Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Dubai

4.5
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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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  • We had friends come to Dubai from the UK who wanted to see the culture of Dubai, so we took them to Jumeirah mosque and for a cultural lunch and tour of the old area of Dubai all hosted by SMCCU, this...  more »
  • This is a must do if you in Dubai. Behind all the glitz and wealth is an interesting story of how the place used to be and the pathway the Emirati took to get where they are today. Our 2 speakers wher...  more »
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  • This is a place which is definitely a good idea to visit when you come to Dubai. The staff are knowledgeable and local and are happy to answer all sorts of questions about Dubai and Emirates culture. It's a very valuable insight into the foundations of modern Dubai but also in terms of showing visitors just how the culture has evolved. Book ahead or sign up to a tour group. This is something that you will not regret participating in and visiting.
  • Great educational and cultural tour. We learned about the culture, people and history of Dubai by listening to a native Dubai family that is very friendly and speak very well English. We also had the opportunity to try many different traditional Dubai food that was delicious. I highly recommend this tour.
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