Ras Al Khaimah
One of the emirates that make up the UAE, Ras al-Khaimah is the most historic and heritage-rich of them all. As an ancient site with records of human habitation dating back several millennia, this peculiar emirate has a wealth of historical and archaeological wonders from different time periods. Ideal for curious holidaymakers in search of something more than sun and sea (both of which Ras al-Khaimah also has in abundance), this is a place to relax, unwind soak up the sunrays and absorb the rich culture after getting busy exploring ancient sites.
Lying on the Persian Gulf's eastern side, this northern emirate offers a more traditional Arabian experience for those seeking an encounter with the UAE's more authentic customs, heritage and traditions. Landmarks not to miss here include the Dhayah Fort, the only surviving hilltop fort in the UAE, the abandoned ghost town of Al Jazirah Al Hamra with its impressive ancient architecture, the medieval ruins of Sheba's Palace, the former summer residence of the ruling Al Qawasim family at Al Falayah, the Old City and Souq and the National Museum of Ras al Khaimah.
Accommodation in Ras Al Khaimah
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