Dubai & Abu Dhabi - Deira (PDF Chapter)
This is the Deira chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dubai & Abu Dhabi guidebook.
Deira is one of Dubai’s oldest and most charismatic neighbourhoods, a world apart from the sky-piercing towers of modern Dubai. Its biggest lure is its cluster of atmospheric spice, gold and perfume souqs and their tangle of narrow lanes.
- plunge headlong into the colourful and pungent warren of lanes of the Spice Souq, a memorable feast for all the senses
- wander below the wooden arcades of the famous Gold Souq – like rummaging around a veritable treasure chest
- feel mesmerised by the views across the glistening Creek while sipping cocktails and puff-ing on shisha at al fresco QDs
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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