Al Rabi Tower, Khor Fakkan

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Al Rabi Tower is a great Khor Fakkan viewpoint, the starting point of the Rabi Hiking Trail, the site of a cafe where you can enjoy the view over breakfast or at any time of day and one of the best things to do in Khor Fakkan.

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Al Rabi Tower

The tower was an important part of the defence network in Khor Fakkan, located between Al Adwani Tower and the watchtower at Al Miqsar. The various lookout posts across the town would send warnings to each other by gunshot. It was first constructed in 1915 during the reign of Sheikh Said bin Hamad Al Qassimi and has since been restored.

Rabi Tower, Khor Fakkan

Al Rabi Hiking Trail

For an even better view, do the Rabi hiking trail to the top of Khor Fakkan’s highest mountain, but be sure to be well-prepared before setting off.

(See the photo with yellow arrows in the gallery showing starting and end points.)

The View Cafe and Restaurant offer fabulous views over Khor Fakkan and out to the bay. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available. They open early to late.

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