the Dar al-Hajar (Rock Palace) perched atop a rock pinnacle at the Wadi Dhahr Valley in Yemen. Classic example of Yemeni architecture built in 1786 by Imam Mansour Ali Bin Mahdi Abbas; in the Imam Yahya Hamid Al Din extended it as a summer residence.
Tourists know Colmar (France) as the capital of Alsatian wine, an ultra-classy white variety. They also know Colmar for its quaint canals. Long ago, the canals in Colmar& & Venice& were buzzing with butchers, fishmongers and tanners.
Imagine the topo survey on this place! Phuktal Monastery During Monsoon Season Phugtal Monastery or Phugtal Gompa (often transliterated as Phuktal) is a monastery in south-eastern Zanskar, Ladakh in northern India.