ABOUT AL TWAR 1
Al Twar 1 is a locality in the emirate of Dubai and a sub-community of Al Twar. It is considered an expensive residential district and is home to many Dubai businessmen. It is mainly a residential neighbourhood and is accessible via Al Nahda Street and Al Quds Street. The locality is within walking distance to Al Nahda Metro Station, Dubai International Airport, Al Bustan Centre & Residence, business outlets, retail shops and many other amenities.
IN A NUTSHELL
- Connected to Al Nahda Road D93 and Abu Hail Road D91
- Family villas offer a safe and rich lifestyle
- A residential community that features smartly designed villas
- Properties come with high-quality finishes and fixtures
Al Twar 1 is a self-contained gated community with 24-hour security, maintenance service providers and professional facility management.
Popular points of interest of the locality are:
- Children's play area
- Community parks
The locality provides enough state-of-the-art indoor sports facilities where residents participate in sporting tournaments such as badminton, table tennis and football. Residents can head to community parks that provide enough green spaces to relax and chill.
PROPERTIES IN AL TWAR 1
Properties in Al Twar 1 feature generous villas which are ideal for families. Key features of the properties include:
- The sizes of villas can be as large as 6,200 sq. ft. or as low as 3,500 sq. ft.
The villas are smartly designed and come with high-quality fixtures and finishes. Properties in the locality come with balconies, large windows and spacious rooms.
TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING SPACES IN AL TWAR 1
There are a lot of options for public transportation in Al Twar 1. Twar, Cemetery is a bus station in Al Twar 1. From here, residents can take bus 20, 25 and 31. The bus station is located at a distance of roughly 2 minutes. Metro stations nearby include Al Qusais Metro Station, Dubai Airport Free Zone Metro Station, Al Nahda Metro Station, Stadium Metro Station and Al Qiyadah Metro Station.
There are outdoor shaded and non-shaded parking spaces in Al Twar 1. Residents have enough room to park their vehicles at these parking spaces.
AMENITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
SUPERMARKETS IN AL TWAR 1
A supermarket in Al Twar 1 which is located only 3 minutes away is Union Coop. It is a hypermarket that offers fruits and vegetables, baby care products, seafood items, bread and bakery, homecare items, dairy and eggs, home and kitchen products etc. This branch serves Al Twar and Al Qusais residents. It is located on the Nahda road and links the old city with the new one. Another supermarket located only 7 minutes away is Al Maya Supermarket. This supermarket is part of Al Maya Group that was developed in 1982.
MOSQUES NEAR AL TWAR 1
Mosques near Al Twar 1 are Al Noor Mosque Dubai, Masjid Al-Ansar and Al Islah Mosque. It takes 6 minutes to reach Al Noor Mosque, 5 minutes to reach Masjid Al Ansar and 4 minutes to reach Al Islah Mosque also known as Zaid Bin Thabet Masjid. Other mosques are located a little further away in Al Nahda and Al Qusais Industrial Area.
OTHER PLACES OF WORSHIP NEAR AL TWAR 1
Residents can head to JA1 Church Deira near Al Twar 1 which is located at a distance of 12 minutes from the locality. Winners Chapel International is an 11-minute drive away from the community. It has been operational as a Christian fellowship in Dubai and the UAE since 2010. It is an avenue for spiritual interaction and fellowship for members in the UAE and working-class Christians.
One of the temples near Al Twar 1 is Jain Temple which is a house temple in Dubai. One can get to it in 18-minutes. Another temple which is also located 18-minutes drive away is Shrinathji Temple.
SCHOOLS NEAR AL TWAR 1
Nurseries located nearby consist of:
- British Orchard Nursery Al Twar
- Love & Care Nursery
- World Nursery
Schools near Al Twar 1 include:
- Dubai National School - Al Twar
- Amity School
Dubai National School focuses on Islamic teachings and practices and follows the international American program. The school is accessible in 10-minutes via 10th Street. Amity School provides, CBSE, the curriculum of India and is aligned to meet the highest Indian education standards offering learning which is interdisciplinary, challenging and engaging.
The Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Women’s Campus is the nearest college which is 12-minutes away. Another institute of higher education, Al Dar University College, is an 8 minute drive away. University of Modern Sciences is the closest university located at a distance of 9 minutes from the locality.
CLINICS AND HOSPITALS NEAR AL TWAR 1
Clinics near Al Twar 1 consist of:
- Dr. Joseph Polyclinic
- Aster Clinic, Al Qusais
- Dr Baha Specialized Dental Implantology Center
Dr. Joseph Polyclinic commits to offer high-quality health services and a safe environment at an affordable price. At this clinic, a dedicated team of qualified doctors from foreign colleges provide patients with the best care. It is located in Qusais community and one can get to it in 7-minutes.
Aster Clinic is dedicated to providing a wide range of dental, surgical and medical facilities by a team of experienced specialists. The clinic is accessible in a 6 minute drive from the locality. Dr Baha Specialized Dental Implantology Center is a dental clinic which is a 4-minute drive away from the community.
Canadian Specialist Hospital is the nearest hospital which is 7 minutes away, located in Hor Al Anz East community. The hospital has 200 beds, 180 doctors and 600 staff. Around 500 patients visit the hospital per day. Other hospitals near Al Twar 1 are Thumbay Hospital and NMC Medical Centre Deira which are 7 and 8 minutes drive away, respectively.
Some famous communities located nearby include:
- Al Qusais
- Hor Al Anz
The parent community, Al Twar is located on the eastern side of Dubai in Deira. It is bordered with Dubai International Airport to the southern side. Al Qusais, lying to the northern side, is one of the older areas of Dubai which features low-rise and mid-rise apartment buildings. It lies to the north of the community.
Hor Al Anz lies to the western side of the community. It is a Dubai neighbourhood which teems with life after work. It is a neighbourhood where one can hang out after work. It is a vibrant community featuring apartments and villas. Muhaisnah lying to the east is a residential neighbourhood that is comprised of apartments and villas. It is also home to reputable educational institutes.
SHOPPING, DINING AND NIGHTLIFE
MALLS NEAR AL TWAR 1
One of the famous malls near Al Twar 1 is Al Mulla Plaza which is situated on the Dubai-Sharjah road. This mall came into existence when the emirate of Dubai was entering a new age of sophistication. It is also considered a landmark in the area as it is among one of the first shopping malls. The mall is accessible in 7 minutes.
The key points of the mall are:
- Huge parking area
- Shopping promotions throughout the year
- Houses local stalls and independent shops
- Home to women’s jewellery and fashion shops
Another mall which is accessible in 11-minutes is Reef Mall. It is a perfect family destination located in the centre of Deira. It has a list of famous outlets including:
- Hang Ten
- Shoe Mart
The mall offers everything from lifestyle outlets to home furnishings, electronics, footwear, jewellery, cosmetics, accessories, and sportswear.
RESTAURANTS NEAR AL TWAR 1
Residents heading to Reef Mall have a number of dining options to choose from:
- Soy & Pepper
- Il Forno
- Fiesta Pinoy
- Gloria Jean's Coffees
- Al Safeer
- Fish & Co.
Other restaurants in Al Twar 1 include:
- Al Fareej Restaurant & Bakery
- