Welcome to Home of Dubai as it used to be

Pippa's Dubai Motor Grand Prix Images
December 1981
Pippa played a part in organising the Grand Prix and took these unique images... Read more
Gold Glass & Glitz
Architects wanted their new buildings to stand out. Gold & Glass helped them bring Glitz to their designs Read more
Nicola's Postcard Collection
Nicola King lived in Dubai 1971-77. Nicola shares her Postcards of Dubai she collectd then Read more

10 Years Online 2006-2016

Your Images.
There must be thousands of photos of Old Dubai hiding in long forgotten Photo Albums around the World. Maybe you have some! Read more
Did you know?
Doha has Clocktower with a Clock identical with original Clock on Dubai's Clocktower. There's story why... Read more
Did you know...
Dubai's first tarmac road connected Sheikh Ahmed of Qatar's Dubai Creek Compound with Sheikh Rashid's Zabeel Palace. Then came Al Maktoum Bridge Read more
Sheikh Mohammed's Wedding
Dubai's first major public event that has not been equalled since in scale or community involvement.... Read more
Images Source
Images come from a variety of sources - original images - Contributor's images - scans of old magazines etc... Read more

Communities were closer back then

  Khalifa Nabooda
Chicago Beach
Chicago Beach is a name that has disappeared - but it was somewhere everyone knew back thenRead more
Zabeel Palace
Once Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum's home, it became the Forgotten Palace of Sheikh Rashid's death in 1990... Read more
Did You Know..
Dubai's electrical power during this period cama frm a small diesel engined power station in Deira ... Read more
Dates and Data
Dates and Data presented in this website are generally accurate but... Read more
Origin of DAIUTB
I lived in Dubai from 1971 to 2003. My Website is about recalling Dubai as it used to be during that time... Read more