His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Wednesday opened the historical cultural site of Qasr Al Hosn.


Qasr Al Hosn is the oldest and most significant heritage site in Abu Dhabi. After the reconstruction is complete, the site is restarted. Renewal project that was conducted by the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi and included four connected areas. Also the area are the Al Hosn Palace, the National Consultative Council, the Cultural Foundation, and the House of Artisans.

The Qasr Al Hosn transformed from a centre of fishing one of the world’s modern international cities. Shaikh Mohammad expressed his happiness and pride at the re-launch of the site, which is a historic landmark of the UAE’s ancient society and rich heritage.

Qasr Al Hosn is the oldest and most significant heritage site in Abu Dhabi city. It is encompassing two iconic buildings. The Inner Fort which was built around 1795, to project the settlement of Abu Dhabi established on the island in the 1760s. Another the Outer Palace, built in the 1940s. A witness to Abu Dhabi’s vibrant history, over the past two centuries. It has previously been home to the rulling family, the seat of government, the consultative council and national archives.

Source: Gulf News
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