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Museum of the Poet Al Oqaili

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    • Christine H
      Christine H
      Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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      Free little gem showing an older time

      We really enjoyed this museum! The works and life of the Poet Al Oqaili were interesting, but the workings of the house itself were the best part for us. I highly recommend it as part of wandering aro...

      Reviewed on /Date(1581199578000+0800)/
    • luc_victor_jr
      luc_victor_jr
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      Very cultural

      The former house of one of Dubai’s most popular poets of classical Arabic poetry, Al Oqaili symbolizes the life of one colorful dignitary. It is amazing how well the house had been restored since the ...

      Reviewed on /Date(1551491001000+0800)/
    • Manish K
      Manish K
      Singapore, Singapore
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      Nice heritage house, but not the easiest to locate

      It's not the easiest task locating this museum, one needs to enter the Deira Grand Souq and pass through a couple of narrow lanes to get here. This 2-storey building is a nice example of traditional a...

      Reviewed on /Date(1526002883000+0800)/
    • Romaica
      Romaica
      Alexandria
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      A piece of local culture

      Al Oqaili was a famous poet who resided in UAE. I have tried to find the place on my own and even asked people about it but in vain. I found a museum at the entrance of the Spice Souk, so I went in an...

      Reviewed on /Date(1500871396000+0800)/

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