Tajbeg Palace (Queen's Palace)

about ten miles (16 km) outside of the center of Kabul
Kabul, Kabul Province, Afghanistan

Queens Palace Kabul
Photo: Tracy Hunter License: CC BY 2.0
Built in the 1920s, the stately mansion sits atop a knoll among foothills where the Afghan royal family once hunted and picnicked. During the Soviet war in Afghanistan it served as the headquarters of the Soviet 40th Army.

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Tajbeg Palace (Queen's Palace)

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  • Castles and Palaces

  • Man-Made

    Built to house the royal family, Tajbeg Palace is one of the most impressive landmarks of European influence in Afghanistan. It was an attempt to establish a new seat of government and modernize Afghanistan


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