Khor Fakkan is a town on the Gulf of Oman, in the United Arab Emirates. It centers on Khor Fakkan Bay, home to the curved Khor Fakkan Beach and a deep-sea port. A promenade runs along the beachfront, against the backdrop of the dramatic Hajar Mountains. Archaeological sites include ancient graves and a ruined Portuguese fort. West of town is Wadi Wurayah, a biodiverse mountain area with waterfalls and natural pools
What happened at Khor Fakkan?
The Portuguese built a fort at Khor Fakkan that was a ruin by 1666. … When the Persians were expelled, the Portuguese commander Rui Freire urged the people of Khorfakkan to remain loyal to the Portuguese crown and established a Portuguese customs office as well.
What is Khor Fakkan famous for?
Located on the east coast of the UAE along the Gulf of Oman, Khorfakkan is a major tourist attraction. Khorfakkan Beach is what this town is most famous for. Situated north of the town centre, Khorfakkan Beach has a thriving coral reef, which is a testament to the government’s conservation efforts.
How far is Khorfakkan from Dubai?
The distance between Dubai and Khor Fakkan is 121 km. The road distance is 163.1 km
- Khor Fakkan Beach
- Al Rafisah Dam
- khor fakkan waterfalls
- Wadi Wurayah (Fujairah)
- Fujairah Fort
- bull fight
- al aqah beach
- AL BADIYAH MOSQUE