Amid the covid-19 pandemic, things are slowly getting back to normal in the UAE. After reopening of parks, restaurants, malls and religious places of worship, UAE is set to entertain its citizens by reopening another attraction in the capital. The department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi has announced that Al Ain’s Jebel Hafit Desert Park will reopen for visitors on 1st November 2020. And the Park’s new season will run through April 2021.
منتزه جبل حفيت الصحراوي في العين يرحب بالضيوف مجدداً اعتباراً من 1 نوفمبر، بحسب دائرة الثقافة والسياحة – أبوظبي. ويقدم المنتزه المدرج على لائحة التراث الثقافي العالمي في منظمة اليونسكو تجارب متنوعة من المغامرات في الهواء الطلق فضلاً عن استكشاف بقايا أثرية تعود لأكثر من 8000 عام. pic.twitter.com/LBP0YrEuho
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The UNESCO World Heritage Site Is Apt For People Of All Age And Abilities
Launched in February 2020, the capital’s newest attraction was shut amid the covid-19 pandemic. And now it’s all set to reopen to the guests once again. Located at the foot of Jebel Hafit Mountain, the attraction offers a range of adventurous outdoor activities. It also boasts archaeological remains dating back 8,000 years. While every attraction at the park is special and different, the most notable is its 5,000-year-old beehive tombs some of the most famous archaeological remains in the UAE.
Jebel Hafit Desert Park Has Also Been Given A National Park Status
The park offers beautiful surroundings for adventure lovers and is suitable for visitors of all ages and abilities. Right from families to history buffs and nature lovers, this world heritage site is for everyone. And these features are one of the cultural sites of Al Ain that make up the UAE’s first designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has also been given National Park status. It was declared as Jebel Hafit National Park Reserve under the Amiri Decree 21 of 2017.
The park is managed by Barari Natural Resources. The environmental management organisation that conserves and manages forests and nature reserves across the emirate of Abu Dhabi. So if you are looking for a place where you can have fun and unwind, then this one must be on your list.