With Abu Dhabi’s shining buildings sprawled out across the island, it’s difficult to imagine that not even two centuries ago, only one stone building stood tall.
Since its first stones were laid in the 1760s, Abu Dhabi’s oldest building has witnessed the city grow into a bustling metropolis. (Reuters)
The site served as a center of political power throughout the southern Gulf and was home to the ruling family for nearly 200 years. (Reuters)