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Full-Day Private Tour of the Six Emirates with Hotel Pick Up
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Full-Day Private Tour of the Six Emirates with Hotel Pick Up

This tour is the perfect trip for you as you will be mesmerised by the grandeur and the glamour of the Emirates enchanting the disparities of the modern aspects and the cultural charms. Relax and enjoy while gaining a detailed insight into the geographical and historical aspects of United Arab Emirates. <br><br>United Arab Emirates is comprised of a total of seven emirates that occupy the extreme southeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula. The 6 Emirates Tour in 1 day will take you to a journey to the total 6 Emirates, such as Ajman, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Umm AL Quwain and the most popular Emirate which is none other than Dubai.<br>The is a mix of a cultural, historical and leisure tour, as there are many places which can entertain different kinds of visitors. Enjoy the vibrant city life on one hand and be mesmerised by the calm environment of the cultural aspects of the Arabian culture, on the other hand.
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Wes H wrote a review Feb 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates49 contributions65 helpful votes
Not often opened but was lucky one Saturday- no one else around. Well restored fort kept in good condition. Interesting history of feuds in UaQ.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Vladimir M wrote a review Mar 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates6,275 contributions452 helpful votes
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Umm Al Quwain Fort, sometimes also called Fort Al Ali, lies in the center of the city with the same name, in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain. Umm Al Quwain Fort was built in 1786 by Sheikh Rashid I bin Majid Mu'alla. It had to protect the town and harbor and was used as the Sheikh's residence and a seat for his Government. In 1929 the ruling Sheikh, Hamad bin Ibrahim Al Mu'alla, was shot by 2 of his cousins in the western tower in an attempt to take overpower. The people of Umm Al Quwain however were furious, and the cousins took shelter in the fort. Several notables decided that the best course of action was to destroy the fort with the use of a cannon. This failed when the cousins shot the people who were towing the cannon towards the fort. After that a moat was dug around the fort which was filled with palm leaves. These were set alight after which also the fort fell prey to the fire, killing the rebellious cousins. Umm Al Quwain Fort kept its role as Sheikh's residence and seat of Government up until 1969. After that it turned into a police station. In 2000 it opened as a museum after a restoration. The fort has a rectangular ground plan with one round corner tower and a larger round tower in the west wall. At present Umm Al Quwain Fort houses the Umm Al Quwain National Museum which can be visited for a fee of 4 AED. Nearby are the remains of the city wall of 1820.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Smith wrote a review Oct 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates2,492 contributions256 helpful votes
We went this site 4 years ago and i still keep good memories of it What for me gives this place the value is the well maintained status of the site and the simplicity of it It value the visit We will continue to come back
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Mariana Marinho wrote a review Aug 2019
Sao Paulo, SP167 contributions78 helpful votes
Wonderful museum, with all history, well contextualized and nice to visit! We loved it and spent almost 2h reading and observing the very detailed scenarios! great!!! Mariana
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Shell6257 wrote a review Aug 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates5 contributions11 helpful votes
Interesting to see the progress of the Emirates in such a short space of time. Found this fort really interesting as it shows air conditioning as in the Olden days
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Date of experience: July 2019
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