Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Dubai

4.5
#21 of 418 in Tours in Dubai
Explore further into the richness of Emirati culture and history with Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, a nonprofit organization dedicated to introducing guests to the city, its people, and religion. Take a guided tour of the city's historical district and a mosque to gain a deeper appreciation for the local culture and its main religion. Head out onto the creek on a traditional wooden boat, where your guide will introduce you to the maritime history of the city and the many architectural and cultural landmarks that line the famous stretch of water. A visit to Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dubai trip itinerary planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • We booked both the Heritage Tour and the Cultural Lunch and did both right at the first day of our visit to Dubai. The atmosphere is very open - really open door / open mind, provides good insights in...  more »
  • I attended the first Iftar Party of my life. It was just superb, food was delicious. We also went to the mosque.  more »
  • Very interesting concept, very well executed. We learnt a lot about the UAE, the culture, custom and every day life. Highly recommended.  more »
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  • This is a place which is definitely a good idea to visit when you come to Dubai. The staff are knowledgeable and local and are happy to answer all sorts of questions about Dubai and Emirates culture. It's a very valuable insight into the foundations of modern Dubai but also in terms of showing visitors just how the culture has evolved. Book ahead or sign up to a tour group. This is something that you will not regret participating in and visiting.
  • Great educational and cultural tour. We learned about the culture, people and history of Dubai by listening to a native Dubai family that is very friendly and speak very well English. We also had the opportunity to try many different traditional Dubai food that was delicious. I highly recommend this tour.
  • We thoroughly enjoyed the cultural breakfast and cannot recommend it highly enough. If you're new to the UAE, just visiting, or simply want to learn more about the culture, this is the place to visit. No question is "off limits," and the answers are direct and honest. This wonderful organization truly embraces their motto: Open doors, open minds.
  • Great cultural experience and breakfast which my grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed. After breakfast we were invited to dress up in traditional dress. Recommended for everyone interested to learn the local culture
  • I'm so interest, very happy to see the place. Because the amazing old nostalgic feelings. Great attraction is FALCON.❄️💯💕
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