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The Dubai Heritage Village

Entrance of the Dubai Creek, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 393 7151
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Located in the Shindagha near the creek’s mouth, the Dubai Heritage Village (Hatta Village) provides a glimpse into Dubai’s traditional culture and lifestyle, including Emirate’s maritime history, pearl diving traditions and architecture. Displays include a tented Bedouin village, ancient armory, wooden chests and cooking utensils.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Entrance of the Dubai Creek, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Creek
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+971 4 393 7151
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

A place that gives you the opportunity to see what Dubai was like before the skyscrapers and the other mega structures came in. Also tried out some local cuisine at the on-site restaurant. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Slang1001
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Gives a good overview of how much Dubai has changed and what the local culture is underpinned by historically For me the most interesting thing was the photographic exhitbitions showing Dubai pre 1965 as a pearl fishing trading post. Well worth a visit

1  Thank chris c
Reviewed 24 March 2017

- The place is good to discover and is renovated or mostly rebuilt. - A big scale homes and streets with some furniture presented in a basic manner - It was so hot that day, we couldn't find a place to buy cold drinks -...More

1  Thank misslond0n
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I really love this place because it's an open area where you can feel the authenticity of the old life of Dubai. They have some ladies making fresh flat Bread called rigag and sweets like legemat. I really miss this place because now it's shut...More

1  Thank Donna L
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I visited this place with my wife and sons years back. We liked it very much and had chances to know about the culture. Particularly about their attire , food and the way of living etc., We four of us took pictures in local attire...More

Thank Ashoka t
Reviewed 23 December 2016

If visiting Dubai and only seeing skyscrapers, wondering about the history (however recent) about this country, do go here to get a glimpse of local culture, crafts, food and lifestyle.

2  Thank Dipen M
Reviewed 30 November 2016

hi it was very calm place and i saw some of traditional bazara there and some of women were making bread by their hands and fresh

Thank Mahboobeh F
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Hi really liked wandering around here. At times not everything was open and there's no really easy way to find out what is open when but it was nice anyway.

Thank SydneyCfr
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The creek is probably as it ever was in times long gone. However, the Dhow cargo ships ARE still actively sailing through the creek, carrying cargo as they did in the past. The creek and heritage village are truly charming, but no in the summer-...More

4  Thank Sahar H
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Good historical collection. One should know what Dubai was just before 50 years. This can help one to understand how economy can be boosted.

Thank MukeshDave
Nearby
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
...More
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ishmakan
25 January 2015|
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Response from Gabriella326 | Reviewed this property |
No. It has restaurants and shops but not a market.
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ishmakan
25 January 2015|
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Response from Nihar N | Reviewed this property |
Heritage village is not a place to stay ... U can only visit.
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14 January 2015|
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Response from holidaytraveller101 | Reviewed this property |
l found the Heritage village extremelt disappointing . The day l went no one was around and the shops were very commercilised and full of not good qualitiy goods . Shops in the area is expensive also . This was the only... More
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