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Al Fahidi Fort and the Grand mosque circa 1970

Al Fahidi Fort History Al Fahidi Fort was built in several phases. The oldest tower was built around 1787 and is believed to be the oldest building in Dubai that still exists today. The fort was used to guard the landward approaches to the town from the raids of neighbouring tribes. It has also served, […]

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Rare Picture of Al Fahidi Fort Dubai in 1936

Al Fahidi Fort and Dubai City in 1936 Al Fahidi Fort Dubai was built in several phases. The oldest tower was built around 1787 and believed to be the oldest building in Dubai that still exists today. The fort was used to guard the landward approaches to the town from the raids of neighboring tribes. […]

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