Bur Dubai ....{by Bassam}

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Bur Dubai is a historic district in Dubai located on the western side of the Dubai Creek. The name literally translates to Mainland Dubai, a reference to the traditional separation of the Bur Dubai area from Deira by the Dubai Creek. This is because Bur Dubai historically consisted of all districts between the western bank of the Creek and Jumeirah. The Ruler's Court is located in the district adjacent to the Grand Mosque. The district is home to several mosques including the Grand Mosque with the city's tallest minaret. It is home to several popular places for tourists including renovated historic buildings and museums. The district is full of shopping streets and souqs (or souk), including the textile souq near the abra boat station, though most of the well known souqs are located in Deira.

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Comments (67)

Maja Go on October 14, 2012

Fantastic photo! LIKE and FV

Greetings, Maya

Erol Barutçugil on October 16, 2012

Fabulous composition,impressive panoramic scenery. Like. Greetings.Erol

Bassam Jayousi on October 18, 2012

Dear Panoramio Friends, thank you very much for visit, kind words and for the Like &/ Fav.

Best wishes from Dubai, Bassam

Bruxel on July 5, 2013

Great motive, very nice! Many greetings from germany, Bruxel

Francine Verweij-Ban… on December 15, 2013

Beautiful composition. YSL

Greetings, Francine

killiefã on February 7, 2014

Ótimo ângulo, grande foto!! LIKE

Bassam Jayousi on April 26, 2014

Dear Panoramio Friends, thank you very much for visit, kind words and for the Like &/ Fav.

Best wishes, Bassam

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 14, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Bassam Jayousi
    • Camera: SONY DSC-T70
    • Taken on 2012/09/07 11:52:25
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 6.33mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash