Ghost Village Ras Al Khaimah

Ghost Village Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah was once a thriving pearl fishing village, but now it is a ghost town. The bronze, rusty-colored coating on Al Jazirat Al Hamra is a reminder of its former glory. The Arabic name for the village, ""Red Island,"" comes from the reddish sand on which it was built. The UAE is a country with a rich culture and history. However, oil wealth has led to rapid urbanization, which has caused many traditional buildings and marketplaces to be abandoned. These eerie remnants of the past provide a window into the UAE's traditions and way of life before modernization took over. More...

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