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Al Shindagha Architectural Heritage - Traditional Watchtower

Al Shindagha Museum

Al Shindagha Museum
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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.

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  • 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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