Mazar i Sharif – Shrine of HazratAli
Photo by: Steve Evans, Creative Commons

When you see yourself in Afghanistan, you should not miss one place that will surely take your breath away. Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan stands proud in the northern part, and it is a perfect getaway if you want to experience the delight and pleasures in the Middle East.

Known for its vast natural landscape, this place also takes pride in its other scenic spots that tell the history of this controversial nation. Furthermore, if you come and visit this place, you will be experiencing a lot of fun activities that will definitely take your stresses away.

So what are some of the best site to visit in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan? Here are some of them:

The Great Blue Mosque or Shrine of Hazrat Ali, is the famous landmark of this town. It is remarkable for its unique architectural designs, and of course for being a center of the religious activities of the local residents. It adds accent to nature’s panoramic view and it is very inviting that most tourist cannot help but to take photos with it.

The next hot spot is the Tomb of Hazrat Ali. It is a significant tomb, because the person who lies in there is the cousin-in-law of Mohammad, the world-famous prophet of Islam religion. This tomb was hidden from Genghis Khan, and it was no where to be found until the late 1400’s.

Aside from these two major sites that you can visit, you can also explore the market place and some souvenir centers. There are also activities you can do while on vacation at Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. One of which is camping at the base of the cliffs. Another is to have some camel ride that will tour you around the market place.

So what are you waiting for? Pack up your bags and get ready to fly to this town to experience a new twist in your vacation.

2 responses to “Mazar-i-Sharif”

  1. Saraj says:

    There is no place called blue mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif. I am from Mazar, and the blue mosque is INdia.

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