Cheap package Holidays to Dubai 2014 & 2015
Most people used to think of oil when asked to go on Cheap Dubai Holidays, not knowing that the place is filled with a variety of attractions, both historical and modern ones that makes it one of the must-see tourist destinations for all time. Dubai is one of the seven emirates including Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain, but along with Abu Dhabi, it is the only emirate that has the power to veto critical matters in the legislature of the country. Your very first stop during your Cheap Dubai Holidays will most likely be Dubai Museum if you want to understand the emirates. The museum is located at the Al Fahidi Fort which is the oldest building in Dubai having been built in 1787. The Museum gets most of its visitors between August and April. The square-shaped Fort is an attraction in itself, with three towers in the corners and two cannons standing guard on the main gate.
One of the most interesting things you will see during your Dubai Cheap Holidays is the windcatcher or the Persian Badgir. This Persian architectural device is used in buildings for natural ventilation. Step back in time by going to the old Bastakiya District where wind towers are still commonplace. As you will discover during your Dubai Cheap Holidays, the Districts wind towers and narrow lanes is actually one of the few remaining sites that will give you a glimpse of the old Dubai prior to the skyscraper era.
A visit to the Jumeirah Mosque during your Cheap Dubai Holidays will be your passport to the exotic modern Islamic architecture. Tours of the Jumeirah Mosque are conducted Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday for only 10 Dirhams per person. Just assemble at the back of the mosque before 10am and make sure you wear the proper clothing, usually a complete cover for the ladies including a scarf and no vests for men. A visit to the mosque during your Cheap Dubai Holidays will help you understand the culture of the people and will make you appreciate Dubai more.
The Dubai Mall will awake the fashion-passion of every person during their Dubai Cheap Holidays. It is the largest shopping mall in the world and part of the $20-billion Burj Khalifa Complex that boasts of 1,200 shops. With a total area of more than 12 million square-foot equivalent to over 50 football pitches, you can actually let yourself loose in Dubai Mall and that's not only in reference to shopping sprees! Another not-to-miss attraction during your Dubai Cheap Holidays is the Deira Clocktower which can be found at the intersection of route D89 Al Maktoum Road and Umm Hurair Road.