Monastery Tour (Archaeological site)

Ongoing archaeological excavations on the eastern side of Sir Bani Yas Island have uncovered the remains of an early Christian monastery site, which was probably founded in the late 6th century AD.  This is the only early Christian site in the UAE, and is of international historical significance.

Join a guded tour and get a fascinating insight into the history of this area and the inhabitants of the region and view the artefacts unearthed so far by the archaeologists.

Suitable for: 6 years +.

Duration: Approximately 1 hour

Group size: Up to 7 people may participate in this activity at one time.

What to bring: Camera, hat, flat shoes and sunglasses.

Where it is: Christian monastery site

What you might see: Archaeological excavations,

The availability of this activity is subject to weather conditions.


 Archaeological site

The UAE´s only known Christian Archaeological site is now open to guests on Sir Bani Yas Island