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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Manmade marvel Dubai Holiday Package's...

Welcome to the Heaven City.... DUBAI

 Dubai is a fantastic city that seamlessly combines the modern and traditional aspects of life in the United Arab Emirates meaning that you can experience them both with a consummate amount of ease. This place is only going to get better as well, with new resorts and hotels being built each year making in more accessible to experience what Dubai has to offer such as traditional markets, camel rides, golf courses, top brand name shops not to mention the stunning beaches.

Enlighten your life with the best attractions in Dubai

Having expanded along both banks of the Creek, Dubai is divided into two parts - Deira on the northern side and Bur Dubai to the south, as well as the top tourist destination of Jumeirah.
Abras, the traditional water taxis, are regularly used each day to cross people over to either side of the Creek. Each side has its share of fine mosques and busy souqs, public buildings, shopping malls, hotels, office towers, banks, hospitals, schools, apartments and villas. Dubai is blessed with golden sunshine and silvery beaches, world-class golf facilities and an upcoming Sports City.
From the timeless tranquility of the desert to the lively bustle of the souk, Dubai does not only boast the best contemporary sightings but has also preserved some of the most intriguing historical attractions.










Historical Attractions, Bur Dubai - South of the Creek

Bastakiya Quaters

The old Bastakiya district with its narrow lanes and tall wind-towers gives a tantalizing glimpse of old Dubai. Immediately to the east of Al Fahidi Fort is the largest concentration of traditional courtyard houses with windtowers. In the past, the city was famous for a mass of wind towers which lined the Creek on either side. These were not merely decorative; they were the only means of cooling houses in the days before electricity.


Dubai Museum

Year 1799 marked the building of Al Fahidi Fort. It was built against foreign invasion. This splendid fort is now Dubai Museum. Therefore, allowing visitors to peep into the rich culture and heritage of Dubai. The entrance of Dubai Museum is marked with a great collection of old maps exhibiting urban expansion of Dubai in the year 1960 to 1980. Dubai Museum offers a unique trip to desert life, traditional Arabian homes, mosques, fishing, pearl diving and trade. Major highlights of Dubai Museum are artifacts from excavated graves, musical instruments. Deadly weapons also form the major part of Dubai Museum, such as swords, spears, bows, arrows, shields, pistols and axes. So, what are you waiting for? Get ready for an exciting trip to Dubai Museum and make your Dubai tour a remarkable experience!
 
Grand Mosque
Situated on the Bur Dubai side of the Creek near the Ruler's Court, Grand Mosque was re-built in 1998 and now has, at 70 metres, the city's tallest minaret. It has 45 small domes in addition to nine large ones boasting stained glass panels, making it a distinguished landmark and important place of worship.





Deira's traditional markets

Deira Spice Souk
The narrow lanes of the spice souk are scented with cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, incense, dried fruit and nuts. Imported from all over the Middle East, they are sold straight out of open sacks that surround the shop keepers.


Hydropolis Underwater Hotel

Currently under construction, Hydropolis Hotel will be Dubai’s first luxury underwater hotel. Measuring the size of London’s Hyde Park, the hotel structure is divided into three parts wherein guests will be welcomed on the “land station, transported through the “connecting tunnel” to the actual hotel and the 220 suites where they will reside during their stay. Its one of the rare marine architectures where visitors get to stay and enjoy all the leisure activities underwater, that was possible only on land until now.
 

 

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