Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Dubai

4.5
#21 of 418 in Tours in Dubai
Explore further into the richness of Emirati culture and history with Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, a nonprofit organization dedicated to introducing guests to the city, its people, and religion. Take a guided tour of the city's historical district and a mosque to gain a deeper appreciation for the local culture and its main religion. Head out onto the creek on a traditional wooden boat, where your guide will introduce you to the maritime history of the city and the many architectural and cultural landmarks that line the famous stretch of water. A visit to Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dubai trip itinerary planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • We booked both the Heritage Tour and the Cultural Lunch and did both right at the first day of our visit to Dubai. The atmosphere is very open - really open door / open mind, provides good insights in...  more »
  • I attended the first Iftar Party of my life. It was just superb, food was delicious. We also went to the mosque.  more »
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  • This is a place which is definitely a good idea to visit when you come to Dubai. The staff are knowledgeable and local and are happy to answer all sorts of questions about Dubai and Emirates culture. It's a very valuable insight into the foundations of modern Dubai but also in terms of showing visitors just how the culture has evolved. Book ahead or sign up to a tour group. This is something that you will not regret participating in and visiting.
  • Great educational and cultural tour. We learned about the culture, people and history of Dubai by listening to a native Dubai family that is very friendly and speak very well English. We also had the opportunity to try many different traditional Dubai food that was delicious. I highly recommend this tour.
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