Badiyah (also spelt Bidyah and Bidiya) is known mainly for its mosque . Thought to be the oldest in the UAE (possibly dating back to...
Deira Spice Souq
Just follow your nose to the best buys at this evocative souq. The guttural singsong of Arabic bounces around the lanes of this small...
Dubai’s first school was founded by the pearl merchant Sheikh Ahmed bin Dalmouk and welcomed its first students, all boys, in 1912. You...
In a city that likes to teeter on the cutting edge, this revolving restaurant on the 25th floor is as delightfully old school as a bag...
Lonely Planet review
The cool minimalist dining room of this excellent Japanese eatery feels very Tokyo, with sleek surfaces of stainless steel, shoji screens and an authentic tatami room. The sushi is stellar and the shabu shabu is superb, made with tender and tasty beef; the crumbed fried oysters and braised pork belly (kakuni) merit special attention, as well. Reservations essential.