A Souk in the Pre-Oil Era of Dubai

In the Dubai Museum, visitors can explore a historical souk from Dubai’s pre-oil era, looking into the different shops with life-size dioramas and watching videos of the craftsmen at work. In the pre-oil era there were many carpenter’s shops in Dubai, particularly in the Al Boteen area, along the creek in Deira. As the city’s economy depended on diving… [click to read more]

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