In Pictures: Qasr Al Hosn

Our ancestors left us a legacy of traditions that make us proud. Our mission is to preserve, develop and maintain it as an asset of this nation for generations to come.” The Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Qasr Al Hosn Festival is a celebration of Emirati heritage, culture and traditions located on the historic site of Qasr Al Hosn fort, in the heart of the city. Now surrounded by towering modern buildings, the fort is an ongoing historic project being undertaken by a team of architects, conservators and archaeologists to preserve one of the capitals iconic monuments.

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Visit the Qasr Al Hosn website here to find out more information and read about the history of the fort and its timeline.

All views are my own based on my experience. Unless otherwise stated, all photos on this page © Jo Brett 2014. All rights reserved.