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Lotus F wrote a review 20 Jan
It was a very nice journey, really enjoyed it. I do hope I can visit it in real life sometime in the future.
Date of experience: January 2021
sudheerbala wrote a review Dec 2020
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates49 contributions6 helpful votes
A nice development of the true culture of UAE, with lots of books, arts and culture to all age groups. This has lots of parking place to facilitate the visitors.
Date of experience: November 2020
vidhis20 wrote a review Mar 2020
Mumbai, India214 contributions20 helpful votes
The Qasr al Hosn is a restored fortification in the middle of the city, a remanent of the historic establishment of the city of Abu Dhabi. It retells the story of the various Sheikhs and how they developed the Emirate. Relatively uncrowded, it makes for a simple quiet view of life in the desert in the old times. There is arts centre attached to the fort, but it was shut for an event so couldn't visit it. But I had a chance to experience the coffee ceremony - Bait al Gahwa.…
Date of experience: December 2019
1 Helpful vote
Karin_So wrote a review Mar 2020
Viimsi, Estonia13 contributions5 helpful votes
I went to Qasr Al Hosn with mediocre excpectations but the visit turned out to be one of my favourite experiences in Abu Dhabi. The building itself is nice and the museum gives a good overview of the history but the real gem of our visit was our tour guide (I believe called Layla) who not only shared interesting facts about the country's past but also opened us the door into the local culture! Another great experience was the coffee ceremony that is included in the ticket price.…
Date of experience: March 2020
1 Helpful vote
Taki P wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom295 contributions196 helpful votes
This old fort is an interesting visit to see the rooms and read about the history. However, it looks new because the building has been over restored.
Date of experience: February 2020
2 Helpful votes