Dubai & Abu Dhabi - Bur Dubai (PDF Chapter)
This is the Bur Dubai chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dubai & Abu Dhabi guide-book.
Bur Dubai gives an eye-opening journey into the city’s past, before the modern petrodollar era. Peek into the city’s past on a wander around the restored historic districts of Al Fahidi and Shindagha, passing through the atmospheric Bur Dubai Souq.
- step into the past among the beautifully restored buildings of Al Fahidi Historic District, filled with shops, galleries, cafes and heritage hotels
- get an entertaining introduction to the city’s turbo evolution at the Dubai Museum, through multimedia exhibits set up inside an historic fort
- discover tasty insights into Dubai’s polyethnic fabric by chowing down with expat workers at Meena Bazaar eateries such as Al Ustad Special Kabab
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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