The Dubai Heritage Village, Dubai

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#9 of 42 in Museums in Dubai
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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  • The Dubai Heritage Village is located next to the Creek and Al Ghubaiba Metro station. It holds a number of museums and old buildings, which are all close and can be visited at the same time. To get a...  more »
  • I liked Dubai and its attractions. Must. Those who go to Dubai should not fail to visit the Great Mosque and also the Miracle Garden.
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  • This place gives the opportunity to see what Dubai was like before the skyscrapers and the other mega structures came in. Also tried out some local cuisine at the on-site restaurant. It is fascinating...  more »
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