The Afghanistan National Art Gallery was first established in 1983. The gallery began with only 200 paintings, most of them coming from the museum and presidential palace. By 1991, the number of paintings and other objects of art had grown to 820 pieces.
Darul Aman Palace (Persian: قصر دارالامان ; Pashto: د دارالامان ماڼۍ ; "abode of peace" or, in a double meaning "abode of Aman[ullah]") is a ruined palace located about sixteen kilometers (ten miles) south-west outside of the center of Kabul, Afghanistan.
The Palace buildings are not open to the public. On foto:Muhammad Nadir Shah (9.04. 1883, Dehra Dun, India - 8. 11. 1933, Dilkusha Palace, Kabul), the king of Afghanistan with 16 окт. 1929 reviews the troops armies in day of the crowning (17th October 1929).
Kabul became the capital of Afghanistan in 1776, during the reign of Timur Shah Durrani, the son of Ahmad Shah Durrani. In the early 19th century, the British occupied the city but after establishing foreign relations they were compelled to withdraw all forces from Afghanistan.
Kabul, Afghanistan (AF) The fort of Kolola Pushta overlooks the Sherpur and Shahr-e Nau districts of Kabul, sitting on a round hill that gives the fort its name. An important garrison and armoury for the Afghan army, its capture in December in 1928 by the Tajik rebel Bach Saqao led to the fall of Kabul and overthrow of Amanullah.
The National Museum of Afghanistan (Persian: موزیم ملی افغانستان, Mūzīyam-e mellī-ye Afghānestān; Pashto: د افغانستان ملی موزیم , Də Afghānistān Millī Mūzīyəm), also known as the Kabul Museum, is a two-story building located 9 km southwest of the center of Kabul in Afghanistan.
As Kabul's principal fortress, Bala Hissar was an important site both in the First (1838–1842) and Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878–1880). The British envoy to Kabul, Sir Pierre Louis Napoleon Cavagnari was murdered inside the fort in September 1879 triggering a general uprising and the second phase of the Second Anglo-Afghan War.
Tajbeg Palace is a Palace built in the 1920s and located about ten miles (16 km) outside of the center of Kabul, Afghanistan. The stately mansion sits atop a knoll among snow-covered foothills where the Afghan royal family once hunted and picnicked. It should not be confused with Darul Aman Palace, which is about 0.8 miles (1.3 km) northeast from Tajbeg.