09 November 2011

Bastakia – with historical significance

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One of the oldest residential areas in Dubai, Bastakia lies along Dubai Creek and contains wind towers, narrow lanes and Dubai’s oldest existing building by the name of Al Fahidi Fort. What makes this historic district unique is its impressive architecture. Among the attractions in Bastakia are XVA Art Gallery, Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Majlis Gallery, Dubai Museum and more. The area is also a popular cultural centre and shopping destination. Travellers can enhance their visit by choosing a Dubai hotel such as Copthorne Hotel Dubai for their stay. With an ideal location and unparalleled comforts, it is an exceptional rest among Deira Dubai hotels.