Dar Al Hajar, Wadi Dhahr Valley, Yemen.... www.castlesandmanorhouses.com .... Dar al-Hajar, also known as the Imam's Rock Palace is perched on top of a rock pinnacle, some 15 km away from the capital city of Sana. It is typical of Yemeni architecture, seeming to grow out of the rocks on which it is constructed, and with characteristic Yemeni painting of its windows and building edges. The palace was built in the 1930s by Imam Yahya as his summer residence.

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Dar Al Hajar, Wadi Dhahr Valley, Yemen.... www.castlesandmanorhouses.com .... Dar al-Hajar, also known as the Imam's Rock Palace is perched on top of a rock pinnacle, some 15 km away from the capital city of Sana. It is typical of Yemeni architecture, seeming to grow out of the rocks on which it is constructed, and with characteristic Yemeni painting of its windows and building edges. The palace was built in the 1930s by Imam Yahya as his summer residence.

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells that

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India's Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells that

Old Ottoman architecture in Farasan island - Saudi Arabia

Old Ottoman architecture in Farasan island - Saudi Arabia. Yes, architecture absolutely counts as art!

halib Ancient Hindu Temples in India | Ancient,architecture,art,carvings,heritage,Hindu,India,jain,palace ...

halib Ancient Hindu Temples in India | Ancient,architecture,art,carvings,heritage,Hindu,India,jain,palace ...

The Roman Arch of Septimius Severus. Located in one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire: Leptis Magna, Libya.Photo courtesy of David Gunn.

The Roman Arch of Septimius Severus. Located in one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire: Leptis Magna, Libya.Photo courtesy of David Gunn.

Valley of Kings, Egypt. Queen Hatshepsut's mortuary temple. See how big it is? I've been there twice. In 2008 (in a group) then by myself, May 2012. I felt drawn to go there again the 2nd time. Like a sort of pilgrimage. Ivonne Teoh.

Valley of Kings, Egypt. Queen Hatshepsut's mortuary temple. See how big it is? I've been there twice. In 2008 (in a group) then by myself, May 2012. I felt drawn to go there again the 2nd time. Like a sort of pilgrimage. Ivonne Teoh.

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