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Masjed Jamed, Herat, Afghanistan. western Afghanistan. The photo shows one of the columns of western Shabestan. Shabestan (=nightland) is part of a mosque for sleeping or nocturnal prayers. Despite of three decades of war in Afghanistan, the historcial heritage of Herat, especially this mosque, has survived and looks still the same as on this photo from 1970.

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Imperial cities of Morocco of Islamic architecture Enjoy camel riding, Overview of desert Atlantic as well as experience the ancient history of #Morocco. #Realmoroccotours #Fezdeserttours #Morocco

Tamazightinou: History of Morocco

UNESCO World Heritage Site - Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Morocco. Historical example of early 17th century architecture in the valleys of southern Morocco.

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Thousands of years of history in this beautiful land. Moroccan women passing through an arched way. #Morocco #History #Arches.

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"Lords of the Atlas: The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua, 1893-1956". Set in southern Morocco, this book recounts the history of the Madani and El Glaoui families, the Quislings of French colonialism who ruled parts of Morocco by a terror and opulence that rivalled any Indian prince (Goodreads).

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Beautiful #Moroccan #tile, beautiful Moroccan girl, beautiful velvet embroidered Moroccan #caftan. design decor fashion

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