Fujairah Fort Overview

The Fujairah Fort is one of the oldest monuments in the UAE built in 1670.This masterpiece is spread over an area of 610 square metres and is located 4 kilometres away from the Fujairah Airport.The fort remains open from 8 am to 5 pm daily and is free of any entry charge.It takes 2-3 hours for a complete viewing of this architectural jewel.

Fujairah fort is one of the architectural gems which is easily accessible from most of the central locations in the emirate. Being located atop a hill, the fort offers sweeping views of the surrounding landscape. Built in 1670, Fujairah Fort holds a glorious history of surviving the Wahhabist invasion and bombardment by the British Royal Navy to its credit.

It also served as a military base, a royal palace, a prison and execution chamber. At present the property is used as a wedding venue for the high-profile marriage ceremonies.

Location: Fujairah, UAE

Best time: October - March

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