Dubai is by far one of the liveliest cities in the Arabian Desert. Its rich heritage can be witnessed through its old souks (markets), museums, monuments and of course the safaris. Home to many of the worldâ€™s firsts, Dubai is a promising holiday destination for families and thrill seekers alike.
To get a real feel of Dubai and its ways, you must explore it beyond its shiny malls and world-class hotels. Start off your Heritage tour of Dubai from the top tourist attractions in Dubai. Burj Khalifa is one thing that nobody can miss in Dubai. Dominating the cityâ€™s skyline, Burj Khalifa lets you see panoramic views of the city and the desert from the Observation deck that is open for tourists. Dubai Museum in Al-Fahidi Fort showcases many of the cityâ€™s treasures, some as old as 4000 years old. A heritage tour of Dubai Is incomplete without a visit to the Bastakia and souks. Bastakia quarter (Old Dubai) was home to rich Persian merchants in the 19th century what now stands as examples of beautiful Arabian Architecture. Located on the Dubai Creek is Deira, a must visit place in Dubai. Deira is renowned for its old Souks. Gold Souk is the largest gold market in the world whereas the Spice Souks will tingle your senses like nothing else. The Heritage House and the Al-Ahmadiya school are two of Dubaiâ€™s architectural gems that can also be visited. The heritage tour cannot be complete without a visit to the beautiful Jumeirah Mosque. You can opt to explore it by joining guided tours that take place here. Other places you can visit on your heritage tour of Dubai are Heritage and Diving village and Burj Al Arab among other places.
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