Dubai Creek, Dubai

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#1 of 13 in Nature in United Arab Emirates
Stroll along Dubai Creek, a natural feature around which much of the city has sprung up. Follow the boardwalk to admire sights of some of the city's most iconic buildings, or take a ride across to the other side for a new perspective on the stretch of water and the developments that line its banks. Hop on a water taxi to access the more traditional side of Dubai on the opposite bank, featuring may popular souks (open-air markets) and other cultural attractions--you'll see how the creek that once divided the city now, in many ways, brings it together. Dubai Creek is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Dubai Edition.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Very beautiful specially at night. Really long now with approx 28 kms....... cruise on the Creek is awesome  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    People visiting Dubai have to do gold shopping. You can take a ride from Abra dock through a share boat which ferries passengers across to old Dubai. It was very chilly in January. So wear full clothe...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    This was a fun, cheap ride across the Dubai Creek to Old Dubai. Short but sweet experience that I would do again in a heartbeat. The Abra was clean and sturdier that you would think.  more »

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