|Country||United Arab Emirates|
Bur Dubai (in Arabic: بر دبي) is a historic district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, located on the western side of the Dubai Creek. The name literally translates to Mainland Dubai, a reference to the traditional separation of the Bur Dubai area from Deira by the Dubai Creek.
The Ruler's Court is located in the district adjacent to the Grand Mosque. The district is home to several mosques including the Grand Mosque with the city's tallest minaret, and the blue tiled Iranian Mosque. Most Indian Families live in Bur Dubai. It is home to several popular places for tourists including renovated historic buildings and museums. The district has many shopping streets and souqs (or souk), including the Textile Souq near the abra boat station, though most of the well-known souqs are located in Deira. Bur Dubai also has many shops and restaurants, small and large. Many cheap stores are also in Bur Dubai, like Day To Day (). Bur Dubai also has many restaurants, and many Indian restaurants are in this district of Dubai, which it is well known for.
The Al Bastakiya historic area is located to the east of Al Fahidi Fort (now home to Dubai Museum) and features old courtyard housing which are identifiable with their wind towers. Shindagha to the northwest, located between Bur Dubai, the creek, and the sea is the historic location of the ruler's house on the peninsula facing the sea and the creek.
The Dubai Metro Green Line goes through Bur Dubai connecting with the airport through Al Ghubaiba Metro Station & Union Metro Station.