Dubai Creek


dubai creek.1Dubai Creek is the most important things of modern dubai. It is a natural estuary that enters the earth about 10 kilometers. It separates the city into two towns with Deira to the north and Bur Dubai to the south. The creek has been an influential element for the growth of the city.

Many remarkable buildings adjecent to the Deira side of the Creek are the Deira Twin Towers, Dubai Creek Tower, Sheraton Dubai Creek, Hilton Dubai Creek, National Bank, and Chamber of Commerce.On the other side of Al Maktoum Bridge along Dubai Creek you will also find Dubai Creek Park. One of the largest and best park in Dubai.

Entrance Fee: 5 Dhs per person

Opening Hours: 08:00am – 11:00pm
Wednesdays: Ladies & children’s day only

In the early twentieth century Dubai Creek was the most important port in the region where traded with Kuwait, Iran, Oman, India and Africa. Dhows (traditional Arab boat) have been very close to the history of the city. The Dhow Wharfage is located along Dubai Creek’s bank, north of Al-Maktoum Bridge. Many dhows have been restored as tourist cruise boats or take an abra (small wooden ferry) to ferry points on the creek’s Bur Dubai and Deira banks. Tourist can enjoy the creek by boats to spend an evening.

Dubai Creek is one of the best areas of the city to walk calmly and it is Heritage Village area.Many tourist sights are on the Bur Dubai side of the creek – Dubai Museum, Bastakiya, Textile Souq, Sheikh Saeed al Maktoum House and Heritage Village.

The creek is also home to the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, comprising an 18-hole tournament golf course, clubhouses, residential development and the Park Hyatt hotel.


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