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Al Ain is the second largest city of Abu Dhabi and the fourth in the United Arab Emirates. It is known as the Graden City, due to its greenery. Located around 160 km from Abu Dhabi, inland on the border with Oman, is the birthplace of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (1918-2004), the first president of the UAE. quien fuera el primer presidente de los Emiratos Arabes Unidos (1971-2004). It has also the country's highest number of Emirati nationals. Al Ain is considered central to the culturage heritage of the country. Historically the area was known as Tawam, Al Buraimi oasis and Al Ain, which means "the water spring", and has been continuously inhabited for more than four thousand years. One of the biggest attractions is the Jebel Hafeet Mountain, around 1430 metres high, the place where cyclist join together to take part of the Jebel Hafeet Mercure Challenge, an annual cycling competition that takes place somwhere in January. And there's more: Al Ain is one of the most interesting touristic centers in the Emirates, and many Abu Dhabi residents have their holiday houses there. Some of the most important touristic attractions are the Al Ain National Museum, the Al Ain Palace Museum, several restored forts and the Hili Archaeological Park site, dating back to the Bronze Age, plus, of course, the Jebel Hafeet Mountain, as well as the seven oasis that feature their underground irrigation system "falaj" that brings water from boreholes to water farms and palm trees. Falaj irrigation is an ancient system dating back thousands of years and is used widely in Oman, UAE, China, Iran and other countries. There are also three malls, a zoo, amusement parks, and many coffee shops and shisha cafes. All of them, ranging in size and quality. So just come and see, meet Al Ain and its beauty in this special Travel by PoloLine.