This palace is located on al-Suyufiyya Street in the al-Khalifah neighborhood. It was commissioned by Prince “Saif al-Din Taz”, Dawadar of Sultan al-Saleh Ibn al-Nasir Mohammad Ibn Qalawun and deputy of Aleppo, in 753 AH / 1352 AD.
It is one of the finest and most beautiful examples of Bahari Mamluk palace architecture. It is also the largest in area. Its most important characteristic is the maq’ad or the seat which overlooking the large inner courtyard and its beautifully decorated halls.
The ceilings of the palace are decorated with geometric and plant motifs, while the walls bear bands that record the titles of the prince and his emblem, the cup which indicates to his job as sultan’s cupbearer. One of the halls that annexed to the maq’ad is decorated with an inscription band consisting Persian calligraphy from passages from Imam al-Busiri’s Burda (poem in praise of Prophet Muhammad, God bless him and grant him peace), executed in white