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. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dubai trip simple and quick.
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  • This is like an open air museum except for the commercial aspects of it. They've indeed preserved and / or recreated the old time homes well and the written inscriptions are good pointers towards... 
    This is like an open air museum except for the commercial aspects of it. They've indeed preserved and / or recreated the old time homes well and the written inscriptions are good pointers towards...  more »
  • Beautifully preserved buildings dating back to Dubai's pearl fishing days as a British Colony in the 1800s. A great shady and quiet place to visit in the heat of the day, and a break from the... 
    Beautifully preserved buildings dating back to Dubai's pearl fishing days as a British Colony in the 1800s. A great shady and quiet place to visit in the heat of the day, and a break from the...  more »

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