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“Al Jahili Fort”
Review of Al Jahili Fort

Al Jahili Fort
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Al Ain City Tours From Dubai
Ranked #5 of 52 things to do in Al Ain
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

A must see while in the area there are great artifacts and pictures and stories of how the people
Use to travel across the Desert for trading and taking supplies to Commerce in the larger areas
Where the population was

Thank Doug M
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"photo exhibition"
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"wilfred thesiger"
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"round tower"
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"wedding cake"
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"information desk"
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"excellent exhibition"
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"cooling system"
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"summer residence"
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"arabic coffee and dates"
in 4 reviews
"closed on mondays"
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"information centre"
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"history lesson"
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"rotana hotel"
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"quick visit"
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"free entry"
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"worth a visit"
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"an interesting place to visit"
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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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