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Dubai Creek

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Address: Dubai Creek Near Dubai Creek Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971-55-827-8705
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Drive along Dubai Creek, the lifeline and pulse of the city, which...

Drive along Dubai Creek, the lifeline and pulse of the city, which separates the city from Deira to the north and Bur Dubai to the south.

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Took a small boat to cross the river and you can really feel and experience both worlds between Deira ( old ) & Bur Dubai ( New )

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Took a small boat to cross the river and you can really feel and experience both worlds between Deira ( old ) & Bur Dubai ( New )

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm staying on the Deira side of the creek and spent a nice afternoon evening nipping across the creek to visit the Dubai visit and appreciating the views.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A place to visit in the evening, walk on the stretch of the creek, take a boat cruise (lil expensive) or just sit relishing shawarma watching lovely cruise that pass by. People who can't afford the cruise can opt for 'Abra' ride for 1 dhs each way. Abra is basically used by people to go from one side of the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You may hire the old wooden boats with a usual Asian experienced driver for as little as 20 Euro to take an hour tour into the Dubai Creek going by the old port with the large wooden shipping boats and some of the most modern buildings on the other side of the Creek.

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking distance from dubai creek is Juice world 😍😍😛😎😚😘😙😗 this is the old part of dubai which is always buzzing and busy as always

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The visit to dubai creek is done in the evening coupled with a dinner in the yacht . it is wonderful experience to move around in the creek in the yacht and see dances and beautiful lights and building along the creek. However food served in the yacht is lousy

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dubai Creek is really larger than a creek. It's interesting to see the different boats and barges along the way. It's a bit more industrial then what I was imagining.

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience very romantic and great views and entertainment with the piano playing and the theme was amazing. I only give credit where due but this was amazing and for such small portions I was so shocked I was actually full after, perfect dining and great staff. Make sure you go on the correct boat it's mainly glass and looks... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was a little disappointed with the cruise along the creek, the views were great but the night life was very low key. Much more for the older generation.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really quite disappointing in that there is nothing really to see! The food was ok, nothing to shout about. The drinks were very expensive and the toilets ABSOLUTELY stank! The boat takes you up the old port of Dubai which quite frankly is very underwhelming. I would recommend putting your money into something more exciting.

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Staying in The Creek

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The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original air conditioning. Home to the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding and the Dubai Museum, the old buildings also house a range of cafes, shops and art galleries. Often called “the real Dubai,” this is a wonderful place to lose yourself before catching an abra across the creek to the spice souk, where your senses will be overwhelmed with tastes, smells, and sounds.
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