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  • sns109
    Central Islip, NY4 contributions
    Good experience. Nice view on either sides, old and new Dubai. As it was 107 deg F, did not get to enjoy the part outside. Future vision show was good, nicely done.
    Written 10 August 2022
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  • Zanca F
    9 contributions
    What an amazing experience at the Dubai creek. The old traditional boat was something from the past. I appreciate how the old look o still preserved. It's only 27 cent for the ride in this time inflation I feel like I have gone 50 years back looking at cost and looking at the development of Dubai feels like Dubai is 50 years ahead.
    Written 11 August 2022
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  • Priscilla Tjandra
    Indonesia29 contributions
    Al Seef is very instagrammable spot in every corner. Very beautiful and I love the ambiance. A combination of old-and-new Dubai in Heritage District. This area is very clean enough. And so many restaurant and souvenir shops here.

    Do not forget about a Starbucks shop in the part of oldest Dubai.
    Written 28 July 2022
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  • Orem
    10 contributions
    Ana amazing place to visit described as the oldest and first to be built in Dubai
    I've visited it during a you with Mohamed (Aladdin tour), it was worth it
    Written 15 May 2022
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  • Lena Berstein
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates191 contributions
    Museum of Illusions
    It’s a curious place at al Seef. The museum is quite small, but very interesting and has lots of optical illusions to experience, it has several rooms, plenty of puzzles to solve - if you feel like doing that, you can accept the challenge. And also there are several places to take nice and interesting pictures to keep the visit to the museum in your memory. Kids usually like it a lot, because there are lots of exhibits which they can touch, and since everything is based on illusions, on our perception, they willingly explore, doesn’t matter if they are just 5 years old or 16. For adults its also very interesting, occupies your thoughts, you get in the state of flow and pass some time concentrated, not mind wandering, which is really good for our wellbeing.
    Written 4 August 2022
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  • f s
    Muscat, Oman14 contributions
    The park includes glow garden, dinosaur park and magic park. Glow garden has lit structures placed in a large park so you can enjoy this at the night. The dino park is next to it which has lots of dinosaur structures - kids would love it. Then there is a small magic park which is an indoor establishment full of illusions. Magic park has a separate ticket while glow garden and dino are same. I would suggest to skip magic park as its not really worth it.
    Its a long walk in the park so be ready for it. There are stalls for shwarma/refreshments but they are extremely expensive.
    There is free parking at the spot and you can find taxis as well.
    Written 28 June 2022
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  • MumbaiRiders
    Mumbai, India1,458 contributions
    Walked along Al Musallah street and entered AL Bastakia Quarter also known as Al-Fahidi historical neighbourhood which is the ancestral home of the ruling family of Dubai now converted and preserved as a historical museum showpiece of Dubai.
    Bastakia derives its name from the South Iran town of Bastak and consists of restored mud and stone houses , squares and narrow alley's as it existed in the 1890's when Dubai was a tiny pearl diving centre of World trade.
    The "Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum centre for cultural understanding " which was the former ancestral home of the ruling Maktoum family of Dubai is now a rebuilt conserved museum that opened in 1998 and conducts local guided walking tours in Bastakia quarter educating tourists on the culture and customs of the U.A.E.Strolled along the narrow alleyway's entering a traditionally restored and historically preserved Emirati house.Visited the coin and philately museum and also sat in a traditional Emirati tent.From Bastakia Enclave walked to AL FAHIDI FORT now DUBAI MUSEUM and originally built in 1799 .This Fort situated on Al Fahidi street in the Bur Dubai locality is the oldest existing building in Dubai whose walls were made of coral and shell rubble from the sea and same cemented with lime.A visit to Bastakia enclave is mandatory to understand the historical development of Dubai.
    Written 24 November 2021
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  • hpant
    Noida, India246 contributions
    A lovely show which displays some amazing stunt by Dolphins, seals and human in close harmony. The seating is quite comfortable.

    Only minor grouse is that everything is paid , even throwing balls to dolphin which I feel could have been given complimentary to kids. But then it's their pergorative so can't really complain much about it. Also, entrance requires a mandatory purchase of NOL card which is not of use to tourists. This though informed in ticket/site, could have been looked after by the management
    Written 7 July 2022
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  • betchoven77
    Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates2 contributions
    Was amazing day we are really injured there need to go back sooner thank for everyone I meet there thanks to Mohamedd Ali.............
    Written 17 July 2022
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  • Amitabh Varma
    New Delhi, India169 contributions
    Nestled in the midst of some busy commercial and upmarket domestic neighborhoods, the spacious Zabeel Park is easily approachable through roads and the Metro. Ample parking area makes Gate 1 a preferred entry point, though I saw at least one more gate. This 52-hectare park can easily accommodate 400 people with access to several bar-be-cue facilities. One can bring food from outside, though there is also an option to buy certain items on the premises. With a nominal entry fee for unlimited stay during the day, the variety of swings, models of structures, and a vast jogging track, the facility is an ideal picnic spot for families with children and the elderly.
    Written 7 March 2022
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  • rose b
    Newcastle West, Ireland257 contributions
    We went as advised with arms and legs covered , we could see why a lady in long shorts were been called sexy ect. The fabric I wanted to buy was of poor quality and
    I looked in the many shops. It was clean and lots of stores.
    Written 7 March 2020
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  • Alessandro A
    1 contribution
    I was looking for a golf bag replica, but got there too late. Before I try again can someone tell me if I can find golf bags there?
    Written 11 April 2022
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  • Rollup kids T
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates9 contributions
    It is a very good look from the outside but something is missing from the inside and the VFS visa center is always busy.
    Need more attraction to catch more visitor to the mall that I feel ...
    Written 19 February 2021
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  • Shady Bekhit
    Alexandria, Egypt372 contributions
    First time to visit Burjuman Center, very nice mall, clean, have a lot of shops & also a big food court, CHARLEY’S PHILLY STEAKS is awesome.
    Written 30 January 2022
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  • leila l
    Sulaymaniyah, Iraq19 contributions
    The access fee is small and you get to visit two places, the perfumes show room and the creek's history room, overall it's a nice experience and good information.
    Written 27 December 2020
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