Archaeological Excavations and Monastery Site

  • Port

    Sir Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates

  • Activity Level


  • Activity Type

    Excursion Types

  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Cost From


    GBP56.0 Per Person

  • Minimum Age


  • Duration

    Approximately 1.30 hours.

  • Meals Included


On the eastern side of Sir Bani Yas Island, famed for its large nature reserve, visit on-going archaeological excavations to gain a fascinating insight into life on this unique island centuries ago. Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an early Nestorian Christian monastery, founded in the late 6th century AD. Explore the find, the only early Christian site in the UAE and one of international historical significance. Led by an informative guide, you will also learn about the history of the region and its inhabitants as well as viewing the artefacts so far unearthed so far.