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Bur Dubai

Dubai possess second largest land area among all seven emirates of UAE. The mainland of the emirate is subdivided into two major parts of Diera and Bur Dubai. Bur Dubai is Arabic word which means mainland. This area was given this name due to the reason of possessing all districts of the emirates lying between Creek and Jumeriah. Geographically it is located on the west side of Dubai Creek. The district consists of a natural sand stretch where palm trees are grown in an irregular pattern. It is highly urbanized area of the emirate that displayed rapid growth in construction, business and finance sectors. It has huge number of residential and commercial building complexes. Despite of possessing ultra modern architectural structures, the district also show glimpses of traditional Arab architect design and building. Bur Dubai possesses some of the important historical attractions of the emirate including Al-Fahidi Fort and Shaikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House. Besides this, the city has several worth seeing places for tourists and famous mosques like Grand Mosque and Blue Tiled Iranian Mosque. Major residential areas of the District include Al-Bastakya, Zaheel, Karama, Al Hamriya, Oud Mehta (Al Nasr), Culture Village and Dubai Maritime City. This area also possesses various super luxury hotels, shopping malls, consulates and embassies as well. Bank Street and Computer Street are two famous streets of this district. Visitors can also enjoy shopping at traditional Arab souks for spice and gold. Additionally it also has very vast textile souk (market), near Abra Boat Station which is the home for a large percentage of Indian population in Dubai.

The district provides ample opportunities for both corporate and holidaymakers. Entrepreneurs can avail all modern facilities to carry out their business deals in Dubai World Trade Center. Whereas tourists and shoppers can enjoy shopping and dining at world class shopping malls and restaurants located here. If you want to observe the old culture and heritage of old Arab, then Bastakiya is the perfect place to go as it is the oldest settlement in the city. Visitors will get amazed to watch narrow streets and wind towers (traditionally use for air conditioning purpose) on house roofs. The district represents beautiful mix of old rustic Arabian structures and incredible modern skyscrapers.

Property Types at Bur Dubai

Due to rapid construction boom in Bur Dubai, the district has almost all kind of residential and commercial property types including low rise apartment buildings to multistory apartment blocks with large flats, studio apartments, high end villa communities and townhouses. Whereas commercial properties include shopping malls, skyscraper commercial plazas, fine dining areas and cafeterias, retail stores and club houses. Moreover, you can also find waterfront free zone area offering tax free business and residential towers along the shore that allow its residents to enjoy wonderful sights of Sea.

Shopping, Fun and Leisure Activities at Bur Dubai

District offers numerous shopping places from huge shopping malls and super markets to small retail stores and traditional souks. Famous shopping places include Spinney Supermarkets, Burjman Center, Al Ain Plaza and Al Khaleej Center on Al Mankool Road. Besides offering worth seeing places other fun and leisure activities of this district include night clubs located in almost all hotels in the area. Visitors and residents can have fun on Thursday night and biggest Friday brunches in night clubs.

Health and Educational Facilities

This district also offers satisfactory healthcare facilities. Rashid Hospital and various small medical centers are located here to execute health care needs of local residents. Although this district has no school but its central location allows residents to send their children to schools located nearby. Overall Bur Dubai is a perfect tourist destination and offers ultra modern accommodation at affordable rent rates. If you are planning to relocate Dubai, this district can be good choice for several reasons.