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Rock formations around Taween

The rock formations around Taween are quite mesmerising. Head towards Dibba on the E87. Take the turn off to Taween on the side of the road coming from Dibba. (If you enter 25.5307729,56.1166536, i...

The Governor’s Palace, Masafi

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A little known treasure in Masafi is the Governor's Palace not far from the fort. It lies within the Fujairah territory of Masafi and was home to Sheikh ...

Al Hayl Fort and Square

Nestled in the Hajar mountains, al Hayl Fort is often missed by tourists and residents alike. The fortified courtyard house was originally built in the time of Sheikh Hamad b...

Al Tawyeen Heritage Village

Al Tawyeen Heritage Village in northwest Fujairah is a nice little stop on the way to or from Dibba if you're taking Shohada Rd. It has several small buildings of different o...

What to do in school holidays

Are you wondering what to do in school holidays? Or just looking for fun children's activities any time of the year? There are so many things to do, especially in Sharjah, an...

Walks away from the city and outdoor exercise areas in the cities

If you're looking for walks away from the city, the number of places to walk and exercise outdoors is increasing all the time. There are many with great views too. This is no...

Awhala Fort

Awhala Fort is on a hidden plain between the Hajar mountains in Southern Fujairah. Although the main part of the fort couldn't be dated, the locals believe it has been there ...

Tayyibah Heritage Museum

Tayyibah Heritage Museum has to have one of the best locations of museums here, set at the edge of a village in the Hajar mountains overlooking farms and itself in lush green...

Hiking in the UAE

If you want to go hiking in the UAE, there are many areas to go from well-laid out and marked trails to very difficult unmarked ones. Popular ones with families are Shawka, Fos...

Bidya Hiking Trail (Fujairah Adventures)

Bidya Hiking Trail, created by Fujairah Adventures, is nice, easy and short and you can combine it with something else you’re doing nearby. Without stops, it will take 30-45 minutes moving time b...

Fujairah Adventure Park

At Fujairah Adventure Park, there’s lots going on! From mountain bike trails, hiking trails, dirt jumps, skateboarding, archery or just drinking coffee and enjoying the view.
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Fujairah Grand Mosque

Fujairah Grand Mosque with its breathtaking architecture is the second largest in the UAE and offers free guided tours where you can explore the exquisite interior too. It was designed by Malaysian...

Friday Market, Masafi

At the Friday Market, you can find many different shops and goods sold here, such as plants and trees, fruit and vegetables, carpets, traditional furniture, colourful sets for tea and Arabic coffee, t...

Al Ghayl, Adhen, Wadi Al Aim and Kub

Al Ghayl is where desert meets mountains with striking scenery, and is one for the off-road lovers.   If you enter from the Manama-RAK rd (E18), you can go off road a few kilometres before ...