Saturday, April 3, 2010

Little India

Often referred to as Little India, Bur Dubai is a colorful mix of residences and retail outlets. As a friend once put it, except for the signs in Arabic, one could well mistake Bur Dubai for a suburb of Mumbai. As one walks around Bur Dubai, one cannot help but notice the dominance of the Indian community. Most of the shops are run by traders from the Indian sub continent and this is an important shopping destination for the Indian community. Narrow lanes lined with Indian clothes and jewelery shops coupled with  jostling Indian customers haggling for a bargain make Bur Dubai a beautiful mosaic of colors.

The only Hindu temple in Dubai is located in the Bur Dubai area. Read about the Hindu Temple in Dubai by clicking here


Abu Dhabi/UAE Daily Photo said...

Ah, Karama. :)

Anonymous said...

Looks like in the middle eastern countries we get to see this Little India enclaves, even in other parts of Asia too. In may other parts of the world we get to also see Little China. As usual these people brings along with them their colourful cultures as well.


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