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Unseen Afghanistan

One the best historical and cultural site to visit Don't miss to take pic from mosque Women visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reza P
via mobile
Capital of suffism in Herat

This Shrine is known for beginning of suffism in Herat. There are many followers that come here and... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Azin D
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Sacramento, California
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2 weeks ago
“Unseen Afghanistan ”
26 Dec 2017
“Capital of suffism in Herat”
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Herat, Afghanistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One the best historical and cultural site to visit Don't miss to take pic from mosque Women visit this site only in Thursday

Thank Reza P
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

This Shrine is known for beginning of suffism in Herat. There are many followers that come here and chant in unison it is a must see. The shrine is a little further from the city compared to everything else but still not to far. About...More

1  Thank Azin D
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

The shrine of Khwaja Ansari, an aide to the Prophet (PBUH) is a beautiful shrine, where time stands still. The tiles at the entrance are reminiscent of a time when Khorasan, of which Herat was the epicentre, was the crossroads of Asia.

Thank Jyoti M
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

It was a very beautiful and historical place, you would feel very peaceful but I think locals don't take good care of it. I think they should be more careful in keeping the place clean and protect it.

Thank Ehsan-Reznov
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

The ruins of the place shows its magnificence during its peak time. The beautiful blue artwork on the walls makes it an even more beautiful. Though the abundance of graves inside the shrine makes it bit out of space, yet the place is worth seeing.

Thank ilyas k
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

Peaceful and Religious Places in Herat. Take your time to visit this place , its religious places for Muslims and they have special respect for it, Here you can get the peace in Mind. Its Called Gozar Gah Or Khaja Abdullah Ansar. Hint: For International...More

2  Thank ziaaddin r
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

Enter the courtyard and get an overwhelming feeling of peace in this beautiful shrine from 1428. Plan to spend some time looking at the tombs and the outstanding tile work. The most interesting tile is that on the big iwan at the far end. The...More

Thank KrisfromSF
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

I do agree with William Dalrymple who names the Gazar Gah as his favourite places. I liked Gazar Gah a lot, it was my one of my favourite places in Afghanistan (other was Bamian). I was lucky to visit the shrine twice during 2006. Both...More

4  Thank qnne
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