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“Great UNESCO heritage site”
Review of Al Ain Oasis

Al Ain Oasis
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Al Ain City Sightseeing Tour - The Garden City
Ranked #8 of 52 things to do in Al Ain
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Truly an Oasis in the desert. Fascinating example of how people used to work on the land pre technology using irrigation channels.

Lovely atmosphere to hire a bike and ride around for an hr.

Excellent photo opportunities throughout.

Well worth a visit to understand how people lived in the harsh middle East environment hundreds of yrs ago.

Thank Arran S
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"date palms"
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"palm trees"
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"peaceful walk"
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"eco centre"
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"national museum"
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"water supply"
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"unesco site"
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"security guard"
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"green grass"
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"interesting place"
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"walk around"
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"abu dhabi"
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"jebel hafeet"
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

There isn't anything much to see, its basically a palm date plantation. Not worth the visit if you are thinking to drive all the way from Abu Dhabi. Its near the Al Ain zoo, you can plan to visit both within the same day.

1  Thank ChuaFamily1
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Take the tour a couple hours out side of Dubai to one of the oldest Cities of the UAE located in the Hajar Mountains 1000 s of years Al Ain was an important caravan stop on the ancient trade route across Arabia
This area is really something see it takes you back in time

Thank Doug M
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Really it’s an amazing pace especially after the renovation and the listing of the UNESCO IN AL AIN 2016
go and enjoy your time over there

Thank mohmedelkhashaby
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

The oasis takes you away from the noise of the traffic and it is shady, but that's it. Just a path taking you to areas outside of oasis such as the palace museum and fort. Nothing to see. Signposts are misleading.

Thank Carol N
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