The Dubai Heritage Village, Dubai
(1.6/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
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. Work out when and for how long to visit The Dubai Heritage Village and other Dubai attractions using our handy Dubai itinerary builder.
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  • My opinion is that your time is to worthy to spend it on this place. Here's a camel museum, some photographs of past sheiks of Dubai, a historic air conditioner and a small souvenir shop. That's it. 
  • It was nice to find a bit of history in this place and felt we should support it, yet it could / should have been better. Perhaps it was wrong of me to want to find out what made Dubai it is today? Ni...  more »
  • We were there a Friday night. It was really an experience out of the ordinary, in a positive sense:) Idea we went out from the train station met many hundreds of residents who had a picnic on the lawn. It looked very nice, got the urge to be with to have a picnic with them: D The old town is a city worth experiencing. Many fine older buildings in the old building style and museumer where we took the train there, only it was an experience for themselves;)
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