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​Discover the rugged landscape of the Hajar Mountains – a hiker's dream and a refreshing escape... ​Discover the rugged landscape of the Hajar Mountains – a hiker's dream and a refreshing escape from the city heat. Less than two hours away from the city centre is the tiny Ajman enclave of Masfout . Taking the Dubai-Hatta Road will involve a couple of checkpoints as the road passes through an Oman outpost, so take your passport with you; alternatively, use the Sharjah-Kalba Road. Both routes pass through some fantastic rolling dunes before reaching the peaceful foothills of the Hajar Mountains. History Masfout is a summer retreat for residents of Ajman city; its elevated altitude and distance from the city offer cooler climes and a fresh breeze, making it a welcome escape from the oppressive heat of the warmer months. Human activity in the area has been traced back more than 5,000 years thanks to archaeological finds, including an ancient rock carving – a depiction of which is at Ajman Museum Activities The rocky countryside surrounding the town is ideal for walking, mountain biking, picnics and wadi exploration. The landscape hides resilient flora and fauna and was once home to leopards, gazelles and foxes. There are plans to attract more visitors to Masfout's beautiful natural surroundings with the development of hotels and parks. Shopping The stretch of road running past the outskirts of Masfout is lined with roadside pottery vendors, selling pots of all sizes at very affordable prices. Arabian Pottery, on the right as you head back towards Ajman on the Dubai-Hatta Road, has a lovely garden displaying its various wares. There are some well-stocked grocery stores in the town for picking up water and snacks before exploring the surrounding mountains, and the Holiday Arabian Resort
​Masfout Castle lies on top of mountains. It lies on the northern borders of Masfout. It is an ... ​Masfout Castle lies on top of mountains. It lies on the northern borders of Masfout. It is an old castle. It was built in the 19th century. The castle consists of two rooms and a gate. When late Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi became governor in 1947, he renewed it. At that time, this castle (which was and still is lofty) was used as a means of protecting the area from bandits heading to the Sultanate of Oman.
​Masfout Gate was built by late Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi in 1961. This is considered ... ​Masfout Gate was built by late Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi in 1961. This is considered as a main entrance to the residents and visitors of Masfout. On this gate, those who come in read Arrivals are welcome, while those who go out read Good Bye if you want to go to Manama; otherwise another country. Beside the gate, there is a control tower for arresting skulkers.
​This fort was built at the time of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, and it feature... ​This fort was built at the time of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, and it features a yard overlooking seven large rooms and a well, used in drinking water, in addition to a guard's tower. The fort was surrounded by palm trees irrigated by the old Al Manama Falaj (man-made water channels) that emanates from mountain tops relying on water supplied by rain fall. Ideally located in mountainous areas and valleys where high underground water levels was used to irrigate farms.Based on His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman and Member of the UAE Supreme Council instruction AlMaerre fort has been changed to AlManama museum on the second of December 2012
​This castle represents another legacy in the historical heritage of the Emirate of Ajman as Ha... ​This castle represents another legacy in the historical heritage of the Emirate of Ajman as Hassa Buweid is still present today since it was built by the late Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi in 1976 on top of a gravel and stones hill called "Hassa Buweid", in reference to its white color stones. The castle's main purpose was to provide protection and was designed as a square tower comprising two rooms similar, in architecture, to other castles built at the time.
​The Red Fort was built during the time of Sheikh Humaid bin Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi, and consists... ​The Red Fort was built during the time of Sheikh Humaid bin Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi, and consists of four rooms and two towers, each made of two rooms. In 1986, following instructions from HH Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, a complete restoration of the fort was completed and a third tower was added to the two older towers. Gravel and red plaster were used in the construction of the walls of the fort and hence it was named the red fort. Sandal wood was used in the beams and supports for the construction of the roofs. The fort is completely surrounded by trees from all directions and a well is located close to the fort that was used in drinking water extracted from it.
​The Ajman Arabian Horse Stud Farm, owned by HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, is home to some of the finest Arabian horses in the world. ...​The Ajman Arabian Horse Stud Farm, owned by HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, is home to some of the finest Arabian horses in the world.
 It was firstly established as Ajman Fort; one of the main historical attractions in the U...  It was firstly established as Ajman Fort; one of the main historical attractions in the United Arab Emirates. It succeeded, over the years, to convey the reality of UAE life in different eras. This fort was the stronghold of the leadership, representing the political authority in the emirate and the first line of its defense. This historical landmark stands tall as a record of the exploits of ancestors and their immortal heritage, and thanks to a generous gesture of HH Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and ruler of Ajman, he gifted this fort to the people of the United Arab Emirates by converting it into a fully-fledged museum displaying models of antiquities and traditional industries and artifacts as well as images portraying the way of life in the past. From Saturday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pmFriday: official holiday  Individual ticket : 5 AEDStudent ticket : 1 AEDFamily ticket : 15 AED
 Nr Ajman City Centre Unsurprisingly, Ajman is extremely proud of its equestrian heritage,...  Nr Ajman City Centre Unsurprisingly, Ajman is extremely proud of its equestrian heritage, and visitors are invited to saddle up at the Ajman Equestrian Club. It houses more than 100 well-trained Arabian horses and offers a range of lessons and riding activities. Expert trainers are on hand to offer instruction in a number of languages, and even total beginners can try their hand at the sport and rent the necessary livery on-site.  Both group and private lessons are available, costing between Dhs.40 and Dhs.100, and for advanced riders there are courses in show jumping and dressage. The perfect way to stay active in the sun.
​Located on the Ajman Corniche, Al-Murabaa Watchtower is one of the most important tourist attr... ​Located on the Ajman Corniche, Al-Murabaa Watchtower is one of the most important tourist attractions in the emirate. It was built in the 1930s upon directives from late Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi (1982-1981), the then ruler of Ajman to provide security for Ajman residents. It was rehabilitated in 2000 upon directives from His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al-Nuaimi.

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