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Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
To walk the narrow alleys of Al Bastakiya is to travel back to the early days of Dubai, when low stucco buildings dominated the cityscape rather than gleaming glass towers. Many of these old buildings feature "wind towers," an ingenious way to...
Al Musalla Rd. - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Dubai isn't just about shopping and architecture. The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding offers enriching and intellectually stimulating tours, meant to engage and inform visitors about Emirati history and...
Financial Center Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
You may have already seen photos of Dubai Mall on social media, but to visit is more of an experience than just a trip to a mall. While the mall has a lot to offer avid shoppers, other visitors may instead choose...
Alserkal Avenue, Warehouse #5 - Street 8 / Street 17, Al Quoz 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
A mainstay—and a founder—of the Dubai cultural scene, The Fridge is a management company and a warehouse in the gallery district, where on any given evening, you can find hipster music, or traditional Indian dance, or an intimate oud performance....
Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
A short (30 minute) drive from downtown Dubai, the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is well worth your time. This well-curated museum will give you a fascinating tour through Islamic civilization and its important contributions to human...
Street 8 - Al Quoz 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Alserkal Avenue runs through an industrial area in Dubai where you'll find the core of the city's art scene inside a group of warehouses. The galleries and exhibition spaces here are a must-see for art lovers and those who...
1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Two architectural wonders helped put Dubai on the map: the Burj Al Arab hotel, which resembles the sail of a ship out on the gulf waters, and the Palm Jumeirah, a residential development on a manmade archipelago that fans out in the...
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