Zabeel Palace

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  • Address: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Palace, Heritage Building

Zabeel Palace is the home of Shaikh Rashid, UAE’s former prime minister. It is constructed in the Zabeel area, which was formerly just bare land covered with sand. Today, it is surrounded by all the glitzy buildings that make up the skyline of Dubai. Another Zabeel Palace has also cropped up in the vicinity, but it is the old palace that is full of charms. This palace was constructed sometime in the 1960s and was used as a residence till the 90s. The design of this palace is the idea of Otto Bulart who also designed the Clock Tower in Dubai.

How to Reach Zabeel Palace

  • You can hire a car or taxi to get here.

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  • Zabeel Palace Address: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Time required to visit Zabeel Palace: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 0.68% of people who visit Dubai include Zabeel Palace in their plan

  • 90.59% of people start their Zabeel Palace visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Zabeel Palace

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

94.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Zabeel Palace

People normally club together Emirates Tower and Burj Khalifa while planning their visit to Zabeel Palace.

People also prefer to start their day with Zabeel Palace.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • do you have any cost to visit palace

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  • Hi..wanted to check if it is open to public still due to the virus around

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  • Hi, I heard that Zabeel Palace has some area for tourist to visit. If the information is reliable can you please advice the which is that area and what are the visiting timings? Thank you

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    • Though many people think that some parts of Zabeel Palace are open to the public, it is not the case. You cannot visit or take a tour of this palace. You can only take photos in front of it. 

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  • If I want to visit, and see this place. What is there to see. I have heard there are things outside.

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    • Hi,

      The Zabeel Palace is the Dubai residence and administrative headquarters of the Ruling Royal family of Dubai.

      Due to security reasons, entry to the palace is restricted. However, if you are driving around the area, you can stop by to take a look at its beautiful gardens. From the outside, the palace looks grand.

      For more information about the history of the palace, please click here

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  • Hi, what is there to see in zabeel palace?

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    • As it is the official residence of the ruler of Dubai, the palace is not open to the public. But, you can explore the outside premises if you want. 

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  • Does prince hamdan live in Zabeel palace

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    • Hi,

      Normally, the Zabeel Palace is occupied by the ruler of Dubai only when required. 

      Click here for more information on the palace. 

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  • How to visit zabeel palace ,and howmuch visit charges for family.

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