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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
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
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
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
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
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
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