The Dubai Heritage Village, Dubai

3.1
#5 of 44 in Museums in Dubai
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Experience the traditional way of life in the emirate at The Dubai Heritage Village. Established in 1997, the attraction preserves a sense of the old Dubai through life-size reconstructions of stone buildings and tents laid out in a traditional village setting. A range of demonstrations and exhibits introduce you to numerous aspects of the cultural heritage of the region. Discover the ancient agricultural methods used by inhabitants of the region, traditional medical practices, and techniques used to make handicrafts, such as pots, jewelry, and whistles. Pick up some interesting souvenirs at the onsite shops selling pottery, sweets, and other traditional items. For The Dubai Heritage Village and beyond, use our Dubai itinerary builder to get the most from your Dubai vacation.
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  • It is very happy to see all the places in the tripadvisor app.okay thanks for some good apps for getting some knowledge about the places. I am feeling super it is awesome and amazing.  more »
  • although i used to live in Dubai for few years before, i never went to the heritage village until this trip... was pleasantly surprised. felt like going back to the times the locals were living...  more »
  • I love this area. It has a totally different vibe to the modern Dubai. Lots of souks nearby and cheap cafes. Well worth a visit.  more »
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  • Off the beaten track! It's possibly because some museums are not yet finished, but still there are already three with (quite surprisingly) outstanding print specimens. Village buildings were in an updated style of an older period, which was nice. Recommend seeing before the tourist agencies gain sight of this lovely area,
  • Authentic place to visit in Dubai , I enjoyed the silence and the view. There are few museums and cultural places which are closed on Friday. So it is better to go during the weekdays.
  • No visit to Dubai is complete without a visit to Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood. Walking along the passageways, you can visit galleries and Cafe. Be absorbed by the artworks and artifacts on display as you sip coffee in one of the many cafes.
  • Very useful information you can visit many museums . But it is closed cause of renovation
  • We got to learn about the local Arabian culture. It was really a nice experience

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