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You can now step into the 'Haunted Palace' of Ras Al Khaimah and take a tour to explore the enigma that pervades it! The palace - one of the most mysterious, old buildings in the northern emirates lying abandoned for years - is now open to the public.
Built by the late Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Humaid Al Qasimi in 1985, the palace was meant to be a stunning architectural wonder. But the place assumed a ring of horror and suspense.
It took 10 years for the four-floor structure, constructed on a highland at Al Dheit area, to be completed. An attempt to turn it into an institute fell flat.
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The palace is replete with spectacular antique artifacts and paintings. Consisting of 35 rooms, it has a glass pyramid on the top to let the sun in, and add more beauty to the palace - which is mostly decorated with Islamic, Moroccan, Indian and Persian designs.
The many glass chandeliers, especially imported from Belgium and France, reflect a lustre mixed in four colours.
The marble paths, statues, and stuffed animals lend a strange charm to the palace.
Those interested can visit the palace from 9am to 7pm. The fee is Dh75 for each individual, and Dh50 per person in a group.
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