A mix of shopping and business streets dotted with historical districts and leisure destinations, Bur Dubai has something for everyone. Explore the alleyways of the old-time Bastakia Quarter, chart Dubai’s past at the Dubai Museum, and browse the stalls of Bur Dubai souk. Other points of interest include the museums of the Shindagha Historic District and the trendy shipping-container shops of the creekside Al Seef precinct.
Visitors have several options for uncovering Bur Dubai’s sights and history. The Bastakia Quarter and Dubai Museum, for instance, are fixtures on most Dubai sightseeing circuits. For a closer look, select a tour that focuses fully on Dubai’s culture and heritage. Or, add adventure and fun with a Bur Dubai amphibious-vehicle tour, helicopter flightseeing trip, creek dinner cruise, or Dubai-and-desert combo excursion.