Top 7 activities in the Shubra Al-Taif Palace Museum

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The establishment of the Shubra Museum Palace dates back to 1995 in a historic building that was built in 1904 in the city of Taif
The palace was a residence for the royal family in the city before it opened as a historical museum, and it is now well-known among the touristic places in Saudi Arabia.
The museum building is distinguished by its unique architectural style, in which the Roman character blends Islam with some of the traditional architectural styles of the Hijaz region at the time.
The museum consists of a cellar, four storeys above it, along with some external accessories and gardens, and includes 150 rooms containing antique exhibits.

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Activities you can do

• Begin your tour by taking pictures of the building of the outer palace, which is characterized by its engineering style, in which the mixture of motifs and Roman and Islamic architecture mixes.

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• Then you can stroll around the palace gardens lined with trees more than a hundred years old, along with some wood carvings.

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• Upon entering the building, your tour will start in the main hall, which was known as the staircase.

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• Then take your tour to the Stone Ages Hall, which displays a collection of artifacts and pottery, and some paintings that include inscriptions and inscriptions.

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• Then he headed towards the hall of the Islamic era, which includes some antique pottery and exhibits that tell the story of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.

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• Visit the Kingdom Unification Story Hall from its beginnings to the present era, which includes some heritage pieces, paintings, photos and documentaries.

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• End your visit with a tour around the palace offices, such as the office of His Majesty, and go up to take some pictures of the Romanesque rooftop wall decoration.

Entry prices

For adults over 14 years old, 20 Saudi riyals, equivalent to $ 5.33.
For children between 6 and 14 years old, 15 Saudi riyals, equivalent to 4 dollars.
Free for those under 6 years old.

Worktime

From 9 in the morning until 12 in the afternoon, and from 5 in the evening until 8 in the evening
Except for Sundays, the museum’s weekly holiday.

Hotels near Shubra Palace

Elaf Hotel Suites is one of the best rated hotels in Taif. It is 8.3 km from Shubra Palace.
Summary of Arab visitor ratings
The location is excellent and close to services, the rooms are comfortable.
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The Ruhara Hotel Apartments is one of the best rated hotels in Saudi Arabia, Taif, 8.3 km from Shubra Palace.
Summary of Arab visitor ratings
The location is excellent and close to services, the staff are helpful and friendly, the rooms are comfortable and clean.
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Shubra Palace website

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