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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this location as part of a tour. If you have a day or two, rent a car and drive from Abu Dhabi. It’s a leisurely and comfortable two hours drive from Abu Dhabi. This will save you our experience of getting a tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank windfootsteps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Besides the fort structure, there is informative, well organized (and air conditioned) museum inside about fort history, 2h was enough to see the fort and museum. Keep in mind that Friday is a weekend day in UAE, and all attractions open at 3 pm to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FrequentTraveler2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will experience historical information in this place.Really interesting place to visit. Good for kids to get knowledge about the places.Need to walk a lot.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SURAJSMILE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nicely restored building with great photography exhibit. Not a great deal to see and do around the actual fort building, kids will enjoy having a little climb around but it's not huge, staff are helpful. The best part is the Wilfred Thesiger exhibit if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank ourglobetrotters
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

beautiful arabic type of ground very photogenic, just need to be aware that it's an outdoor area so be aware of the heat!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank manucanuck
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here with 2 children, 3 adults. Free entry, always a bonus. Really interesting old fort which has been restored using traditional methods & there is an excellent video you can watch about the project while a lovely gentleman brings you complentary dates & Arabic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank highlandfire
Reviewed 31 August 2018

If you visit in August like we did be prepared for heat! Around 50 degrees at 4pm, but that's all part of the experience, take car if arriving by car and using a sat nav or mobile app, they direct you to the entrance, not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This fort, located in the Jahill Park, is not big yet very interesting. It is one of the oldest, if not thee oldest, buildings in the UAE. Its edifice is the largest in the world made of mud brick. It was occupied by Oman Scouts...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

A wonderful center city attraction with an awesome photographic exhibition. Perfect hot weather place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank David R
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Al Jahili Fort is an architectural monument and one of the oldest forts of Al Ain. It is very small and located inside Jahili Park which exists in the heart of the city. Like other museums, the fort is also having artifacts and different types...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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abudhabiholly5
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Response from wildlfower777 | Reviewed this property |
Al Jahli Fort is a museum in the heart of the park in Al Ain. It is a restored military fort not a seaport I hope i have answered your question and I have helped you somehow...Thank you.
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