Walk 2 Souks and a School


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Walk 2 Souks and a School


Visit the Fabric, Spice and Gold souks – cross the Creek in an Abra and explore some of the heritage of the Al Ras area.


We take you on a walk through the souks around the Creek and discover a poet’s house, the first school in Dubai and end at a Heritage House.



You can download PDF leaflet of this Walk



Classroom display at the Al Ahmediya School


Area Information

Access - Driving – there is parking along the creek past Al Ras Metro and a multi-story car park near Deira Old Souk.

Metro - use Al Ras (Deira side of the creek) or Al Ghubaiba (Bur Dubai side) stations on the Green Line.

Refreshments – Bait al Wakeel restaurant on the Bur Dubai side and the Al Ahmadiya Cafe in Al Ras. A kiosk sells drinks near the Bur Dubai Abra station You can also buy cold drinks from street vendors in the Gold Souk

Toilets – There are toilets at the restaurants and at metro stations for passengers (through the ticket barriers)




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