Al Fahidi Historical District 

Area of traditional-style buildings in typical materials housing arts & cultural exhibits & museums Nestled along Dubai Creek, the historic Al Fahidi Neighbourhood provides the visitors an opportunity to experience the traditional lifestyle that was prevalent in Dubai from the mid-nineteenth century to the seventies of the twentieth century.

See what traditional life in Old Dubai was like during the mid-19th century at Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. Located along the Dubai Creek, this district is a key heritage site which has preserved much of the original infrastructure. The traditional wind towers constructed from stone, teak, gypsum, palm wood and sandalwood represent only a small part of Al Fahidi’s history. Each alley, twisting pathway and breezy tower tells a story of a life before the Emirates. Social life, cultural development and trade were prominent throughout this period. And you can still experience what life was like within these same streets – a must when visiting Dubai.

Follow the winding streets in Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood to discover a plethora of cultural activities, museums, art galleries, special events and traditional food.

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