Shahr-e Gholghola

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Shahr-e Gholghola (City of Screams)
Native name
Persian: شهر غلغله
Location Bamyan, Afghanistan

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People of Bamyan-3.jpg Hazara people

Shahr-e Gholghola also (City of Screams) is 13th century city in Bamyan, Afghanistan which was conquered by Gengis Khan after months of surrounding. The ruins still remain close to the Bamyan town.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Gholghola, a sign of old civilization in Bamyan". 2012-03-26. Retrieved 2012-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Shahr-e Gholghola in Bamiyan, Afghanistan". Lonely Planet. 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2012-05-09.