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Dubai: Old Town, Walking Tour, Souks, Museum & Street Food

Dubai: Old Town, Walking Tour, Souks, Museum & Street Food

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Discover the sights and flavors of the oldest part of Dubai on this guided walking tour through the heart of the city. Learn the area's history, shop in traditional markets, and taste local foods.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Portuguese
Pickup optional
Pickup is available from most Dubai hotels.
Private or small groups available


  • Explore the real city of old Dubai and discover famous museums and other sights
  • Vist the oldest souk, a spice souk, and the biggest gold souk in the world
  • Try special street food, including street food, Arabic coffee, and fresh juice
  • Hop aboard a traditional Abra boat and enjoy the sights from the water
  • Learn more about the history of UAE and feel free to ask your guide questions
Full description

Explore Dubai with a guide and learn more about the history and the impressive architecture of the old city. Visit Dubai Museum, pass the Coffee Museum, see the oldest mosque in Dubai, and try street food as you stroll through the typical souks.

Start in the bustling area of Al Seef and make your way to the Al Fahidi District to admire the oldest houses in Dubai. Learn more about the local currency with free access to the Coins Museum. Soak up knowledge about the Emirati lifestyle with a visit to Dubai Museum.

Pass by the Coffee Museum before going through the Arabian Tea House, a famous restaurant that provides local food. Admire Dubai's oldest mosque as your guide shares religious facts with you.

Spend free time at the Grand Souk to taste the street food, tea, and camel milk chocolate. Cross to another side of Dubai by traditional Abra to the Spice and the Gold Souk which is one of the largest markets in the world, where the tour will finish.

  • Hotel pickup (If option is selected)
  • Dubai Museum entrance
  • Coins Museum entrance
  • Traditional Abra boat ride
  • Street food samples
  • Tea and juices
  • Camel milk chocolate
  • Hotel drop-off

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Meeting point

• Meet your guide at the Al Fahidi Marine transport station Bur Dubai which is between the Al Bastakiya district and the Al Seef area • If traveling by metro, the closest station to Al Seef is Sharaf DG Metro on the green line. The meeting point is a few minutes' walk from the metro station • If traveling by taxi, tell the driver to take you to the Al Bastakiya Area (Heritage Site) in front of Al Fahidi marine transport station Bur Dubai that’s between the Al Bastakiya district and the Al Seef area

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  • This tour is subject to weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or refund
Customer reviews

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Es un tour así importante por el que tiene ganas de conocer más sobre la vida en dubai y como era en el pasado . Mahmoud nuestra guía es muy amable y Tiene gran esperienza sobre la historia de los emiratíes árabes unidos .El nos acompañó a los mercados también nos ha dado consejos para como se hace las compras. La comida era muy buena. La verdad Muy recomendable

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December 4, 2022

Fijn dat iemand de historie kan vertellen. Zeker niet onbelangrijk als je aan zo een tour deelneemt. Je leert zo iets meer van het land en de geschiedenis ervan. Mahmoud onze gids kon ons heel veel vertellen en was geduldig, de groep was gelukkig ook niet zo groot. Mahmoud thank you and keep on doing the good work.

December 2, 2022

Great tour! 100% RECOMMENDED. I have really enjoyed it . The tour was perfect from the beginning to the end. Everything organized very well. Food and juice were amazing. The tour guide even took us through the Maine markets that's really were so beautiful and helped us to negotiate. One of the best tour ever. Higley recommended

December 1, 2022

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