Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, Dubai

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As you follow the winding streets of Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, you will see just what traditional life was like there in the 19th century. By the Dubai Creek, this area remains a major heritage site, with much of its original architecture and infrastructure still preserved. Look for traditional wind towers, made of teak, stone, palm wood, gypsum, and sandalwood. An exploration of this district also leads to a range of interesting activities, from tasting traditional foods and visiting museums, to attending special events and exploring art galleries. Plan trip to Dubai with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • A must for anyone looking to explore Dubai’s rich history and traditional areas. The Museum has great facts as well as the neighbourhood boasting the old homes which today are still used in the neighb...  more »
  • My short stay in Dubai began with an Emirati Cultural Breakfast Experience in Old Dubai. The place itself was interesting - well worth a visit both to explore the older part of the city and for the tr...  more »
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