Dhayah Fort, a castle-like structure, is on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List and stands proud amidst the arid mountains and fertile date wadis of northern Emirate Ras Al Khaimah.

The fort forms the centre of this lush oasis and boasts spectacular views from the mountains across palm trees and verdant lands to neighbouring Oman and down to the sea.

Dhayah Fort is the UAE’s only remaining hilltop fort, dating back to the Bronze Age. The fort is located on a 70-metre hill and provides stunning vistas overlooking the near-by date farms and the coast.


To learn more about the fascinating history of Dhayah Fort – click here.

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