THE EMIRATE'S DHOWS AND TRADING SHIPS

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DUBAI CREEK

Restaurant on a Dhow
By night this Dhow becomes a floating restaurant to offer culinary dinner cruises on the creek for visitors.

Bayt Al Wakeel Restaurant
The Bayt Al Wakeel is a historical building established 1935 as an office for the Gray MacKenzie Ltd. shipping agency, the Gulf agents for BI the British-India Steam Navigation Company. Today a creekside restaurant with the touch of a maritime museum.

Dubai Creek by night
The Abra boat is a water Taxi for public transportation.

Dubai Creek
Khor Dubai is a saltwater creek dividing Deira from Bur.

St. George Hotel
St. George Hotel opened 1994 at the creek in Al Ras.

Dhows are the traditional ships for trading
Dhows arriving from India or East Africa for business.

Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum house in Dubai
Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum palace was built 1896 as the residence of the ruler of Dubai. Today a museum.

Pedestrian underpass
The pedestrian underpass between the Gold Souq area of Deira and the Heritage Village in Al Shindagha. Crossing the creek by foot and underwater is a fast and convenient Bur Dubai connection to the other side.




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Hookah waterpipe
Smoking some flavored tobacco with a hookah waterpipe at a Shisha cafe along the creek.