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The Bastakia Quarter, Or Bastakiya, Is An Area Of Dubai On The Bur Dubai Side Of ...

The Bastakia Quarter, Or Bastakiya, Is An Area Of Dubai On The Bur Dubai Side Of ...

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Description: The Bastakia quarter, or Bastakiya, is an area of Dubai on the Bur Dubai side of the Dubai Creek that dates from the 1890s, where residents originally earned money from pearl diving. Bastakiya is named after the Iranian town of Bastak - many of the original traders in Bastakia were from Iran (Bastakiah renamed as Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood in 2012)

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