Afghanistan's great mountains, natural landscapes and diverse peoples make it an interesting nation to discover. Band-E-Amir National Park in Bamiyan Province is a great example of the country's breathtaking beauty. The park consists of six stunning blue lakes surrounded by natural dams of mineral deposits. Every year, it attracts thousands of visitors eager to take in the soothing views it offers. To learn about Afghanistan's important location along the ancient Silk Road and its rich history, visit Kabul Museum in the capital. Its large numismatic collection is especially impressive including Greek, Roman and Islamic coins.

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