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Al Hosn Palace in Abu Dhabi

By Sara Branson, Posted on 01 Jul, 2021 at 12:00 am

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Abu Dhabi is one of the most famous tourist’s destinations. It is the largest among the seven emirates of United Arab Emirates and is also the capital of UAE. The city is also termed as the cultural and architectural hub of the emirates. It is one of the liveliest cities and is famous as a business center. There are a number of various popular places in the city that attracts visitors from different parts of the world. Among these one of the most popular one is the Al Hosn Palace in Abu Dhabi which is famous for its historic legacy.

Al Hosn Palace in Abu Dhabi is commonly referred to as the White Fort of the Old Fort. It was the residence of the ruler’s family of Dubai. Al Hosn Palace is the oldest building of the city and its history dates back to 1793 when it was first constructed as the residence of the royal family. The Al Hosn Palace is extremely famous for its design and décor which is quite elegant and would remain in your memory once you view it.

The Palace has gone through modifications over several years but still maintains its original essence and architecture. At present, the palace is used for research and documentation world for the famous Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation where they document historical and cultural heritage of the city. The beauty and elegance of the Al Hosn Palace attracts millions of visitors every year. Once you are in Abu Dhabi, the Al Hosn Palace is surely a not to miss place to visit and experience by yourself.

The palace also features a museum depicting the traditional art work and photographs from the history. Also it has an exhibition of Dubai wildlife. The special feature of the exhibition is that it shows the life history of desert animals in the gulf region. There are also weapons exhibited which were used during the city’s emergence. The Al Hosn Palace can be visited from Saturday to Thursday from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm and remains closed on Fridays. There is no entry fee to view the palace.

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