While the Majlis Ghorfat Umm Al Sheif is not that old a construction (it was built in 1955), it certainly holds an important position among some of the main heritage buildings in Dubai.
This building used to be the summer retreat of the royal family and on occasion, an important meetinghouse for the people who used to make Dubai tick. The Late Sheikh Rashid Bin Sayeed Al Maktoum presided over these meetings in the main hall of this simple and traditionally constructed structure.
Named after the Umm Al Sheif pearl fishing bank, the Majlis Ghorfat is an unusual, largely because of its design. The architecture leans more towards the practical than the aesthetic and is especially adapted to provide respite from the summer heat by way of large shutter less windows.
Dubai City tours of the heritage structure are allowed and tourists can even enjoy an opportunity to check the interiors of the two-storied building. Tourists coming for sightseeing in Dubai can visit the Majlis Ghorfat between 8am to 9pm.
The Majlis is located in Jumeirah and is very close to the beach. It is currently unoccupied and serves mainly as a museum of sorts for visitors. The items used by the royal family are preserved intact and are on open display for tourists to admire.
Contact an established Dubai travel company like One World to make your bookings to view this slice of Dubai heritage.
The Wild Wadi water park at Jumeirah Beach is as famous as theSki DubaiResort at Mall of the Emirates, and with good reason too.
One of the must-see tourist attractions in the Middle East, the famous water park definitely qualifies as an Arabian adventure. For tourists who are not looking for any specific Dubai tour packages, a day at theWild Wadi is the perfect outing.
The water park is something of an all-in-one tourist destination and even if you do not want to wet yourself in any of the rides, you can simply spread a blanket and have a picnic by the Lazy River. The entire park uses a cashless system of payment (via a wristband) making it very convenient to wander around and enjoy the various rides.
Aside from the gigantic slides that can be enjoyed in Wild Wadi, there are numerous shopping and dining areas as well. Families can relax in the eating and the cabana areas when they are taking a break from all the frolicking.
Wild Wadi combines giant rock formations and tropical vegetation to create a dramatic visual recreation of the mountain peaks and deep wadis of the UAE’s Hajar Mountains. With 30 fun filled rides, the water park provides non-stop waterborne excitement.
One World offers fantastic Dubai tour packages for a day or a few hours at the Wild Wadi water park. Combine it with your Dubai City tours or enjoy a water park trip by itself, there are many affordable options available for tourists.
Some notable rides young adults and older persons can enjoy at the Wild Wadi include an uphill roller coaster- the Master Blaster, where you are propelled upwards via powerful jets of water. The light and sound synchronized Flash Floods generated hourly in the Wadi Wash area are another highlight of the park and a different experience altogether.
I could probably go on, but you could get in touch with our Dubai travel company for more details on this fun place.
Dubai lately ranked 7 out of 55 top residential markets all over the world based on its yearly price progress. As a nation, it is has fared well on the economic activity, political clout, knowledge and influence and the quality of life fronts- factors that have contributed greatly to this ranking.
In an atmosphere like this, it is very much possible to find the amenities and government care programs that make living easier. Whether it is an expatriate or a local Emirati parent, care for infants and older children is abundant.
Tourists with children who come to the city looking for a rougher Arabian adventure like quad biking, dune
bashing and similar adventure sports nearly always want a baby care center.
Considering things like a short stay, temporary bookings at hotels apartments in Dubai and a busy tourist agenda, nurseries for toddlers and tweens can be the answer to your worries about your child’s well-being. Calmer leisure Dubai City activities like dhow cruises and camel riding are fine to have children tagging along, but overnight camping and desert skiing can tend to be a tad rough on children.
In case you really would like to have your entire family with you on your safari tour in Dubai, check out with our Dubai travel companyfor activities that are safe and just right to include your children.