Explore the complex war-torn ruins of a European-style palace at Darul Aman Palace, an impressive three story neo-classical building perched on a hilltop overlooking the site of the new Afghan parliamentary building. The centerpiece of King Amanullah Khan’s vision of a new modern capital in the 1920s, the palace was abandoned after a coup. Repeatedly fire-gutted and shelled, the restored building served as a Defense Ministry site in the 1970s before being left in disrepair during the rule of the Taliban. Explore its graffiti-sprayed walls, peppered with shrapnel holes and impressive interior vaults, and imagine how the country would have developed had it not been for the squabbling of great powers. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Darul Aman Palace and many more Kabul attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kabul trip planner.
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Currently being rebuilt, but interesting nonetheless. The Queen's Palace is a short distance away and appears top be in much better condition. more »
This wonderful old property is now the subject of a massive renovation / rebuild funded by the Japanese government. When finished it will replicate the original as seen in the early photos at the... more »
I d the design of camera and operate that successfully it's now become a nice palace and I hope the best for Afghanistan
In Kabul this is beautiful location which is very historical places and it’s have very beautiful road
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