Culture Village

Culture Village
Area description

The multipurpose Culture Village community in Al Jaddaf is infused with authentic Arabic flair. It offers premium real estate in Dubai. This community, situated on the shores of the Dubai Creek, houses numerous exhibition centers, restaurants, shops, a picturesque harbor, and the luxurious five-star hotel and resort, Palazzo Versace Dubai. The total area of the district is 3.7 km². The Culture Village project was launched in 2006 by one of the leading companies in the emirate, Dubai Properties. The total cost of the project is $13.6 million. Each object within the community, whether it be a residential complex, an outlet, or a museum, carries the cultural code of Islamic architecture and immerses one in the rich history and culture of the UAE. Culture Village provides a first-class lifestyle a stone's throw away from the emirate's landmarks and main infrastructure facilities. The property is offered at middle and high price ranges. Apartments in residential complexes in Dubai within this community enjoy immense popularity for both purchase and rent.

Min. sale price
Villa2 900 000 AED
Avg. sale price
Villa27 800 000 AED
Min. rental price
Villa50 000 AED
Avg. rental price
Villa150 000 AED
Properties in the areaApartment, penthouse, villa
Developers in the area
Dubai Properties
58 properties
  • The area of the district is:
    39826468 sq ft
  • Beautiful view
  • Technological building (IT technologies)
  • Prestigious neighborhood
Where is Culture Village Located?

Culture Village stretches along the Dubai Creek. The community is divided into four main areas: residential, commercial, retail, as well as a mall and shops area. The district is surrounded by two bridges: Al Garhoud Bridge and Business Bay Crossing, conveniently connecting it with popular locations in the emirate. These two bridges lead to significant communities such as:

  • Bur Dubai
  • Al Jaddaf
  • Downtown Dubai
  • Business Bay

Culture Village is located near the Al Jadaf metro station, on the green line. It is only a 10-minute drive away from the famous Dubai Mall and Dubai International Airport (DXB). It is a 15-minute drive from the iconic landmark and symbol of Dubai, the Burj Khalifa tower.

What Residential Complexes and Communities are there in Culture Village?

The community is represented by a multitude of exclusive residential projects. The most famous include:

  • D1 Tower
  • Manazel Al Khor
  • Dubai Wharf
  • Riah Towers

In the 80-story D1 Tower, reaching a height of 284 meters, there are apartments with 1 to 4 bedrooms. The residential complex offers premium amenities including a sky lounge, a private cinema, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an outdoor lagoon-style pool. Manazel Al Khor is a residential complex designed in traditional Arabic architecture, offering 1- to 3-bedroom apartments with premium amenities. Dubai Wharf includes several buildings near the Jadaf metro station, where elite apartments and studios are available. In Riah Towers, studios, apartments, and penthouses are available.

Average Property Prices in Culture Village

Real estate in Culture Village is an excellent investment option. For example, in the aforementioned residential complexes, a one-bedroom apartment is priced at around AED 1 million. The price for luxurious three-bedroom apartments can reach AED 6–7 million. Culture Village also has townhouses. As an example, a property was listed for sale at AED 6.75 million, featuring three large bedrooms and four bathrooms. The total area of the townhouse is 297 m².

Average Rental Prices in Culture Village

There's a consistently high interest from potential investors in acquiring property in Culture Village for renting purposes. The minimum rental cost in the community is AED 150,000 AED per year for a luxury two-bedroom apartment. This price is considered above market rate. For tourists, short-term rentals are most appealing due to the close proximity of the residential complexes to Dubai's attractions. The most expensive apartments are found in Palazzo Versace Dubai, averaging about AED 200,000 per year. However, much more affordable options can be found in the D1 complex. The return on investment in real estate in Culture Village shows the highest figures – about 6% – for studios as well as 1- and 2-bedroom apartments.

How to Get From Culture Village to Popular Attractions?

The Al Jaddaf district, where the Culture Village community is located, is part of Bur Dubai, the historical central part of the emirate. It's here in Bur Dubai that you'll find Zabeel Park with its architectural landmark – Dubai Frame. Also in this district is the Dubai Garden Glow, a venue for incredible light shows. Lovers of modern art will highly appreciate the Jameel Arts Centre – a recently built cultural hub. Nearby, you'll find the famous Dubai Fountain. Other attractions near Culture Village include:

  • Al Shindagha Museum, a museum of UAE history
  • Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, the world's largest suspended aquarium

To reach all famous locations, you can take a taxi or metro or rent a car.

