Hili Archaeological Park, Al Ain

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The past and present come together at Hili Archaeological Park, home to the remnants of a Bronze Age settlement dating back to the 3rd century BCE. The site was excavated and restored in 1995, and has since been enhanced with sprawling lawns, shady trees, landscaped gardens, fountains, and a children's playground. Recognized as the largest Bronze Age site in the UAE, the park is a World Heritage-listed attraction. Arrange to visit Hili Archaeological Park and other attractions in Al Ain using our Al Ain vacation planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • The park is open after 4pm and is popular with locals to come and have picnics or rest under shady trees amidst the archaeological ruins. They are enclosed but still well visible. Being Umm Al Nar per...  more »
  • I visited this site during my recent trip to Al Ain, and found it to be rather intriguing: the authorities (I presumeā€¦) had built a city park / playground (with swings, slides, and even a basketball c...  more »
  • This is one of the four UNESCO World Heritage in Al Ain. The main attraction here is the Hili Grand Tomb, constructed in a circular fashion and dates back to 2000 BC. Some ancient sites have been exca...  more »
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  • It's too much to be called archaeological because the sites are just a few. But overall as a park it is ok.
  • Good place for family day
  • A nice clean curated park but could do with a refurbishment.
  • Peaceful
  • A clean park with old homes