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Where is the Shubra Palace?
Shubra Palace is located on the northern side of the city center of Taif, and overlooks Shubra Street, which is one of the most important pivotal streets in the city of Taif. Ali bin Abdullah bin Aoun Pasha ordered the establishment of the Shubra Palace in 1905 AD, whose construction was completed in 1906 AD where it took Two years to complete the construction process.
The Shubra Palace consists of three floors intersecting and contains suites with wide corridors connected to each other at the end of each and each suite contains a large room in addition to a number of other rooms, and each square of the palace represents an integrated apartment to suit polygamy, the floor has been allocated The upper and the roof of the palace are for court ladies. On the first floor of the palace there is a reception hall and government clerk. As for the ground floor, it is the base of the palace, which can be accessed by means of a marble staircase. Attached garden Grate, located in front of the door and window of the room attendance was furnished with carpets overlooking the palace garden with two seats, one dedicated to the king and the other remains empty until the arrival of a guest from an initial matter to the king sitting adds next to it.
Museum exhibition halls
In Shubra Palace there are many exhibition halls that show its importance in the old days.
The historical and political stages and the stages of the establishment of the palace are presented by presenting a historical summary of it. The stages that King Faisal went through when the palace was based in the cabinet are presented.
Hall of pre-Islamic times
This hall has many stone tools, pottery pieces, paintings of inscriptions, rock inscriptions, text and images showing the time periods from the stone ages to the pre-Islamic era before Islam.
The Islamic Hall
In this hall, many artifacts and paintings containing texts, pictures and plans dating back to the various Islamic periods are shown. The beginning of the migration of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, to Medina in addition to the era of the Rightly Guided Caliphs.
Kingdom Unification Hall
There are many paintings, pictures and heritage pieces of the city of Taif, which show the beginning of the establishment of the Saudi state to the empty era, in addition to displaying tools for the most famous industries that characterized it, namely the extraction of sectarian roses.
Kingdom Unification Hall
There are many rare historical photos of the Hijaz region, and the office of Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz shows the second floor when the palace was the summer residence of His Highness.
the old market
This hall shows the old market of the Taif and the Hejaz, with its shops and ancient professions, by displaying the ancient heritage tools that were used by: Al-Attar, Al-Saegh, Copper, Al-Khayyat and other professions.