BUDDHA BAMIYAN - AGHANISTAN


Bamiyan is a village lies 240km west of Kabul (Aghanistan). The beauty of this valley is embraced by range of the Kohe Baba mountains in wich the colossal Buddha statue (55m high) was carved in 4th century A.D. and destroyed by Taliban in March 2000.

Links:
The Buddhas Statues of Bamiyan
Buddhas of Bamiyan (Wikipedia)