general info A NEW CULTURAL LANDMARK TO OPEN IN THE UAE
A New Cultural Landmark To Open In The UAE
Updated on 05 March 2019

‘Qasr Al Watan’, a new cultural landmark set within the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi will open its doors to public on Monday, 11 March.

While taking a tour of Qasr Al Watan, visitors can visit the Qasr Al Watan Library to explore centuries of knowledge from a huge collection of books focusing on culture, development and the achievements of the United Arab Emirates.

During the tour, visitors can also learn more about the formation of the UAE, how it is governed and also visit areas that usually host official events. Other parts of the tour enable visitors to see a wide range of rare manuscripts and artefacts that highlight the regions contribution to science, the arts and literature.

Visitors can marvel at the beautiful Arabian craftsmanship and architecture of Qasr Al Watan and while there, can create their own calligraphy on interactive screens.

Don’t leave without watching the spectacular light and sound show, performed each evening onto the façade of the iconic building, telling a story in three parts about the past, the present as well as the future vision of the nation.

The tour opening hours are from 10am-8pm and the cost for a Palace and Garden ticket is Dhs 60 for adults and Dhs 30 for children.

www.qasralwatan.ae

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