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Rams-shaam Rd, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Do not expect a waouw effect. You need some patience and perseverance to reach it. Indication is poor and some might give up. Is it worthy to be visited? Maybe for those which have a mixed attraction for history, to enjoy the short explanation of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johannkf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful fort with amazing views of the surrounding area. There is a sign explaining the history of the fort at the foot of the staircase. The present fort dates back to the beginning of the 19th century. This fort has historical importance as it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bsabcasey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our 80 km return from Khasab to Ras Al Khaimah. From the freeway, Google maps directed us to a 1.5 km dirt lane that twisted and narrowed through the small village. It came out to a newly paved road that ended...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gene R J
Reviewed 26 January 2019

Site of the British victory and future establishment of the Trucial States in 1819, this little fort sits on a hilltop with nice 360 views. Parking lot at the bottom and a winding, but moderate staircase to the top. Follow the signs to Dhaya Guest...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Most visitors will be underwhlelmed by first impressions. However I recommend that one does a bit of historical research to appreciate what went on here during its occupation. - Then it becomes all so meaningful. The view - The battles - The hardship Also it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank env300
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Of the two forts we saw in our afternoon trip, this was by far the better one. Don’t expect any grand structures or military insights but it’s certainly a good view at sunset and a fun thing to do if you’re in RAK. 👍

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoyBrowce
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The well-preserved Dhayah Fort, that was still in use in the 19th century during battles against the british, is nicely located on a hill which provides an amazing view on a natural mangrove and the Arabic sea. A perfect spot to watch the sunset. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

It is a very small old fort that was kept without restoration, in fact some walls and two small rooms. Reaching the fort is through a long stair build by rocks, the stair is new but still difficult to climb. don't expect alot at the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank arqabat
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We'd arranged our own half day trip for 3 of us with the cove rotana hotel tours office...as we didn't fancy the camel farm and museum that was part of the regular tour. So we wanted to do the fort, ghost city, fish market and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Donna B
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We stopped by coming back from Fujeirah. Pretty interesting and thanks to the poor Indian guide stranded here in the middle of nowhere for showing us around outside opening hours.

Date of experience: December 2017
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