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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  • We took a ride when the sun was still low and the shops closed. It was magical for the colors and for the big difference with everything you usually see in Dubai.
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  • This is the oldest area of Dubai and is nice to walk around in. Lots of shops and restuarants they also have several souks you can go thru. The Al Fahidi Fort (Dubai Museum) and Archaeological Museum ...  more »
  • Whilst doing the hop-on-hop-off bus tour we stopped here to have a look at the old restored original Dubai neighbourhood. It did not disappoint it was lovely to walk around exploring little walkways, ...  more »
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