Restoration and Rehabilitation of the Madrassa Sultan Hussain Baiqara, Herat

Herat, Afghanistan

Amount $ 500K

Years 2021 - 2022

Operator Délégation archéologique française en Afghanistan

Type of grant Call for projects

Part of the monumental Mussala Complex, founded in the 15th century by Queen Gawhar Shad in Herat, the Madrassa Sultan Hussain Baiqara is one of the most emblematic remains of the Timurid architecture in Afghanistan. This project will restore the Madrassa and carry out surrounding landscaping work so that the site can ultimately be opened to the public.