Province 032. Chaghan Sarai, Kunar Province 044. Dakka, Ningrahar Province 035. Chakanur, Ningrahar Province 115. Kama Dakka, Ningrahar Province 138. Kulukh Tepe, Qunduz Province 128. Khwaja Hafiz, Takhar Province 194. Shortughai, Takhar Province 114. Kafir Qal'a, Rustaq, Takhar Province 087. Hazara Samuch, Takhar Province 025. Bish Ka'ik , Takhar Province 079. Gugari, Takhar Province 125. Khush Gildi, Takhar Province 004. Ai Khanum, Takhar Province 131. Kirghiz Tepe, Qunduz Province 058. Dun Qishlaq, Turani, Qunduz Province 210. Uraz Bacha, Takhar Province 098. Ishkili, Qunduz Province 113. Kafir Qal'a, Archi, Qunduz Province 170. Qal'a-i Zal , Qunduz Province 010. Aq Tepe, Qunduz Province 043. Dag-i Nasir, Qunduz Province 053. Deh Nahr-i Jadid, Qunduz Province 209. Urta Buz, Takhar Province 202. Tepe Ahingaran, Qunduz Province 039. Chehel Dukhtaran , Qunduz Province 042. Chul-i Abdan, Qunduz Province 172. Qunduz and Qunduz Bala Hissar 117. Kanum, Qunduz Province 083. Gur Tepe, Qunduz Province 005. Alchin, Qunduz Province 040. Chilla Mazar, Qunduz Province 037. Chaqalaq Tepe, Qunduz Province 034. Chahar Tut, Qunduz Province 124. Khush Bai, Takhar Province 127. Khusti Qishlaq, Takhar Province 003. Ahin Push Tepe, Ningrahar Province 024. Bimaran, Laghman Province 033. Chahar Bagh 100. Jalalabad, Ningrahar Province 084. Hadda, Ningrahar Province 064. Filkhana , Ningrahar Province 047. Darunta, Laghman Province 156. Nandarra, Laghman Province 189. Shalatak, Laghman Province 166. Qal'a-i Kachala, Laghman Province 133. Kuhna Deh, Ningrahar Province 102. Jani Tup , Laghman Province 155. Nagara Ghundi, Ningrahar Province 203. Tepe Khawaja Lahori, Ningrahar Province