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Al Ain City Tour

Duration: Full Day

al ain city tour A charming desert oasis that has been originally known as a stop on caravan trails since time that long, that even the desert can’t speak about. Today Al Ain is the second largest city in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, having a history dating back to the 4th millennium BC. The “Garden City” is one of the agricultural centers of the country and also a university city and the birthplace of the first President of the United Arab Emirates. The oasis (Jimi and Hili) provide shaded walks through the palms of the date plantation, giving each visitor a restful and pleasant experience. We will visit the Al Ain Palace Museum, the residence of the late ruler Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Interesting displays, including collection of family portraits offer an insight into the way the royal family lived and entertained its guest. We then stop at the Camel market, where we learn more about this unique animals that have long accompanied the local Bedouins, but today, they are of immeasurable social and economic value in the region as well as dependable source of food and milk.

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