Al Jahili Fort is classified as one of the largest forts in the UAE, also symbol of strength and power of the ruling family. This summer residence’s construction started in 1891, under the rule of Sheikh Zayed and was completed by 1898.
The original Al Jahili comprises of two buildings: a square fort and a separate round tower composed of four central ranks. Its entrance was initially on the south wall, verses of poetry were written here in praise of Sheikh Zayed The First.
Al Jahili Fort is a great outdoor venue for concerts, presentations and functions.
The Fort Opening Hours: Daily from 09:00-17:00, Friday from 15:00-17:00, closed on Mondays.
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