Dubai sits on a golden sandy coastline of the Arabian Gulf. The city is all about an extravagant lifestyle had acquired the biggest and the best of everything. Dubai has a number of modern architectural and engineering marvels which include the tallest building in the world, the largest man-made islands, the most luxurious hotels, expensive horse races and expensive cars. It has beautiful beaches experiences yearlong sunshine which make it a perfect and luxurious coastal getaway.
Dubai is filled with historical treasures, museums and heritage areas that take you on a journey to the past. The existence of the city goes way before the 3 decades in which it gained a goodwill for itself. The excavation suggests the history of the city probably dates as far back as 5000 BC. The best way to catch a glimpse and get a better understanding of the Emirati culture and heritage is by taking a tour of some of the best tourist destinations in Dubai, which include Jumeirah Mosque tours, Saeed Al Maktoum House tickets, Heritage House and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Other top historical attraction in Dubai include Heritage and Diving Villages, Bastakiya, Al Ahmadiya School, Bin Muzaina House and the Burj Nahar. The enriching archaeological and historical tours in Dubai that take you to various sites would open your eyes to a completely new perspective about the city and it would also help you understand how this historical settlement came to be the metropolis that it is today.
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Top Historical Dubai landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Dubai.
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Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, UAE
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Jumeirah Mosque in Dubai is a landmark mosque which offers guided tours to non-Muslims people (the only mosque to do so). This is done so as to promote cultural understanding. Organized by The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, the tours are conducted to increase awareness and understanding between the various cultures that live...
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Al Shindagha, near Dubai Creek, Dubai
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House is a historic building and former residential quarters of the former ruler of Dubai, Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum. The house is located along the Dubai Creek and was established around 1894. Today, the house has been converted into a museum. Inside, you’ll get to see historic photographs, ...
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Dubai - United Arab Emirates
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Zabeel Palace is the home of Shaikh Rashid, UAE’s former prime minister. It is constructed in the Zabeel area, which was formerly just bare land covered with sand. Today, it is surrounded by all the glitzy buildings that make up the skyline of Dubai. Another Zabeel Palace has also cropped up in the vicinity, but it is the old palace that is f...
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Al Khor Street, Al Ras Metro Station, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
08:00 am - 07:30 pm
Nestled in one of the first urban sites in Dubai, the Heritage House was established by Mr. Matar Saeed bin Mazina in 1890.The idea was to provide a wide-ranging description of the nature of local traditional housing. Visit the destination and get to see some of the most spectacular architecture that is sure to make your trip here worthwhile. The p...
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Oud Metha Street Opp. Indian High School Bur Dubai - Umm Hurair 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
05:00 am - 09:30 pm
St. Mary's Catholic Church in Dubai is a charming church founded by Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. He was the Vice President and Prime Minister of the U.A.E. The year was 1966 when they donated land to build the church that we know today. The destination is a must visit if you are interested in beautiful architecture. Give the place a friendly...