The Al Jahili fort is one of the larger and better preserved forts in the Abu Dhabi emirate. Built in 1898 by Sheikh Zayed I it has been restored recently, because the walls and structures are in a very perfect state. Inside the fort (free entrance) there is a visitor information centre and a museum about the past of Al Ain. The Al Jahili fort is in the centre of Al Ain, not far from the oasis and the other historic sights.
01 Al Jahili fort 02 Round tower 03 Round tower
04 Fort walls and gate 05 Main gate 06 Main gate
07 Inner courtyard
08 Inner fort 09 Stairs to round tower 10 Round tower at night 11 Main gate at night
12 Al Jahili fort 13 Main gate at night
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