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Al Ain Landmarks

Thursday 21 March 2019 (UAE)   

Al Ain landmarks

Al Ain landmarks, historical buildings and sites, other notable locations and attractions.

Historical buildings and sites
Al Jahili Fort
  • Al Jahili Fort is a large fort in Al Ain, and one of the largest forts in the UAE.
  • Built from 1891-1898 under instruction from Sheikh Zayed Bin Khalifa (Zayed The First).
  • Opened 03 December 2008 as a cultural center after restoration by the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) from 2007-2008.
  • Contains a visitor information center, display of photographs by Wilfred Thesiger, an exhibition gallery, a cafe, and souvenir shop.
  • Opening times are Sun-Fri from 0830-1330 and 1630-1830 (summer) or 1530-1730 (winter). Closed Saturdays. Entry AED 1 for adults, free for children.
  • Outdoor concerts are occasionally held in the large courtyard.
  • Al Jahili Fort is featured on the UAE 50 dirham note.
Al Ain landmarks to be added, updated
  • Al Ain Water Park?
  • Al Ain Wildlife Park and Zoo?
  • Al Qattara Fort, Arts Center, Souk
  • Central Al Ain area - UNESCO World Heritage Site application
  • Hili Fun City?
  • Jebel Hafeet
  • Jebel Hafeet picnic area at base
  • Oasis area
Last update Thursday 21-Nov-2013. Page development 1H 2T 3D 4L 5C.
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