Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Front: Three galloping Arabian horses
Back: Courtyard of the Abbasid Palace in Baghdad(Madrasa Sharabiyya, or Bishriyya)
Added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on July 7, 2000 in the Cultural category.
Qasr-Al-Khalifa or Abbasid Palace in Samarra was built in 221 AH (AD 836) and is one of the most famous Islamic palaces in the world.