Raghadan Palace

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King Abdullah II of Jordan and U.S. President George W. Bush in Raghadan Palace (2006)

Raghadan Palace is a crown palace located in the Royal Court compound of Al-Maquar in Amman, Jordan. Constructed in 1926, the property became the residence of King Abdullah I who would go on to order the construction of several more palaces in the surrounding area. The palace is constructed in a traditional Islamic style, with features modelled on the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Raghadan's Throne Room hosts several major ceremonies as well as meetings with visiting Heads of State.[1] Costing £1,600 to build, the palace was renovated in the 1980s following a fire. The current monarch does not live at the property.[2]


  1. ^ "Bush-Maliki Talks Are Postponed". New York Times. 2006-11-29. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 
  2. ^ "The Royal Palaces". kinghussein.gov.jo. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 

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Coordinates: 31°57′22″N 35°56′58″E / 31.95611°N 35.94944°E / 31.95611; 35.94944