Dubai & Abu Dhabi - Bur Dubai (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Bur Dubai chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dubai & Abu Dhabi guidebook.

Bustling Bur Dubai is home to the restored historical districts of Al Fahidi and Shindagha, wonderful for late-afternoon and evening strolls. Bur Dubai Souq may not be as sleek and sophisticated as the newer townships, but it has a real community spirit that can be hard to find elsewhere.

  • soaking up Dubai’s history on a wander along Dubai Creek from the atmospheric Al Fahidi Historic District to the waterfront Shindagha Historic District
  • maps
  • keeping tabs on Dubai’s music scene with a concert at the Music Room
  • transport
  • chowing down with expat workers at Meena Bazaar eateries like Special Ostadi
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Accommodation, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, and Sports & Activities.

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