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Explore Dubai on this fascinating 4-hour historical tour. Visit Al Fahidi Fort, home to the magnificent Dubai Museum, and visit Jumeirah Mosque. Enjoy a ride across Dubai Creek on a traditional abra boat, and explore the gold and spice markets.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English

Pick-up included

At your hotel in Dubai
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Al Fahidi Fort, home to the Dubai Museum
  • See Burj Al Arab, Dubai’s landmark hotel
  • Enjoy bargaining at the gold and spice souks (markets)
  • Visit Jumeirah Mosque
Full description
Enjoy a fascinating historical excursion in Dubai. The route takes you from Dubai’s landmark hotel, Burj Al Arab, to Majlis Ghorfat Umm Al Sheif, a magnificent structure built in 1955 and recently restored. The Majlis was originally the summer residence of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Then drive past modern palaces, and stop at the Jumeirah Mosque for a photo opportunity.

Continue on to the cultural district of Al Fahidi Cultural district to admire the old wind-tower houses built by wealthy merchants, passing the magnificent Zabeel Palace on the way. Visit Al Fahidi Fort, a 200-year-old structure that houses the Dubai Museum and records the city’s past as an important pearl diving and trading center.

Float across Dubai Creek on a traditional abra boat, admiring stunning views of the modern metropolis with splendid architecture on its banks. End the tour by exploring the gold and spice souks (markets).
Includes
  • Tickets to the Dubai Museum
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
In order to respsect the local customs please observe the following requests:
• Wear modest, conservative, loose-fitting clothing. Long sleeves, long skirts, and trousers are acceptable.
• No transparent (see-through) clothing
• No shorts for men
• No shorts for women and skirts must be ankle length
• Headscarf for ladies is essential (these can be provided when you arrive)
• Please dress appropriately upon arrival or admission will be denied
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.6 / 5
based on 24 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.5/5
Organization
3.4/5
Value for money
3.5/5
Safety
4.4/5

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BEST VALUE TOURISM LLC.

Product ID: 40679