Historical Dubai

Historical Dubai

Tour Description

If you are curious about Dubai’s past and love the smell of spices in buzzing Souqs you will love this tour!

Half Day (4h)

A brief encounter with the origins of Dubai.

On this tour, you will visit:

Dubai's History: Al Fahidi District
Follow your guide through the alleyways of the the Al Fahidi Historical District, with its’ art galleries and cafes and a section of the old wall.
Dubai's Crossroads: Bur Dubai
See how the Hindu population of Dubai peacefully coexists with their Muslim neighbors in sprawling Bur Dubai
Dubai's Origins: The Creek
Relax and enjoy the burble of an old diesel powered Abra boat taxi while on Dubai Creek and learn how Dubai was formed around it
Dubai's Traders: the Old Souq Maze
See how Dubai has always been a city of traders with Dhows laden with goods and spices, gold and textiles that are still traded in the old Souq maze.

Full Day

If you are able to take out a full day to indulge in Dubai’s still vibrant past, you will also experience the following.

In addition to the content of the Half-Day tour, you will:

Dubai's Past into the Present
See how Dubai celebrates its past by recreating entire stretches of brand new waterfront in the style of the old city, down to the detail of creating wear and tear in the buildings!
Dubai's Rulers: Shindagha Neighborhood
Visit the Shindagha neighborhood where the current rulers of Dubai hail from, and visit one of its modern and exciting museums and exhibitions
Dubai's Eating Culture
Enjoy a typical Emirati lunch in an old open courtyard home
Dubai's Expansion: Deira
Explore how Deira grew and see the evolution of the modest old Dubai Municipality and its current headquarters ahead of its time in the 70s
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