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“Good old Dubai” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek
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$40.00*
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Dhow Dinner Cruise Dubai Creek with transfer
Ranked #13 of 386 things to do in Dubai
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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“Good old Dubai”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

After the granduer of Shaikh Zayed road and the rest of gleaming Dubai, I wanted to see what the old Dubai looked like....

Well, it's beautiful in its own way.... With beautiful views of hand made "dhows", and a glimpse of the trade scene, Dubai Creek is a peek into ancient middle eastern culture.

A ride on the traditional motorboat is a must (AED 1)

The creek is one of those places which would make for a wonderful walk with old friends on a cool evening...

For a feel of Traditional markets, and inexpensive souvenirs.... drop by the creek..

On the metro, take the Green line and the last stop is the creek.

Note for photographers:

Sunset and blue hour are really beautiful here.... Get ur tripods for those long exposures of boats on water and some really nice scenes at dusk.

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Melbourne, Australia
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“Nice change if peace”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

This area is frequented by locals so here is one of the few chances to see how real life goes on (apart from the markets you find everywhere) in this town. Interesting

Visited June 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Interesting "traditional" area of Dubai”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

For a nice tourist experience check out the creek area of Dubai. The Spice and Gold Souks are well worth a visit. To add to the experience take the 1 dirham water taxi that goes between Deira and Bur Dubai.

Visited March 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Authentic Dubai”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

A walk along the Creek provides a chance to get away from the tourists and see locals enjoying daily life and cargo being loaded, unloaded and transported on the river.

Visited June 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“Where it all started”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2013

During our stay,new decide to go on a tour and experience something new in Dubai, someone recommended we visit the Dubai creek. We really had a good time to see the old Dubai connected with the new Dubai , really nice place, good to walk around and enjoy the boats sailing in the creek

Visited June 2013
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