Darul Aman Palace (built 1920s)


The Darul Aman Palace, literally “The Abode of Peace” or “Abode of Aman[ullah]”, is a western-style palace built by King Amanullah Khan to the southwest of Kabul. It was intended to serve as a parliament building within his new capital, but opposition to the King’s reform efforts prevented the building from being put to use. A fire broke out in ... Read More »

Afghans Donate Cash to Rebuild Palace

The Mayor of Kabul is calling on city residents to donate their own money to reconstruct the palace of Darulaman, built in the 1920s by King Amanullah Shah, as part of his ongoing project to refubish and rebuild Afghanistan's capital. Read More »