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Dubai Cultural Tour With Emirati Brunch

140AED

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Get a taste of authentic Emirati food, Emirati hospitality and a talk on the culture, traditions and religion of the country. You will be awed by the beauty of the restored houses and the simplicity of the culture.

Dubai is well-known for its energetic developments that changed it from a pearl trading village to a multicultural metropolis with luxurious hotels, branded shops and something to do for everyone. However, Dubai has a softer side which can be viewed in its historical district Al Bastakiya or Bur Dubai. Saved by Rayner Otter and Prince Charles from demolition to make way for more skyscrapers, you will thank God for the saving grace when you view its beauty. Winding lanes framed with restored stone houses of Persian

Winding lanes framed with restored stone houses of Persian clothes merchants with magnificent wind towers for cool air and art galleries promoting many budding talents. Make your way to the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding which is located in a renovated house with a wind tower, gorgeous courtyard, tall ceilings with dangling oil lamps and a rooftop with breathtaking views of the old district.  The SMCCU was established by Sheikh Mahmoud Bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 1998. It’s a non-profit organization that raises awareness of UAE’s culture,

The SMCCU was established by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 1998. It’s a non-profit organization that raises awareness of UAE’s culture, traditions, and the religion Islam among expatriates and the tourists flocking to Dubai. With the slogan ‘Open Doors, Open Minds’, the hosts of SMCCU are forward-thinking locals that range from 17 years to 50 years.

You will be taken to the courtyard. According to traditional UAE customs, your footwear should be removed and left outside. You will be seated on the floor with traditional floor cushions and carpets. The authentic Emirati food will be laid in front of you. Firstly, you will be served Arabic Coffee and Dates, after which, you will get to enjoy the locally prepared Bedouin dishes- salads,

Firstly, you will be served Arabic Coffee and Dates, after which, you will get to enjoy the locally prepared Bedouin dishes such a Salads, Machboos, and so many other delicious dishes. You will end your meal with Ligamat, Deep-Fried Doughnut Balls served in Date Syrup.  Before you leave, you can ask your host any questions about the culture and traditions of UAE

Before you leave, you can ask your host any questions about the culture and traditions of UAE on the question and answer session.

Includes 

  • Brunch at the Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding
  • Selection of Local Emirati Dishes
  • Authentic Arabic Coffee, Tea and Dates
  • Cultural Question and Answer Session

Not Included

  •  Hotel Transfer
  •  Gratuities
90 Minutes
  • Departure
    Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding Al Bastakiya
  • Departure Time
    10:30 AM
  • Return Time
    12:00 PM
  • Dress Code
    Casual Wear - Appropriate for Cultural Places
1

Getting There

Make your way to Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding at House 26, Al Musallah Road, Al Fahidi/Al Bastakiya Historic District next to the Ruler's Court
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During the Tour

In Al Bastakiyah

  • Admire the restored wind houses
  • Walk through the winding streets of Bastakiya

 In SMCCU

  • Sit in an Emirati setting of floor Cushions and Carpets
  • Enjoy Emirati Hospitality
  • Sip Arabic Coffee or Tea with Dates
  • Taste Authentic Emirati Dishes

Question and Answer Session

  • You can ask questions about culture and traditions of UAE. The guide will be happy to Answer your Questions