Where is it:
Lying in a narrow valley along the Kabul River, Kabul is connected with the Tajikistan border by a tunnel under the Hindu Kush Mountains.
It is located at 34°31' Latitude North and 69°11' Longitude East. The city, which sits 1,800 m above sea level, has a population of 5 to 6 million.
How to Commute:
Kabul International Airport serves as the entry point to the city of Kabul. Air travel is the best and the most preferred way to reach Kabul. Once in Kabul travelers can take rental cars and buses to commute within the city. Afghan Logistics & Tours is the most reliable and safest cab service providing cabs round the clock.
Where to Stay:
Kabul Hotels are a favorite haunt not only for the tourists, but also for its residents. The Kabul Hotel located in the heart of the city has been renovated with $25 million. The landmark Inter Continental Hotel has refurbished partially to a world-class standard, which makes it comfortable for the tourists. The government is in the move to build up a 200-room Hyatt Regency hotel in the city.
What to See:
Once famous for Bamiyan Buddha, the city of Kabul has several tourist attractions to interest the tourists. Babur Gardens - garden surround the tomb of Babur; Bagh-e Zanana - a park for women and Afghanistan National Museum - housing the greatest collection of Central Asian artifacts are some of the must visit sites in the city of Kabul.
Kabul is the capital of Afghanistan. It is one of the most mined cities in the world. The name Kabul has been derived from 'Kubha' the name of a river passing through it. Being the largest city of Afghanistan, the city is the economic and cultural center. Lying in the east central part of Afghanistan, Kabul is located in a high narrow triangular valley near the River Kabul. Kabul is of great strategic importance as it lies near to the Khyber Pass, an important pass between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Last Updated on: May 20, 2017