Shahr-e Zuhak, Bamyan

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Shahr-e Zuhad (The Red City)
Native name
Persian: شهر ضحاک‎‎
Location Bamyan, Afghanistan

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Shahr-e Zuhak, also known as The Red City, is an historic city ruins in Bamyan, Afghanistan which was once home to 3,000 people. This city used to be primary defense for the basin.[1] The citadel was destroyed by Genghis Khan.

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  1. ^ http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/cultural/09476/afgh05-187.html