Today we decided to explore the Old Dubai. Starting with Al Fahidi Fort which houses the Dubai Museum. It's a well maintained monument that gives you a glimpse of what Dubai was a century ago.
The last day in my dream city. We had a well planned schedule for the day. It was probably a City Tour day in a luxurious bus. The first destination for the day was "Dubai Museum" situated in the old Dubai. The museum had the information about how Dubai became the most richest city in the world with its trade and import/exports business and the discovery of oil. The livelihood of people hundreds of years ago was simple in the land having just sand and water. Dubai museum is considered to be the oldest building, yet remains beautiful and is situated in the middle of the market in the mainland.
Dubai Museum and Al Fahidi Fort: Dubai fort and museum is situated in the near the creek area.Entrance: 3DhTimings: From Saturday to Thursday, from 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM, and Fridays, from 2:30 PM to 8:30 PM.The place offers insight into the rich cultural heritage of Dubai. There are ancient items like pottery, weapons etc. The place is a must visit in Dubai.
The Dubai Museum is the oldest structure of the city and beautifully documents the history of the emirate. A great introduction to the city and the story behind it.
So aided by the map, I decided to delve into the history next and took a cab to the Dubai Museum, Thankfully it wasn’t a traditional museum with weapons and shells in glass boxes but they had actually tried to recreate history with life –sized people and shown the occupation and culture with moving figures.