UAE is home to several exceptional and magnificent forts that represent the rich heritage of Emirates’ culture. One look at the forts and you will know the richness of the great architectural techniques used in the construction of these forts. Let’s look at the best forts you can visit in the UAE in your next trip.
Al Jahili Fort
One of the largest forts in UAE, Al Jahili Fort was built by Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa the First between 1891 and 1898 as a symbol of power and as a royal summer residence. n addition to using the Castle for military purposes, it occupied an ideal location for military operations, as it is located close to water sources and surrounded by fertile agriculture land.
The original components of Al Jahili Fort include a square high-walled fort and a separate round tower composed of four consecutively rising and narrowing concentric tiers. In 2007-2008, the fort underwent a major rehabilitation project. Today, the fort has…