Explore a historic park containing Babur Tomb, the final resting place of the first Mughal emperor and a tentative World Heritage Site on the terraced slope of Kuh-e Sher Darwaza. Perched on the top of a tree-lined incline in one of the earliest surviving Mughal gardens, now revamped by an international foundation, the marble tomb inside the mausoleum is amazingly simple. Spanning 11.5 ha (28.5 ac), this peaceful and tranquil garden pavilion with 15 terraces offers views across the Kabul River toward snow-clad mountains, best viewed from the top terrace. The area makes a nice spot for families to visit on Fridays. Plan to visit Babur Tomb and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kabul attractions using our Kabul trip planner.
Babur Tomb reviews
The gardens were stunning, the architecture was beautiful, the view was to die for. It's just a shame one of the walls of the tomb was covered in blood from a recent bombing more »
I came on a Friday and the place was humming with people walking around and chatting to each other, just like anywhere else. Such a pleasure to see people relaxing and enjoying the weekend amidst... more »
Plan your trip to Kabul
Get a personalized planA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Kabul
Plans to Babur Tomb by other users
31 days in Afghanistan BY TRAVELXL January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM INDIA October, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: October, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 32 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 2 days in Kabul BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Afghanistan & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 34 days in Afghanistan BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium