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All reviews early life land rover shows how ruling family early days fascinating insight life style abu dhabi sheikh zayed historical place free entrance guided tour arabic coffee local culture al jahili fort al ain oasis great place to visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Al Ain Palace was built in 1937 as the residence of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayhan. Round towers resemble a guard tower at Al-Jahili fort. The palace consists of a pair of courtyards with gardens and buildings intended for the family of the sheikh,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 475vladimirm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very good place to understand about the history of emirati life and culture.We can learn so many things and enjoy the beauty of the palace.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 746praveena
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must on your al ain visit and its free entry hosted with rabic coffee and dates.very interesting history of sheik zayads beginnings in al ain.he built gardens in the desert

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yasmin A
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Definitely worth a trip. It is very pretty, but it's not as big as I thought it would be. The tour probably lasted an hour at most. Females be sure to bring a scarf to cover your heads and wear something loose fitting and something...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TayC08
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Great place to visit with the family for a great day out. The staff are very friendly and the animals are well looked after. The white lions and white tigers are and look magnificent. The gardens and the grounds are all well maintained. We love...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JohnR848
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Cool spot, close to the oasis Really nice recreation of sheik Zayeds early life and accommodations . Lovely artifacts .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gingerism
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

This historic site in Al Ain is the perfect place to increase your intellectual understanding of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Your first steps inside and already you are transformed back into time. I do recommend to taste some Arabic coffee they share with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Victor091315
Reviewed 4 December 2018

***** very good place to visit to gain knowledge of the history and life style of the greatest leader of uae. Very warm welcome and “feeling free” environment with a well preserved environment.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank wannabeinvizible
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Fascinating place, a warm welcome , dates and coffee, no admission charge.A humble palace for a humble leader, steeped in history , and very touching.fantastic artefacts and ease to go anywhere you wish with no one looking over your shoulder.Fascinating insight into the life and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank cashmolic
Reviewed 11 November 2018

what a great way to see how the sheikh and sheikha lived back in the days, beautiful museum. great ground with very detailed to all rooms and corners. a must do!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ioana A
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Response from alex198876 | Reviewed this property |
I'm 99% that it is open on Sunday…but I am not at home in UAE to check…I think Friday and Monday might be the closed days