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Heritage and Diving Village

When touring Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, one attraction you should make a point of visiting is the Heritage and Diving Village. It is found in Bur Dubai on Al Mina Road, near the mouth of the creek. The centre consists of several buildings built in the style of a traditional Bedouin settlement, which contain various artefacts and displays that tell the history of the country’s early pearl-diving industry. Visitors can tour these exhibits, grab a cup of coffee at the coffee house, take a camel ride, or check out the crafts for sale there by local artisans.

  • Attend a craft workshop led by one of the craft vendors at the Heritage and Diving Village and learn firsthand how they make their beautiful pottery and woven goods.
  • Experience what it is like to ride on the back of a camel by taking a ride on one of these beasts, which are commonly used as transportation in Dubai and other countries in this part of the world.
  • Sit and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee from the on-site coffee house whilst watching the ships move along the Dubai creek.

It is fairly easy to get to the Heritage and Diving Village, as Dubai has a modern and reliable public transportation system, which will take travellers there. There is a metro subway train service that is inexpensive, easy-to-use, and safe; take the “Green” line and disembark at the Al Ghubaiba station. You can also take a public bus (Route 8) to get there, or the Big Bus Company’s double-decker sightseeing bus also has a tour package, which goes to this attraction. Another option is to hire a local taxi to take you there.

Hotels near Heritage and Diving Village

228 hotels near Heritage and Diving Village

1 Melia Dubai

5 stars
4.5 / 5 6 reviews

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Melia Hotel Dubai invites discerning travellers to a lavish base ideally set within easy access to the commercial and shopping hubs in Dubai city centre. Besides checking out the upscale stores and... More

2 Arabian Courtyard Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.5 / 5 66 reviews

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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

3 St. George Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

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St. George Hotel is designed to ensure that all guests feel special and at home. Friendliness and the highest standards of personalized services are the pillars of our philosophy. Stylish yet... More

4 Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai

4 stars
4.8 / 5 20 reviews

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Four Points by Sheraton Dubai offers a 7-story, 125 guestrooms and suites in an elegant hotel that mixes modern and Arabic style in a warm infusion of colour and comfort. The location allows guests... More

5 Howard Johnson Bur Dubai

3 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

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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

6 Royal Ascot Hotel Apartment

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

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Royal Ascot Hotel Apartment Dubai is an exclusive hotel that caters to business travellers. The luxurious hotel features an elegant lobby with comfortable sitting areas and subtle, sophisticated... More

7 Golden Tulip Al Barsha Dubai

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

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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

8 Ascot Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5

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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

9 Royal Ascot Hotel

4 stars
3.0 / 5 3 reviews


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10 Welcome Home Apartments 2 (formerly Oasis Court Hotel Apartments)

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With self-contained accommodations set within five kilometres to Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai Convention Centre, Welcome Home Apartments 2 (formerly Oasis Court Hotel Apartments) makes for an... More