The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU) was established under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 1998. Located in a traditional wind tower house in the heart of the Al Fahidi Historic Distrtict in Bur Dubai, the centre offers a range of enrichment activities through its award winning programmes. Operating under the banner “Open Doors. Open Minds.” the SMCCU strives to demystify and raise awareness of the Emirati culture, customs and religion. With an overall objective to improve cross-cultural understanding and communication between Emiratis and guests across the UAE; visit to learn more about local culture in Dubai.
Join an Emirati host for a traditional dinner with local flair and enjoy the chance to ask your host about UAE culture, customs and religion.