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There are no issues with:

-Having Jewish items
-Looking Jewish UPDATE: Dubai Police said that it was prohibited to wear a Yarmulka or other Jewish items uncovered in public places.
-Bringing in food or alcohol
-Having Israeli stamps in your passport.

List of TR's:
https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/maldives-trip-notes-part-2-dubai-and-abu-dhabi/

Sam28 TR

Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
for up to date and more info see https://chabad.ae/kosher/

TLV Restaurant - Location in the H hotel  - For reservations: Call: +97142435711  / WhatsApp: +971522209155
The Kosher Place - Location Jumeriah Creekside Hotel - For reservations, please WhatsApp +972559453118
Mul hayam
Armani Kaf - Location Armani Hotel - Reservation online or email Restaurant.Reservations@armanihotels.com (sometimes it wont show available online but over email they'll confirm)


Synagogue:
PM Dan for contact info.

Things to Do:

Sites to find deals:
  Groupon
  Greatdeals.ae
  getyourguide.com

 - Miracle Garden (need 1-2 hours) - https://www.dubaimiraclegarden.com/
 - Global Village  (Need 3-4 hours - opens at 4pm ) - https://www.globalvillage.ae/en/home-page
 - Xline - zip thru the marina (need max 1 hour from checkin till land back) - Book online in advance to secure a spot - http://xline.xdubai.com/
 - Desert Adventure - (need 6 hours - from 3pm -9pm) - Includes Quad Biking, Dune Bashing, Camel rides, BBQ dinner in a camp site while watching Cultural shows  - https://www.desertadventures.com/  - There is a Kosher catered tour that is highly recommended , every tuesday , Whatsapp +972 58-551-1911 for reservations , full Kosher BBQ and "kosher" cultural shows
- 3 Main Malls - Mall in Marina (Basic) , Mall of Emirates (huge mall - Has indoor ski) , Mall of Dubai (downtown -even bigger mall has aquarium inside and is a very high end shopping mall)
 - Gold / Perfume / Spice Souk - Marketplace in Deira area (need half a day minimum for this)
 - Burj Khalifa - View points from above - Buy tickets online in advance for best price - https://www.burjkhalifa.ae/en/index.aspx  - best to go in evening time before sunset  - Theres also a VIP option to skip the lines
 - Dubai Sky Dive
 - Helicopter ride - recommended is the 22 min flight option
 - Hot Air balloon - https://www.ballooning.ae/ - check the deal sites sometimes have a buy 2 get 1  - Early AM in the desert
 - Dubai Creek Boat ride ( need 2.5hrs - Board 8pm - duration 830pm to 1030pm)
- Dubai Gold frame 
- night boat ride along the intercostal
 - Fountain Show on the boardwalk downtown - from 6pm every 30 min (buy a ticket online/walkup to be closer to water but you can still see it without that or if you are eating at Armani Kaf, you can see from the terrace
- Yacht + jet ski rentals
- Dubai Aquarium / underwater zoo
- Yellow Boat (inflatable motor boat) Sightseeing Cruise


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« Last edited by Cbs on January 14, 2022, 11:00:43 AM »

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #220 on: December 29, 2014, 01:21:26 AM »
What's the best way to get from AUH to the grand mosque and from there to Dubai city?

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #221 on: December 29, 2014, 06:19:54 AM »
What's the best way to get from AUH to the grand mosque
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #222 on: December 29, 2014, 08:56:29 AM »
What's the best way to get from AUH to the grand mosque and from there to Dubai city?

I used uber. Was quite convenient.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #223 on: December 29, 2014, 09:36:19 AM »
I used uber. Was quite convenient.
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This would be the way to get to Dubai city as well from AUH?

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« Reply #224 on: December 29, 2014, 09:39:54 AM »
That's what we did. Cost like ~$60.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #225 on: December 29, 2014, 01:10:49 PM »
That's what we did. Cost like ~$60.
That's not bad at all.

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« Reply #226 on: December 29, 2014, 01:11:35 PM »
That's not bad at all.

Yup from AUH Mosque to Ski Dubai in the Mall of the Emirates.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #227 on: December 29, 2014, 03:57:09 PM »
Yup from AUH Mosque to Ski Dubai in the Mall of the Emirates.
How did you know that would be my next stop!! Did you actually ski down? I just have to take at least one run...

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« Reply #228 on: December 29, 2014, 05:07:39 PM »
How did you know that would be my next stop!! Did you actually ski down? I just have to take at least one run...

I absolutely did :)

Well, I snowboarded. Crazy having a ski-lift INSIDE a building.
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #229 on: December 29, 2014, 07:36:07 PM »
I absolutely did :)

Well, I snowboarded. Crazy having a ski-lift INSIDE a building.

I had a lot more fun sipping a coffee and watching everyone there fall on their faces

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« Reply #230 on: December 29, 2014, 07:36:32 PM »
I had a lot more fun sipping a coffee and watching everyone there fall on their faces

I did both :P
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #231 on: December 29, 2014, 08:52:25 PM »
I absolutely did :)

Well, I snowboarded. Crazy having a ski-lift INSIDE a building.
Yeah seems like for any skier or boarder it's a really cool experience. Wow! If I had more time I'd do a shark dive in the Dubai aquarium although that can be done elsewhere I guess.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #232 on: December 29, 2014, 09:27:51 PM »
Wow! If I had more time I'd do a shark dive in the Dubai aquarium although that can be done elsewhere I guess.

My rule is never to do anything "extreme" in a place with no Chevra Kadisha.....


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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #233 on: December 30, 2014, 09:06:40 AM »
if those sharks were but a tiny bit dangerous, they wouldnt allow it

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« Reply #234 on: December 30, 2014, 10:11:21 AM »
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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #235 on: December 30, 2014, 10:13:56 AM »
Wow. Leave me out of that one.

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« Reply #236 on: December 30, 2014, 10:15:56 AM »
My rule is never to do anything "extreme" in a place with no Chevra Kadisha.....
Don't worry. It can be arranged

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #237 on: December 30, 2014, 10:17:07 AM »
Don't worry. It can be arranged
I'm scared the sharks will act as chevra kadisha.

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Re: Dubai Master Thread
« Reply #238 on: December 30, 2014, 10:18:38 AM »

I've been there, but didn't dive, did you?

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« Reply #239 on: December 30, 2014, 10:21:20 AM »
I've been there, but didn't dive, did you?
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