RAGHADAN PALACE is a crown palace located in the Royal Court compound
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 . Costing £1,600 to build, the palace was renovated in the
1980s following a fire. The current monarch does not live at the
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