Fujairah is the youngest of the seven emirates that make up the country. It is located in the central part of the Al Hajar Mountains and is situated on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. The capital of the emirate is the city of Fujairah, which strikes visitors with the beauty of its broad and spacious streets decorated with modern architectural buildings. The emirate is located on the coast, making it the most beautiful and unique one in the UAE.
The city is really rich in beautiful sculptures and fountains. This place is not overloaded with massive skyscrapers, making it even more comfortable for high quality rest. Despite the small age of the emirate, here have remained really many historical monuments. The ancient fort is surely the most famous of them. Local museums exhibit a collection of artifacts discovered by archaeologists during excavations in such areas as Bithnah and Qidfa. Fujairah attracts tourists with its magnificent nature, beaches and absolutely stunning mineral springs.
There are three main tourist areas in Fujairah. These are Ain al-Gamura, Ain Al Madhab, and Al Wurrayah protected areas. The beaches of the emirate are perfect for water sports and diving. Every year thousands of tourists come here to admire the beauty of the local underwater world. It is also possible to participate in a desert safari on jeeps and take part in mountain excursion routes. Shoppers should certainly visit numerous shopping arcades and shops, as well as the famous "Friday" market located on the border with Sharjah. In addition to traditional forms of entertainment tourists can also attend bull-fights or watch energetic and unpredictable marine racing.