Fujairah is one of the seven emirate of UAE
located on the east coast. It is the only emirate lying along the Gulf of Oman
instead of Persian Gulf. Fujairah is a source of attraction for many tourists
due to its beautiful beaches, and Hajar Mountains. People from all over the
world come here to explore its breathtaking beauty and historic places while
staying over at beach hotels in Fujairah.
Here is the list of 5 places you should visit
if you are travelling to Fujairah.
This mosque situated north to
Fujairah is considered one of the oldest mosques in UAE. It is famous for its
structural diversity and has 4 domes without minaret and prayer area facing
mecca. It also has a huge cemetery with graveyards dated back to Iron Age. This
site holds great cultural and historic importance to Muslims.
This fort was built in 1670
and is present along the coastline. It
is one of the oldest forts in UAE and has served as defense building and home
for the ruling family in the past. It was attacked by the British in 1920
bringing severe damage to the side facing the sea. However, the fort is under
the village heritage now and has recently gone through major reconstruction and
is resorted to its former glory.
This museum was built in 20th
century by its ruling leader and is situated in south of the fort. It contains
great collection of artifacts dating from Bronze Age. It shows images of
ancient cultivation and heritage and is an attraction for tourists who have
interest in archeology. One of the prize possessions of the museum is the
Ostrich egg dated back to 2500 B.C.
It is the second biggest
mosque in UAE and is one of the major landmarks of the city been 100 m high and
having 6 minarets. It can hold worshippers as much as 32,000. Unfortunately,
you can only see its inside if you are a Muslim. Its entrance is not open for
It is located north of Fujairah city and
is named after a famous cartoon character of its resemblances. This place is
famous for its immense natural beauty and sea life. It is a one of the popular
places for snorkeling and sea diving in UAE.
If you ever plan on travelling to Fujairah,
these places should be a must on your list. See
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