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"Lahore's forgotten palace restored"
Lahore's forgotten palace restored
trefwoorden: Pakistan - Lahore - Shish Mahal - spiegelpaleis
Work has started on restoring a forgotten jewel of Pakistan's architectural history.
The Shish Mahal is the original palace of love - a place whose rooms glitter in a galaxy of light cast by thousands of intricately cut and multi-coloured mirrors.
But after centuries of looting, neglect and termite erosion, the Palace of Mirrors is falling down.
Now, with the help of a grant of nearly $1m from the United Nation's educational and cultural organisation, Unesco, restoration work is underway.
Lees verder bij: BBC News (11 juli 2003)