Traditional watchtowers were common defensive structures across the historic districts in Dubai. Guards were positioned at the highest point to lookout for potential attacks and to protect the mainland city from intruders. This watchtower is known as Muraba’at Al Shindagha.
Title: Al Shindagha Architectural Heritage - Traditional Watchtower
Subject Keywords: Traditional Watchtowers, Architectural Heritage
Rights: Al Shindagha Museum, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority
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