Shimal

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

Shimal is an archaeological landscape that comprises a prehistoric cemetery of megalithic tombs from the Late Bronze Age and the Iron Age. They have a distinctive design, with corbelled roofing using layers of stone slabs. There is also a medieval palace (‘Queen of Sheba’s Palace’), built for the ruler of the medieval trading town of Julfar.

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Full Name
Shimal
Country
United Arab Emirates
Added
2020
Type
Cultural
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2020 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Shimal

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