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Culture of Jumeirah. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Jumeirah under construction Besides numerous entertaining and shopping centers, the area of Jumeirah is rich in unique landmarks. Old Iranian Mosque is the most famous place of interest in Jumeirah. The old building of the hospital, which is located opposite the mosque, is also very famous. Both the landmarks were built centuries ago. The façade of the mosque is decorated with the skillfully made mosaic in blue and green shades. Such a mosaic was typical for all Persian buildings of past centuries. Only Muslim people are allowed to enter the mosque, but the outer look of the building is no less amazing than its inner décor.
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Despite the fact that Jumeirah is the most modern area in Dubai, it is not deprived of archaeological landmarks. Scientists keep working in a part of the neighborhood and keep finding priceless artifacts. A significant part of the excavated items belongs to the pre-Islamic era. Everyone is welcome to see the collection of the archaeological artifacts found in Jumeirah in «Heritage & Diving Village» museum. Tourists are not allowed to enter the territory of the excavations, but visitors can see archaeologists at work from a distance.
Jumeirah Mosque is an important religious landmark of the neighborhood. It is also considered one of the most beautiful mosques in Dubai. A team of modern architects developed the design of this mosque, but it still looks like a fabulous medieval palace. The mosque was built in accordance with the best traditions of Islamic architecture, and that fact differs it from other religious buildings of our days. Excursion groups are allowed to enter this mosque, so tourists have an opportunity to see how the gorgeous landmark looks like inside. Afternoon and evening excursions are particularly popular as the mosque has an eye-catching illumination system. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The largest and most populous shopping center of Jumeirah is Jumeirah Plaza. A variety of products can be found in hundreds of its stores. It has clothing and footwear pavilions of popular … Open
Out of other architectural landmarks of the area, it is important to mention Majlis Ghorfat Um-al-Sheef. This beautiful building is made of coral blocks. Many years ago, it belonged to a sheikh. After a thorough restoration, the palace was finally open to the general public. Nowadays, everyone is welcome to see the palace, walk in its magnificent rooms, and even relax in the Majlis hall where the sheikh received callers in the past. The old palace is surrounded by a lush garden with numerous fountains and beautiful statues. It is an ideal place for a stroll as the garden protects from the scorching heat. There is also a café where visitors can purchase refreshing drinks.  Next: Attractions & nightlife
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Jumeirah and surroundings

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Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Jumeirah and around
♥   Art museum 'Salsali Private Museum' Dubai, 7.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Tashkeel Art Hub' Dubai, 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Sharjah Art Museum' Sharjah, 21.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Jumeirah and near

Rose Rayhaan by Rotana

From the series “The World's Tallest Hotels”
The most requested are Classic suites located from the 54th to the 60th floor, 75sqm in size with panoramic views of Burj Khalifa Tower, Dubai metro station and Sheikh Zayed Road. The hotel has two restaurants and is among the first alcohol-free in Dubai. … Read further

Burj Khalifa

From the series “The Highest Buildings in the World”
Several floors of a skyscraper serve for the luxury hotel Armani being a center of attraction for fans of upscale rest. The skyscraper is full of amazing features providing an unforgettable adventure for guests. The building has a special air purification system with flavoring option; the facade of the skyscraper is lined with special glass panels, which stop dust and sunlight. The neighborhood is also incredibly interesting; there is an amazing musical fountain next to the skyscraper. … Read further

Jumeirah Mosque

From the series “Top Largest and Famous Mosques Worldwide”
Today in the mosque you can join an excursion in order to know more about Muslim culture and traditions. Those, who want to go to this Emirate’s sightseeing, have to know some crucial Muslim rules. Before you enter the mosque, take off your shoes and choose long clothes of pale colours. If you want to take a photo of the mosque, try to escape people in the picture. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Jumeirah

Culture guide to Jumeirah. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Jumeirah: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Jumeirah. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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