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

Waterway around Jumeirah hotel complex 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.
Jumeirah archipelago, which is located in Dubai region, consists of three islands – the Palm Jebel Ali, the Palm Jumeirah and the Palm Deira. These are artificial islands, the building of … Open
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
Numerous restaurants and cafes in Jumeirah are always ready to welcome their guests. Many popular dining establishments are open in large shopping centers and hotels. For example, The Alamo … 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.
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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

Flower House in Dubai Miracle Garden Park

From the series “Unique Living Houses”
The bulk of the flowers that adorn the facade are petunias. They are known for impressive appearance. In addition, these popular flowers need less care than exotic plants. In total, more than 45 million flowers are planted in the vast park every year. The best landscape designers of the world are working on the design of the green zone. Travellers who come to see a beautiful green house in the Miracle Garden have to note that it is open for visits during the period from October to May. … Read further

Al Qasr Pool

From the series “The Most Amazing Swimming Pools in the World”
It is no accident that Al Qasr Hotel is popular with newlyweds, some of the terraces at the pool are specially equipped for solemn ceremonies, including wedding. The pool is so big that vacationists are offered to ride it on a boat. With the onset of the darkness the pool and the water channels look especially inimitable as they are decorated with spectacular artistic illumination. … Read further

Wild Wadi Waterpark

From the series “The Greatest and Fanciest Water Parks”
Dubai waterpark has another amazing feature; it is thematic. Its design is largely devoted to stories about the famous Sinbad the Sailor. You will notice numerous unique sculptures and installations there. In total, there are more than 20 incredible rides, including the world-famous Master Blaster slides, Lazy River and Juha Journey, Burj Surj and Tantrum Alley rides, as well as extreme Tunnel of Doom that requires the special courage to try. … Read further
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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this

14.04.2021

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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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