Fujairah Fort and Fujairah Village

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Tags : Forts & Palaces

Timings : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Daily

Time Required : 2-3 hours

Entry Fee : Free

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Fujairah Fort and Fujairah Village, Fujairah Overview

Considered as the oldest fort in UAE, Fujairah Fort once served as a defensive structure, as well as the residence of the ruling family. It was the only stone building along the Fujairah coast for many centuries. Established in the year 1670, Fujairah Fort reflects the profound past of the region. It is a mud-brick building comprising of three main sections, numerous halls, one square tower and two round towers.

A caretaker opens the teakwood doors of the fort in the morning for visitors. The area bounding the Fujairah Fort is the Fujairah Heritage Village displaying the conventional way of living of the locals, the cooking utensils and farming tools used in the past.

A special Ay Yazrah irrigation method used for irrigating fields with the help of working bulls is also depicted. Built in the year 1996 by the Fujairah Department of Archeology and Heritage, today it is the best way to understand the intricate connection between the past and present of Fujairah.

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