Bastakia Quarter, Dubai

3.9
#3 of 19 in Historic Sites in Dubai
Step back into old Dubai at Bastakia Quarter, a preserved portion of town showcasing traditional architecture and an ancient way of life. Stroll through the neighborhood's narrow streets to admire the courtyard houses and their tall wind towers. Decorative and practical adornments, these towers were once the best way of cooling homes in the unforgiving heat of the desert. The area's scenic location by the creek offers a pleasant introduction to the city's heritage, with a museum and cultural center alongside the traditional homes. Before you head to Dubai, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Dubai online travel planner , to make sure you see all that Dubai has to offer, including Bastakia Quarter.
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  • It was one of the most scenic areas in Dubai. It was a gorgeous atmosphere and a different atmosphere. There was also a restaurant in the area, and we had a camel burger indoors with an old mansion-style interior.
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  • This time I went to the Bastakia area at night. It was lit up at night, and the scenery in the daytime was different from the one. We went into the alley and enjoyed a walk in the evening.
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