Discover Ajman’s History: Exploring Heritage Sites and Cultural Landmarks

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Discover Ajman with the following best historical sites and cultural landmarks in Ajman.

Highlights

I. Introduction

   

II. Discover Ajman by visiting the following Places

  • Ajman Fort
  • Ajman National Museum
  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque Ajman
  • Ajman Heritage District
  • Al Jarah Cultural Center
  • Al Murabba watchtower

III. Conclusion

Introduction

Discover Ajman

Ajman is the fifth largest emirate in UAE but has always been neglected by tourists due to its unpopularity. However, if you are willing to explore UAE, you cannot do this until and unless you discover Ajman. It is an emirate which is home to multiple heritage sites and cultural landmarks that will take you back to the history of the Middle East.

Discover Ajman by visiting the following Places

If you are going to discover Ajman, you must know about the tourist attractions that will make your travel worthwhile. So, are some suggestions:

  • Ajman Fort
  • Ajman National Museum
  • Sheikh Zayed Mosque Ajman
  • Ajman Heritage District
  • Al Jarah Cultural Center
  • Al Murabba watchtower

Ajman Fort
discover Ajman

Ajman Fort is the landscape which holds the bygones of the eras which are made of traditional rock, clay, and mudbricks. This fort is central to the history of the UAE where the ruler late Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi used to live and taught his sons. Ajman Fort is the right place where you can learn the most about the history, customs, and lifestyle of the Emirati ancestors. With unique geometrical construction, tourists can decipher the ancestors’ efforts in construction and ancient civilizations.

Ajman National Museum

discover Ajman

Ajman National Museum is located inside Ajman Fort which is one of the largest and oldest historical functioning buildings in Ajman. It is home to testaments of the history of Ajman city and its ancestors. All the curious minds who want to discover more and more about the city can learn a lot more about it. There are documents, manuscripts and art pieces from the past which depict the lifestyle and tradition of the past.

Sheikh Zayed Mosque Ajman

Sheikh Zayed al Nuaimia mosque

Sheikh Zayed Mosque Ajman is an architectural masterpiece of the emirate which attracts a large number of tourists towards its alluring beauty. It is a true emblem of the history, culture and spiritual love of the Muslims and ancestors of Ajman. The design is grandeur and represents Emirati art. This sacred mosque is grand enough to accommodate 2500 worshippers to pray. Visitors who want to know more about the architecture, heritage, and culture of Ajman must pay a visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque Ajman to witness the rich architecture of the city.

Ajman heritage district

Ajman history

Although Ajman City has developed an urban lifestyle, there are still some parts that give us a recap of how life was there before. Ajman Heritage District is one such place that will take you to the cultural street art, calligraphy sculptures, Souq Saleh, and Koub Cafe. Here you can ditch the crowded and monotonous life of the city and experience the authentic Middle Eastern lifestyle.

Al Jarah Cultural Center

discover ajman

To discover Ajman, the best place you can go to is Al Jarah Cultural Center. It is established and organized by the UAE government to give an insight into the culture and history of the UAE. There is an open-shelf library, a children’s library with cartoons, and a theatre where visitors can learn a lot for educational, entertainment, and tourism purposes. It is a great place to visit for families as it is really clean, well-maintained, and informative.

Al Murabba Watchtower

 

discover ajman

This site is the most important among the beholding buildings of Ajman’s culture and history. It came into formation in the 1930s by the late Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid al Nuaimi. After his demise, his son Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid al Nuaimi reestablished it in 2000. This tower served as a surveillance tower in the past to watch over the expected dangers to the city. Along with its historical significance, the tower is uniquely designed which serves as a nice Instagrammable background for tourists who want to keep memories of their tour to Ajman.

Conclusion

To discover Ajman, these are the must-visit cultural heritages that take you back in time. These places will show the diversity of civilizations found in several parts of the world. Moreover, the visitors can feel the richness of the past of UAE which was filled with simplicity yet utter glory. So, if you are skipping Ajman from your tourist destinations, give it a second thought.

Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem
Dua is a seasoned writer who loves to write on Pakistani Entertainment and Infotainment while having her Masters in English literature

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