Deira is an important area in Dubai, bounded by Dubai Creek, Persian Gulf, and Sharjah, it is the centre of Dubai for very long period of time. However, Dubai Deira is losing its importance during the last few decades for some reasons like the coming out of Sheikh Zayed Road along with other places far down the seashore towards Abu Dhabi.
Port Saeed is a modest port located at the Deira shore of Dubai Creek. This port consists of some small shipping boats and dhows. Port Saeed allows for docking and logistic facilities for small ships and boats in the Dubai Creek. In addition, this port has small residential locality that is presently being refurbished by Dubai Municipality. By the redesigning actions Dubai Municipality, various new multi-storey buildings will arise soon. This port is bounded by Al Rigga (in north and west) and by Al Garhoud (in east). Port Saeed’s significant landmarks are Dubai Shopping Centre, Deira City Centre, and Welcare Hospital.
Deira City Centre is a 3-storey building and one of the largest shopping malls in Dubai. This shopping mall is situated in the community of Deira. It was founded in the year 1996. The shopping mall covers an area of about 121,000 square metres. It has more than 340 stores, which include a food court, a hotel, and a multiplex. Deira City Centre attracts about 20 million visitors every year. Some other largest shopping malls in Dubai are Mall of the Emirates and Ibn Battuta Mall. These two malls are larger than Deira City Centre.
Like in other cities, Deira Dubai has many hotels of all types. Some of the most luxurious 5-star hotels of Deira Dubai are Park Hyatt Dubai Hotel, Comfort Inn Hotel Dubai, Flora Creek Hotel Apartments, and Renaissance Hotel Dubai. These Dubai hotels charge around $460 to $565 per night. Some of the luxurious 4-star hotels are Lotus Hotel Dubai, Coral Deira Hotel, Flora Grand Hotel Dubai, and Hallmark Hotel Dubai. They charge around $190 to $225 per night. Some of the cheap 1–3-star hotels are Dubai Palm Hotel, Gulf Pearl Hotel, Intercity Hotel Dubai, San Marco Hotel Dubai, and Shalimar Park Hotel. These hotels charge approximately about $62 to $80 per night stay.
The Palm Islands are being created artificially in Dubai, on which leading residential and commercial infrastructure will be built. The Palm Islands will have various residential buildings, clubs, harbour, play stations, shopping malls, health spas, and many luxury hotels. The Palm Islands are being created in the shape of a palm tree with a crescent-shaped construction at the top. This project is being done by Nakheel Properties, which is a leading real estate developer in the UAE. The islands that are grouped in Palm Islands are the Palm Deira, Palm Jumeirah, and the Palm Jebel Ali.
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