Al Hosn Palace Abu Dhabi

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Al Hosn Palace in Abu Dhabi, UAE is the oldest building in Abu Dhabi, built in 1793 as the residence of the then ruling family of Dubai.
It is also referred to as the White Palace or the Al Hosn Palace, Qasr-al-Hosn is an iconic site and landmark attraction in Abu Dhabi. It will take you right back to the 18th century when the Al Nahyan family ruled from here.
In association with the Cultural Foundation, this palace hosts a number of exhibitions, cultural events and art classes and workshops. The discovery of fresh water in Abu Dhabi in 1761 led to the establishment of settlements in the area. These continued to expand and Abu Dhabi soon became commercially important. Qasr Al Hosn was constructed to accommodate the ruling Al Nahyan family and from 1795 had also served as their administrative headquarters.
Qasr Al Hosn is situated across from the Etisalat Tower between Sheikh Zayed the First Street, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street and Al Nasr Street, close to the Cultural Foundation. Do not miss a chance to visit this ancient palace on your stay in Abu Dhabi.

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