There are a lot of historic places to visit in Dubai. The city has an excellent combination of modern and historic architecture. While traveling to the historic places in the city, travelers gain an exact knowledge about the rich culture of the country.
Here are the best historic places to visit in Dubai:
In the middle of Dubai, behind the skyscrapers is Al Bastakiya where tourists can explore the old city. Al Bastakiya is one of the historical districts and the most amazing cultural and heritage tourist attractions of Dubai. The construction of the neighborhood was started in the 19th century in 1890 specifically. For tourists visiting Dubai, they should visit Al Bastakiya to see the history of the Emirates. This city, have traditional dishes and stay in traditional hotels.
Stretched over an area of approximately 38000 square meters, Al Bastakiya is famous for its many historical buildings, courtyard houses. Arabian architecture that exhibits the history and excites tourists from across the world. The elegant houses was construct with gypsum and limestone and now they attract travelers from all over the world. Some travelers find this district a relaxing destination to be. Al Bastakiya has shopping attractions, traditional hotels, art galleries, restaurants and cafes, and guesthouses.
This historical district has the famous Al-Fahidi Fort. The Al-Fahidi Fort has the Dubai Museum that exhibits some extraordinary displays like water tank, boats, arsenal, canoe boat carved from a single tree trunk, boats that were used for transporting people between two sides of creek, well, device for pulling boats from sea, European bronze cannon, beds, swords, archaeological models and things representing the legacy of the city and the whole country.
Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House
Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House was the residence of the ruler of Dubai. The house has now been transforms into a museum and one of the Dubai’s landmarks which represents an ideal illustration of Arabian structural design. The marine wing in the Museum Of Historical Photographs And Documents Of Dubai emirate exhibits antique paintings, wall lamps, pots, sofas, coins, ceramic zoo, swords, shields, rifles, manuscripts, and snaps of pearling, fishing and boat building. All across the house, there are many maps, letters, stamps, coins, historical pictures, documents, relics and things which exhibit the creation of this palace.
It is situated in the magnificent and wonderful Hajar Mountains. Hatta town and the Hajar Mountains are admire by those who love driving off-road vehicles, camping, cycling on the mountain, mountain trekking, kayaking and mountain climbing, etc.,
Hatta Heritage Village has historical significance and the village is a distinguishing and distinctive representative model of mountainous & historical villages in the Arabian Peninsula. The village is situates on the Hatta Mountain and the distance between Dubai to the village is around 132 kilometers. Weavers and potters exhibit their work of art which represents their inspiring, incredible way of life and traditions of Dubai. You can also explore the crafts and weapons.
Thus, Dubai historic package has lots of surprises and amusements. It can gave as a gift or purchased for your honeymoon or family trip.