This historical district in Dubai is one that is pickled with history and its grandiose charms. One of the oldest residential areas in Dubai, the true charm of the city of Bastakia is best experienced when coupled with the unique amenities that only a 5 star hotels Dubai can offer. A Dubai luxury hotel that is bound to set the hearts of its guests singing in glee is the Grand Millennium Dubai. The hotel guarantees personalized services and is sure to bestow upon its guests plenty of precious memories to take home after the visit.
The most remarkable thing about this town is its architecture. Built in the 1890’s the city was destroyed and renovated a number of times. A residential area for the well-off, each family has a wind tower or a barjeelas it is called and the number of barjeelas that each house has depends upon the wealth of the family. There are many characteristics quite unique to the houses. For example, the doors of these buildings are quite unique. The main door of these houses is quite large whereas the inner doors are much smaller. This is due to the fact that it is customary for the men entering the house to bend down, not facing the women directly.