Sharjah: Najd Al Maqsar Village – History on Top of a Mountain

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Perched on the high point of the Khorfakkan mountains, the village overlooks a breathtaking panorama of rolling hills, dense forests, and distant horizons. The changing hues of the sky—from fiery sunsets to star-studded nights—paint a mesmerizing backdrop for this tranquil sanctuary.

The house itself is a testament to traditional mountain craftsmanship, featuring hand-hewn wooden beams, stone walls, and a thatched roof that blends seamlessly with the natural surroundings. Large windows frame picturesque views, inviting the beauty of nature indoors and bathing the space in a soft, golden glow.

Whether you’re an avid explorer, a history buff, or simply in search of a peaceful retreat to recharge and reconnect, this rustic mountain houses offers a unique and unforgettable experience. Here, amidst the timeless beauty of nature and the echoes of the past, you’ll find solace, inspiration, and a renewed appreciation for the simple joys of life.

This charming little village on top of the mountains will take you on a journey through history.

Explore historical monuments dating back to 2000 BC which allows visitors to enjoy the emirate’s diverse natural landscapes.

Historical houses built of silt and stones, dating back more than a hundred years, are in the process of being converted into luxurious modern accommodations for guests to experience a glimpse into the traditional life of the region. Within a short walk, you can reach the top of the mountain where the upper fort, used to defend the village some three centuries ago, was located.

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