Bastakia Quarter, Dubai

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  • Address: Bastakia Quarter, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Walking Area, Entertainment, Market, Shopping Center
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About Bastakia Quarter, Dubai

To know the actual Dubai, the way it was before modernization and tourism took over, visit Bastakia Quarter.  Established sometime during the end of the 19th century by well-to-do textile and pearl traders from Bastak, Iran, this area is a labyrinth of lanes which are lined with restored merchant’s houses, art galleries, cafés, and boutique hotels. Explore Dubai with a best guide 10 Days in Dubai itinerary 

Dubai’s story of modernization has been almost fairy-tale like over the past few years. If you wish to see what this glittering city looked like in the past just visit Bastakia Quarter during your trip to Dubai. It is open for all and thus there are no tickets for Bastakia Quarter. You can however opt for tour packages which will have separate Bastakia Quarter ticket prices. You can also opt to buy tickets for Bastakia Quarter on our ticket booking portal and combine these Bastakia Quarter tickets with other fancy Dubai activities for a great deal.

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How To reach Bastakia Quarter by Public Transport

  • Al Fahidi Metro station
  • Fahidi Roundabout 2 bus stop

Restaurants Near Bastakia Quarter

  • Basta Art Cafe
  • Bastakiah Nights
  • Arabian Tea Restaurant and Cafe

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Bastakia Quarter, Dubai Reviews

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  • Best place to know about the UAE's history, culture and also tradition. The people over there are so kind and polite. The food they serve in the cultural meal package is really good. But don't expect any fun activities.

  • The whole historic district is a reconstruction of old-time village. In this nice place, mostly quiet and not crowded, its buildings coloured so to resemble desert sand you'll find shops filled with souvenirs, cafes, museums, craft shops and much more. There's also a tent with typical Bedouin's objects for everyday life and either a falcon or a camel guarding its entrance.

  • The architect, the atmosphere and by walking there you can get the feeling of ancient Arabia, more or less. They have a museum, many art galleries and good restorant there. The evening walk is more delightful and bright

  • A very educative and informative place specially for kids to learn about the Arab culture and their beautiful architecture. A very cosy calm place . A must visit for all the tourists. Camel milk ice cream, sandwiches and tea could be enjoyed in the traditional set up of Arab homes.

  • Different environment than usual in Dubai, quiet place and ambience. Nice interesting places hiding behind small doors for food and coffee.

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