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Friday Market stall selling Emirati tea sets

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, toys. After you’ve done your shopping, look out for little cafeterias for karak

Bidya Hiking Trail (Fujairah Adventures)

This a nice, easy and short trail by Fujairah Adventures that you can combine with something else you’re doing nearby. Without stops, it will take 30-45 minutes moving time but no doubt you will want a few stops to sit and enjoy the view. It’s

Glimpses of the UAE

Come on in and discover the emirates beyond Dubai and Abu Dhabi, revisit those old favourites and discover some of the UAE’s hidden gems.

Tayyibah Heritage Museum

Tayyibbah 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 grounds. Walking through the grounds, up and down winding paths, passing traditional houses

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 olden styles and small play areas. One of the buildings houses a collection of

Al Hayl Fort and Square

Nestled in the Hajar mountains, al Hayl is often missed by tourists and residents alike. The fortified courtyard house was originally built in the time of Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah al Sharqi, who ruled Fujairah from 1876 to 1936. Chemical analysis shows it was built around

The Governor’s Palace, Masafi

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 Mohammed bin Hamad al Sharqi although it was more of a stopover when travelling to other parts

Rock formations around Taween

If you are mesmerised by rock formations like me, head out to Taween on the Dibba Rd E87. Take the turn off to Taween on the side of the road coming from Dibba. (If you enter 25.5307729,56.1166536, it will take you roughly to the start