Where to Go Shopping in Culture Village?

Close to the community is the Dubai Festival City shopping center, popular among both residents and guests of the emirate. It hosts local and international brands, restaurants, and a cinema. From the community, it's also easy to reach the following malls:

  • Wafi Mall
  • Burjuman
  • Deira City Center

The journey to any of these will take no more than 15 minutes.

Within the community, there are grocery stores, small shopping centers, and numerous gourmet boutiques.

Which Schools and Nurseries to Choose in Culture Village?

There are prestigious schools in the communities neighboring Culture Village, with a travel time of about 10 minutes. For example, in Al Garhoud, you can find Cambridge International School, The Indian High School, and Al Khaleej primary school. In the Oud Mehta area, you'll find:

  • Dubai Gem Private School
  • GEMS Winchester School
  • Mary's Catholic High School
  • Lycée Français International Privé

The Banana Moon Nursery is located in the Oud Mehta area. In the Al Karama area, you will find other establishments for toddlers:

  • Tappy Toes Nursery
  • Humble Bumble Nursery
  • Chubby Cheeks Nursery

In the Dubai Healthcare City and Al Garhoud districts, there are universities.

What Clinics and Hospitals are in Culture Village?

Close to Culture Village is the Dubai Healthcare City district, where numerous medical establishments are located. You'll find in this community specialized centers, clinics, and hospitals, serving both locals and foreign residents. The most popular include:

  • Primavera Medical Centre
  • Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital
  • Mediclinic City Hospital
  • Latifa Hospital
  • Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital
  • Emirates Specialty Hospital

Clinics equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment offer high-class services of various kinds.

What Transport to Use in Culture Village?

The community is very convenient for car owners, with over 2,000 parking spaces allocated. You can also take a taxi, rent a car, or use public transport in Culture Village, for example, the metro, to reach the desired destination. In the future, water taxis will be available in this area, making transport in Culture Village even more diverse and accessible.

Which Hotel is Best to Stay in at Culture Village?

The best hotel in Culture Village is Palazzo Versace Dubai. It's just 7–8 minutes away from the center of Dubai. The rooms are furnished with Italian furniture. The hotel has 3 large outdoor pools, 8 restaurants, magnificent spa and lounge areas. All the furniture and materials that adorn the hotel's rooms and residences have been exclusively designed and created by Versace for the Palazzo Versace Dubai.

Among other nearby hotels to Culture Village are:

  • Atlantis The Palm
  • Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
  • Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

Each of them impresses with its premium service and decor.

Most Popular Restaurants in Culture Village

The community has concentrated fashionable restaurants, cafes, snack bars, and coffee shops. Some of them are located in the Palazzo Versace Dubai resort. Connoisseurs of Mediterranean cuisine will highly appreciate the Mosaico, Vanitas, and Amalfi restaurants. Unusual dishes of authentic Persian cuisine are presented in Enigma. International positions can be tasted in Giardino. Q's Bar and Lounge and La Vita are great places to have fun and spend time actively. The Dubai Festival City and Deira City Center areas also have numerous establishments, where you can eat well and enjoy excellent service.

How to Spend Leisure Time in Culture Village?

Leisure time in Culture Village can be very rich. Where to go in Culture Village? You can walk around Culture Village and visit the first open-air Sculpture Park in the UAE on the Al Jaddaf waterfront. Next to the promenade, there's also a dolphinarium, where spectacular dolphin shows are held every day. At the Zabeel Stadium, sports fans can enjoy regular football matches. The community has all the conditions for maintaining fitness. Almost every building in Culture Village has a fitness club and a spa salon, and running and cycling tracks are throughout the district as well. For children, bright playgrounds are allocated. Culture Village is a place where unusual, fun festivals, concerts, etc., that unite residents are constantly held. Art galleries serve as a venue for exhibitions and cultural shows.

Interested in learning more about buying property in the UAE? Contact our specialists! They will answer your questions and tell you about the options for buying housing in the Culture Village community, which is steeped in Arabic culture. It is perfect for both individual living and families with children. See you soon!

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