Herat is a city in western Afghanistan known for its rich cultural heritage and well-preserved historical sites. The city has several ancient monuments, including the Herat Citadel, the Friday Mosque, the Minaret of Jam, and museums and markets. The Herat Citadel is a historic fortification dating back to the 6th century, which is well-preserved and offers stunning views of the city. The Friday Mosque is one of Afghanistan’s largest and most impressive mosques, known for its intricate tile work and remarkable minarets. The Minaret of Jam is a unique tower located in the remote Ghor province, which dates back to the 12th century and is considered one of the tallest and oldest minarets in the world.