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Irish Village

A small piece of Ireland in the heart of Dubai.A with a wood interiors and sprawling patioed (and pet-friendly) garden, Irish Village is a popular destination within the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Centre in Garhoud. Every smiling waiter hails from the Emerald Isle, so along with its staff and traditional Irish menu, the place offers a real escape to Ireland. It also has a party vibe thanks to its schedule of live bands playing on the al fresco stage, including an annual appearance by Sir Bob Geldof, and performers like Ali Campbell and The Proclaimers. 
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City Center Deira

You'll find an accessible, family-friendly mall that offers high-end stores at City Centre Deira - all the usual suspects are here, including H&M, Zara, Mango, Forever 21, Aldo and Accessorize. The mall, which is popular with locals.
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Dubai Water Canals

A 3.2km long waterway which winds its way to the Arabian Gulf from the Creek in Old Dubai through Business Bay. There is also a mechanical waterfall, where the Canal meets the Sheikh Zayed Road bridge. This motion-operated water wonder pumps water through the bridge in a constant flow, visible from the promenade, and can be switched off when a sensor detects a boat nearby.
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Mirdif City Center

City Centre Mirdif offers entertainment choices, including iFLY Dubai - an indoor sky-diving simulation center, Sky Trail & Climbing wall, a multi-faceted obstacle course that is suspended along the ceiling of the mall, Little Explorers, a children's edutainment centre designed to help younger children explore their environment through an interactive learning experience, Soccer Circus Dubai (a fully interactive football attraction, Yalla! Bowling - a 12 lane cosmic ten pin bowling attraction featuring advanced video simulation and video games and Magic Planet, the region's leading family entertainment center together with Aquaplay, a new water-based recreation facility and VOX Cinemas with state-of-the-art cinema screens.
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Dubai Festival City

Step into this mega mall for an inspiring combination of shopping, dining, and leisure attractions with stores ranging from high-end designer fashion brands, such as Carolina Herrera to affordable high-street chains likes Forever 21, you're guaranteed not to go away empty handed. You'll enjoy a leisurely shopping experience in this spacious and light-filled mall. Stroll along the charming Canal Walk and take a sunset ride on an abra before dining at one of the waterfront restaurants. Sample authentic Emirati cuisine at Al Fanar restaurant or head to the Marina Restaurant Pavilion for delicious international fare.
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Textile Souk

On the Bur Dubai side of the Creek you’ll discover the colorful Textile Souk. A favorite haunt of the city's in-demand tailors and emerging fashion designers, the Souk's vast array of shops are crowded with rolls of fabrics, including fine silks, airy cottons, exotic palm frond weaves, and dazzling sari fabrics. Choose from your favorite materials and pop into one of the surrounding tailors to be measured for a dress, abaya (traditional womenswear), kandoura (traditional menswear) or suit made to your design. Most can turn around orders in mere days.
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Dubai Gold Souk

Whether or not you're ready to buy, a stroll through the dazzling Gold Souq is a must. Gold Souk, is a traditional market in Dubai, UAE located in Dubai's commercial business district in Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya. The souk consists of over 300 retailers selling platinum, diamonds and occasionally silver. The wide passageways are alive with tradesmen and artists trained in the craft of designing jewelry, from bespoke pieces and alluring Arabic designs with prices that aren’t set in stone.
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Spice Souk

Follow your nose to the Spice Souk to be instantly transported to the hustle and bustle of a vibrant trading floor covered with colorful sacks of spices, herbs, rice and fruit. The market hall is a must-visit for those wanting to explore Dubai's exotic side. You are sure to discover a new flavor and yes, you can sample before you buy.
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Naif Souk

This is one of the city's oldest souks, which once was a camel market. Today you'll find over 100 shops and stalls selling almost everything, including textiles, leather goods, electronics and souvenirs – but no camels. The souk is worth a visit just to experience Dubai's traditional culture. Be sure to visit at night, when the area comes alive.
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Perfume Souk

Obsessed by scent? Follow the road up from the Gold and Spice Souks, and you'll find yourself in Deira’s Perfume Souk on Sikkat Al Khali Street. Dealing in everything scented, from pure perfume to essential oils, incense sticks and the exotic traditional oud, the traditional trading spot has beautifully-fragranced options for all. Ask for a crash-course in oud - many vendors will be proud to explain the differences in this ancient fragrant resin. Have a personal fragrance created and bottled by experienced perfumers.
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The Dubai fountain

