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“Nice enough” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Al Jahili Fort

Al Jahili Fort
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Make Your Own Al Ain City Tour - Private Tour from Abu Dhabi
Ranked #5 of 46 things to do in Al Ain
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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nice enough”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2014

Enjoyed walking around the fort and climbing the tower to take photos. It has a gallery too but I didn't go in there, so can't comment on that.

Visited April 2013
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Well restored fort, conveniently located”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2014

Al Jahili Fort is the best-restored fort of the many that circle Al Ain. Of special interest is the collection of the photographs of Wilfred Thesiger or Mubarak bin London as he is sometimes known. The fort is easily accessible and has an interesting video on the process of restoration, for the architecturally minded.

Visited December 2013
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Adelaide, Australia
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910 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
“Take your time, its worth it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013

What an amazing place to explore. Take your time and read all about the history as you walk around, truly fascinating. It is a must see

Visited January 2013
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Maidstone, UK
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113 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Marvellous Wilfrid Thesiger Exhibition”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2013

Great to see this place fully restored (we lived here in 1980-82) and Mubarrak bin London recognised for his travels and desert friendships

Visited November 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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96 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013

The kids loved our visit to this fort and since there is no entrance fee its a brilliant visit if you are in the area.

Visited February 2013
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