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Top 12 Places To Visit In Abu Dhabi

Capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is a well-ordered, industrious city with a pretty waterside location.  First inhabited by the nomadic Bani Yas tribe in 1760, the settlement remained a small fishing village until oil was discovered. The revenues transformed Abu Dhabi into the modern city of today – a bustling center of government and business. With a coastline rimmed

Al-hayl Castle

Al-Hayl Castle was once used as the headquarters for Fujairah's ruling family. Built approximately 250 years ago it has played an important role in the area's defence, used as a base for surveillance and patrolling.

Fujairah Fort

Built in 1670, Fujairah Fort was badly damaged by a British attack in the early 20th century. Considered the oldest fort in the United Arab Emirates, it has served previously as both a defensive building and a home for the ruling family. And for many centuries it was the only stone building along the Fujairah coast. The fort has three major sections, several

Al Bidyah Mosque

North of Fujairah city, the mud-brick Al-Bidyah Mosque is the oldest in the United Arab Emirates and was named after the town that once surrounded it. The engineering features are a major accomplishment for the period of construction. The mosque consists of a prayer hall decorated with arches and featuring ventilation openings, and a mihrab (prayer niche pointing to Mecca). A central pillar divides the

Hajjar Mountains

Fujairah is the only Emirate of the UAE that is almost totally mountainous. The Hajjar Mountains separate Fujairah from the rest of the country. The mountain range got its name from the Arabic word meaning “stone mountains”. They aren’t very high but on the way from the plain (200m) to Masafi (450m) and Diba Al Hisn (on the ocean coast) the

Masafi Market

Masafi is a small town famous for it´s market, a good place to buy carpets from Iran or Pakistan, pottery from the Emirates, and also some fruits and vegetable stalls. The town has a long main street where all the stalls and shops are located and is visited by everybody travelling the road from Dubai to Dibba, the market is

Hili National Park

This park is famous for its beautiful gardens but more so because of the archeological findings in the area. At the very center of the park lies a tomb dating to the end of the third millennium BC that was excavated some years ago. This park also contains a children’s park.

Al Ain Museum

This is definitely a must see for everyone. This museum is the oldest in the whole of UAE. The museum is divided into two parts, the ethnographic and the archeological. Some of the exhibits include remains and findings from the tombs at the Hili Archeological Park, these findings are from the Bronze Age. 

National Museum Of Ras Al Khaimah

Experience the rich heritage of Ras Al Khaimah, which includes majestic forts and museums – each telling a story of its own. History lovers would enjoy visiting the Dhayah fort, built in the 16th century on a mountain overlooking the Gulf, to fight the British troops. The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah, built in mid of the 18th century during

Falcon Show Ras Al Khaimah

One of the famous traditions in the region is raising Falcons. Ras Al Khaimah presents an unique falcon show with an exclusive rapture display in the first desert spa resort of the Middle East - the Banyan Tree Al Wadi. Housing the region’s most diverse and interactive display of Falcons, Hawks, Kestrels, Owls and Eagles, be a part of the action