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10 Stunning Historical Places In UAE That Are a Must See

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A land of sand and heat, that’s what most would describe when asked about the United Arab Emirates, but is so much more. With a reach history that it shares with the world through the forts and historical sites that they have preserved.

Have a look at some of the amazing historical places in the UAE.

1. Al – Bidyah Mosque – The oldest mosque in the UAE, located in Fujairah

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2. Al-Fahidi Fort – Now Dubai Museum, the Fort was built in 1787

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3. Bastakia Quarter – Last remains of Old Dubai, this was established at the end of the 19th century

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4. Heritage Village – reconstructed to depict life before oil in the UAE

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4. Heritage House – wealthy pearl merchant’s residence – made out of gypsum and coral built in 1890

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5. Dibba village – known for its relics and tombs that date back to the 7th century

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6. Al – Bithnah Fort – was built in 1735 and was considered the most important fort in the eastern part of the UAE

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7. Fujairah Fort – built in 1670 it is considered the oldest fort in the UAE

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8. Al-Jahili Fort – built in 1891 to protect precious palm groves and the city of Al-nin

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9. Al Maqtaa Fort – 200 years old it was used as a watchtower against invaders

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10. Qasr al-Hosn Fort – built in 1761 – it was initially used as a watchtower to protect the only fresh water source in Abu Dhabi

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11. Ras Al Khaimah – believed to have been built during the Ubaid Period, 5,000 -3,800 BC

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12. Jazirat al Hamra – Ghost town located near Ras Al Khaimah believed to be haunted – it was from the 14th century to the 1930s when the pearl industry died out

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With so much history already and more that is uncovered as it grows, don’t you think its time to take a trip to the UAE?

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