Al Ain Oasis, Al Ain

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Explore one of the most essential aspects of urban infrastructure at Al Ain Oasis, a peaceful urban oasis--literally. Known for its below-ground falaj irrigation system, with sloping underground channels transporting water from the main source to key areas, the site possesses an agricultural, historical, and biological importance. Recognized internationally as a significant heritage site, the irrigation system dates back some 3,000 years, and many of the palm plantations here still function as farms. Covering an area of 1,200 hectares (2,965 acres), the oasis and surrounding plantations are home to more than 147,000 date palms of 100 different varieties. Follow the shady pathways and take in the greenery and tranquility. To visit Al Ain Oasis on your trip to Al Ain, use our Al Ain travel route planner.
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  • The place it self is nothing special, but the great think it has a shade :) I would recommend to visit it since if you are in Al Ain .. but not worth making a long trip.  more »
  • It was night when we visited when they jave their night tours. It was cool and even at night it was awesome. The sound if the water gushing is very relaxing. The open top that they used to tour us was...  more »
  • Visit on the weekend. It will be crowded but our week day visit dull. There was no water running and very little help to find our way around and understand what we were seeing.That being said it is lu...  more »
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  • No vendo machine .. but luckily the guard gave me a refill for my bottle .Great !
  • Very nice place to go for a walk. There is also a museum attached to learn about UAE history. I love this place.
  • This is good seeable place but you you have cycle to visit this area you will feel confortable very nice and big place
  • I love this plàce it's so nice and green
  • Great place to visit...very quite, you can rent a bike for a nice ride

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While Al Ain doesn't offer much in the way of true budget accommodations, many of its mid-range and luxury hotels are surprisingly good value. You'll find most hotels in the narrow streets of the old town, as well as some larger resorts around the fringes. Several of the city's hotels have swimming pools, which could provide welcome relief from the blistering heat. You can buy alcohol--heavily restricted throughout the U.A.E--at a few of the large hotels in Al Ain, including the Hilton and the Mercure Grand.
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