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Address: Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Looks amazing, like a childhood aspiration, fascinating history and in lovely location on edge of green and peaceful park. My favourite place to gather my thoughts. Well worth... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Al Jahili fort is recent (built towards the end of the 19th century) and gives an impression of what royal life was like before oil and a radically different life were discovered. It includes an exhibtion tribute to the sheik who was responsible for its building as well as to Sir Wilfred Thesiger an English upper class adventurer and... More 

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looks amazing, like a childhood aspiration, fascinating history and in lovely location on edge of green and peaceful park. My favourite place to gather my thoughts. Well worth a visit.

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting buildings and a well presented photographic exhibition, good facilities and right in town centre of Al Ain

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With the park right next to it and so close to the centre of town, this is a great place to visit. The location and the design of this relatively recent remaking of the fort is beautiful. Watching the sun rise over the main gates is quite special. Inside, there is a little history of the fort and the origins... More 

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United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The building it self another type you gonna discovered by your experts eyes The Story of the place you gonna be more excited when you head about Mubarak bin London Make a search you Will know See you there

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited - Dec Al Jahili Fort is located inside the Jahili Park,constructed in the 1890, its huge and has alot of chambers and quaters, but what will amaze you most, is the Photo Gallery ! this place has pictures starting from traders place to discovery of oil and few pictures that will tell you their own anecdotes.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Was interesting seeing the fort, but otherwise there was not much to do surrounding the fort. Is a good pass time though.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A nice fort showing Arabic culture good for family friends visits. It shows the description on SZ family. Good and informative fort. Must visit.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Al Jahili Fort is located right in the middle of the city of Al Ain close to the public gardens. It is surrounded by several oasis which are themselves graded as a UNESCO site. The fort has stood for more than a century guarding the water source and fertile land of the oasis. It was originally a smaller square fort... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I walked to see this because I was staying across the street at the Rotana Hotel. The buildings are empty, and the brochure is available only in Arabic, so if you speak only English you won't learn much. It was nice to see the fort pictured on the Al Ain water bottles, and the fort is situated in an attractive... More 

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