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RAGHADAN PALACE is a crown palace located in the Royal Court compound of Al-Maquar in Amman
Amman
, Jordan
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
Jerusalem
. Raghadan's Throne Room hosts several major ceremonies as well as meetings with visiting Heads of State . Costing £1,600 to build, the palace was renovated in the 1980s following a fire. The current monarch does not live at the property.

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