Bastakia QuarterCurrently Open
- Address: Bastakia Quarter, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Walking Area, Entertainment, Market, Shopping Center
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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- Al Fahidi Metro station
- Fahidi Roundabout 2 bus stop
- Basta Art Cafe
- Bastakiah Nights
- Arabian Tea Restaurant and Cafe
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73.37% of people who visit Dubai include Bastakia Quarter in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
25.04% of people start their Bastakia Quarter visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Bastakia Quarter
92.69% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bastakia Quarter
The historical district has interesting history throughout the pathway. Filled with souk shops and additional museums. It's a free activity that can easily keep you busy for a while. There is no shade so bring sunblock or umbrellas and plenty of water. The shops in the district are usually high in price. If you go to the big whole sale stores near by you will catch great deals without having to barter. Some of the best authentic food can be found in the tea house truly recommend!
Really love this place got so much old history but with a bit of morden touch, so much to do here from your to free experience with the locals as you try the local food and culture. There is a newly build bit on the other side very new but with an old touch done very well. Definitely worth a visit make sure you check timings for the different things happening!
This place gives you an authentic feeling about the historical way of life in Dubai a century ago. When you're walking on the brick pavement, you appreciate the culture and the people who came before you. You also marvel at the intricate architecture of this marvelous place. The engineering design of antiquity bespeaks of the origin of the skyscrapers of today. The traditional cuisine will also give you a gastronomic experience like no other.
A very nice place to visit and explore many things there. It's a peaceful place to rest your mind.This place has resemblance of old Dubai architect. There is a museum to explore, lots of old coins and other things inside the coin museum. Museum is closed in the evening so you have to come early if you want to see the museum. There are also old art and craft you can find at this place. This place is near to abra, at last don't forget to check Arabian tea house.
It is the cheapest tourism attraction i had seen in Dubai. Despite the entry tickets being low in price, the place is good and requires a visit if you love history. It tells you about the journey of Dubai from a poor nation to a wonderful attraction. it has a lot of art galleries to tell you everything about Emirates. I really loved this place.