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Best Souvenirs To Buy in Dubai Souks

Best Souvenirs To Buy in Dubai Souks

Old Dubai is the district where you can find the different trading markets (souks) of the emirate. If you are a tourist, the Dubai Souks are the best places to go if you are looking for souvenirs to take home with you. Like I mentioned in my last post, the Old Souk is divided by the Dubai Creek into two parts, Deira and Bur Dubai. In Bur Dubai, you can find the Old Souk. Here. you can find shops that sell different…

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Discovering the Old Dubai: Across the Dubai Creek

Discovering the Old Dubai: Across the Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek is one of the prominent landmarks of Dubai despite the modernization in the emirate. Until today, it plays a significant role in Dubai’s trade and commerce. Particularly, the creek’s portion in the Old Dubai, where the only trading ports are located. Dubai Creek divides the Old Dubai into two parts, the Deira side and Bur Dubai Side. I started my experience of the creek in Deira. Deira Port People were already enjoying the view of the creek when I…

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Discovering the Old Dubai: Portraits in Metro Subway Station

Discovering the Old Dubai: Portraits in Metro Subway Station

After spending a morning in Al Mamzar Beach last weekend, I decided that it was time to learn the history and culture of the Old Dubai. So I visited  the Dubai Creek and Old Souk. I read online that these places will give me more idea what was Dubai before it became a modern city. It was actually correct. Surprisingly, I got my first lesson right away at the Metro subway station near those places. The station’s  design is very Arabic, which is much different…

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