Museum in Ras Al Khaimah

National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah

This local-history museum occupies a 19th-century fort that was the residence of the Qawassim rulers until 1964. Behind ornate wooden doors awaits the usual ethnological assortment as well as artefacts from archaelo…
Village in Ras Al Khaimah

Jazirat Al Hamra Fishing Village

With roots in the 16th century, this deliciously spooky ghost town is one of the oldest and best preserved coastal villages in the UAE. Its people subsisted mostly on fishing and pearling until they suddenly picked …
Fortress in Ras Al Khaimah

Dhayah Fort

It's well worth climbing the zigzagging staircase to this twin-towered hilltop fortress to enjoy the sweeping 360-degree vistas of the RAK area, a vast date-palm oasis and the Hajar Mountains. Built in the early 19t…