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Heritage

Bedouin life at Al Dhafra Festival

Camels, local dances bring the desert to life at the 13th Al Dhafra Festival in Abu Dhabi, which runs until December 25. Camels, falcons, horses, salukis, dates and herders in the middle of a desert […]

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Culture

Traditional Pearl Journey

The Abu Dhabi Pearl Journey experience is the first cultural and tourism product of its kind in the capital. A unique edutainment (Education + Entertainment) experience to enrich people knowledge on the history of the […]

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Sights

Al Maqta Tower, Witnessing History

Al Maqta Tower, sometimes also spelled Maqtaa or Maqta’a, A watchtower fort lies in Al Maqta creek. on a little islet between the Abu Dhabi island and its mainland. Al Maqta Tower is said to have […]

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Heritage

Top 10 Emirati Dishes You Need to Try

A rich blend of Middle Eastern and Asian cuisines – questions around the origin of Emirati cuisine are best answered here, Experience Emirati flavours and aromas. Our round-up of the top ten must-try local dishes. […]

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Heritage

Falconry in UAE. A heritage symbol

Falconry, an integral part of desert life for many centuries, was practiced originally for purely practical reasons, i.e. the necessity to supplement a meager diet of dates, milk and bread with a tasty hare or […]

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Heritage

Qasr Al Hosn, The Legacy

Discover the ancestral home of the Royal Family Al Nahyan and the symbolic heart of Abu Dhabi Over the centuries, Qasr Al Hosn has been home to the ruling family, the seat of government, a […]

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Heritage

Abu Dhabi Heritage Village

Rarely, you can find a place & a community who’s bonded to his heritage and so proud of it like the Emarati’s community. The village shows a glimpse of the beautiful ancient past. If you […]

Tourism

Qasr Al Muwaiji, Al Ain

Qasr al Muwaiji is an impressive structure that has watched over the oasis for around 100 years. It was built in the early years of the 20th century in the time of Sheikh Zayed bin […]