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Attraction Informations

Description & Highlights

While in Abu Dhabi, exploring the Qasr Al Watan is one experience you are not to miss. Qasr Al Watan is one of the most beautiful examples of the awe-inspiring Arabian architecture and artisanship. A beautiful palace straight out of the fairytales awaits you to explore, make sure to visit the Qasr Al Watan Library, and get to explore the shopping options you will find within the palace premises. The beautiful palace gardens and its lush green surroundings are sure to mesmerize you and your family on this memorable visit of a lifetime!


  • Explore the Qasr Al Watan, a major cultural landmark of Abu Dhabi.

  • A chance to admire the architectural brilliance of Qasr Al Watan, a prime testimony of Arabian artisanship.

  • Get to spend some time at the Qasr Al Watan Library, which has books on diverse topics including archeology, history, heritage, memoirs, biographies, human and social sciences, statistics, administration, culture, literature, arts.

  • Experience the light and sound show, which features UAE's story in three acts: past, present, and future.

  • Traverse through the lush green gardens surrounding the palace!

About your Ticket & Age Policy

Your ticket will be emailed and will also be sent to your WhatsApp instantly with respect to availability.

  • Please display this ticket on your mobile phone at the entrance of the attraction. Print out of the ticket is not necessary but if you want to keep it with you then you can.

  • You can also carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students are required to show their valid Student IDs.

Ticket Redemption Point

The address is Al Ras Al Akhdar - Abu Dhabi, PO Box 128717, United Arab Emirates.

You need to show the ticket at the entrance of Qasr Al Watan.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Age Policy:

Guests above the age of 3 years need to purchase a valid admission ticket. 

Children under 16 must be accompanied by adults. 

Cancellation Policy:

Tickets that are once booked cannot be canceled or refunded. Please go through the terms and conditions mentioned on your ticket for cancellation.


The validity of the ticket will be mentioned clearly in your ticket itself.

Here is what makes Qasr Al Watan So Special

A jewel in Abu Dhabi’s crown, Qasr Al Watan is a presidential palace recently opened to the public eyes! Hailed as one of the finest examples of beautiful Arabic architecture and artisanship, the palace's design symbolizes its rich heritage and the vision it carries for the future.

Architectural marvel isn’t the only thing Qasr Al Watan is known for, the palace has its own library with books on a wide range of subjects including archaeology, history, heritage, memoirs, biographies, human and social sciences, statistics, administration, culture, literature, arts, etc.

There are gift shops and souvenirs for you to buy; one at the Visitors Center and the other at the palace building.

One of the major attractions at the palace is its light and sound show, depicting the history and growth of the United Arab Emirates as a nation in three acts: past, present, and future.

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Access to the Palace of Qasr Al Watan

  • Access to the gardens of Qasr Al Watan


  • Pick-up and drop-off

  • Food and drinks

  • Anything not mentioned explicitly in ‘Inclusions’

Timing & How to reach

Qasr Al Watan will be closed on 16th and 17th July, due to an event being held at the palace, and will reopen on Thursday 18th July.

The operating hours are subject to change. Please check the calendar to see the operating hours on your intended day of visit.

How to Reach?
Take the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway and turn towards the 1st street. After that take the 2nd exit, take a right and keep going straight till you reach the redemption point.

Get Directions to the Qasr Al Watan

Know Before You Go

Qasr Al Watan will be closed on 16th and 17th July, due to an event being held at the palace, and will reopen on Thursday 18th July.
During the closure, guests won’t be able to enter QAW and PIMS (light show) will be cancelled.  

You are requested to check the official website if any kind of maintenance work is going or not before booking the tickets to avoid any type of inconvenience during your visit.
What to Wear:
Anything of your comfort and casualness that will let you walk around easily and is modest and covered as revealing clothes is not a culture of the Middle East.

Important Information
Please make sure to keep your mobile phones in silent mode before entering the palace.
Note that you can park your car at the Visitors Center Car Park, which also comes with valet parking services.
Note that bags and cases with more dimensions than 500 X 350 won't be allowed inside the palace.


Can I purchase food & beverages during my visit?

Yes, food and beverages are available for purchase from Legma, which is located at the Palace exit and at the Visitors center's exit.

Will the light & sound show be playing?

For your own safety and wellbeing, The Palace in Motion show is 15 minutes long and happens every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm.

Is there a gift shop?

Yes. There are two gift shops - one in the visitor center and one in the main palace building.

How can I book the ticket?

Select the number of tickets on our website and click 'Book Now' to get your ticket confirmed on your email.

How long is my ticket valid for?

Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated.

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