Located near the Creek, the Bur Dubai, also known as Old Dubai, is a stark contrast from the Emirate’s futuristic cityscape. It is the perfect way to get a peek into Dubai’s past culture, lifestyle, architecture, and maritime history. This local place reflects on the history and importance of the pearling industry in Dubai and also exhibits the unique local work of artisans and craftsmen.
With multiple historical attractions here at Bur Dubai, this Bedouin village consists of wooden craft and chests, cooking utensils, local craftwork, handmade goods, old house tents, ancient arms, and more old Dubai artifacts. You can also purchase souvenirs and gifts for your friends and family from the souq here or learn more about the pearl diving culture and its processes.