Archaeological Site on Sir Bani Yas Island is the only Christian archaeological site in the area where visitors get fascinated by the majesty of a 7th century Christian Monastery.
Archaeological Site on Sir Bani Yas Island is the only Christian archaeological site in the area where visitors get fascinated by the majesty of a 7th century Christian Monastery. Today, it is among the notable attractions for the tourists who come to the gorgeous Sir Bani Yas Island. The remnants of the monastery were discovered initially during the excavation in the year 1992 on the stunning island. It is believed that the monastery have been constructed nearly 600 AD and visiting the archaeological site helps you to experience the rich history of the Arabian region.
Sir Bani Yas Island is one of the most attractive areas in Abu Dhabi where more than 36 sites with archaeological significance have found by experts. This beautiful island paradise has been inhabited for more than 7500 years and you can find plenty of artifacts have unearthed like a circular tomb which believed to be around 4000 years old, remains of small villages, a fortified watchtower and a mosque. Even archaeological experts have excavated evidence of old pearling industry at the sites of Sir Bani Yas Island. Apart from the Christian archaeological site, people will be fascinated by the nearest attractions of the stunning island. Even after 1000 of years after it has been built, people can understand the rich history and heritage of the Emirates and Arabian countries by visiting the archaeological sites of this island paradise.
There are many artifacts to watch at the archaeological site of Sir Bani Yas Island excavated so far that include glass vessels, around fifteen pottery types, elaborately and beautifully decorated plasterwork stucco, ceremonial vases, grape designs and palm trees. All of these items have given a good insight into the settlements of the striking island during the 7th century and the lifestyles of people at that time. Many of the treasure at this site are still being excavated and authorities are keen to make this spot a focal point for people who are enthusiasts of the rich history of Emirates. You will love to explore the Island site of the desert to enjoy the remnants discovered in 1992 excavations. Archaeological experts are still trying to find more evidences from the area. They have already unearthed many things from these sites like monks’ cells, animal pens, kitchens, courtyard, storerooms and church.
It can be a wonderful experience for the travellers to explore the beautiful Sir Bani Yas Island of Abu Dhabi which is a cluster of eight islands. You will get the rare opportunity to come close with nature and its unique wildlife if you plan a trip to this captivating island.
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