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About The Experience

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.

  • Highlights
    • Walk in the footsteps of dignitaries and world leaders as you step into Qasr Al Watan inside the Abu Dhabi Presidential Complex.
    • Get the chance to stand under the region’s largest central dome in its Great Hall.
    • Uncover the royal Emirati culture as you explore its other sections such as the Presidential Banquet, House of Knowledge, and Qasr Al Watan Library, among others.
    • Watch the fascinating light show (Palace in Motion) on your regal outing here in the evening.

    Go on an Abu Dhabi City Tour or add more amazing experiences with a visit to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros Abu Dhabi, and Louvre Abu Dhabi. You can also choose from our best-selling Dubai tours including Desert Safari Dubai, Dubai City Tour etc. Further, don’t miss iconic Dubai attractions with Dubai Frame and Burj Khalifa tickets.

  • Tour Inclusions
    • 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.
  • Important Information

    • Please bring a valid Photo ID/passport with you as it is required to be displayed at the entrance.
    • Consumption of food and drink is not permitted in the great hall or exhibition rooms.
    • No heavy luggage is allowed during this visit.
    • Tickets can only be used for the selected date or the date will be printed on the ticket
    • The last entry to the Qasr Al Watan Palace is at 06:00 pm.
    • The last entry to the Light Show is at 07:00 pm.
    • The ticket includes access to the Palace in Motion (Light show). If it takes place on the date of your visit.
    • The last entry to the Palace in Motion (Light show) is 45 minutes before the showtime.
    • Light Show start at 7.15 pm. Timings may change and are subject to sunset timings.
    • Imp Note : Light and Sound show will be operating during the Ramadan
    • Operational Hours : 10:00 AM TO 6:00 Pm

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