Oasenstadt Al Ain, Al Ain

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Explore one of the most essential aspects of urban infrastructure at Oasenstadt Al Ain, a peaceful urban oasis--literally. Known for its below-ground falaj irrigation system, with sloping underground channels transporting water from the main source to key areas, the site possesses an agricultural, historical, and biological importance. Recognized internationally as a significant heritage site, the irrigation system dates back some 3,000 years, and many of the palm plantations here still function as farms. Covering an area of 1,200 hectares (2,965 acres), the oasis and surrounding plantations are home to more than 147,000 date palms of 100 different varieties. Follow the shady pathways and take in the greenery and tranquility. To visit Oasenstadt Al Ain on your trip to Al Ain, use our Al Ain travel route planner.
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  • The Al Ain Oasis was an interesting visit, which highlighted the basis of the establishment of Al Ain City. The irrigation system was well explained by our guide as part of the buggy tour which is...  more »
  • What a pleasant city! Palm trees, shade and plenty of well presented historical monuments and exhibitions! A visit to Al Ain is highly recommended!  more »
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