Category Archives: United Arab Emirates

Four sites in Ras Al Khaimah added to Unesco tentative world heritage list; Anna Zacharias; National

From an abandoned pearling village to the remains of a medieval metropolis, the sites span 5,000 years of history…

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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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Remains of Bronze Age Emirati settlement open to public for first time; John Dennehy; The National

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

Hili 8 offers glimpse into one of the earliest dwellings…

 

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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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Al Ain bears evidence of a culture’s ability to adapt; Samir Salama; Gulf News

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

Unesco recognition to 17 heritage sites sheds light on ancient practices…

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