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Top 10 Dubai by Sarah Monaghan, Lara Dunston

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Al Fahidi

The old and atmospheric Al Fahidi quarter has benefited from extensive renovation work by Dubai Municipality. It gives a picturesque glimpse into the city’s past in sharp contrast to the futuristic architecture and audacious construction projects elsewhere. Traditional sand, stone, coral and gypsum windtower houses, often built from coral stone, with elegant courtyards, can be explored as you wander the maze of shady narrow streets and alleys. The buildings have been restored to their original state, with Arabesque windows, decorative gypsum panels and screens. This area is now home to art galleries, museums and atmospheric cafés.Al Fahidi ...

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