Textile Souk Dubai


It was a warm afternoon when I decided to explore Dubai by getting as close to the local traditional culture as possible. A textile Souk stroll was an excellent choice so I headed towards the area Bur Dubai, on the western side at the bend of the Dubai creek. The Dubai Creek separates the areas of Al Ras and Bur Dubai, and also the Souks! The Gold and Spice Souks are located in Al Ras, and the Textile Souk in Bur Dubai. Arriving towards the desired Souk location, it was a pleasure to see the old Al Fahidi Fort, which is the oldest building in Dubai, dating back to the late 1970’s. The architecture is basic as you would imagine for a strategic structure, as it was used for protecting the emirates’ well-being from neighbouring tribes. Here, at this historic location, you can visit the Dubai Museum that boasts two antique…