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Was taken here by my guide. It's more an international cemetery than a British one specifically. It's walled, and quite safe inside. There appears to be a full time caretaker, who I understand is the son of the previous caretaker. The place is well kept....More
A place one must visit even if for a short period. The cemetery is not very big. Many countries are respected for their citizens who have lost their lives fighting or serving in Afghanistan. The lands are kept immaculate. You will feel the care and...More
You Tube has a short video [very moving] of the Elder Rahimulla who tended this Cemetery for three decades..the upkeep is paid for by the British Embassy~ Cemeteries of people who have died far from Home are especially poignant~ the you tube video [there are...More
Easy to miss in the maze of kabul. But a truly reflective experience. The many foreigners who have sacrificed their lives for this nation is quite sobering. Reading the epitaphs puts life into perspective in this war torn nation.
Sobering to remember by name those foreigners who died in Afghanistan during its turbulent history over many years, or, most poignantly, have made the supreme sacrifice more recently. We will remember them.
This is known as Kabr-e-gora and I visited this place first in November 2005. This is the only Christian cemetery in Afghanistan.It was built somewhere in 1879 to bury the remains of the Second Anglo-Afghan wars. The British embassy in Kabul pays for the upkeep...More
This is perhaps the only Christian cemetery in the city. Originally built in 1879 to bury the remains of the Second Anglo-Afghan wars, since then it also holds the remains of missionaries from a century or so ago, and their children (it was sad to...More