The City of Wonders

Dubai offers an extensive horizon of things to do, see, experience and learn. It is surrounded by mysterious deserts, dunes and the stunning Hajar Mountains. It is also divided by the Creek which is  essentially an inlet from the gulf splitting the commercial centre of Dubai in two,  within the city you'll find amazing beach resorts, incredibly high tech buildings lined in harmony with old traditional houses and mosques giving you a peek of just what variety you can expect from your time in Dubai.

History & Heritage

A trip to the Dubai museum will give you a glimpse into Dubai's fascinating past. You can also visit Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's house to view a collection of old photographs.
Be fascinated at the Al Bastakia area in Bur Dubai that dates back to the early 1900s, and occupies the eastern section of the old town along the Creek, extending to a length of 300 meters and a depth of 200 meters in the southern direction. This area represents an important area in the history of architecture, and the urban development of town. The masons, who  constructed the building, have left a permanent mark on the town's heritage.
An important part of Dubai's traditions are the Souks. It is the Arabic word for market or place where any kind of goods are brought or exchanged. Traditionally, dhows from the Far East, China, Ceylon and India would discharge their cargos and  goods would be bargained over in the souks adjacent to the docks. You will find the antique market near the souks where you can buy coffee pots, Arabian chests, daggers, Bedu jewelry and carvings at excellent prices. If interested in buying textiles or silk, head for Cosmos Lane in Bur Dubai or the streets of Satwa, where numerous shops sell a vast array of colorful fabrics.

A Shopper's Paradise

Dubai is labeled as the "shopping capital of the Middle East". With so many shopping malls and souks,  there's no  better place to find products at  unbeatable  prices. It  free  shopper's   paradise  that  gives  you more  is truly  a duty for  your money. Dubai's numerous  shopping   malls  cater     to every consumer need. Cars, haute couture clothing, jewellery, electronics, furnishing, sporting equipment, and any other goods will  likely  all  be  under the same roof. Some of the more popular malls  in the city are   the  BurJuman  Centre, Festival Waterfront Centre , Ibn Battuta Mall , Mall of the Emirates. Each mall reflects its own distinct style and display. In addition to the malls there are various souks bustling with life and activity - the Gold souk, Spice souk, textile souk and more.