Bur Dubai

Bur Dubai is the oldest district of Dubai, partly reconstructed and modernised but also conserving its main parts as they used to look like centuries ago. Bur Dubai is the right place for the cultural exploration of Dubai. If you are looking for the most traditional part of Dubai, then the Bur Dubai district is the right choice for you. You can see the type of streets and buildings existing in the Muslim countries, visit their huge roofed souks the…

Dubai Deira

Deira had once been the only towns to be found in the area where the huge, modern Dubai is situated today. This Medina or old-city Deira offers various attractions to its visitors, especially for those who are longing for the cultural-historical exploration of Dubai. Deira is situated on the coastal side of Dubai, just next to the other famous Medina district of Dubai, the Bur Dubai district. The natural border that separates the districts is the Dubai creek. There has…

Sheikh Zayed Road

If we can call Jumeirah Beach the Heart of Dubai, then the Sheikh Zayed Road has all the reasons to be named the main artery of not only Dubai, but also the whole United Arab Emirates. Most of the main modern and ultramodern attractions and many of Dubai’s strategically important buildings and skyscrapers are all situated along the Sheikh Zayed Road, the road of highest importance in Dubai. The Sheikh Zayed Road crosses the whole downtown of Dubai, giving a…

Al Barsha

Barsha or Al Barsha, as it is commonly known, is a collection of sub-communities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is one of the newer residential areas and is situated in west Dubai. The various sub-communities of Barsha are: Al Barsha First, Al Barsha Second, Al Barsha Third, Al Barsha South One, Al Barsha South Two, Al Barsha South Three. As Barsha is a new developed community, it is quite thinly populated as compared to other area in Dubai. Barsha…

Al Bastakiya

If you are in Dubai and want to know more about the Middle Eastern Arabic culture and the history of the United Arab Emirates, then search the highly popular Bastakiya district, called Al Bastakiya in Dubai. Al Bastakiya district situates inside the Medina or old city-centre of Dubai, called Bur Dubai. Al Bastakiya has today the most important role when it comes to any cultural expedition or exploration within Dubai. Many already know that Al Bastakiya is Aladdin’s cake of…

Dubai Marina

If you have heard of some of the modern attractions of Dubai, and their main location, the Jumeirah Beach, then you might have also heard the mentioning of this brand-new huge living-area called the Dubai Marina, it is one of the latest huge investments, which has been still under construction, but many of its parts are already operational. Dubai Marina for the first sight gives us the impression as if we are on another planet. It has currently the highest…

Karama

Karama, a residential district of Dubai, is located in close proximity to Dubai Creek and the busy older areas of Dubai. It extends almost two kilometers between one of the important diplomatic areas towards the north. Karama is considered to be one of the best known destinations for cheap furniture deals along with sale of counterfeit branded goods. These include a wide variety of goods such as watches, handbags, leather belts, shoes, sunglasses, and other accessories. If you want to…

Garhoud

When it comes to the best international yet relaxed places to stay in Dubai, then the Al Garhoud or simply Garhoud district would be on the podium among the first three medallists. Garhoud is by far one of the best places to spend shorter or longer time, and see an Irish Village inside the Emirates. The Garhoud or Al Garhoud as it is normally known is a commercial as well as a residential locality of Dubai. It is located close…

Jumeirah

Jumeirah is a residential area, situated along the coast of Dubai. The area consists of expensive and modest housing with a number of modern architectural styles. Some of the expensive houses are located on large detached properties. This area is extremely popular with expatriates, who are working in Dubai, as well as with local residents. Did you know that the Arabs who lived in Jumeirah in the olden days were fishermen and pearls divers? Later on, this area saw huge…

Oud Metha

Oud Metha is located centrally in Dubai, enjoying one of the most strategic positions of the city, making it a hotspot among the travelers. It lies just in between the western shore of the Dubai Creek and Karama. The place is known as “Apartments Zone” since there are mainly four-storey buildings in this region. Tourists on a visit to Dubai often rent one room apartments or a studio module as per their size requirements and the duration of their stay…

Emirates Hills

After you have visited all the shiny wonders, theme parks and Medina or old city of Dubai, and you have still more time to enjoy in Dubai, then it is worth looking around the residential areas of Dubai as well. Emirates Hills, one new area, offers some great sights within, for all who would like to look around there. A little bit of a California feeling within the Middle East. Emirates Hills is an ongoing project managed and developed by…

Al Satwa

Satwa or Al Satwa is a district located in the very centre of Dubai. There are several attractions to see both in and nearby the Satwa district, so it offers a nice area for an excursion. Satwa district is famous for its many ethnic groups living there, mainly Iranians, Indians, Pakistanis and other South-East Asian communities including a local tribe as well, called “Bloushi”. In its outlook, the Al Satwa district still contains many old-style buildings and street, which makes…

Mirdif

Mirdif or Mirdiff is one of the recent new living-districts, added to the community of Dubai. Mirdif, as is usual with every new investment regarding residence areas, is targeting the international demand of real estates in the area of Dubai. It is really a nice sight, worth visiting. Mirdif is situated relatively far from the very centre of Dubai, but has been specifically placed to a once empty outskirt of the metropolis. Until now, this is a more silent, more…

Dubai Business Bay

When it comes to business within the Middle Eastern area, the first city that comes to our mind is almost surely Dubai. Being a business hub for long, now Dubai has the vision to grow even bigger, both in size and in business importance. Business Bay is to realise these plans, a city-in-the city, one we would never see elsewhere in the world. Business Bay is indeed a very promising project, already executed in Dubai. We could get used to…

Dubai Creek

The ones, who have already visited Dubai, this magnificent and enormous metropolis, for sure know how important role the Dubai Creek plays in the everyday-life of Dubai. Dubai Creek, the “river” of Dubai is really a must-visit site. However, be prepared, because it will take a couple of days to explore the whole list of attractions found over here! The Dubai Creek has been the centre of Dubai for a long-long time. It is natural, as it gives countless chances…

The Lagoons

If we know a bit about Dubai, we might as well know that the metropolis has long been a partner in the making of many projects concerning the creation of anything new, or unusual. The Lagoons is a fine example of that, being one of the most looked-at soon-to-be-made projects currently held on the waiting list. The Lagoons, as we expect from Dubai, if once made, will be huge and beautiful and also futuristic and ultra-modern as well. Currently one…

Downtown Dubai

If you are in Dubai, then the place where you will spend most of your time will be the Downtown of Dubai. Moreover, within the Downtown, you will find the huge Downtown Dubai complex. With so many attractions and the beauty of all the modern shining palaces and skyscrapers, the Downtown area of Dubai will leave you without words. Long time ago, the two Medinas on both sides of the Dubai Creek, Bur Dubai and the Deira old-towns used to…

Jebel Ali

Jebel Ali is a relatively new district of Dubai but its importance is continuously growing, specifically in the industrial life of Dubai. The touristic importance of Jebel Ali district is also getting higher-rated due to its beautiful resorts, offering several types of sport-facilities.Jebel Ali is a port town that is located about 35 km from the beautiful city of Dubai. The construction of the port commenced in the year 1970. It is reputed to be the world’s longest man-made harbor…

Al Rigga

Dubai is a huge city, which aims to get even bigger in the future. Thanks to the huge immigration of all sorts of workforce into the emirate, Dubai needs to build new living and working buildings continuously and do renovation works within the city in order to build even bigger buildings to host even more expats who want to live in Dubai. Al Rigga district is a semi-new district of Dubai, which belongs to the Deira region of Dubai, which…