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.
• Child Age from 4-17 Years old Required Child Ticket
Child Below 4 Years old is free
• Ticket is valid for residents & non-residents
• Ticket is also valid for Weekends & Public Holidays
• Ticket is open dated & can be used any time (before expiry date)
Sunday – Tuesday – Wednesday
• Open: 10:00am
• Last entry: 5:00pm
• Palace closes: 6:00pm
Thursday – Friday – Saturday
• Open: 12:00pm
• Last entry: 6:30pm
• Palace in Motion Show: 7:30pm
Qasr Al Watan is an enriching journey in a contemporary setting that reveals and reflects on governance, knowledge and craftsmanship.
- 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
Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates, is home to some of the most beautiful monuments and buildings in the country. The latest addition to the city is the Qasr Al Watan, the Presidential Palace, which is also known as the newest cultural landmark of the Emirate city. Qas Al Watan houses the offices of the President, Vice President and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi Tickets
Qasr Al Watan is the epitome of beauty, grace and marvellous architecture. You would get to visit the beautiful rooms of the palace including the library, the Great Hall, the Barza (the royal banquet), etc. You would also be able to attend interactive cultural exhibitions, view rare manuscripts and artefacts, and witness the contribution of Arabs in the fields of humanities, science, literature and arts. The ticket also gives you the chance to explore the gorgeous gardens that flank the palace. On the other hand, you can get tickets only for visiting the gardens, if you so wish.
Qasr Al Watan Palace Entry Tickets
Fall in love with Arab heritage and design when you visit the Qasr Al Watan. Located inside the Presidential Palace complex, the structure will amaze you with its dramatic architecture, lush gardens, and overall grandeur. Walk through its majestic hallways and learn about the nation’s history. Immerse yourself in their rich culture and get a strong sense of their ambitious spirit. With this ticket, you can enjoy a tour around the palace that gives you access to its gardens, Visitor Center, and all other exhibitions and zones within the palace. At night, you can also catch the Palace in Motion show which uses lights and sounds to tell the palace’s story. This is perfect for those who enjoy learning about history and culture in a fun and exciting way.
• Children under 4 years will be considered as infant and entry will be free of cost.
• Children between age 4 to 17 will be considered as child and charged child rate.
• Age above 17 will be considered as an adult and charged adult rate.