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Top 10 Dubai by Sarah Monaghan, Lara Dunston

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Dubai Museum

A visit to Dubai would be incomplete without a tour of this cleverly-planned museum. It offers a vivid picture of how Dubai has crammed into a third of a century what most cities achieve in several. Located near the creekside historic Al Fahidi district, the museum is housed within and beneath one of the city’s oldest buildings, the Al Fahidi Fort. It traces the city’s meteoric development from small desert settlement to centre of the Arabian world for commerce, finance and tourism. Visit here to gain a sensory insight into traditions past and present.Al Fahidi Fort, Al Fahidi St • 04 353 1862 • Open 8:30am–8:30pm Sat–Thu, 2:30pm–8:30pm ...

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