|Alternative names||Qasr Junblatt|
|Address||Al-Bandarah, al-Farafira district
|Client||Janpolad bek ibn Qasim|
Junblatt Palace (Arabic: قصر جنبلاط); originally Janpolad Palace (Arabic: قصر جان بولاد), is a palace in Aleppo, Syria, built during the 2nd half of the 16th century by the emir of Kurds in Aleppo and the founder of the Janpolad (Jumblatt) family; Janpolad bek ibn Qasim. In 1604-1605, it has briefly served a residence for the Ottoman wāli of Aleppo Hussein Pasha Janpolad.
The palace is located at al-Bandarah neighbourhood of al-Farafira district within the walls of the Ancient City of Aleppo. According to the Aleppine historian sheikh Kamel al-Ghazzi, emir Janpolad spent one thousand Ottoman gold lira to build the palace. Since 1766, the palace became the property of al-Kawakibi family. In 1814, its served as the residence of the mufti of Aleppo sheikh Hasan Afandi al-Kawakibi.
Junblatt Palace is believd to have the largest iwan in Aleppo, decorated with fine qashani ceramic-tiled mosaic wall, depicting several Persian-type inscriptions. Like the vast majority of Arabic traditional houses, the square-shaped courtyard of the palace has a large water fountain in the centre mainly used for wudu.
However, many associated external buildings around the palace -including a military barack and stables- were ruined during the 1960s.
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