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Al Shindagha

Dubai is perhaps best known as the site of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. Infused with all its modernity, the city still has not forgotten its roots. Hidden in the traditional centre of this amazing urban centre is the Al Shindagha neighbourhood, an area where Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai between the years of 1912 and 1958, once lived. The monarch's residence currently serves as a public museum, and the neighbourhood is also home to the spectacular Heritage Village, a holidaymaker hotspot designed to showcase Dubai's past. The village attracts a large number of visitors during special events, such as the National Day celebrations.

  • Visit Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum's former palace, which is one of Al Shindagha's, and Dubai's, biggest attractions, not to mention the best place to start a tour of this historical neighbourhood.
  • Visit the area's Heritage Village and the Arabic art section to see incredible work by some of Dubai's best-known artists.
  • The restaurants in the area are popular for their Persian cuisine and mouth-watering hummus, dishes that betray an Indian influence.

Al Shindagha is located at the traditional centre of Dubai, near the creek in Bur Dubai, which is situated a stone's throw from Al Shindagha tunnel. One way of getting to this scenic neighbourhood is by signing up for a boat tour, a service offered by Deira Marine Tours. Another option is to use abra, or boat taxis, and get off at the Al Sabkha B1 or B2 stations. Visitors can also opt to use a taxi, which are readily available all over the city. Another option is to use a hired car; a number of companies in the area offer excellent services at a reasonable cost.

Hotels near Al Shindagha

213 hotels near Al Shindagha

1 Arabian Courtyard Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.5 / 5 67 reviews

Al Fahidi Steet-(Opposite Dubai Museum) Map

Being an ideal place in the city of Dubai, Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa Dubai offers a warm welcome, pleasant ambience and convenient facilities to make your stay a memorable one. GeneralAt... More

2 Hyatt Regency Dubai and Galleria

5 stars
5.0 / 5 5 reviews

P O Box 5588 Map

Whether travelling for business or pleasure, the Hyatt Regency Dubai & Galleria team of experienced staff will cater to all your needs and satisfy your expectations. GeneralThis property boasts a... More

3 Howard Johnson Bur Dubai

3 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

Khalid Bin Waleed Rd Map

Howard Johnson Bur Dubai delivers comfortable accommodations, friendly service and convenient location to travellers while they explore the area. Within short distance from the hotel are Textile... More

4 Al Ghurair Arjaan by Rotana

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

Next to Al Ghurair Mall Map

Authentic and inspiring Arabic architecture is a signature element of an Arjaan property by Rotana. The magnificence of Al Ghurair Arjaan By Rotana - Dubai Hotel is another reflection of the... More

5 Golden Tulip Al Barsha Dubai

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

Sheikh Zayed Road - Al Barsha Road Map

Combining exceptional location and welcoming atmosphere, the Golden Tulip Al Barsha is an ideal place for a splendid vacation in Dubai. GeneralThe Golden Tulip Al Barsha provides 2 meeting rooms... More

6 Royal Ascot Hotel

4 stars
3.0 / 5 3 reviews


Royal Ascot Hotel invites discerning travellers to a luxurious property strategically set in the city centre. While on a Dubai holiday, visitors should not miss taking a trip to famous landmarks... More

7 Auris Hotel Apartment Deira

4 stars
5.0 / 5

Opposite Flora Grand Hotel, Near Al Rigga Metro Station Map

Featuring convenient location in the heart of the emirate, Auris Hotel Apartments Deira makes for a contemporary base ideal for business and leisure travellers in Deira. While on a Dubai holiday,... More

8 Yassat Gloria Hotel

4 stars
3.5 / 5

Sheikh Zayed Road Map

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9 Ascot Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5

Khalid Bin Al Walid Road, Map

Ascot Hotel Dubai serves the business traveller, offering subtle luxury in its 80 guestrooms and suites and a great location. Guests can easily walk to attractions like the Bastakiya, within 0.5 km... More

10 Fairmont Ajman

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street Map

Fairmont Ajman is truly a destination within a destination, providing a respite from the ordinary with a myriad of activities in and around the resort, highlighted by water sports, a children's... More