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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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Dubai Super Saver: Desert Camp Experience by 4x4 and Dhow Dinner Cruise
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Dubai Sultan Dhow Cruise Dinner
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Dubai Private Half Day Sightseeing Tour

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One of the "newer" development area's of Dubai

By day it's just a waterway with reclaimed land in process, at night it really lights up. There are the usual upscale developments here Park Hyatt, Hyatt Regency etc. Boating... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

By day it's just a waterway with reclaimed land in process, at night it really lights up. There are the usual upscale developments here Park Hyatt, Hyatt Regency etc. Boating, golf etc. You can catch the boat over to the old Souk seeing what trading was centuries ago. But remember it's tourist driven so be careful in buying especially gold.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The evening boat[Dhow] trips with on board dinner are worthwhile . Amazing floodlighting of the multitude of sky scrapers. Not 'dry' either- tho' alcoholic drinks are expensive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

you can transit beetwin deira and bur dubai , in the heart of mina bazar[old souk] with only 1 dirham by old arabic yacht,and enjoy from the perspective.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful golf course in excellent condition only issue was not being able to take buggies onto the fairways.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is really great to have a walk in the evening time. The main attractions of Creek area are Dhow Cruise(Floating Restaurant), Gold Souk, Spice Souk & Abra(small local boats of Dubai).Try a dinner at one of the Dhow Cruises & explore the beauty of Creek area spanned on either sides.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This reminds us of the old Dubai, before the high rise buildings. Easy to walk along the Creek if not too hot and watch the Dhows being loaded. Like to catch an abra from near the Sheraton up to the old souk areas.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited after being in the Old Souq. It was interesting to see the variety off shipping and in particular the old vessels loading goods for shipping to Iran etc. Worth a visit to drink in the atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even as a resident of Dubai, I do not tire of the Creek, It is a really vibrant, interesting, diverse part of the city and no two trips are the same. I would recommend visiting the museum, taking an abra ride and spending time wandering in the spice souk - basically over the winter months it is one of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Creek is undoubtedly the centre of Dubai and is a must visit place for any visitor to the city. The waterway is a bustling exciting area where 'abras' (water taxis) and dhows (cargo carrying wooden ships) can be seen. Many of the latter have been converted to floating restaurants which is a leisurely way to combine dinner on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The souk, is good for spices, tourist bits, scarfs, jewellery and even a few pots and pans. On the edge of the market the touts for the shops don't. Other you too much. The deeper you go though the selling of the scarf on your head gets a little bit more annoying. If you are after some branded goods that... More 

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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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