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Rams-shaam Rd, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Of the two forts we saw in our afternoon trip, this was by far the better one. Don’t expect any grand structures or military insights but it’s certainly a good view at sunset and a fun thing to do if you’re in RAK. 👍

Thank JoyBrowce
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The well-preserved Dhayah Fort, that was still in use in the 19th century during battles against the british, is nicely located on a hill which provides an amazing view on a natural mangrove and the Arabic sea. A perfect spot to watch the sunset. It...More

Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

It is a very small old fort that was kept without restoration, in fact some walls and two small rooms. Reaching the fort is through a long stair build by rocks, the stair is new but still difficult to climb. don't expect alot at the...More

Thank arqabat
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We'd arranged our own half day trip for 3 of us with the cove rotana hotel tours office...as we didn't fancy the camel farm and museum that was part of the regular tour. So we wanted to do the fort, ghost city, fish market and...More

1  Thank Donna B
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We stopped by coming back from Fujeirah. Pretty interesting and thanks to the poor Indian guide stranded here in the middle of nowhere for showing us around outside opening hours.

Thank leprotto1961
Reviewed June 2, 2018

the fort protects an oasis, difficult to see where the oasis is now from the top. Lots of steps, great view from the top and the history board saying it was used only once was an interesting read. Worth a visit as part of your...More

2  Thank timh1492017
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Steep climb up. Very Scenic location. Has a guest house as the start point for basic need like water, refreshments and Arabic food. Go only in winter, or in the evenings when the climate is good. We met a lone climber, who had got dehydrated...More

1  Thank Shamina L
Reviewed March 31, 2018

There is a proper road access is available,if you are using google maps, do not turn right from the main road as it says when you reached near it,, just pass that and drive slow on the main road and you will find proper road...More

Thank Lankanath-G
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Its a hour or so from the town and interesting drive, a little hike up but great views and history behind the Fort. Worth hiring a car and doing the trip...

Thank wisper8
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Dhayah Fort is a nice architectural monument and one of the oldest forts in the UAE. It is very small and it is believed to be 5000 years old. The fort is located in the exterior part of Ras Al Khaimah and the road directions...More

1  Thank NoorAliAbbas
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