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Al Jahili Fort

Sultan Bin Zayed Al Awwal St - Al Mutawaa، Al Ain - Al Jahili - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

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About Al Jahili Fort

Al Jahili Fort is a fort in Al Ain City, Abu Dhabi Emirate. The fort was established in 1891 near Al Jahili Oasis to protect the palm farmers. It was then seized by the former Omani coastal scout for its operation to protect the mountain lanes and to preserve the intertribal peace.



Attractions near Al Jahili Fort

Al Ain Zoo4.32km from Al Jahili Fort

400 hectares zoo located in the foothills of Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi and the zoo features a gigantic cat house home to lions, cougars, jaguars, black and spotted leopards. It also has a reptile house, monkey compounds, aquarium, and aviary.

Jebel Hafeet15.55km from Al Jahili Fort

Jabal Hafeet is a mountain on the border of the United Arab Emirates and Oman and located in the south side of Al Ain downtown in the Eastern Region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and the adjacent Omani town of Al-Buraimi. The name of the mountain comes from a period in UAE history, the Bronze Age (3200 to 2600 BCE) Hafit Period, because of the discovery of a cluster of important Bronze Age beehive tombs at its foothills.

Hatta75.67km from Al Jahili Fort

An inland exclave of the emirate of Dubai, Hatta is a heritage village that lies between mountains, and a well known get-away from the heat of Dubai. It has activities that make you an adrenaline junky, such as off-road adventures in the desert and mountains, hiking to the Hatta Rock Pool.

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve77.5km from Al Jahili Fort

The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) is the UAE’s first national park, creating a protected environment for the last of the desert wildernesses. This unique reserve was created for the protection of those endangered species and for the conservation of the natural desert habitat and heritage.

Big Red Sand Dune82.75km from Al Jahili Fort

One of the most traveled attractions of Sharjah. A perfect spot for desert sports. The dunes are ideal for sand skiing, 4×4 buggies quad bikes, you can also camp and experience the Bedouin’s life.

Global Village105.2km from Al Jahili Fort

It showcases cultures of 90 nations over the world at one place. Global Village claims to be the world's biggest tourism, recreation, shopping, and amusement venture. It is the region's first social, amusement, family and shopping destination.

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The largest emirate of United Arab Emirates. The capital city of United Arab Emirates is located here.