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Learn about the traditions of the United Arab Emirates at a 1.5-hour cultural lunch at Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding. Get a better appreciation about life in Dubai today, and hear about the center’s award-winning programs.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting time 10:30 AM
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English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Taste traditional Emirati dishes at a cultural lunch
  • Learn more about the customs and traditions of the UAE
  • Ask your host or hostess any questions you like
  • Experience a more authentic side to Dubai
  • See a traditional wind tower house of the Al Bastakiya trading village
Full description
Taste traditional Emirati food and learn more about life in the United Arab Emirates at a 1.5-hour cultural brunch at the Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) in Dubai. Located in a traditional wind tower house in the Al Bastakiya trading village of the Al Fahidi Historic District, the SMCCU was set up to raise awareness and demystify the local culture and customs of the United Arab Emirates. With an objective to improve cross-cultural understanding and communication between locals and guests, you will learn more about local life through award-winning cultural programs.

Sample authentic Emirati dishes while chatting with your host about the culture and traditions of the UAE. Sit in the courtyard of the SMCCU on traditional floor cushions, and taste Arabic coffee and dates, along with a variety of local dishes, including the Emirates most famous dessert, Ligamat.
Includes
  • Brunch at the Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding
  • Selection of Local Emirati Dishes
  • Authentic Arabic Coffee, Tea and Dates
  • Cultural Q & A Session
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation

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Meeting point

House 26, Al Musallah Road, Al Fahidi/Al Bastakiya Historic District next to the Ruler's Court

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From US$ 47 per person

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