Al Bithnah Fort, Fujairah

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Built in 1735 as a strategic watchtower and long considered a major defensive fortress, Al Bithnah Fort is now an excellent place for surveying the stunning landscape from a high vantage point. Look for the intricate decorative designs that still adorn the remaining walls. Bring your camera, as the views of the surrounding area and the markings on the walls beg to be captured. The fort doesn't get particularly busy, so leisurely visits can be arranged on a whim. For Al Bithnah Fort and beyond, use our Fujairah vacation planner to get the most from your Fujairah vacation.
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  • August 23, 2017
    This is located away fro the main town with no proper road links, just a rough track. There were no visitors and the Fort was locked, though the grounds were accessible. It is surrounded by palm grove...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    The Fort, which is the control point for moving from the mountains is fixed, but not very interesting. We visited her on the way out of Khorfakkan.
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  • April 10, 2017
    This Fort on the way to Fujairah is a great place to visit, we often take visitors there as it is a bit off the beaten path. The fort has been nicely renovated and the watchman gives a little tour of ...  more »
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  • September 7, 2017
    Amazing and well maintained site. More facilities and proper marketing is required for the site though.
  • September 4, 2017
    The location is good whereas not notification of working hours and surveillance is absent.
  • October 26, 2016
    No proper road to go there. Its in the middle of no where. Main gate was open with a guard who does not bother to come out of his room. Fort gates are closed. You cant get in to see but you can take couple of photos from outside..
  • February 28, 2017
    You will not find anyone other than yourself there. No security guard even.
  • March 2, 2017
    It's ok kind of place

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As town developing along with the rest of the United Arab Emirates, Fujairah has remained largely untouristed, so options for accommodations are not plentiful--still, it's possible to get by. Most hotel choices range in the four- to five-star category, designed for traveling business people with amenities like annexed nightclubs and other recreational activities. The budget-conscious tourist should anticipate a fairly consistent language barrier in most economical hotels, bed and breakfasts, and guesthouses within Fujairah, so be sure to pack a phrasebook. That aside, there are decent options in this range with comfortable, clean rooms.
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