Qasr Al Hosn comprises of two major iconic buildings: the Inner Fort (originally constructed in 1795) and the Outer Palace (1939-45). Over the centuries, it has been home to the ruling family, the seat of government, a consultative council and a national archive; it now stands as the nation’s living memorial and the narrator of Abu Dhabi’s history.
I have fond memories of my first visit almost 20x years ago, of course before it underwent recent major renovation work and even though it changed significantly it is by far one of the most beautiful historical sites there is in the UAE. Feb 2019.
Qasr Al Hosn – 250 year old fort
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE