Shar-e-ghogola

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trans­lates as 'City of Screams', and was built by the Glorids in Bamyan. This city re­sisted the Mon­gols, but was be­trayed by the daugh­ter of the king who de­cided to be­troth her­self to a Mon­gol in re­bel­lion of the king's de­ci­sion to take a new wife. She was be­headed by the Mon­gols, and the scream was re­port­edly chill­ingly loud, hence the name.

09 AFGHANISTAN

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