Things to do in The Creek

Top 10 Things to Do in The Creek, Dubai

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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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  • Moza B
    11 contributions
    Very special ride and so unique. I usually take all my international guest in Abra ride. It always feel great to have such an experience.
    Written 1 June 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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  • 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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  • County-Hunter
    Tacoma, WA2,989 contributions
    So, we weren't very educated in the water taxi system or abras. We started out at another dock and paid 2 dirhams for a ride across the creek to Al Fahidi. The only taxi we saw were newer and faster and were easier to get in and out. This was part of the public transportation system. We came back across the creek to this station and saw all kind of boats especially the ABC boats which were only 1 Durham and looked more authentic.
    Written 16 April 2022
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  • audrey
    Johannesburg, South Africa4 contributions
    The spice Souk was a delight to the senses with exotic spices and beautiful, colorful eastern fabrics. Be prepared to be bombarded by shop owners coming at you from all directions in an effort to sell their goods. We walked away with some saffron and a variety of teas, the shop owners make it difficult to say “no”. Definitely worth stopping by when traveling to Dubai
    Written 16 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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  • 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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  • Andrew
    9 contributions
    The place is very different from the malls or the supermarkets but the people are quiet pushy and aggressive
    Written 19 May 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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  • Manish K
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates3,968 contributions
    The Shiva Temple in Bur Dubai, along with the neighbouring Krishna temple, are the only places of worship for Dubai's Hindu community and as a result, these tend to be quite busy at almost all times. Located next to the Grand Mosque in a building, one needs to climb stairs to reach the temple.

    The temple has idols and photo frames of Lord Shiva, Goddesses Parvati and Durga as well as of Sai Baba. The temple gives tasty prasadam. There is also a small Gurudwara on the floor above, which one must visit, after covering one's head as customary.
    Written 8 December 2018
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  • Colette D
    4 contributions
    Would thoroughly recommend this museum. It is divided into about 14 ‘houses’ each devoted to a theme such as the birth of Dubai, arts and crafts, perfumes etc. The displays and audio visual supplements are excellent and best of all each house has a guide who explains and walks you through the exhibits and answers questions you may have. We were there about 2 hours and only managed to do 5 of the houses. So we would definitely return on our next trip to Dubai. The houses are air conditioned (which was a welcomed relief in August) and the entry fee was very modest - great value for money.
    Written 9 August 2022
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  • Ryan
    11 contributions
    This is a very cool place to visit , many rooms showing different types of coffee beans , history of the coffee, different grinders
    Written 31 May 2022
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  • Rosario_it
    Belgium1,827 contributions
    The house is very attractive and it has been beatifully restored.
    The architecture is very beautiful and there were particularly beautiful wooden doors and windows.
    Written 10 November 2019
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  • NICHOLAS T
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates5,349 contributions
    There is most of what you need in the Souk within Arabian Ranches II.

    There is a well sized, well stocked Carrefour, several nice cafes and restaurants - including Bateel, Caribou coffee, Paul Cafe, carluccios and McDonalds - plenty of shops and an indoor kids’ soft play area.

    There is plenty of parking and the Souk has a generally nice feel.
    Written 11 May 2021
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