Located in the Shindagha Heritage Area, the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House is known for being the former residence of the grandfather of Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of Dubai. Constructed in 1896, this striking structure showcases Islamic design styles featuring arched doorways, high vaulted ceilings and unique wind towers. A national monument, the site is home to a museum where one can view old photographs, stamps, coins and a display on the traditional occupation of pearl diving.
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