Friday, January 8, 2010

Al Ain Palace Museum #4

Hello friends and visitors. How's your friday? I hope that everybody enjoyed skywatching. Once again, let me take you to the majestic Al Ain Palace Museum. This is the last part of the series and I hope you enjoyed looking at the 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

coffee room
Sheikha Fatima's and her Children's ward
Sheikha Fatima's mother room
Sheikh Zayed and wife room
Private Majlis
khanjar and saif
A baby cradle in Sheikha Fatima's mother room and an old clock in the Private Majlis
Al Nahyan Family Tree depicting the Sheikh's lineage
store room
VIP room
According to Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage, "architecturally, Al Ain Palace Museum replicates many of the characteristic features of important buildings in the UAE. The towers on the either sideof the main entrance were added during the restoration of the palace in imitation of the multistoreyed tower of Jahili Fort. Visitors entering through the outer gate immediately leave behind the bustle and traffic of the modern city".

That's all folks, I hope you enjoyed it. Actually, I still have lots of photos to share but I think that  would be enough and I think those are the important areas and things that a visitor must see inside the museum.

Just in case you want to travel to Al Ain City and visit the museum, here's your guideline:

Words of the day:
khanjar : a curved knife
saif:   a sword
majlis: a sitting room, either internal or external, generally understood to be the room in which men of a household entertain their male friends.
ghurfa:  a room or a suspended floor in a building.

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Salaam to all!


  1. Thank you for allowing me to visit so many places that I will never see in person.

  2. ang ganda naman dito... sana ma-experience kong pumunta dito at matutulog ako sa Sheikh Zayed and wife room.. ahihi

    ganda ng mga shots ha Digital SLR ba gamit mo te?

  3. Always nice to see other parts of the world!
    I enjoy this post!

  4. I especially like the arabian coffee pots, oriental rugs and cushions! Lovely rooms!

  5. An interesting sequel. Thank you.

  6. Missalyn,musta? This is a avery interesting place, and I have read the whole series. The reflection shots are way cool! Hope your wishes will come true!
    Happy New Year!

  7. hi misalyn! grbe, very detailed tour! love it! ^0^
    their "sofas"- not sure what's the correct term, very unique and all the antiquities.
    happy weekend there! ^0^

  8. These treasures so well-preserved!
    I so love the Arabian Art.
    thank you!
    Hope you're having a great week-end!
    hugs hugs


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