The old Bastakiya district is a step back in time to the days
before electricity and air-conditioning, where traditional
courtyard houses were cooled by wind towers. Old Dubai was famous
for its wind towers that lined the Creek on both sides, and today
the narrow lanes festooned with the distinctively Arabian
architecture are a popular historical attraction marked for tourist
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