6 Abandoned Places in the UAE To Explore This Weekend

Abandoned places have a certain charm and appeal to them as we often find ourselves imagining how their previous occupants lived their lives in the same place that we are standing, but which is now abandoned and often neglected.

For the adventurers among you (assuming someone other than my mom reads this blog), I put together a quick list of abandoned places in the UAE that are worth exploring over the weekend. Some are more known than others while others are off the beaten path. I won’t mention the exact locations of all of them as I believe the adventure starts with the research and because the uniqueness of these places is best preserved by the fact that very few people go there.

You can also follow me on @gmr83 for more sheninagans.

1. Al-Madam, Sharjah

2. Umm Suqeim, Dubai

3. Al-Jazirah Al-Hamra, Ras Al-Khaimah

4. Abandoned Plane, Umm Al-Qaiwain

5. Al-Amal Psychiatry Hospital, Sharjah

6. Old Al-Qasimi Hospital, Sharjah

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