Download GPX file for this article
33.550068.4167Full screen dynamic map

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Ghazni is a small city and province south of Kabul.

Get in[edit]

The main road (Highway 1) from Kabul to Kandahar in the south passes through Ghazni. It is about a two hour drive from Kabul. There are also roads leading to Gardez and in the east and other nearby villages as well as to various towns in Hazarajat in the north. The small Ghazni Airport has no scheduled flights but is capable of handling charted flights.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Ghazni residents walk past newly constructed gates and monuments.
One of the historical Ghazni minarets, which were built about a 1,000 years ago by the Ghaznavids.
  • 1 Ghazni Minarets. Two elaborately decorated minaret towers, almost a thousand year old. The minarets are the remaining parts of a larger mosque. Ghazni Minarets (Q58333357) on Wikidata Ghazni Minarets on Wikipedia
  • 2 Citadel of Ghazni. Citadel of Ghazni (Q58295438) on Wikidata Citadel of Ghazni on Wikipedia
  • Museum of Islamic Art (In the suburb of Rauza, northeast of the city). First opened by the Italian Archaeological Mission in 1966 in the restored sixteenth-century Mausoleum of Abd al-Razzaq to display artifacts of the Islamic period. The museum reopened in 2007. Museum of Islamic Art (Q2944052) on Wikidata Museum of Islamic Art, Ghazni on Wikipedia
  • 3 Ruins of Tapa Sardār. Ruins of a former Buddist monastery. Tepe Sardar (Q15131866) on Wikidata
  • Tminarets to the North of the city.
  • Qalai Pasar, a village in Ghazni and an amazing place to go for picnic.
  • Palace of Sultan Mas'ud III
  • Tomb of Sebük Tigin
  • Mausoleum of Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni
  • Mausoleum of Sanai

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

The Mullakhail Tribe dishes that are said to be delicious are available around the urban and rural areas especially at Chargalo, Khanao khaili and Pirikhail o kallia. The Perkhail tribal cuisine “Roash” which non-locals call “Namkin” can to be found in both city restaurants as well as in the outlying areas. Some of the finest mutton in the country is raised around Ajristan and is a mainstay of local cuisine. The Mulla khail tribal dish, “Landhi”, is made of a whole lamb which is dried and kept fresh during the cold winters. "Khadi Kebab" is a lamb barbecue dish while "Sajji" (leg of lamb) and "Pulao" are other local dishes. Small hotels located along Sangar provide accommodation for tourists.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Go next[edit]


This city travel guide to Ghazni is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!