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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. With our international travel planner, Al Ain attractions like Al Ain Oasis can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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TripAdvisor
  • Great OASIS West takes more than 15 minutes on foot from the East exit, ("better than Woods) is. Is Al Ain Museum, West borders on Palace Museum via the promenade.
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  • After a fascinating experience at Al Jahili Fort, I strolled around to Al Ain Oasis to enjoy what I thought would be a pleasant walk amongst nature. It had been recommended as a walk to do in Time Out...  more »
  • We spend a hours or so strolling around the Oasis It has a video presentation at the start that lasts 7 mins to give you an over view and then you can walk around the park . There is a gift shop at th...  more »
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  • The legend says that this oasis is sitting on top of one of the largest oil reserve in UAE, well that's what some people would say, what I can say though is this place is like a portal to the past. We went to Al Ain for a weekend vacation and brought our bicycles with us, thankfully, we were allowed to cycle inside that's why we were able to see a lot of areas in this huge oasis of palm trees with traditional irrigation. Though ti's hot, almost all of the area are shaded because of the palm tree leaves. Try to visit here with a bicycle if you want to cover more areas because walking would take too much of your time.
  • fantastic place, nostalgic feeling.
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  • Great place for taking a stroll in the shade of palm trees, in numerous gardens
  • Beautiful and let you take in a splendid natural environment...
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