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Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

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Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

169 Reviews
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Experience several desert pursuits in one outing, including ATV-driving—something many tours only offer at an extra cost—on this red-dune desert tour from Dubai. Skip the hassle of transport and logistical planning; and be free to simply enjoy the dunes and activities provided. Zoom off on an ATV, ride a camel, go sandboarding; enjoy henna art and Arabian-costume photos; and conclude with a barbecue-buffet dinner and live shows.
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Eoin R wrote a review Jul 2020
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates23 contributions
Great tour , had a great talk about Emirati culture then went to Al Farouq Mosque . The village is really quaint . Best food and drink is in the Arabic tea rooms high quality and good value.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Manish K wrote a review Mar 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates3,971 contributions215 helpful votes
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The Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood is a representative of the way live was in Dubai. WIth the traditional homes, narrow lanes, the wind tunnels visible everywhere, it's a good place to soak in the history and traditions of the Emirates. It's easy to get lost among the labyrinth of lanes here, but there are gems all along the way. From some restored cafes and restaurants offering traditional Emirati dishes to art galleries, small museums and mosques, there is plenty to take in. One can take a walking tour in the cooler months; it's not advisable to be here during the hot season.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Endre K wrote a review Feb 2020
Cluj-Napoca, Romania134 contributions55 helpful votes
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After some similar historical old town experiences I would have expected more people and lots of vendors selling their stuff, but I found a quiet, nice to walk by district with tons of free to enter opportunities with cultural or gastronomical experiences. I wouldn't say it's a must see, but given available time it's worth a walk-by.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Waree wrote a review Jan 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates24 contributions
So I have been to Al Fahidi historical neighborhood in Dubai. It is the old Dubai, with small pedestrian streets. The whole area had been renovated and wheelchair friendly. Most of the stores and cafe / restaurants are accessible with a wheelchair. I have been to the public toilets there, and they are very good in term of accessibility, even with an emergency cord. Al fahidi historical neighborhood is a good example of old areas being renovated and accessible. Follow my journey on instagram at determinated_traveler
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Apple D wrote a review Jan 2020
Antipolo City, Philippines55 contributions9 helpful votes
I understand the area was mostly reconstructed; nonetheless, worth a visit. Wander aimlessly through the labyrinth of small alleyways and get to know the old Dubai. There are many souvenir shops and traditional cafes plus museums so allot at least half a day to visit. It is tourist friendly - there’s a forex, pharmacy and western cafes in case you want something familiar in an exotic atmosphere. I suggest though to try the many traditional coffeeshops and you won’t be disappointed. Cross the river to go to the souq, another gem!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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