Experience the traditional way of life in the emirate at The Dubai Heritage Village. Established in 1997, the attraction preserves a sense of the old Dubai through life-size reconstructions of stone buildings and tents laid out in a traditional village setting. A range of demonstrations and exhibits introduce you to numerous aspects of the cultural heritage of the region. Discover the ancient agricultural methods used by inhabitants of the region, traditional medical practices, and techniques used to make handicrafts, such as pots, jewelry, and whistles. Pick up some interesting souvenirs at the onsite shops selling pottery, sweets, and other traditional items. For The Dubai Heritage Village and beyond, use our Dubai itinerary builder to get the most from your Dubai vacation.
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The Dubai Heritage Village Reviews
THis is a 30-45 minute side trip. It looks like what you would see in the movies, houses, vendors (selling touristy stuff at high prices). I like the "desert/camp" area. Nothing special, but informati... more »
Heritage village bestaat niet meer! Daarom hebben we toen maar Al Shindagha museum bezocht. Dit vertelt de historie van Dubai op een leuke, interactieve manier. Bij de prijs inbegrepen was ook het Per... more »Heritage village no longer exists! That's why we only visited Al Shindagha museum. This tells dubai's history in a fun, interactive way. The price included was also the Perfume house, which we found a little less interesting.
Off the beaten track! It's possibly because some museums are not yet finished, but still there are already three with (quite surprisingly) outstanding print specimens. Village buildings were in an updated style of an older period, which was nice. Recommend seeing before the tourist agencies gain sight of this lovely area,
Authentic place to visit in Dubai , I enjoyed the silence and the view. There are few museums and cultural places which are closed on Friday. So it is better to go during the weekdays.
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