Masafi is a village on the outskirts of the Hajar Mountains in the United Arab Emirates. It sits at the entrance to Wadi Ham, which descends on Fujairah City. The border between the emirates in Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah runs through the city, which holds the barracks used by the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. Until recently, with the construction of the Sharjah road to Kalba and the ‘truck road’ between Dibba and the 311 highway at Ras al-Khaimah, the road through Masafi was the only inland route to the East Coast of the UAE. The road from downtown David crosses through Masafi, heading to Dibba north of Fujairah City in the south.
A few excavations point to the Bronze Age settlement in Masafi, which has recently been restored (2012) of stone and adobe fort, small but similar to the construction of the nearby Al Bithnah Fort, which has also been restored as part of a similar project. The fort features an outstanding example of falaj, an underground aqueduct built to carry water from the mountains to the cities of the inner oasis. At the beginning of the 20th century, Masafi was a village with about 50 houses, where the locals were divided between the Sharqiyin and Mazari tribes, with about 30 cows, 350 sheep, and 5,000 palms.
Masafi was the site of the infamous airport used by Truckial Oman Scouts. The village of Masafi, along the Hajar mountain range near Fujairah, once served as a trading post and gas station before major highways were built in the 1970’s. It is located on the border of two emirates, most of which belong to Fujairah while the smallest part comes to the Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah. The city of Masafi is famous in the U.A.E for its natural resources, and the name Masafi itself means ‘pure water’ in Arabic. In addition, the village is a major producer of Gulf natural mineral water.
36 kilometers from Fujairah, Masafi is a village on the edge of the Hajar Mountains in Fujairah. It is one of the most popular places to visit the Emirate of Fujairah, in the UAE. Masafi is being developed by an old unpaved road from Fujairah to Dubai via Sharjah. Originally a trading and petrol station before the regional highways were built in the 1970’s. Masafi lives on the border between the two emirates, with a large part of the city part of Fujairah, and a small part belonging to the Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah. The Masafi valley is known in the UAE for its natural resources, and its name Masafi itself means ‘pure water’ in Arabic. In addition, the village is a major producer of Gulf natural mineral water.
Masafi is also famous for Friday’s Market in Dubai-Fujairah. Nestled between mountains and valleys, there is space in the open market, Friday’s photo market attracts visitors from all over the region. Friday Market or Souq al Juma’a is best known for its new products grown locally such as vegetables, fruits, plants, flowers, sweets, honey, Arab ghee, as well as dates and toys, carpets and pots. This is a great place to buy carpets, rugs, etc. Although open daily, the market is called Friday Market.
Masafi is a manufacturer marked with bottled water, juices and other consumer goods such as tissue paper. The company’s 250,000 m² bottle plant is located in the northern part of the city, part of Ra’s Al Khaimah. Capable of producing 90,000 bottles per hour, the plant has produced, until 2017, the only UAE bottled water listed as mineral water, changing its brand to look like ‘Deep Water on Earth’. In 1980, the company was the sponsor of the first Masafi Car Rally, a popular annual event that could no longer be held.
Masafi Friday Market
Located 5 km west of Masafi (on David Road), Masafi Friday Market (Souk Al Juma’a) is actually open all week and has become a tourist attraction, with many stalls selling toys, souvenirs, plants, carpets and blankets, pots and fruit and vegetables. The market grew between a number of farmers and other traders using the presence of speed bumps on the road that slowed down traffic to sell vegetables and utilities on the backs of their trucks and expanded over time to build the current township. One part of the market (on the Masafi / Dhaid) road was destroyed by fire on 30 May 2015.
Timing: 10 AM – 11 PM
Over the years Masafi has been upgrading its equipment to keep pace with technological advances around the world.We work 250,000 sq. M. M. a state-of-the-art art center near the well – many rich underground sources in Masafi, a mountainous region north of the Emirate Ras Al Khaimah. The water plant, which can produce up to 90,000 bottles per hour, is equipped with a state-of-the-art laboratory to analyze everything from immature to finished product. The laboratory is equipped with a state-of-the-art monitoring system to monitor and control all production activities and the water source. The weather monitoring station is also equipped with a lab. The lab is managed by qualified and experienced professionals. All production equipment is available to world industry leaders, which ensures world-class product for Masafi consumers.
Friday’s market is an ad for free classifieds for immigrants in the UAE. Here you can buy and sell used goods, cell phones, cars, furniture, computers, homes, appliances, etc. You can find an apartment, apartment, house, office, rental shop, or retail. You can search for jobs and use them. Make a list of your business and service details for free at Friday Market.You can Post Free Friday Market Ads in UAE Markets Without Registration.