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Plan Dubai Tours to Visit the Famous Jumeirah Mosque

Dubai, one of the famous tourist destinations of the world, is located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). One of the most-developed emirates, it boasts of some of the finest modern architectural wonders ever known. If you are visiting this place, then you must look to make a trip to attractions such as Dubai World Trade Centre, Emirates Towers, Falconcity of Wonders and Dubai Mosque. Another prominent attraction of this emirate is the Jumeirah Mosque, which is located in the coastal area of Jumeirah. To make a visit to this mosque and other splendid attractions of this place, choose to opt for packages of Dubai tours for an extremely fun-filled time here.

Jumeirah Mosque

 

This mosque is situated on the Jumeirah Beach Road and is a fine representation of the impeccable Islamic architecture. Built according to medieval Fatimid tradition, under the patronage of Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Makhtoum, the mosque is one of the major tourist places of UAE. It was established in the year 1975 and is one of the most photographed mosques of Dubai. Known by the sobriquet – the Two Minaret Mosque, it has a capacity to accommodate nearly 1,300 people at a time. One of the key features of this mosque is that it is built with new age construction materials, which can be seen in its two minarets and dome.

Another striking fact of this mosque is that it is one of the three mosques of UAE that is open to people of all religions, as well. If you wish, you can take an organised tour of this mosque offered by Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) that provides tourists with an understanding of the Islam religion. Avail a Dubai package available on travel portals and visit this mosque to understand the faith of Islam.

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Make Your Vacation in the Middle East a Memorable One with a Dubai Museum Tour

Dubai, one of the prominent cities of the world, is located on the south-eastern coast of the Persian Gulf in United Arab Emirates. The rich and dynamic culture of this place is renowned worldwide that boasts of beautiful mosques, art, music, dance and superb hospitality. This place is a hub of oil industry and gold market that has made it possible for it to hold strong trade links with many of the developed and developing countries of the world. This populous city is a famous global tourist destination that offers numerous attractions to visitors – Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Palm Island, Desert Safari and Gold Souk. Another major attraction of this place is the Dubai Museum, which has on display a collection of amazing history artefacts of this region. You can plan a visit to this museum during your Dubai tours for a great time learning the past of this place.

Dubai Museum

Located at Al Fahidi Fort, this museum is one of the oldest buildings of this city. Built around 1787, this fort was officially turned into a museum in 1971 and was opened by the then ruler of the city, Rashid bin Saeed. This place provides a glimpse and insights into the rich history of the Arabs, along with a unique collection of artefacts and antique items from different African and Asian countries.

As you enter from the south-western part of the fort, you come across  a collection of galleries displaying different aspects of the Arabian domestic life. An archaeological site of Al Qusais region, dated 3000 BC, is on display in this museum. Besides these collections, there are a number of shops of craftsmen, iron smiths and vendors inside the museum complex.

One section of the museum depicts desert life of Bedouins – desert dwelling Arabs, along with their jewellery and objects from daily life. You can also see interesting findings discovered from the archaeological site of Jumeirah here. Visit this place by availing a Dubai package available on travel portals, which offer attractive deals to make your trip fulfilling.