AjmanArabic: عجمان Ajmān) is the smallest of the emirates and a city of United Arab Emirates.
The ruling family of Ajman is the AL Nuaimi tribe.
By taxiTaxis are really easy to find and are convenient for getting around in Ajman. Of course taxis can also be used to get to other emirates too. Look for the unmetered Ajman taxi as they offer cheaper prices than the official metered ones, e.g. 10 dirhams to Sharja, 40 dirhams to Dubai (best during the peak times.)
Look out for shared taxis that wait for 4 people to come and take the taxi, where you pay 10 dirhams to Dubai when 4 people are sharing the taxi. These are "unofficial" taxis, located in the Somali area of Ajman.
By tour busGuided tour buses can be found at top hotels where can arrange a tour to Ajman and main attractions in it.
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Ajman MuseumAn old fort in the central square. Built in the late 16th century it has serve as the ruler's palace. In the 70’s it was put under usage as a police station. You can see different artifacts and reconstruction of traditional life.
Ajman beach is always a nice place to spend the day in with the warm sun, white sands, and clear waters. Dolphin spotting is also a recreation activity enjoyed in the emirate.
Designer outlets and major brands are available in City Center Mall and consist of a wide variety of food outlets too. In the traditional side, there is always the Iranian souq were you can buy domestic goods and if you are lucky some interesting pottery.
- Lulu Hypermarket has a nice cafe that is not too pricey, average 10 dirhams for a whole meal with a drink, as there portions are huge its money well spent,and a wide selection of smoothies at reasonable prices.
- Beach front cafe eating is good and cheap. 2 donner kebab style wrap sandwiches in chicken or lamb, with fresh fruit smoothie costs about 15 Dhs.
- Maramis Cafe is the best place for Shisha in Ajman. Air conditioned and quality service with Internet.
Ajman Fish MarketA great place to see fisherman bring out the fresh catch and watch the middlemen auction them to the shopkeepers. Its possible to buy fish and get it cooked right there in the fish market or across the street.
Tap water is considered ok but it has a slightly salted taste. The obvious reason is that desalination plants are used to provide tap water. More to the point, you can safely use it to brush your teeth and prepare tea.
Bottled water is also available in any store around town.
The famous "Hole In The Wall" - located next to the Kempinski Hotel Ajman - was one of the few liquor shops in Ajman. Now moved down the street near the Beach Resort. It is NOT closed.
- Dana Beach Resort, Arabian Gulf street, +971 6 742 9999. Attractive hotel with rooms facing the beach. Suites also include kitchens for longer stays. Restaurant serves no alcohol. Rooms Dh130, suites from Dh325
Emirates Plaza Hotelphone: +971 6 744 5777address: Omer bin al-Khattab streetClean and basic hotel with helpful staff. The beach is just across the street. Rooms on the right side have a splendid view of the gulf! Singles Dh130, doubles Dh150.
phone: +971 6 714 5555address: Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi street5 star hotel, sprawled along the shores of Ajman, Kempinski Hotel Ajman boasts over 500 metres of private beach, one of the best in the United Arab Emirates, with white sand and clear waters stretching into the Persian Gulf.
- Doctors — There are lots of speciality clinics in Ajman. Ibin Sina Medical Centre is affordable and has most of the specialities. The doctors fee ranges from AED 50 to 100. Diagnostic services also available. GMC Hospital is open 24 hours for emergencies. Sh Khalifa Hospital is the public hospital with an emergency department.