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All reviews simple life land rover shows how ruling family fascinating insight abu dhabi sheikh zayed historical place free entrance guided tour arabic coffee local culture al jahili fort al ain oasis nice place to visit united arab emirates founded
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

***** 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 3 weeks ago

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
1  Thank cashmolic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank manucanuck
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens, great still photographs and artifacts of a long-gone time. See Al Ain in its infancy and see how it has grown, from a tiny, sleepy oasis to the bustling surburban town it is now. Hard to believe this country is still so young,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TiChatte
Reviewed 5 November 2018

worth to visit to glimpse the way of life of a great leader. humbled to see how simple living in the old days was. amazing to see an old cradle, the huge kitchen and the sleeping quarters(bedrooms). recommend to visit the visitor center before wandering...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank aynreyes
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Its worth the visit if you are in Al ain You will see the home of tge wise leader who united the Emirates Itsfree and not very big

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Abdulwahab B
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is a piece of history which can be experienced in the present. It captures the soul of Etihad (unity) at the founding of the Emirates as a state. Calm, quiet and a peaceful setting. Informative yet not overwhelming.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PAR506
Reviewed 31 August 2018

If visiting Al Jahili fort, this makes a good follow-on attraction, it is only5 minutes away and open 2 hours later than the fort. It was the home of Sheik Zayed's family, he himself was born there form here you can trace the journey of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Neil H
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The Al Ain Palace Museum is located on the edge of Al Ain Oasis on its western side, the former home of the founder of the United Arab Emirates, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and a centre for political and social activities....More

Date of experience: June 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