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Reviewed March 30, 2013

It's a little difficult to find at first but when you then drive through the warren of little streets you think you'll never want to get out. It is spectacular, date trees growing from a lower wadi level to well above the road. You're not supposed to pluck these dates as they belong to the date farm but it is certainly a wonderful picture opportunity.

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Reviewed March 16, 2013

And don't get lost inside it either. The roads are a warren, just waiting to gobble up tourists in the 100,000+ palm trees. I'm not even kidding, as I heard the number could be 50-60% more than that. It's a wonder worth visiting. Just keep your bearings very clearly or use a GPS or take a tour guide. Seriously.

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Reviewed March 4, 2013

Based on what we read and on travel books, this was to be a highlight in Al Ain. It is very well constructed and laid out, but from appearances this is more of a farm collective where individual farms own property in the Oasis. There are nice bricked roads running through the center of the Oasis but you have to stay on the road and peer over the walls to see into the "oasis" itself. It was a pleasant 30 minute walk from one end to the other, but after touring Oases in Morocco this was hugely disappointing and did not lend itself to wandering among palm trees while stepping over ancient underground irrigation canals.

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

I used to walk around here when I was a child, and it was great to see that forty years later, that there was still a lot of the old heritage being preserved.

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

Great place for a walk.
Not much else to do but enjoy the grass and trees in the middle of nowhere.
One must also appreciate the age old irrigation system, just a pitty you don't get to see where the water comes from.

Thank worldtravl01
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