Al Jahili Fort

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  • 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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TripHobo Highlights for Al Jahili Fort

  • Al Jahili Fort Address: Al Ain City, Abu Dhabi, UAE, United Arab Emirates
  • Al Jahili Fort Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Al Jahili Fort Price: 1 AED
  • Best time to visit Al Jahili Fort(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Al Jahili Fort: 03:00 Hrs
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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

  • 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

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Al Jahili Fort

People normally club together Hafeet Gallery and Al Ain Palace Museum while planning their visit to Al Jahili Fort.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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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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