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Umm Al Quwain is a beautiful emirate located along the west coast of UAE. The atmosphere is quite laid-back and pleasing. Umm Al Quwain offers visitors with a variety of attractions and is an ideal place to enjoy some family fun. The emirate spans fr...more

Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates

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Umm Al Quwain is a beautiful emirate located along the west coast of UAE. The atmosphere is quite laid-back and pleasing. Umm Al Quwain offers visitors with a variety of attractions and is an ideal place to enjoy some family fun. The emirate spans from the mangrove covered coast to magnificent sand dunes till the oasis around Falaj Al Moalla. The Umm Al Quwain City is the capital and the administrative center of the emirate.

There are a number of entertainment centers around Umm Al Quwain. The Dreamland Aqua Park is among the largest aqua parks in UAE. There are numerous rides and attractions around Dreamland that are good for people of all age groups. The Aquarium located at the headland of the new port is also a good place to visit. Towards the east of the peninsula are the Islands of Umm Al Quwain which are covered with thick mangrove forests and are home to a variety of wildlife.

Umm Al Quwain also offers some good shopping. The Lulu Hypermarket is a good place for shopping. Other places for shopping are Al manamah Hypermarket, Salma Market, Carrefour Express, etc.

Nearby Airports

The nearest airport to Umm Al Quwain is the Sharjah International Airport. The airport is located about 34km from Umm Al Quwain City and visitors can easily take taxis from the airport to Umm Al Quwain.

The Dubai International Airport is located around 47km from Umm Al Quwain and there are taxis easily available from the airport to the city.

Halal Restaurants

There are numerous halal restaurants in Umm Al Quwain; all restaurants in Umm Al Quwain serve halal food. The best restaurants to dine in the Umm Al Quwain City are Umm Al Quwain Beach Restaurant, Taiba Restaurant & Grill, Al Bustan Restaurant, Wady Al Neel Restaurant, Irani Kabab Restaurant, Al Foren Al Sakhen Pastries & Pies, etc.

Mosques

Finding a mosque in Umm Al Quwain is never an issue. There are numerous mosques dotted around the area. Some well-known mosques in Umm Al Quwain are Al Lohar Mosque, Ahmed Bin Hambal Mosque,Umm al Quwain Mosque, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, etc.

Things to Do and See in Umm Al Quwain

  • Dreamland Aqua Park
  • The Aquarium
  • Happy land
  • Islands of Umm Al Quwain
  • Umm Al Quwain Museum
  • Umm al Quwain's Corniche
  • Falaj Al Mualla Garden Park
  • Khor al Beidah
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