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Visitors flock to East Coast

posted on 14/02/2003: 1599 views

The warm weather on the East Coast has attracted thousands of holidaymakers, especially visitors from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, who thronged Fujairah, Kalba and Khorfakkan during the three days of the Eid Al Adha holiday. Eid Al Adha this year has recorded a huge number of visitors to the East Coast, filling all the main roads leading to tourist and historic sites. A large number of Fujairah residents as well as visitors from other emirates visited the old forts, valleys and dams, the mineral water springs, and enjoyed watching the bull-butting shows and competitions for which the emirate is renowned.

Since the city of Fujairah lacks big parks where families can enjoy their holidays, children of families who preferred to stay home during the holidays took instead to the grassy areas of Kalba and Khorfakkan parks. Other nationals enjoyed watching the bull-butting contests, which have proved to be a major local traditional sport that still attracts a large number of residents and tourists on Fridays and Eid holidays.

The 550-year-old mosque of Al Bedya is another attraction for those seeking to enjoy time at an ancient archaeological monument. Al Bedya mosque is the oldest mosque in the UAE. It was built during the Ottoman era and reflects Islamic architecture of that period. The mosque was built on a very small area of seven square metres. It has four cone-like domes, but without any minarets. Nine kilometres to the south of Fujairah lies the only hot mineral water spring in the emirate, the Ain Al Ghumour.

It is yet another favourite haunt for locals and visitors who can spend a whole day near the spring. Holiday-makers here like to swim in small pools or dipping their feet in the hot water and benefit from its powers in healing many skin diseases and inflammation of the joints.

Fujairah Tourism Bureau has an ambitious plan to promote Ain Al Ghumour and turn it into a health spa where locals and tourists can benefit from the healing qualities of its water. Tents have also been erected on a large area of beach near Al Faquit, where people enjoyed sitting or swimming. (The Gulf News)


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