While Dubai is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the United Arab Emirates, it also has a rich cultural heritage which has shaped the lives of the people here. If you want to truly appreciate the local culture, finding out about the city’s roots and traditions is definitely worth doing and a visit to the Dubai Museum is one way this can be done. While the museum is located at the historic Al Fahidi Fort, those in search of a Palm Jumeirah hotel which to use as base for their travels can consider The Palm. It is one of the most luxurious hotels in Palm Jumeirah and offers the very best in contemporary comforts.
Considered the city’s main museum, the Dubai Museum showcases the traditional way of life in the region, while also offering visitors a chance to learn more about local culture. The setting itself, within Al Fahidi Fort which is Dubai’s oldest existing building, is one that provides the perfect ambience for learning about history. As you explore the site you will come across a range of exhibits and displays including old maps, audiovisual presentations and huge dioramas that depict life before the discovery of oil. With other exhibits including a model mosque, displays of desert life and the Bedouins and ancient artefacts from Asia and Africa, the Dubai Museum is certainly a site that will offer you a deeper understanding of the heritage of the UAE.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+