Places To Visit In Deira

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Here are the top 6 places to visit in Deira

1. Deira Clock Tower

8 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Deira

Built in 1965, Dubai Clock Tower, also known as the Deira Clock Tower is a symbol of trade, road, commercial activities and house to various airline offices. The tower is a prominent monument and is a roundabout situated in Eastern Dubai, Deira. The Deira Clock Tower victoriously stands tall and holds a place among the ?17 most beautiful clock towers in the world!?.

2. Dubai Gold Souk

8 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Deira

Dubai is famous not just for its deserts, adventure parks and resorts, but for its many shopping hubs as well. Dubai's famous gold souk happens to be the world's largest gold market! Situated in Deira, this golden souk is the most famous and highly visited tourist spot in Dubai because of its excellent quality and designs of gold. With more than 350 jewellery traders and retailers, Gold Souk is restocked with at least 10 tons of gold daily.

3. Dubai Spice Souk

7 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Deira

Famous for its amazing quality and variety of herbs, spices and flavours, Dubai Spice Souks, also known as Old Souk, is all you need to visit for a visual as well as for a taste treat. The air is filled with a unique blend of smells and aromas. Situated in Deira, visitors can find other products like unique Arabian rugs and lanterns, dried fruits and traditional UAE clothing as well. It is the perfect place in Dubai for souvenir shopping.

4. Dubai Dolphinarium

3.7 /5

7 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Deira

One-of-its-kind in the Middle East, this fully air-conditioned indoor Dubai Dolphinarium serves as a popular attraction for locals and tourists. Here visitors can enjoy a 45-minute demonstration of the northern fur seals and Black Sea bottlenose Dolphins. The facility also offers visitors a chance to swim with Dolphins at extra charges. Also, present within the complex is a restaurant, gift shop and classrooms for kids. There are also dry activities for children such as Mirror Maze, Aladdin magic show, an exotic bird show and the 5D/7D cinema where movies are shown with special effects.

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5. Dubai Museum

3.8 /5

7 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Deira

Nestled in the Al-Fahidi Fort, this magnificent museum of Dubai was built in 1787 and is the oldest building in the Emirate. Restored in the year 1971 by the ruler of Dubai and then extensively renovated in 1995, today this beautiful architecture houses the city's heritage and many important historical events. While the main aim of the museum is to present the traditional way of life in the Emirate of Dubai, it also showcases fascinating old maps of the Emirates and Dubai explaining the giant expansion of the region after the oil boom.

6. Saeed Al Maktoum House

7 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Deira

Al Maktoum House is a historic building located in the Al Shindagha Area of the city. Former residence of Dubai?s then ruler Saeed Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, the house built in 1896 is now a museum. Visitors can enjoy and get to know about the city and royal family?s culture and lifestyle. It is now a famous tourist spot which impresses residents and visitors with its simple yet vast stature, open areas and courtyards, and cooling wind towers. You can find a lot of old pictures, documents, stamps and coins, jewellery and decorative items in this ancient museum.

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