Visit the dhow building yard in Dubai

Step back in time by visiting this little-known photography spot

Fancy taking some great photos to hang in your home? The Jaddaf dhow-building yard that sits across the water from Dubai Festival City proves Dubai’s seafaring heritage is very much alive and well. Boats range in size from small to positively enormous, and you can watch as traditional tools and techniques are used to put each teak and shesham wood vessel together – be sure to mind your step as you wander around.
Free. Off Al Khail Road, turn off just before Business Bay Crossing (no number)

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