Take a walk down the history lane and witness Dubai in all its historical glory as you wander along the streets of Al Bastakiya – Dubai’s most celebrated historic district. Read on to know more.
The origin of the region takes us back to the 1890s but the whole region shrunk in size drastically over the years and in 2005 the remaining area of the region got a facelift along with a full restoration program. Today you can witness old Dubai in the form it held nearly one and half centuries ago.
Places to see…
Located at proximity to some of the most lavish 5 Star Resorts in Dubai the likes of Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, the region has become a sprawling tourist destination with a lot of things to do and see. Find below some of the places that are certainly worth visiting during your time here.
This is an Arabic art studio that houses exquisite pieces of art which have been created by people with special needs. Anyone above or equal to 16 years of age can visit the gallery.
The bond between coffee and Arabs go a long way back in history. Few of the most savoured and loved blends of coffee originated in the middle east. This museum gives you a glimpse of how the tradition of coffee making got so instilled into the middle eastern culture.
Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood
This is the region of the historic district where you can witness the fully restored buildings in all its vibrant glory. Awe at the intricate architecture and delight your hearts with the positive vibes of an amazing culture.
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