Balkh

Balkh

The ancient city of Balkh was known to the Ancient Greeks as Bactra, giving its name to Bactria. 

Haji Piyada Mosque

Haji Piyada Mosque in Balkh province was built in the ninth century and is the oldest known Islamic building in Afghanistan. The site was listed on the World Monument Watch list of 100 most endangered sites.

 

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