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Ras Al Khaimah is the most northern Emirate at the Arabian Gulf, borders the Omani exclave Musandam and is one of the seven United Arab Emirates. Ras Al Khaimah is nestled between the Hajjar Mountains on the East and the Persian Gulf on the West and shares mountainous borders with the Musandam Peninsula of Oman. The Emirate Ras Al Khaimah combines a fascinating and a relaxing tourist hub with its calm blue seas with clean white beaches, dramatic desert dunes and the majestic Hajar Mountains. It has numerous fascinating tourist landmarks, beautiful wildlife conservations and sanctuaries.

Ras Al Khaimah Old City is the oldest residential area in the city of Ras Al Khaimah with an old souq, old mosque, fishing harbour and Al Hisn Fort, which now host RAK National Museum. Ras Al Khaimah National Museum is situated in Al Hisn Fort. It presents the history and culture of Ras Al Khaimah.

Jabal Al Jais is the tallest mountain in the United Arab Emirates at about 1,910 meters, with its highest point about 350 meters east of the border between Oman and United Arab Emirates at an altitude of 1,925 metres (6,315 feet). People drive to the top to enjoy the mesmerising view of the mountains surrounding the area. Corniche Road is one of the most popular places in Ras Al Khaimah, a centre of all action. It is a long street by the RAK Creek with a green promenade, attended mostly on the weekends. Picnics, jogging, roller-skating, biking are only few activities and sports that take place there.

Old Souq is not that old, but it is the most traditional shopping experience you can get in Ras Al Khaimah. Al Nakheel is a district with numerous small shops. Because, numerous of these shops sell Indian products and there is a large Indian community living in this area, Al Nakheel is called by some Little India.

A typical Emirati food is not widely available but it can be found in so called ‘popular kitchen’ types of restaurants. Lebanese cuisine mixed with some Arabic and Indian influences is often considered a local food. What you can expect in the restaurant is traditional Lebanese mezze (hummos, mutabal, salads, falafel), kebabs, biryani, fish or lamb. Ras Al Khaimah's different cultures brought different tastes for food, restaurants of many types and origins are opened in the city.

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