The Dubai Fountain is the world's largest dancing fountain. The fountain performs daily with the performance repertoire including Sama Dubai; Baba Yetu, an award-winning song in Swahili; the Arab world's top-selling dance number ShikShakShok; and the signature piece of world-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Con tepartiro (Time to Say Goodbye). Over 6,600 WET Superlight - the most advanced incandescent large fountain lights available today - and 25 colour projectors create a visual spectrum of over 1,000 abstract attractions. The beam of light shining upward from the fountain can be seen from over 20 miles away, and will be visible from space making it the brightest spot in the Middle East, and quite possibly in the entire world.
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Abara

The most prominent traditional modes of transportation in Dubai, abras are operated on the fascinating Dubai Creek. Most international tourists use abra services in Dubai only to be beguiled by the unblemished waters of the Arabian Gulf. A ride in an abra is truly riveting and gives you a sense of closeness to the culture of Dubai. www.middleeasthub.com
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Bastakiya Old Town Dubai

Bastakiya is a historic district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Together with Al Shindagha, Al Bastakiya is one of the oldest residential areas in the city of Dubai. Al Bastakiya is named after the Bastak region of Iran, from where many of the residents emigrated. The emigrants are mostly Arabs that have migrated to Iran throughout history, then moved back to Arabia later. The locality lies along Dubai Creek and includes narrow lanes and wind towers, as well as the Al Fahidi Fort, the oldest existing building in Dubai. The construction of Al Bastakiya dates back to the 1890s. In its prime, the locality was capable of supporting 60 housing units, most of which were separated by narrow, winding lanes. Traditionally a stronghold of rich residents, the demographic of the locality changed with the discovery of oil, which resulted in many rich families relocating to other parts of the city.
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The Dubai Mall

A perfect place for shopping dining and entertainment for the entire family. The Dubai Mall known as the home of the Dubai shopping festival, is one of the world's largest shopping malls in UAE. Children can role play at KidZania, a unique 'edu-tainment' concept where they learn how to be an adult in a fun, meaningful way. Spend the day at the SEGA Republic indoor theme park and get a high adrenaline rush or enjoy learning how to skate at the indoor Dubai Ice Rink. Everyone can watch the Dubai Aquarium or visit the Underwater Zoo to learn something new, all before visiting At the Top, BurjKhalifa, and the gateway to the tallest building in the world. Or, be spoilt for choice at the 22-screen Reel Cinemas playing the latest films from around the world.
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Dubai Museum

The Dubai Museum is a must-see for everyone who comes to Dubai. This is a lively interactive museum with working models and life-size displays portraying various aspects of Dubai life www.dubaicity.com
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Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is the heart of Dubai & its people; the centre for the world's finest shopping, dining & entertainment & home for the world's elite.
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Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah has everything you need to enjoy a wonderful holiday break. From world famous hotel names, amazing tourist attractions, luxury fashion & shopping malls. Immerse yourself in an exciting world of leisure & entertainment.
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Mall Of the Emirates

Enjoy your shopping at the Mall Of Emirates in over 560 outlets, or watch the latest movies at Vox Cinema & dine in a variety of restaurants from all around the world. 
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Ibn Battuta Mall

IBN Battuta Mall, is uniquely designed to celebrate the travels of the famous Arabic explorer Ibn Battuta, the exciting mix of over 275 retailers, 50 restaurants & food outlets, 21 cinema screens including I-MAX theater & a continual array of events & promotions have helped evolve & develop one of the city's fastest growing areas.
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Dubai Box Park

BOXPARK is a mall unlike no other. It’s a part of the very urban soul of the city, so if you want to try a range of cool and quirky cuisines, pick up an outfit or object that you simply cannot find anywhere else, or simply go to an event,rest assured, BoxPARK it is. It’s an experience like no other. What’s even better? With valet as well as dedicated children’s playing areas throughout BOXPARK, located at the Al Wasl Road in Jumeirah 1. 
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Dubai Opera

Located in Downtown Dubai, Dubai Opera is the radiant center of culture and arts in Dubai and the shining pearl of The Opera District. With its unique 2000-seat multi-format theatre, Dubai Opera is a definitive international destination for performing arts and world-class entertainment productions such as including theatre, opera, ballet, orchestras, concerts, fashion shows, live entertainment, conferences, galleries and art exhibitions. The iconic dhow-shaped architecture of Dubai Opera is a masterpiece of contemporary design, and a stylish tribute to Dubai’s trading, fishing, and pearl diving heritage. Today, just like the dhow contributed to the progression of this dynamic city, so is Dubai Opera adding its beautiful mark to the growth, pride and quality of life in our city.
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Madinat Jumeirah

