Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City), Bamyan

#6 of 16 in Historic Sites in Afghanistan
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) is located in Bamyan. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and many more Bamyan attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bamyan sightseeing planner.
Create an itinerary including Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City)
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
6 reviews
  • Not only were the fortresses built on high but one can still see the beautiful engravings decorating the towers. Another fabulous sight.  more »
  • This site makes you think about all the history here. Ruins in decay but you can still climb half way up and get some amazing views of the entire valley. About 45 minutes drive from the town of Bamiya...  more »
Places to stay near Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City)

Plan your trip to Bamyan

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Bamyan