What is the place known as the roof of the World?
The "Roof of the world" is a metaphoric description of the highest point/region in the world. It is also known as "High Asia". The "roof of the world" describe a group of mountains called Pamir Mountains, which are located in the Himalayas. "Roof of the world" was a rough translation from Ancient Persian texts describing the mountains.
Pamirs is a region known by the locals as POMIR meaning 'the roof of the world'. This mountainous area, a large part of which is located in Gorno-Badakhshan in Tajikistan, is one of the most inaccessible in the world. The Roof of the World was the name also given to the Tibetan Plateau, because it has an average elevation of over 4,500 metres (14,763 feet).