Al Hosn Palace
Old Fort Abu Dhabi and White Fort Abu Dhabi
Al-Hosn Palace, most commonly known as the Old Fort or the White Fort, is the oldest building in the city. Built in the late 19th century, the palace was the residence of the erstwhile ruling family. The interior of the Al Hosn Palace has been renovated and totally modernized. What is noteworthy in the Al Hosn Palace are the courtyard and the tile work over the main or the northern gate. Al Hosn Palace now houses the Cultural Foundation, which run the Documentation and Research Center. Many exhibits are held here displaying traditional artifacts and photographs.