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Al Maqtaa Fort

Al Maqta Bridge, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 weeks ago
“A historical site of Abu Dhabi but not much to see”
Dec 6, 2017
“Yes, Something Old”
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Al Maqta Bridge, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's oldest place in Abu Dhabi and umal nar it's only connection from island to main land still small fort watching point about movement of abudhabi island entry. They keep maintained in look good shape ...

Thank d J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fort reflects a lot of tradition of Abu Dhabi and it is nice place to visit however there is not much to see. You can barely spend more than 20 min here. Worth stopping but do not plan long time there.

Thank MrVisittheworld
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This is one of the rare historical buildings in Abu Dhabi. It's just a small old brick tower. You will see it when passing the Al Maqtaa Bridge. Anyway you can't stop on the road. So you will just get a little glance on it.

Thank CactusCompetence
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Al Maqta Fort is one of the first trading places in history of Abu Dhabi. Al Maqta Fort location was very important in earlier years in UAE because it was bridge of trading and place where they can cross the 2 islands. It is really...More

Thank Etern G
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

In a place where everything seems shiny and bright and new, nice to see a remnant of the past, albeit rather small and seemingly insignificant. Can easily take a peek along your travels; not needing a prolonged visit.

Thank PlatinumHoney
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The 200-year old Al Maqtaa Fort is one of the most enigmatic old sights and the old guardian of the city! At the time it was built, Abu Dhabi was little more than a small fishing and trading port, and the isolated fort was used...More

Thank Puha P
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

It's a very beautiful historical place for those who interest in the history but not attractive for youngers

Thank hashammumtaz
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The museum itself is still closed so not much to do here. You can pass by in the car for 10 minutes and have a look at the view only. It is actually pretty easy to get to.

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Place for Pass By Look, Nostalgic place for old people lived here. Was Entry Check point while coming from Dubai.

Thank Siraj K
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

As expected we spotted Al Maqtaa Fort from the very impressive Khalifa Bridge going to and from our hotel on Saadiyrat Island.

Thank Peter B
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