Dubai: Areas of Historical Interest

By: Editor-123

Dubai possesses a potential to become a world city. This land of sand is enriched with traditional culture and modern development to compete the faster pace of progressing world. People with historical outlook can find Dubai really interesting. A brief description of some of the famous historical places of Dubai is discussed below:

Bastakiya

Bastakiya district offers a glimpse of old Dubai with its narrow lanes and traditional courtyard houses with cooling wind towers give a fascinating insight into traditional life.
Dubai Mosques

Lovers of architecture can wander beautiful mosques' of Dubai including Jumeirah Mosque, a unique example of modern Islamic architecture. Built of stone in medieval Fatimid tradition, Jumeirah Mosque has twin minarets and a majestic dome. The mosque is known as a major city landmark and illuminated in the night.
Dubai Museum

Dubai museum is one of the major historical attractions of the city. Located in Al Fahidi Fort, built to guard the city's landward approaches. It was built around 1787 to serve as a palace, garrison and prison. In 1970, the fort was converted into a highly depicting museum to present Dubai's history and changes. One can see the typical scenes from traditional Arabian houses, schools and mosques. Interactive style of the desert and the animals looks funny for both adults and children. A glimpse of marine life looks impressive too.
Heritage & Diving Villages

Feel the strong Arabic cultural at Heritage & Diving Villages located near the Creek and observe traditional potters and weavers working on their crafts. Feel aromatic with typical Arabic cuisine along with traditional music and dances.
Wild Wadi

This theme based Water Park got inspiration from Sinbad and ancient Arabia and built nest to the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The park is 12-acre in area and offers thrilling rides, a surf area, a wave pool and many more water activities for all ages.

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