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AKTC Restoration Special Articles: Saving the soul of Islam’s ancient cities - 2010-04-06

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Like the Aga Khan trust, the Global Heritage Fund focuses narrowly before engaging in broader restoration work. “In general, we start with a single district or class of society – very poor – where our intervention can set a model for the rest of the historic city,” Morgan explains. “By training the teams and providing vision and a plan, we can kick off a longer-term major transformation.”

Shigar Fort

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Shigar Fort is built upon a massive boulder and is 400 years old. It is locally known as Fongkhar, "Palace on the Rock". Shigar Fort is at the foot of a steep rock formation, on top of which lie the ruins of the original Fort. It was the former royal residence of the Rajas of Shigar.

Forodhani Park - Zanzibar - Tanzania

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The Forodhani Park was inaugurated in July 2009.

Prince Rahim, Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya [Left photo] and Prince Amyn Mohammad, joined H.H. The Aga Khan and President Amani Karume at the opening of the Forodhani Park.


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