Dhow Wharfage extends alongside the Bani Yas road settled between the Dubai Creek and Deira Dubai while being firmly happened by Old Souk in Deira Dubai and many restaurants around it. Dhow Wharfage is a site for trade. There different types of goods and food stuff get loaded in bulk for divergence to their particular destination. Dhow Wharfage is incomparable famous for its old Urban touch to trade, colors and culture.

This port is always busy with ships departures and arrivals in which becomes a quick view of attraction. You can see there, wooden dhows that age back to 100 years demonstrating that the base of the country will endeavor forever here on the Dubai Creek.

Dhow Wharfage is stretching along the Deira Creek area between east of the Grand souk, Deira Old souk and Abra station of Al Sabkha. It offers a fascinating view into the old maritime traditions of Old Dubai that have struggled miraculously intact at the heart of 21st century. It is a home of dozens of dhows and some of them are hundred years old dhows even.

Features of Dhow Wharfage:

The piles of big cartons and different qualities and varieties of trades all are waiting to be docked in or unloaded of big bulks is worth seeing scene. May be you will think that it is just a place of trading but their traditional style of trading, loading and unloading the luggage is actually looks great while watching. This style makes this port really special and among famous trading places that are always busy.

There are many big name restaurants around the port to make this site more special and interesting for the visitors and to benefited the workers and traders of the port. There is one famous Jameela floating Restaurant and Zomorrodha floating restaurant, as you can easily get to know from their names that these restaurants are floating restaurants, which attracts the visitors more to Dhow Wharfage and give you positive vibes of being so close to the sea and can enjoy the taste and variety of flavors of Dubai.

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Dhow Wharfage also coverts into the hub of banks that all are located along the Bani Yas road such as Emirates Islamic Bank, NBD and United Arab Bank. Not only the banks and restaurants this port has many famous and well known hotels opposite to it like Hilton Dubai Creek and Samaya Hotel which offers people to enjoy staying there by getting entertain by the Dhow Wharfage scenes right from their room window.

The view will instantly give you a striking glance of old times and their original cultures of Dubai’s heritage which have organized and managed to stay put for all these years. The dozens of dhows are on this port that are used here to load and unload cargo such as the great Tarpaulin covered with mounds of merchandise, anything from the huge cartons of cigarettes to enormous AC (air conditioner units), these all stacked up at the waterfront.

This port is famous to import and export the goods, food items and many more around the Gulf and over to Pakistan, India, Iran and Somalia. All of these boats and dhows ride with the UAE flag on them and usually manned by foreign crew that live on board, their lines of washing festoon out across the decks and bundles of cooking pots giving the boats domestic air in the middle of Deira’s traffic area.

How and when to get there:

Dhow wharfage remain open 24 hours daily, as this site is a place of trade as compare to other Dubai attractions it might be not an exciting place for you to visit with friends and family but If you are interested to visit Dhow Wharfage to experience their traditional style of trading and along that the beautiful view across the sea, you should go there at day time so you can witness all the trading style and can communicate there with the staff or traders working on the port.

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