Category: United Arab Emirates

Al Ain Cultural Sites listed on Unesco’s list added to UAE’s educational curriculum; Gulf Today

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The publication offers a wealth of information about the cultural history of these sites, particularly those from the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, such as the Jebel Hafit tombs, the Hili settlements, the Bida Bint Saud tombs, the falaj irrigation systems, and the historical oases.

Source: Al Ain Cultural Sites listed on Unesco’s list added to UAE’s educational curriculum

Al Ain sites celebrate 10 years on Unesco World Heritage List; Haneen Dajani; National News

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Thirteen locations in the oasis city of Abu Dhabi were added to the listing in 2011…

Source: Al Ain sites celebrate 10 years on Unesco World Heritage List

Explore ancient tombs at Jebel Hafit Desert Park; Time Out

 

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Al Ain, A Desert Oasis in the Emirates; Elizabeth von Pier; GoNOMAD Travel

UAE – Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)

Al Ain, in the United Arab Emirates, is a desert oasis with a history museum, intricate water channels called Falaj, and green, guarded by Fort Jahili, going back to the earliest days of the 20th century.

 

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Things to Do and Places to Visit in Al Ain: Al Ain Attractions, How To Reach, Stay Options; Aakanksha Magan; Tripoto

UAE – Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)

Al Ain, an oasis in the middle of the desert, is the largest in-land city in UAE.

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Al Ain Oasis stays true to its 3,000-year heritage; Naser Al Wasmi; The National

UAE – Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)

Families still own their pieces of the area, which was last week named as a Unesco World Heritage Site, and their children will too – even if only a solitary tree.

AL AIN // When visiting Al Ain Oasis…

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Al Ain Oasis offers a glimpse into UAE’s history; Sami Zaatari; Gulf News

UAE – Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)

Media given an exclusive tour of the oasis which has been listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site.

 

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Real oasis in the land of bling; Margaret Turton; The West Australian

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UAE – Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)

It’s quite wrong to assume that the United Arab Emirates, and the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, have never looked back since the discovery of oil.

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