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Heritage Evening at Al Jahili

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Date & Time

15Mar2019
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location

Al Jahili Fort

Entry

Free

Contact Details

037118311

Overview

The programme aims to introduce visitors to the inscribed UAE heritage sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List,  alongside performances and handicrafts inherent in Emirati cultural heritage.

The tour includes activities and programmes that celebrate the UAE’s hospitality, while featuring cultural elements such as Arabic coffee, falconry shows, traditional crafts and games, educational workshops and Emirati cuisine.

Since opening its gates in 2008, Al Jahili Fort has been a cultural the focal point of activities associated with philosophy and heritage of Abu Dhabi in the Garden City. Al Jahili is one of the largest forts in the UAE and was built in the 1890s on orders from Zayed The First as the home to members of the Al Nahyan ruling family.

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