Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam, Shahrak

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World heritage site · Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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Don't miss the architectural beauty of Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam, a World Heritage Site. The single minaret stands 62 m (203 ft) tall, surrounded with nothing but wild nature. Check out the intricate decorations of the outer walls, covered in calligraphy, etchings, quotes from the Qur'an, and various patterns. Whether the minaret was always a single structure or part of a mosque remains unknown. To visit Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam on your holiday in Shahrak, and find out what else Shahrak has to offer, use our Shahrak.
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  • The only access to the Minaret is by road, and a very very rough road at that going west from Bamiyan. You will have to spend 2 nights in chaikhanas probably in Larl and Chakcharan. Recently 2... 
    The only access to the Minaret is by road, and a very very rough road at that going west from Bamiyan. You will have to spend 2 nights in chaikhanas probably in Larl and Chakcharan. Recently 2...  more »
  • Completely terrible! Almost got robed, bad transportation horrible food, and flies everywhere, I will never set foot in this place again!! People asking you for money on every turn. The whole... 
    Completely terrible! Almost got robed, bad transportation horrible food, and flies everywhere, I will never set foot in this place again!! People asking you for money on every turn. The whole...  more »

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