Ras Al Khaimah is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the United Arab Emirates. It is a great base for exploring attractive attractions. Ras Al Khaimah is an important area with a wide range of historical monuments and archeological excavations. Some of the most spectacular sights and together we learn about the long and long history.
Ras Al Khaimah Old City
The historical name of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is the ancient name of the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. It is an ancient and distinguished place among the cities built before BC. It dates back to 5000 BC and was rich in its inhabitants, with a history of ancient times.
It was built in the Arabian Peninsula and was known for its extensive and prosperous trade with a number of countries in the East and West. It was one of the most important ways of trading commodities in the centuries Islamic.
Julfar is home to the most famous Arabian sailors, Ahmed Bin Majid, known as the Sea Lion. It is famous for its quality of production, which is made in the regions of Shamel and Wadi Haqail, one of the major centers of pottery production that has been distributed to the Gulf States for more than 500 years.
One of the oldest buildings that still witness the history of the emirate is the medieval palace, located on the top of a mountain overlooking the modern Shamal area, north of the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, the only ancient palace known in the UAE and known in the mythology of the Queen’s Palace, The Palace is a link to the historical city of Julfar, the commercial name that was previously launched in Ras Al Khaima.
Ras Al Khaimah National Museum
The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah is located in an old fortress that was the seat of the ruling family until the early 1960s. The museum contains a distinctive collection of artifacts, a collection of documents, manuscripts and treaties between the rulers of Ras al-Khaimah and Great Britain. There are also exhibitions dedicated to traditional arms belonging to the ruling family. A special section of traditional life in Ras Al Khaimah, it contains architecture, history of agriculture, fishing and diving.
Built in the sixteenth century and built strategically at the top of the hill and facing the bay, the 16th century brick fortress was built to protect the area against the British attack. Damaya Castle is a defensive military tower that plays an important role in the history of Ras Al Khaimah. With watch doors, fortified fortresses and magnificent panoramic views, you can go there and explore the inside of the castle, located 20 km from Ras Al Khaimah.
Located 55 kilometers north-east of Ras Al Khaimah, part of the Hajar mountain range, Jebel Jis is the highest mountain in the United Arab Emirates. A road to the top of the mountain has recently been opened with unique platforms so you can enjoy watching it on your way to the summit.