Al Jahili FortCurrently Closed
- Address: Al Ain City, Abu Dhabi, UAE, United Arab Emirates
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: 1 AED
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Architecture , Fort
Al Jahili Fort - Review
Al Jahili Fort is a truly historical building for Dubai. In a land where the desert prevailed and not too many permanent structures existed, the Al Jahili fort stood and stood strong for many years. Built in 1898, this fort was important from the point of view of defence as well as habitation as all the resources were at hand. Once, it was the site great importance and a frontier that guarded the precious pal groves of the Arabs.
However, it fell into ruination and was restored only in the 1980s. Now the fort has recently been completely restored in 2008 and can finally be viewed by tourists. It has ample space that was reserved for performances and certain performances may still be conducted here.
How To reach Al Jahili Fort by Public Transport
- Al Ain Palace Museum
Restaurants Near Al Jahili Fort
- Al Noor Restaurant
- Quickstops Cafe
- Palm Sports Resort Restaurant
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Things to Know Before Visiting Al Jahili Fort
23.58% of people who visit Abu Dhabi include Al Jahili Fort in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
36.12% of people start their Al Jahili Fort visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Al Jahili Fort
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Al Jahili Fort
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Al Jahili Fort, Abu Dhabi Reviews
Its an OK place With good space and ample play area for kids. Lighting during evening hours is not so great. Lot of Pakistani friends were there.
Cool to see the old fort. I loved how we could wander in and around the fort, seeing the rooms, etc. There's also a cool exhibit there, so you can step into the air conditioning for a minute to cool off.
Amazing Historical place. Definitely worth visiting and spending your time. Will recommend to everyone
Great place. As forts and historic sites come in this region this one is one of the best. The fort is absolutely beautiful with a very well served team and staff that welcome you and inform you on the whole site. There are usually exhibition on display that are very arty and informative. We were there late afternoon, but I think if you attend in the evening with all the spot lights enhancing the whole mysterious Arabic feeling it will be jaw dropping beautiful. We did feel some additional info on the fort would give it 5 stars, all the rooms were empty with no descriptions, perhaps this is something they plan on doing in the future. If they could spend the same time and effort on this fort as the one in Abu Dhabi it would be awesome.
A castle built more than 100 years ago and represents the old architecture. There is a museum within the place. Entrance is free and strongly recommended to visit.
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