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kasr, qasr

An Arabic palace, castle, or mansion.
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Bab Al Qasr Hotel offers the spectacular Al Dana Ballroom that can be customized to fit any theme.
Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara 's Summer Surprise offer is valid until 30 September 2019.
"ACCIONA Producciones y DiseEo has also installed a raised platform for visitors to improve accessibility to Qasr Al Watan, as well as to ensure its preservation," said APD.
The soaring dome of the Great Hall, measuring 100 metres long and 100 metres wide, is the architectural highlight of Qasr Al Watan Image Credit: Supplied 1.
With a space of 35x35 meters, the Al Qasr tent can accommodate 1000 people and seat up to 800 people.
On Saturday and Sunday, the national monument hosts 'Ramadan at Al Hosn' with traditional activities, performances and demonstrations, which recreates an atmosphere when people used to gather at Qasr Al Hosn to mark the holy month, an official at the museum said.
"Qasr Al Watan Library embodies the UAE Vision 2021, which is based on the pillars of supporting the development of a knowledge-based economy to promote and sustain investment in human capital," said Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of DCT Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed highlighted Qasr Al Watan as an important symbol of the UAE's progressive journey, reflecting the leadership's commitment to boosting cultural understanding amongst nations
Qasr Al Hosn tells stories of diplomacy, history and Emirati traditions, as well as those of the men and women who lived in the ruling family palace, complemented by the House of Artisans with its mission to promote and preserve national heritage.
Al Hosn is Abu Dhabi's original urban block, comprised of four interrelated components: The historic Qasr Al Hosn Fort, the National Consultative Council building, the Cultural Foundation and the House of Artisans.
Mohamed Galal, Chief Executive Officer of Dar Al Arkan Assets Management, the company's retail and leasing division, said:"We are thrilled to be introducing the new entertainment complex at Al Qasr Mall, which will bring family entertainment and blockbuster movies to the doorsteps of film fans here in Riyadh.