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9 Cities in UAE You Must Visit When Visiting The Emirates

Growing to become a popular travel destination, the UAE boasts amazing scenery, high-end experiences, and magnificent architecture. If the visitor intends to go to UAE, most of them head straight to Dubai for its big skyscrapers, opulent retail centers, and active nightlife.

But as it is now, the UAE consists of seven distinct emirates with unique selling propositions. Although most travel plans call for Dubai and Abu Dhabi, take into account including visits to any of these other amazing locations across the Emirates: Although most travel plans center Dubai Abu Dhabi, think about including visits at any of other amazing locations across the Emirates:

1. Sharjah

Sharjah also has something for history lovers as it was recognized as one of the Pearling Villages of the UAE before the profession of pearling was recognized as one of the vital economic activities. Sharjah today has evolved into the cultural capital of the UAE with more than fifty museums, many of them reflecting the focus on Islamic art, archeology, science, history, and other themes. A few years ago, the restoration of the part of the city called the Heart of Sharjah will give you an idea of the way of life of traditional Emirates. Sharjah is also home to beautiful souks offering genuine artifacts and a cultural event – the Sharjah International Book Fair which is the third-largest book fair globally.

2. Al Ain

Located in the Hajar Mountains near the border of Oman, Al Ain is a nice departure from the beaches of the other cities. In Al Ain, the landscape is lush green and it has seven oases, the channels of which are traditionally constructed for irrigation known as falaj. Tourism is a major event in Al Ain to visit the archeological sites, hike through Jebel Hafeet, use the camel market, Al Ain Zoo, the Palace Museum, and many other places. Al Ain is more of an escape to tranquility and tranquility with the natural world.

3. Fujairah

Fujairah is one of the seven emirates situated in the UAE’s eastern coast the Gulf of Oman and it’s surrounded by beaches with wonderful mountain backgrounds. Swim with the fish and interact with the surroundings in the peculiar jagged terrains with corals. Visit new places such as mountain trails that will provide great views of the ocean in the Hajar mountains. Or visit the Fujairah Fort – the historical monument, the Fujairah Museum for a glimpse of the history lesson. Relying less on tourists and possessing a more relaxed atmosphere, Fujairah can be recommended for those craving an unconventional vacation.

4. Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) presents a sandy desert with red hues reflecting terracotta-colored dunes with palm trees and date palms in the background and the foreground view of beautiful beaches, lagoons, and the majestic Hajar mountain range. Hikers, mountaineers, and adventure seekers visit Jebel Jais, which is the highest peak in the UAE, to hike and zipline or take a ride in the comfortable chairlifts. RAK is not as popular as Dubai in terms of tourist attractions but there are many beaches in this area and most of them are unperturbed by excessive visitors. RAK is also constantly developing its cultural tourism with the Persian-style Al Jazirah Al Hamra historical village and numerous old castles, towers, and even archaeological sites to visit.

5. Umm Al Quwain

As one of the seven emirates in the UAE, Umm Al Quwain is the smallest and the least populated of all; this emirate is also the least luxurious and focuses more on the natural aspect of the country. It is a perfect destination for bird watching to see flamingos and other migratory birds amidst the mangrove estuaries of the Khor Al Beidah Lagoon. Cultural information about Emira's lifestyle can be observed at UAQ Museum which is located in the Al Ali Fort. Nature lovers and those who prefer the trip rather close to nature can visit Umm Al Quwain where there are untouched sandy beaches, lagoons, nature reserves, and fishermen's villages.

6. Ajman

Nonetheless, Ajman has marvelous white sandy beaches that welcome tourists and visitors who want to enjoy the ocean and have a suntan. One of the newest Corniche developed in Ajman fully embodies the beautiful clear water and sandy shores. If you are tired of the beach, visit the Ajman National Museum located in an 18th-century fort where visitors will get to learn about the culture and role of pearl diving in Ajman. Or watch local artists making handicrafts at the Ajman Handicraft Centre and other places in the emirate.

7. Kalba

Kalba is a small city that is part of the Sharjah emirate, and it has an atmosphere of is somewhat less exotic compared to the rest of the UAE. To the coast, there are beaches, lagoons, and virgin mangrove forests that are home to marine animals and bird species seasonally. Swimmers, beach walkers, water sports lovers, and kayaking enthusiasts visit Kalba to swim in the sea, take a walk on the beach, or simply make a camp on the Kalba beach while enjoying the kayaking tour on the mangrove forest. The two important tourist attractions the visitors can pay a visit to include the Kalba Bird Discovery Centre and the King Faisal Mosque for those intending to gain more information regarding the natural resources and the history of this region.

8. Khor Fakkan

Khir Fakkan is the second-largest city of the emirate of Sharjah and is blessed with beautiful beaches and mountains positioned on the rim of the Gulf of Oman in the northern area and the Hajar Mountains on the southern frontier. Take a tour of the Fakkan Fort which dates back to the early 16th century and has cannons that are positioned towards the sea direction. Other major landmarks include the luxurious hotel, the Oceanic Khor Fakkan Resort which boasts of a beachfront and an aquarium, interesting fossil rocks at the beach, and numerous viewing points offering breathtaking views of mountains touching the seas.

9. Dibba Al Fujairah

Fujairah is the smallest of the seven emirates and the only one that does not have a direct sea coast though a part of the emirate of Fujairah called Dibba Al Fujairah is located by the border with Oman. However, outdoor enthusiasts are attracted to Dibba Al Fujairah for watersports, camping on white sand beaches, or for the hiking that goes through the Hajar mountains which have ocean views. It is an area where people, especially those interested in farming and animal breeding, visit Al Maareedh Camels Farm which was opened recently. Dibba Al Fujairah is a place where tourists can enjoy natural beauty, which is in abundance but at the same time without much company.

The United Arab Emirates differs from Dubai, at least in terms of what one sees on television advertisements, in that it is much more. Every single emirate has a unique culture, places of interest, historical landmarks, and breathtaking natural beauty all still waiting to be discovered by adventurous travelers. Some of the nine suggested alternative halts to explore the various aspects of the Emirates’ beauty may be incorporated to get a feel of other exotic locations.