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Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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About Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

Also known as Al Bastakiya, it is a historic district in Dubai consisting of several rt studios and museums.

Attractions near Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

Dubai Spice Souk Entrance0.56km from Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

Dubai Spice Souk or “old souk” is known for its good quality and variety of herbs, spices, and flavors. Visitors can find unique products such as traditional UAE clothing, Arabian rugs and lanterns, and dried fruits as well. The souk consists of several narrow lanes lined with open and closed-roof stores.

Al Shindagha1.18km from Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

It is a neighborhood in the historical center of the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates that was built in the 1830s and was the home of the ruler of Dubai- H.H. Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum. The area opened to the public as a museum, and the most important landmark is the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's House.

Etihad Museum3.95km from Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

The Etihad Museum is a museum in Dubai that collects, preserves, and shows the heritage of the United Arab Emirates within the areas of social, political, social, logical, and military history. The formation of the United Arab Emirates as a country took place within the area that forms the museum today.

Dubai Garden Glow3.96km from Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

It is a world of colorful glowing garden creating a gorgeous atmosphere in the evening. Located in Zabeel Park gates 6 and 7, it is the largest glowing garden, made of millions LED lights and recycled luminous fabric.

Emirates Financial Towers6.6km from Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

A twin tower commercial building with a space for urban walk and beautifully lit spaces. The walk comes with great views of Dubai skyline, highly recommend for a late evening stroll.

Dubai Creek6.73km from Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

The saltwater estuary is the initial location where the Bani Yas tribe settled, and its waters were crucial for what utilized to be Dubai's fundamental shapes of economy: pearl jumping and angling. Nowadays, the area is flooded with the history of the emirate, as it's right near to the Dubai Exhibition hall as well as the overly complex back roads of the gold, zest and material souks.

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What visitors say about Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

Nele Lenze
Nele Lenze
Feb 2018

Bastakia is a place that looks like the old Dubai Freej in it's architectural style. You can find lots of narrow alleys, cafes, shops and galelleries and can get a feeling for how the city used to look like before oil. Once a year you can also find the Sikka art fair in this location where local artist are presented.

Nele Lenze
Nele Lenze
Feb 2018

XVA gallery is one of the oldest galleries in Bastakia and always exhibits contemporary art. Attached to the gallery is a small hotel and a coffee shop with delicious juices and fresh food. The doorways are low so watch your head.