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Arts and Culture
Housed within the beautifully restored Al Fahidi Fort, which was erected around 1787 to defend the city against invasion, the museum’s diverse collection of exhibits offers fascinating insight into the city’s rich history and cultural heritage.
Bastakiya8 km away
The old Bastakiya district, with its narrow lanes and tall wind towers, offers a tantalizing glimpse of old Dubai. Immediately to the east of Al Fahidi Fort, this area hosts the largest concentration of traditional courtyard houses with wind towers in Dubai.
Bait Al Wakeel9 km away
Bait Al Wakeel is the first building in the city dedicated completely to administration purposes and is a great example of early 20th century architecture. The building is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Dubai.
Hatta Heritage Village130 km away
The Hatta Heritage Village is a fine example of the heritage of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. Situated in the heart of the rocky Hatta Mountains, it provides the visitor with a fascinating glimpse into Dubai’s historical past.
Sports and Recreation
Jumeirah Beach20 km away
Jumeirah Beach is ideal for a family picnic on the weekends. It has picnic tables, barbecue areas, small play areas for children, a volleyball area, showers, and swimming areas with lifeguards, as well as 12 hectares of park land with food kiosks.
Al Mamzar Beach13 km away
Al Mamzar Beach is actually a 100-plus hectare peninsula that extends into the Arabian Gulf and offers a sheltered public beach, swimming pools, pleasant green spaces, and designated picnic areas.
Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club130 m away
The club's 18-hole, par-71 course rolls along 6,857 undulating yards lined with date and coconut palms, attractive water hazards, and shrubbery that lends a distinctly tropical air.
Emirates Golf Club34 km away
Book a tee time at Emirates Golf Club, voted one of the top 100 golf courses outside the U.S. by Golf Digest in May 2009. Host of the PGA European Tour–sanctioned Dubai Desert Classic and Dubai Ladies Masters, Emirates Golf Club offers two of the city’s finest golf courses.
Boudoir13 km away
Step into Boudoir to experience elegant dining in a sophisticated atmosphere. As the night progresses, the music shifts from classic jazz to funky house music. As soon as the clock strikes midnight, groove to the beats of Latino, filtered, and tribal music.
Cavalli Club10 km away
Created by renowned designer Roberto Cavalli, this multifaceted destination hosts a contemporary Italian restaurant, a sushi bar, a wine and champagne bar, a cocktail and cigar lounge, and a boutique, all encased within black quartz and six-meter-high Swarovski-crystal curtains.
Buddha Bar32 km away
This world-renowned bar is a popular hangout among the chic and the sophisticated, and is a perfect place to sip your favorite cocktail as you relax to fusion music. The menu is Asian fusion cuisine, including an eclectic range of sushi.
Irish Village5 km away
Irish pubs are renowned throughout the world for their vibrant and friendly atmosphere. This traditional wooden pub is steeped in its own character and has its own story to tell—a uniquely Irish experience in Dubai.
Mall of the Emirates28 km away
Home to over 400 retailers, this mall also offers a range of entertainment options, including Ski Dubai.
Dubai Mall14 km away
Dubai Mall is the largest mall in the Middle East, boasting over 1,200 retail outlets.
BurJuman11 km away
BurJuman is the premier shopping center in Dubai, offering the world’s finest brands.
Deira City Centre3 km away
Deira City Centre features more than 370 stores, ranging from high-street to luxury brands.
The Dubai Fountain14 km away
Set on the 30-acre Burj Dubai Lake, the Dubai Fountain shoots water jets as high as 150 meters, equivalent to a 50-story building. The fountain is 275 meters long; it has five circles of varying sizes and two central arcs. It was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas.
Jumeirah Mosque13 km away
One of the largest and most beautiful mosques in Dubai is the Jumeirah Mosque, a spectacular example of modern Islamic architecture. Built of stone in the medieval Fatimid tradition, the mosque, with its twin minarets and majestic dome, is a city landmark. It is particularly attractive at night, when subtle lighting throws its artistry into relief.
Dubai Safari Park21 km away
Dubai Safari, the new home for more than 2500 animals from all over the world, aims to be one of the top ten zoos internationally, and a leading tourist destination worldwide attracting recognition from the international community for its work in maintaining a high standard of animal welfare, nutrition and ethical conduct.
Sheikh Saeed’s House14 km away
Dating back to the late 1800s, Sheikh Saeed’s House was built in a commanding position at the entrance to Dubai Creek so that the ruler could observe shipping activity from the balconies. With its wind towers and layers of rooms built around a central courtyard, it is a fine example of regional architecture, and features a pictorial archive of early Dubai and the Maktoum family.