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Under renovation - will be great

This is an ancient town with a lot of history! I wish I could cover all the history here, but I... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Scary in the night

Going to this place in the middle of the night was full of fun and pranks. Playing hide and seek... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
via mobile
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29 Sep 2018
“Under renovation - will be great”
2 Aug 2018
“Scary in the night ”
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Al Jazirah Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

A village abandoned during the urbanisation of the UAE and left to the elements, though recently the families of the original inhabitants have begun to renovate and restore the settlement as a tourist attraction. Talk of ghosts and djinn is presumably hogwash to keep tourists...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed October 25, 2018

this has a fascinating history and is well worth a stroll at sunset...be prepared to feel spooky....

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kelly1814
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This is an abandoned fishing village of more than 300 structures including schools, shops, homes and mosques. There are people that live on the outer fringes of it and the properties are still owned though not lived in. Many of the roofs are gone and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Christie E
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is an ancient town with a lot of history! I wish I could cover all the history here, but I need a guided tour first. In the old days the fishermen's wives and children lived here during the winters, and then in the mountains...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pix5
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The old fishing village, abandoned in the late 70s if I recall, it's old houses and a fort that's being rebuilt so not open yet, hardly anyone around, won't take you long to visit it.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Going to this place in the middle of the night was full of fun and pranks. Playing hide and seek was fun with the scary vibe of this being a ghost town was amazing in a creepy way. However in the morning its just a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank itsmohamede
Reviewed June 14, 2018

This really is an abandoned village and nothing more.Interesting if you want to wander round for 20 minutes or so and see how people used to live.You need to watch where you step as there is a lot of junk around. Also there is no...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Kathryn P
Reviewed June 2, 2018

The town is constructed from coral. no information, no easy design to follow, just wander and marvel at the different house designs, some with water, baths at the end of some streets, just wonder what it would have been like to live in this heat...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank timh1492017
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We drove in, we parked, we soon drove off. Sorry but as seasoned travellers we have visited historic sites and yes I guess ghost towns, old industrial towns, coal mines and deserted places. This place really is a case of we struck oil and left...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank pirateofthecaribbean
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This abandoned village built of Sea stone could be made so much more of,as this is the history of the pearl diving that Ras Al Kamimah was so well known for seems a real missed opportunity

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Adrian W
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If you google ghost town in Ras alkhima it will show in google search where the exact location is. When you click on the maps it will show you how to get there and the shortest way.