Besides numerous entertaining and shopping centers, the area of Jumeirah is rich in unique landmarks. Old Iranian Mosque is the most famous place of interest in Jumeirah. The old building of the hospital, which is located opposite the mosque, is also very famous. Both the landmarks were built centuries ago. The façade of the mosque is decorated with the skillfully made mosaic in blue and green shades. Such a mosaic was typical for all Persian buildings of past centuries. Only Muslim people are allowed to enter the mosque, but the outer look of the building is no less amazing than its inner décor.
Jumeirah archipelago, which is located in Dubai region, consists of three islands – the Palm Jebel Ali, the Palm Jumeirah and the Palm Deira. These are artificial islands, the building of … Open
Despite the fact that Jumeirah is the most modern area in Dubai, it is not deprived of archaeological landmarks. Scientists keep working in a part of the neighborhood and keep finding priceless artifacts. A significant part of the excavated items belongs to the pre-Islamic era. Everyone is welcome to see the collection of the archaeological artifacts found in Jumeirah in «Heritage & Diving Village» museum. Tourists are not allowed to enter the territory of the excavations, but visitors can see archaeologists at work from a distance.
Jumeirah Mosque is an important religious landmark of the neighborhood. It is also considered one of the most beautiful mosques in Dubai. A team of modern architects developed the design of this mosque, but it still looks like a fabulous medieval palace. The mosque was built in accordance with the best traditions of Islamic architecture, and that fact differs it from other religious buildings of our days. Excursion groups are allowed to enter this mosque, so tourists have an opportunity to see how the gorgeous landmark looks like inside. Afternoon and evening excursions are particularly popular as the mosque has an eye-catching illumination system. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Numerous restaurants and cafes in Jumeirah are always ready to welcome their guests. Many popular dining establishments are open in large shopping centers and hotels. For example, The Alamo … Open
Out of other architectural landmarks of the area, it is important to mention Majlis Ghorfat Um-al-Sheef. This beautiful building is made of coral blocks. Many years ago, it belonged to a sheikh. After a thorough restoration, the palace was finally open to the general public. Nowadays, everyone is welcome to see the palace, walk in its magnificent rooms, and even relax in the Majlis hall where the sheikh received callers in the past. The old palace is surrounded by a lush garden with numerous fountains and beautiful statues. It is an ideal place for a stroll as the garden protects from the scorching heat. There is also a café where visitors can purchase refreshing drinks.
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