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Darul Aman Palace

Darul Aman Road, Kabul, Afghanistan
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Beautiful Historical Palace

I went inside once, it is totally destroyed in war but it is not hard to tell it used to be a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kabul, Afghanistan
Interesting landmark

When in Afghanistan, this is a site to see. It was once an incredible tribute to decadence that... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
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Darul Aman Road, Kabul, Afghanistan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went inside once, it is totally destroyed in war but it is not hard to tell it used to be a really nice palace. There is a huge hall in the top floor with pieces of metal in the ceiling (no wall) so I...More

Thank Ehsan-Reznov
Reviewed 23 June 2017

When in Afghanistan, this is a site to see. It was once an incredible tribute to decadence that has been wrecked beyond repair. It is interesting to see the building techniques and architecture in such a location as central Afghanistan.

Thank Ebazinam
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Clearly a palace of magnificence in its day but now destroyed by the Taliban and one has to mostly imagine what it might have been like. Vestiges of grandeur still remain.

Thank RHM63
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Darulaman Palace is a nice landmark to visit and recall the days of civil war in Afghanistan. The old and wrecked palace is something to pay a visit once you are in kabul

1  Thank Siavash K
Reviewed 3 November 2016

It seems to was the main attraction in Kabul, but now it's totally destroyed and you need to ask for a permission to get inside.

2  Thank agusticassa
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It takes imagination to work out what it was like pre-conflict but it is a fascination place. There are stated intent to restore the Palace. My guess is that this will result in it being closed to the public for a very long time.

2  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This was a historical place dated back to the times of reign of king Amanullah khan which he built it for himself and his family.

Thank Sayed Abdullah Q
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I visited Darul Aman Palace with my interpreter. It appears that people can no longer go in because of the restoration plan in place, unlike before when you can go in if a local helps you talk to the guards. However, the facet of the...More

Thank 96joshuap
Reviewed 24 March 2016

It’s in interesting place to visit, its strategically located in Kabul city, there are very few such structures in Afghanistan. Its takes you back in history,Please check out this place before it’s renovated, in addition, you can also see new parliament building.

1  Thank Abdul Majeed J
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The palace is an amazing piece of architecture constructed in the 1920's. It's great to see from the outside and amazing inside. (I don't know how we arranged to get in.) The palace offers a great view of the mountains and new parliament house. The...More

2  Thank Oren F
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