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

A wonderful center city attraction with an awesome photographic exhibition. Perfect hot weather place to visit.

Thank David R
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Al Jahili Fort is an architectural monument and one of the oldest forts of Al Ain. It is very small and located inside Jahili Park which exists in the heart of the city. Like other museums, the fort is also having artifacts and different types...More

1  Thank NoorAliAbbas
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Great fort this protect against dates and security great Shikha Zayed 1st ask to build for as a summer vacation house. And after few time Oman scout held that place. Currently they have some exhibition going on that is permanent by English painter. Get many...More

Thank d J
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Located on the perimeter of Jahili Park across from the Rotana Hotel and the 'pink' palace, Al Jahili Fort is an interesting place to visit. During the cooler months, it often hosts evening concerts under the stars which is the best time to visit this...More

Thank 423carlad
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We visited this fort primarily to view the "wedding cake like" keep. However, we were blown away by the excellent exhibition of phortographs by Wilfred Thesiger who travelled the desert as a Bedouin would and recorded their way of life.

Thank marvelmartin
Reviewed March 16, 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
Reviewed March 6, 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.

1  Thank HarrietTornkvist
Reviewed February 27, 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...More

Thank arh2900
Reviewed February 24, 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
Reviewed February 10, 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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Response from wildlfower777 | Reviewed this property |
Al Jahli Fort is a museum in the heart of the park in Al Ain. It is a restored military fort not a seaport I hope i have answered your question and I have helped you somehow...Thank you.