Hili Archaeological Gardens – A Site of Historical Significance

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Located in the Hili Fun City of Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, Hili Archaeological Gardens is a popular archaeological park playing a significant role in the history of the Emirate. Being the location of numerous Iron Age and Bronze Age sites, the garden is home to a round mud-brick tower. A must visit attraction for those touring the Emirate, the garden offers a plethora of splendid views. Overall, the garden features picnic areas, coffee shops, playgrounds and more.

However, the Grand Garden Tomb is one of the most visited parts of the garden. It has three internal dividing walls. Remains of more than 200 people were unearthed from this tomb in addition to two etched carnelian beads, copper tools and soft-stone and ceramic vessels.

The many findings made at this site have revealed many a thing pertaining to the ancient times. The majority of these fascinating findings are said to be over 4000 years old.

The second largest city of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain has contrasting climatic conditions to the humid Gulf desert. A famed holiday destination, the city is popularly known as the “Garden City of the Gulf”. Enveloped with towering mountains and majestic sand dunes, the city has its fair share of lush greenery. Its many gardens offer a welcome respite from the dryness of the vast desert. With ancient monuments and forts dotting its landscape, Al Ain also speaks volumes of a glorious history. Among the main attractions in the city is the Camel Market which is held on a regular basis. In fact, camel safaris allow visitors to ideally explore the city’s traditional Arabic culture and the modern ambience. There is also a wide range of shopping and other sightseeing opportunities for the travellers.

Visitors to the city can opt to stay at a hotel in Abu Dhabi such as Eastern Mangroves Resort & Spa. Ideally located on the waterfront, this haven of elegance allows guests to experience the exotic beauty of the destination to the fullest. Discover this desirable option of five star accommodation Abu Dhabi has to offer whilst enjoying the surrounding natural splendour.

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