Qasr Al Watan welcomes you into the world of Arab heritage and customs. It is more than just a palace, an incredible and unique landmark in the UAE. The newly opened Presidential Palace intends to provide visitors with a stronger understanding of the UAE’s leading traditions and values. Situated in Abu Dhabi the ‘Palace of the Nation’ has opened its doors for public viewing. It is impressive and breath-taking, overflowing with grandeur.
The palace is swarmed with knowledge, offerings and understanding of the governing principles that shaped the history of UAE and its vision for the future. The interior is decorated using white, yellow and blue to signify the landscape of the region. It consists of several grand areas including the grand Great Hall as well as a room filled with items gifted to the UAE president by various countries around the world. It also houses the Qasr Al Watan Library, which boasts a collection of over 50,000 books and resources.
Reflecting the UAE Vision 2021, which promotes development through investment in minds and human resources, the library has a large collection of knowledge resources in the fields of science and art within the UAE. The publication that is over 35 years has a vast collection of books covering subjects including history, geography and others. It also has books concentrating on the development, culture and achievements of the United Arab Emirates.