Bastakia Quarter, Dubai

3.9
#4 of 8 in Historic Sites in Dubai
Step back into old Dubai at Bastakia Quarter, a preserved portion of town showcasing traditional architecture and an ancient way of life. Stroll through the neighborhood's narrow streets to admire the courtyard houses and their tall wind towers. Decorative and practical adornments, these towers were once the best way of cooling homes in the unforgiving heat of the desert. The area's scenic location by the creek offers a pleasant introduction to the city's heritage, with a museum and cultural center alongside the traditional homes. Take a look at our Dubai travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Bastakia Quarter and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Went to 3:00 PM, but the walk from the Metro station was just quickly adding. Because of the heat or even most people, quietly. But it is also distant from the hustle and bustle, alley and good feeling was. Modern can slip out of Dubai. It is a very nice atmosphere.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Great neighborhood, this allows to see another side of Dubai. Various small museums that are there are friendly too.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Bastakiya historical district of Dubai. Currently known as: «historic eastern city district Fahidi» in Bur Dubai. «Bastakiya» is one of the historical sights
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