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Oases Areas in Al Ain

Oases Areas in Al Ain

Oases Areas, also called Al Ain Oasis, are date palm oases in Al Ain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE. The oasis is famous for its underground irrigation system (Falaj) that dates back to the first millennium BC. The oases areas were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 as part of Cultural Sites of Al Ain.

Site Information

Country: UAE

District: Emirate of Abu Dhabi

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: First Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Iron Age

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Iron Age & Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas)

Date of Inscription: 2011

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