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Dubai Creek

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Address: Dubai Creek Near Dubai Creek Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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+971 55 827 8705
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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We spent an evening here after a busy day in Dubai. At first it was a bit like 'we're going to be stuck on a boat with all these people'.. and we almost regretted it. But a few... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent an evening here after a busy day in Dubai. At first it was a bit like 'we're going to be stuck on a boat with all these people'.. and we almost regretted it. But a few minutes after it set off, we were charmed at the pace of the boat and felt a sense of tradition with the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You have to do the boats that just cross from side to side, cost you about a quarter, but worth the ride. Not too much to see or do, Because it's a waterway with Doha's going through it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to see the old Dubai and the way like people used to cross the river. Of course they do it still using small boats so you can try it.

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to have a boat trip for a cheap price go for the ferry across the creek. The rate is still 1 Dh and you see as much of the creek as you see on the hour trip. It's also the shortest way from Deira to Dubai.

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Chichester, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I liked crossing between the old souk one side and the gold souk the other so much I did it twice. The price was one dirham for the ferry. Wouldn't particularly advise doing this if you're old or with children

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to go to souks. One was on one side of the creek. One on the other. We could either go back and around the creek or cross it. No swimming cossies so we took a ferry. This u have to do!!! 1 dirham. Take the trip, man!!! You will be so happy 😊 to reach the other side.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went through make my trip,the cruise was fine but the food was terrible ,make sure you see the sunset

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Surely everyone has seen tower bridges that open up when ferries cross. But this quite amazing, there is a waterfall (artificial of course) from one of the bridges that ply across the creek. The waterfall cuts off for approaching ferries and then restarts. It was magnificent to see. Added to that was the multi colouring of the falls, it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a pleasant evening on the Dubai creek dhow show. With food, drinks and entertainment. Verdi mild weather for December

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been visit several time this place. This is my favorite place that i'm enjoying myself to get feel out tired. It's give me energy. Love it

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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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