Tash Hauli Palace, Khiva, Uzbekistan.  The Tash Hauli was built in the 1830's, as a royal residence by Khivan ruler Ala Kuli Khan (1826-42). Located within Khiva's Ichan-Kala or Inner Fortress, the name of this fortified compound translates to 'stone palace.'

The Tash Hauli was built in the as a royal residence by Khivan ruler Ala Kuli Khan Located within Khiva's Ichan-Kala or Inner Fortress, the name of this fortified compound translates to stone palace.

Ironwork featuring an Islamic pattern - Mausoleum of As-Saleh Nagin Ad-din Ayyub | The Qalawun complex is a massive complex in Cairo, Egypt that includes a madrasa, a hospital and a mausoleum. It was built by the Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad Ibn Qalawun in the 1280s; some thirty surviving mosques were built during his time.  The Qalawun Complex was built over the ruins of the Fatimid Palace of Cairo, with several halls in the Palace. It was sold to several people until...

Ironwork featuring an Islamic pattern - Mausoleum of As-Saleh Nagin Ad-din Ayyub | The Qalawun complex is a massive complex in Cairo, Egypt that includes a madrasa, a hospital and a mausoleum. It was built by the Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad Ibn Qalawun in the 1280s; some thirty surviving mosques were built during his time. The Qalawun Complex was built over the ruins of the Fatimid Palace of Cairo, with several halls in the Palace. It was sold to several people until...

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