Buddhas of Bamiyan facts for kids
|UNESCO World Heritage site|
Taller Buddha of Bamyan before 2001
|Part of||Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamyan Valley|
|Criteria||Cultural: i, ii, iii, iv, vi.|
|Inscription||2003 (27th Session)|
|Buffer zone||225.25 ha|
The Buddhas of Bamiyan (Persian: بتهای باميان – but hay-e bamiyan) were two 6th century monumental statues of standing Buddhas carved into the side of a cliff. They are in the Bamyan valley in the Hazarajat region of central Afghanistan.
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