Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi

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  • Everyday - 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
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  • Non Refundable
  • English
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Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi

Escape from Abu Dhabi’s usual sights and find your way to the extraordinary Qasr Al Watan or the Palace of the Nation! A striking segment of the capital city’s Presidential Palace complex, Qasr Al Watan is where the significant government buildings are located. Besides the meeting place of the country’s supreme constitutional authority, it also serves as a venue to host the global leaders during their UAE visit. As it’s now opened to the public, come trace the footprints of royals while gaining a better understanding of the Emirati culture, heritage and architectural opulence.

Experience one of the finest in the Royal Arabian architecture as you step inside the facility and find yourself under the country’s largest central dome. Watch videos displaying the intriguing facets of the palace architecture and further work your way across its diverse sections enriched by intricate, attention to detail artistry. Admire the massive chandeliers with over 300,000 crystal pieces, discover the Room of Gifts with the choicest items on display, check out the House of Knowledge, and marvel at the extravagance of the Presidential Banquet area, among others.

There are many attractions that allow for immersive experiences; try producing fascinating calligraphy on interactive screens and spectacle an evening light and sound show which not only steps you back in time but also journeys you through present and into the future. Featuring a vast array of authentic publications on the region’s culture, history, archaeology, and constitution, Qasr Al Watan library deserves a special mention too. You’ll also get to explore the lush landscape surrounding the palace. Take a walk under the elegantly tranquil archways and get the best views of palace from its lawn.

  • It gives you the unique chance to trace the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest leaders and most inspiring personalities. 
  • Located within Abu Dhabi’s Presidential Palace complex, this is probably the UAE’s ultimate attraction to admire the royal Emirati architecture. 
  • You’ll get to take in its intricate adornments and rich detailing up close; see the palace walls, ceilings etc. decorated with over 5000 meticulously crafted geometric patterns. 
  • Discover its diverse sections which will help to deepen your knowledge about the region’s rich culture and heritage. 
  • The centerpiece is its Great Hall which allows you stand beneath the country’s largest dome. 
  • Another main section is the Governance and Spirit of Collaboration, the venue of the summits of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. An enormous chandelier with over 350,000 crystals adds to its splendor.
  • The Barza, Presidential Gifts, and the Presidential Banquets are its other must-experiences. 
  • There is also a lush green garden and a massive library with over 50,000 books plus a digital section comprising over 16 million titles. 
  • Depending on your time of visit, you’ll also get to watch Palace in Motion, a 15-minute light and sound show, which takes you through the country’s past, present and future.
  • Opportunity to gain a better understanding of the Emirati royalty, culture and heritage
  • Experience a slice of the region’s royal architectural opulence
  • See its diverse sections including Room of Gifts, House of Knowledge and Presidential Banquet Room.
  • Transfer (If option is selected)
  • Arrive at Qasr Al Watan Palace and Garden and proceed to the ticketing counter.
  • Present your admission ticket and enter the palace complex.
  • Begin your exploration of the palace's opulent interiors, featuring stunning architecture and intricate details.
  • Visit the main halls, such as the Great Hall and the Spirit of Collaboration Hall, which showcase impressive designs and craftsmanship.
  • Take your time to appreciate the ornate decorations, luxurious furnishings, and historical artifacts on display.
  • Explore the exhibition halls, which provide insights into the UAE's culture, heritage, and governance.
  • View historical manuscripts, documents, and artifacts that highlight significant moments in the UAE's history.
  • Visit the Presidential Gifts Exhibition, where you can marvel at a diverse collection of gifts presented to the UAE's leadership by world leaders and dignitaries.
  • If your ticket includes access to the library, take the opportunity to visit this scholarly space.
  • Browse through the extensive collection of books and resources related to various subjects.
  • Before concluding your visit, explore the palace's gift shop.
  • Browse a range of souvenirs, books, and other merchandise that reflect the palace and UAE's culture.
DurationDeparture PointReporting PointTour LanguageMeals
30 Minutes (Approx) Everyday - 11:00 AM - 07:00 PMQasr Al Watan EntranceEnglish
Option : 1Qasr Al Watan - Palace and Garden (Admission Only)Transfer Timings
Description : Qasr Al Watan is an enriching journey in a contemporary setting that reveals and reflects on governance, knowledge and craftsmanship.
Note: If Tour Booked without Transfers, Please confirm the Tour Location & Timings with our Customer Support team if required.
  • In case Tours or Tickets cancelled after Booking 100 % charges will be applicable.
  • Children under 4 years will be considered as infant and entry will be free of cost.
  • Children aged from 4 to 17 years will be considered as child and charged child rate.
  • Children above age 17 will be considered as an adult and charged adult rate.
  • Please bring a valid Photo ID/passport with you as it is required to be displayed at the entrance.
  • Consumption of food and drink is not permitted in the great hall or exhibition rooms.
  • No heavy luggage is allowed during this visit.
  • Tickets can only be used for the selected date or the date will be printed on the ticket
  • The last entry to the Qasr Al Watan Palace is at 06:00 pm.
  • The last entry to the Light Show is at 07:00 pm.
  • The ticket includes access to the Palace in Motion (Light show). If it takes place on the date of your visit
  • The last entry to the Palace in Motion (Light show) is 45 minutes before the show time.
  • Light Show start at 08:00 pm. Timings may change and are subject to sunset timings.
  • Note - Qasr Al Watan will be closed for public on 7th and 8th June due to event held in the palace.
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Review ImageShreGavMarch 2023
Great visit!

When global leaders come to meet you, the place must justify the event. And Qasr Al Watan does exactly that. This capacious building is a spectacle no can ever forget even after witnessing it once.

Review ImageGiuseppe CMarch 2023
Absolutely Beautiful !

The prowess of the UAE’s economy can be best witnessed by visiting Qasr Al Watan. This palace, which also functions as a government building, is the best living example of the Royal Arabian architecture.

Review ImageJudy CFebruary 2023
Beautiful Building !

The moment we stepped inside this magnificent building, our jaws were dropped by seeing the brilliant piece of adornment in its interior. Every single aspect of this beautiful building was worth admiring and praising.

Review ImageAlma GFebruary 2023
Wonderful place to visit!

Qasr Al Watan is a wonderful place to visit and admire gain better understanding of the UAE from the past to present. It has so many sections to admire and we loved everything about it.

Review ImageKyros VasJanuary 2023
This place is just amazing !

Words are not enough to describe Qasr Al Watan. This place and government building is so attractive from inside and out that we didn’t feel like coming out of it.

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