Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Dubai

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#2 of 16 in Historic Sites in Dubai
Explore further into the richness of Emirati culture and history with Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, a nonprofit organization dedicated to introducing guests to the city, its people, and religion. Take a guided tour of the city's historical district and a mosque to gain a deeper appreciation for the local culture and its main religion. Head out onto the creek on a traditional wooden boat, where your guide will introduce you to the maritime history of the city and the many architectural and cultural landmarks that line the famous stretch of water. A visit to Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dubai trip itinerary planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • A small museum of how Dubai evolved over time. It shows the main activities of the emirates in the past and how did the city evolve in time.  more »
  • If may in the UAE culture through its specificities, its colors and its flavors through the sharing of a meal typical UAE, a tour of the heritage of the historic al Fahidi or a tour of a mosque and lift the veil on certaibs questioning Lees's majority Sunni Islam in the Emirates, such proposed activities.
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  • Attended and enjoyed very much a great lunch on 24. December and an opulent breakfast some days later after a real impressing falcon-experience. Guests were offered a lot of nice food (not hot ;-) and...  more »
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  • A fantastic historical experience and a must visit for tourists and residents alike. Authentic food, smooth conversation, provocative questions and a welcoming ambiance makes you feel at your good friends' house, the one who is always happy to see you.
  • Great place to experience local culture and get an insight into the Arab world. Best of all... The food is amazing and a great place to sample authentic traditional food!
  • We attended breakfast with an Emirati session. The food was good. Some of the information was basic. It was nice that they open the floor up for any and all questions.
  • For first timers to Dubai, this is the best place to visit as they share with you the cultural aspects of the Emirati people. They hold a very open discussion about the Middle East people so you can ask all kinds of questions. Go for the full experience, with the lunch and photo sessions. Highly recommended.
  • Fantastic experience! Answered all my questions on life in the UAE and the intricacies of it's culture.

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