When visiting the Gulf it is worth taking time to explore the culture, heritage, art and  local  cuisine. We  oer you a fascinating insight into Arab culture to discover the secrets of Arabia. Your tour begins  with  a visit  to a  heritage house, built in 1890 and owned by Sheikh Ahmed bin Dalmouk, Dubai’s most  famous pearl merchant of the time. It is one of the best examples of a  traditional  Emirati family home. You will then walk to Al Ahmadia School, which was the rst school in the Emirate and played a key role in the history of  education.  Many members  of the  ruling family have studied there.