x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 22 January 2018

Historic UAE sites being considered for World Heritage List application

The UAE sites under consideration include Dubai Creek, also known as Khor Dubai, which is considered for a 2014 application, the Cultural Square in Sharjah (2017), and Umm Al Quwain's 'heritage houses' (2016).

The UAE National Council of Tourism and Antiquities held its third meeting of experts to discuss a preliminary list of heritage sites to compete for a spot on Unesco's World Heritage List.

The UAE sites under consideration include Dubai Creek, also known as Khor Dubai, which is considered for a 2014 application, the Cultural Square in Sharjah (2017), and Umm Al Quwain's "heritage houses" (2016).

Al Ain was recognised as a world heritage site last year.

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