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“Looking at a big sand castle”
Review of Al Jahili Fort

Al Jahili Fort
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Al Ain City Tours From Dubai
Ranked #4 of 52 things to do in Al Ain
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This big sand castle in Al Ain is beautiful but it does not contain alot of interesting information. It is a nice little outing but seeing the fort from the outside is almost as good as entering the area. Free entrance.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This fort is probably the oldest building in the UAE. Finished in 1898 it provides an opportunity to see and reflect on what life was like in the early years of its existence. The fort is free to access and whilst there is not a lot to see and do there are two exhibitions which are worth experiencing.

Thank arh2900
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

The fort is very well kept and contains a permanent exhibition of photographs which provide an insight into Abu Dhabi's past history. Entrance is free.

Thank Prodipto B
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

The original spiral tower is an iconic building in the UAE. The fort is nice and open. Come when it's not too hot. There was some kind of Boy Scout event going on, so pay attention if you want to be there for something specific.

Thank Nicole B
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is one of the highlights of Al Ain, you must visit this fort. Unforeseeable they had a clean up from the previous night after celebrating National Day. So i got a lot of rubble on my pictures.
But after 8 years i was glad to come back for another visit.

Thank Johan V
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