Dine at over 40 world-class restaurants & bars in Madinat Jumeirah with stunning views of the Arabian Gulf, you'll find your taste buds fully satisfied. The place is Arabian-styled featuring UAE architecture and design.
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Things to do

Al Mamzar Beach Park

Covers an area of 106 hectares and offers barbecue sites, private chalets for hire, swimming pool, food kiosks, sheltered beach and safe lagoon, a scenic train and many children’s play areas. Piped music is played throughout the day and there are pleasant grassed picnic areas. It is located approximately 5 km after the turn off to Hamriya Port.
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The Heritage House

Located in one of the oldest urban sites in Dubai to provide a comprehensive description of the nature of local traditional housing with its content, values and the approaches created by man to tackle the everyday life, in addition to dealing with the conditions of the desert environment with its hot and dusty weather, all to obtain physical and moral comfort. The house consists of two floors and it was built of coral, stone, plaster, teakwood, chandal wood, and the fronds and trunks of palm trees. The visitor of the Heritage House will enjoy a unique opportunity to experience and discover many household tools and utensils (i.e. pottery, copper, wood and glass items), furniture, clothes, jewelry, cosmetics, historical toys of both, local and imported make of those times, from India and the East coast of Africa. In addition, the visitor will be able to form an adequate vision of the elements of historical heritage houses, with their rooms, divans (grand halls) and air towers (Barajeel), as well as the methods of its designs, distributions and relations between such elements and the inner courtyard, around which all the house components were organized.    
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Dubai Creek

troll along the paved promenade, watch the dhows bobbing in the water, hire a bike and explore, or get a bird's-eye view of the city by taking a trip in the Creek Park Cable Car. With vast acres of lawns, botanical gardens and children's play areas; Creek Park is a beautiful retreat in the centre of the city. It's particularly popular with picnickers, who can make use of the many barbecue spots around the park. Families will especially appreciate the facilities, which include mini golf, a go-kart track and numerous playgrounds designed to keep the little ones happy. 
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Dubai Dolphinarium

Dubai Dolphinarium is an amazing place, where you are guaranteed to meet some of the most beautiful animals that inhabit our oceans and have lots of fun with them. There is a lot of programmes and exciting interaction with the mammals happening at Dubai Dolphinarium. A great way to educate, entertain and learn for the young and the old. An unforgettable experience with the world's most loved animals.
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Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest suspended aquarium in the world, located on the Ground Level of The Dubai Mall. Experience the walk along the Rainforest, Rocky Shore and Living Ocean environments at the Underwater Zoo and you'll find yourself face to face with dangerous Piranha, Giant Catfish, playful Otters, a Humbolt Penguin colony, and more. Whether viewing the Rainforest from a suspension bridge high above the river and tree canopy, or reaching out and touching some of the more hardy rock pool inhabitants, this is an aquatic experience you will never forget.
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Dubai Aquarium

The 10 million-litre tank at the Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest in the world, containing more than 33,000 aquatic animals and the largest collection of sand tiger sharks anywhere.Dubai Aquarium's 270-degree acrylic walkthrough tunnel makes for incredible close-encounter experiences with some of the most fascinating underwater animals on the planet. A special 'lunar-cyclic' lighting system will change the ambience of the tank depending on the time of day.
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Emirates Golf Club

Voted 1 of the top 100 golf courses outside of the US by Golf Digest (May 2009). Emirates Golf Club, host of the PGA European Tour sanctioned Dubai Desert Classic and Dubai Ladies Masters, claims two of the city's finest must-see courses; The Majlis and The Faldo, as well as a 9 hole Par 3 course, golf academy, a variety of restaurants & bars, gymnasium & tropical swimming pool. 
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Wild Wadi Dubai

Wild Wadi Water Park is considered to be among the top 10 Dubai attractions. This is one of those few places, where you can spend an entire day with your family & friends while having loads of fun. It is ideally located in Jumeirah.
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Big Bus Tour

Hop on our Dubai bus tour to experience a true fusion of traditional Arabian charm and futuristic dynamism. Enjoy panoramic views of Dubai's dramatic skyline, perfect sandy beaches and the world’s tallest building. Hop off to explore historical souks, forts and palaces, and enjoy ultra-chic dining and ambient nightlife. With Big Bus Dubai, you’ll taste it all.
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Ski Dubai

The first indoor ski resort in the Middle East which offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding & tobogganing, or just playing in the snow. Young or old, there is something for everyone. Ski Dubai is a unique mountain-themed attraction that offers you the opportunity to enjoy real snow in Dubai all year round.
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