Kabul’s oasis of peace — Duniya News TV on historic Bagh-e Babur gardens

The 11-hectare gardens have emerged as an attractive venue for plays and Western-Eastern concerts.

KABUL (AFP) – Kabul s historic Bagh-e Babur gardens are one of the few remaining vestiges of serenity in a city awash with snipers, checkpoints and post-traumatic stress.

Laid out in the 16th century by the Mughal emperor Babur and restored after the 2001 US-led invasion and fall of the Taliban, they have become a magnet for culture and art aficionados.

The 11-hectare (27-acre) gardens have emerged as an attractive venue for plays and Western-Eastern music concerts in a city with ever-shrinking space for cultural activities.

Read more on Duniya News TV

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Posts from PBSJ Blog on Kabul’s historic Bagh-e Babur Garden:

Inside the Gardens of Babur in Kabul, Afghanistan.

 

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