Trading town of Julfar

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Trading town of Julfar is part of the Tentative list of United Arab Emirates in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Julfar was an important pearl trading town during the Islamic Period (5th -16th century). Remains of it can be found at the archaeological sites of Kush, Mataf & Nudud, and Ras al-Khaimah - Julfar’s ports and commercial centres during different periods – and Wadi Sur.

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Full Name
Trading town of Julfar
Country
United Arab Emirates
Added
2020
Type
Cultural
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By ID
2020 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Trading town of Julfar

The site has 4 locations

Trading town of Julfar : Kush (T)
Trading town of Julfar : Mataf and Nudud (T)
Trading town of Julfar : Ras al-Khaimah (T)
Trading town of Julfar : Wadi Sur (T)

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