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Darul Aman Palace

Darul Aman Road, Kabul, Afghanistan
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Father William review Darul Aman Palace

If you find yourself in Kabul, you must visit Darul Man Palace-the former location of the King of... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
fatherwilliam2016
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Stark reminder of history

This is the classic example of the history of Afghanistan: grand and regal one generation, war... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
SouthSkookPorkchop
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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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Darul Aman Road, Kabul, Afghanistan
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

If you find yourself in Kabul, you must visit Darul Man Palace-the former location of the King of Afghanistan, this building was destroyed during the constant fighting in Kabul but is in the process of being rebuilt by the Afghan government....it is safe to visit-be...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is the classic example of the history of Afghanistan: grand and regal one generation, war torn and destructive the next. The building is large and a good example of the unique architecture of the region. The govt seems to be attempting a reconstruct, but...More

1  Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Palace is under construction. It may takes another two year to be completed. There were a few photos published by Kabul Media a few weeks ago. The Palace was very very beautiful on that time. Unfortunately, it is damaged during Mujahedin war in Kabul.

1  Thank Mohammad N
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

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

1  Thank Ehsan-Reznov
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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.

1  Thank Ebazinam
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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