Dubai Grand Mosque

From the first time we visit a Muslim country, you can find high minarets, which you can see from afar, over the buildings as well. Dubai has created something unique standing in this architectural style. If you ever get to see the Grand Mosque of Dubai, you will for sure be flattered! The Grand Mosque of Dubai is definitely one of the greatest examples of neo-Islamic architecture, with all its beauty and elegance. The Grand Mosque of Dubai, which was originally built in the 1900’s originally with the intention to…

Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House

If you visit Dubai, and by any chance will ask for the help of a local guide to show you what is the most worth seeing tourist attraction in Dubai among the many historical heritages, the guide will definitely advise you to visit the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House. This building, the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House is a house of great importance for the people of Dubai, what could be a more tempting reason to see it? The Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House is really a historical building, one…

Heritage House Dubai

If would like to see a piece of old Dubai tradition, the Heritage House is just the place for you. The Heritage House combined with the Al-Ahmadiya School is one of the best places in Dubai to get closer to its people and its culture. The Heritage House found in the Deira region is situated in the coastal region of Dubai. The Heritage House is not only one house but it is a complex, combined with the Al –Ahmadiya School that is situated right next to the original house. The…

Dubai Museum

We all know that Dubai is world –famous of its richness, of its unbelievable constructions and of its oil, but little do we know about the actual culture, and in connection with the culture, the must-see cultural heritages of Dubai. I recommend everyone to start his or her cultural exploration in the marvellous Dubai Museum. The Dubai museum is indeed the best way to get closer to the ancient culture, to the ancient Islamic world of Dubai, and finally yet importantly, to get closer to its people. The Dubai museum…

Jumeirah Mosque

After seeing the Grand Mosque of Dubai, being definitely the most dominant mosques not only in Dubai but also in the whole Emirates, the next mosque you should definitely stop by is the famous Jumeirah Mosque. It is situated in the Jumeirah district, just by the sea. Jumeirah is one the wealthiest district of Dubai. Interestingly, the Jumeirah Mosque is not named after a person or a family of high importance but after the Jumeirah area, which is the name of the medieval area where now, we find the Emirates,…

Burj Nahar

When it comes to the cultural exploration in Dubai, there are several sites to visit. If you would ask any locals what else to see in Dubai that is both historical and beautiful, then with the historical importance, they would for sure come up with a visit to the very popular Burj Nahar. Burj in the Arabic means tower, out of which we can already note that Burj Nahar is indeed a tower. What a tower is Burj Nahar! Burj Nahar was build around the year 1870 and naturally as…

Naif Museum

When it comes to seeing the cultural and historical heritage of Dubai, there are two districts in Dubai, which every local will instantly recommend you to visit. One district of old city is the Bur Dubai, the other is the Deira. The historical Naif Museum also locates in Deira. The original building of Naif Museum used to be a fort, making it even more exciting to visit! Out of the two old-towns, Deira was the one, which had more importance back in the olden days, where even the seat of…

Jumeirah Archaeological Site

Jumeirah Archaeological Site is having a key-role among today’s archaeological excavations in the area where Dubai is situated. The Jumeirah Archaeological site in Dubai already keeps several archaeological finds that creates new theories regarding the life of people in the area going back to approximately the 5th century AD. Dubai today is one of the shiniest “Pearls” of the Persian Gulf, with extreme importance in both business and in tourism. However, once, Dubai had solely been a fishing village, with the main activity of the locals to earn their living…

Dubai Municipality Museum

When you are in Dubai and after having seen all the glitz-and-glitter attractions and you are longing for a cultural way to spend your leisure-time, why not drop to the Dubai Municipality Museum to know more on the history of Dubai. The Dubai Municipality Museum features a nice collection of historical papers, having key-importance in the modern history of Dubai. In order to understand the history of Dubai, we need to know that until the end of the 19th century, Dubai, as it is today, did not exist. The place,…

Dubai Heritage & Diving Village

Dubai has numerous cultural heritage sites, and from the early 2000’s efforts are to preserve these, especially for the growing tourism. Dubai Heritage and Diving Village was created according to these intentions. The Dubai Heritage and Diving Village is indeed a great spot to get to know more about the culture of Dubai. By the time the industry of tourism was born in England in the 1800’s, the main target of it was especially to see something new, something strange or so-far not experienced. The other reasons were and still…

Gold & Diamond Park Museum

The Gold and Diamond Park Museum although not yet complete, but already operational, is a great example on how to bring together both efforts to show and preserve one of the most important historical features of Dubai, with the aim to revive this feature again. The museum, as part of the Gold and Diamond Park, is really something worth seeing when in Dubai. The founding of the Gold and Diamond Park, had two main reasons, one being the aim to show the visitors of Dubai all the nicest pearls and…

Old Souks Dubai

Old Souks in the Arabic world have a very important role. In addition, old souks are always the heart of one town, city or district. They are great representations of the Arabic life and mentality. The old Souks or marketplaces have a very long tradition in the Arabic world. Souk is a place where everything happens, from business deals to even long-lasting friendships. It breathes business, which is the oldest tradition and way of life, of every Arabic people. The old Souks everywhere have the same look, no matter if…

Hatta Village

Hatta Heritage Village

Hatta Village is also known by the name of Dubai Heritage Village. Currently, it is the oldest remained settlement in Dubai, which is in a state that makes it enjoyable for tourists. Of course, there were many additions to the experience, with some beautiful gardens and restored building. The Hatta Village looks great, representing the way of life of a more ancient time. Hatta Village is an old settlement, the towers of which are the oldest remaining parts of it, was built around 1880 when the Maktoum family had already…