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"AMIR ABDUR RAHMAN MAUSOLEUM,


LOCATION: In Kabul.
 


DATE:
first phase: 1880-1901, second phase 1901-1919.

DESCRIPTION: " The mausoleum of one of Afghanistan's most dynamic rulers stands in the center of Kabul in Zarnegar (Adorned with Gold) Park. A long inscription beside the main entrance relates the story of how this building was first built by Amir Abdur Rahman (1880-1901) as a small private palace where he could relax away from court formalities. The cupola and minarets were added by his son, Amir Habibullah (1901-1919) also vuilt the mosque beside the mausoleum."

From Dupree, N. H. An Historical guide to Afghanistan. Kabul. 1977. p. 80.


CONDITION:  attention urgently needed.
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