Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek

Old Dubai

Nothing sparkles with ancient charm like Old Dubai. Its many different souks are as rich in the excited buzz of visitors and locals as it is in things to do and see. Located only a short walk away from our Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek, a world of experiences and sights await you. You can do a walking tour on your own to explore this unique part of the city where old meets new. It also serves as an important business district. W ith excellent metro and airport transport links, exploring the district is a breeze.

Walk through history

While you wander through the streets of Old Dubai you will be treated to a unique look into the Golden City’ s past. Contrary to popular belief, the city is not only modern high-rises and hotels. The Bastakia Quarter was built in the early 20th century to house wealthy merchants and are built in a traditional style. Many of these homes, featuring wooden doors with intricate carvings and elaborate arches, are now home to galleries, small museums, spice stores and more. Stop by the Al Fahidi Fort, the oldest building in the city, where you can visit Dubai Museum. Although it is a small museum, it gives you insight intothe emirate’ s culture, tradition, history and life in the olden days.

Explore an Old Dubai souk

Old Dubai and its many souks are a shopper’ s paradise. Abound in exotic produce and handmade trinkets to treasure, a visit to these markets is an experience you won’ t soon forget. Gold, textiles, perfumes, spices and fish are all on offer but the greatest sensory experience comes from the spice souks. If you are looking for the vibrant colors and aromas of some of the world’ s most-prized and tasty spices, this is where you need to be. With a room at our Radisson Blu Hotel, the wonders of the past are just minutes away. After a day exploring Old Dubai you can return to your room to cool down or watch the sun set over the ‘ city of gold’ from your private balcony.