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Luxury Dubai Dhow Dinner Cruise Including Sightseeing Along The Creek
"Getting ThereComplimentary hotel to hotel transfer - for Dubai Hotels onlyPick from Hotels in Jumeirah / Dubai Marina / JLT / Barsha - 1815 to 1845Pick from Hotels in Bur Dubai / Downtown Dubai / Business Bay - 1900 to 1930Pick from Hotel Dubai Creek epitomizes the city's personality. Here the magnificent sophistication of the 21st Century walks hand in hand with the simplicity of a bygone era.Hop aboard our glass enclosed contemporary dhow which keeps the traditions alive offering stunning views of the old and new Dubai. Waken you present and future Dubai Creek.Sumptuous feast with Arabic appetizers grilled meat fresh salads and delicious Arabic sweets awaits you as you glide further along accompanied by hot beverages. Get ready to be mesmerized as our enchanting tanora artist spins his well-lit costume to liven up your evening."""
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Magical Dubai with Burj Khalifa and Aquarium
"Experience the historic sites of old Dubai and the ultra-modern venues with this comprehensive tour of the city. Blending the new with old Dubai Dubai is a city of many discoveries from traditional culture area gold souk to ground-breaking architecture this modern metropolis with dazzle and memorable you from start to finish. Get a quick view of Dubai Creek and explore the heritage area of Bastakaya with its Arabian wind towers. Visiting historical Dubai museum (225 years old Al Fahidi Fort) a ancient history culture and lifestyle of Arabs. Crossing an authentic abra (water taxi) from Bur Dubai to Deira Dubai and take a walk through spice market (spice souk
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo - Explorer Package
"Get ready to explore the wonders within Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.Your experience starts with the 270 degree acrylic walk through tunnel of the Dubai Aquarium. Surrounded by 10 million liters of water experience the thrill of being in such close proximity to thousands of aquatic animals including sharks and rays.From there your Explorer journey continues in the Underwater Zoo with a submersible simulator which takes you on a virtual adventure with a sea turtle narrator as you swim amongst several sea creatures including dugongs and whale sharks. Next watch a film demonstrating how passionately the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo team care for 30000 aquatic animals on a daily basis. Head down to water level and step aboard the glass-bottom boat drift out over the surface of the aquarium and watch thousands of animals swim below your feet all while learning interesting
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Wafi City Tips (6)

Wafi Center

A very big mall, still under construction when we visited it, wants to dispute all the titles: "the best" "the biggest" "the most beautiful"...

Well, I can't be judge in such competition - it has everything (as all the other), and... maybe it is... until the next one!

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solopes
Oct 02, 2014

The Wafi by day.

On a previous visit we went to the Wafi at night to see the sound and light show which was free and very enjoyable. This time we went by day to look at all the Egyptian theme stuff. As the visit was at Christmas we also looked at all the Christmas decorations.

The Wafi is very easy to reach nowadays; just take the green line of the metro to Dubai Health Care City. In the distance you will see the pyramid shaped Raffles Hotel; the WAFI shopping mall is next to that.

The open square in the middle of the WAFI (where the sound and light show takes place) has models of the pharaohs and more Anubises than you can shake a fist at. Inside there is an area with a glass pyramid roof covered in pictures of Ancient Egyptian gods, goddesses etc. There is also a huge Christmas tree in the main part of the shopping centre. There is a characterful old style souq with a great looking restaurant. As well as many shops, there are also many places to eat, a spa and an Indian restaurant with upstairs outdoor garden.

A pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. The big bus tour tour comes here, too.

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IreneMcKay
Jun 29, 2013

Christmas at the WAFI.

Despite Dubai being a Muslim country, it does excellent Christmas decorations, especially in its shopping malls. The WAFI has some of the best Christmas decorations - a huge tree and all sorts of little Christmas scenes around it and a Christmas themed sound and light show.

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IreneMcKay
Jan 02, 2013

WAFI

The WAFI shopping Mall can now be easily reached using the new green metro line. Get off at Dubai Health Care Station and it is five minutes walk away. The shopping mall is behind the Raffles Hotel. The mall follows an Egyptian theme with pyramid shaped buildings, columns with Egyptian reliefs, pharaoh and Anubis statues. Inside there is a modern shopping mall which during our visit was beautifully decorated for Christmas. Downstairs is an old style souk type shopping mall and restaurants. At 6.30. 7,30, 8.30 and 9.30 there are sound and light shows. These are free and can be viewed from the central WAFI square. Themes vary but the ones we saw were based around Christmas.

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Dec 27, 2011
 
 
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Wafi City

Wafi City is a large complex of everything. Its focus is a shopping centre called Wafi Mall containing high end shops, but the complex also includes a cinema, restaurants, bars/lounges, cafés, a spa and a fitness centre. The luxury Raffles hotel is also part of the complex, along with residential apartments. The entire complex draws its architectural inspiration from Ancient Egypt (it is owned by Al-Fayeds of London after all) and many of the buildings are in the shape of a pyramid, including the Raffles hotel itself.

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Jul 17, 2008

Wafi City, an Egypt Atmoshphere in Dubai

An Egypt atmosphere in Dubai, the shopping mall complex is a-must-do visited, since it has a nice architecture.
It has a mall, cinema, nice restaurants, nice night life activities, spas and gym.
In this shopping complex, you don’t have to go for shopping. Just have a nice walk and take some pictures, that will do.

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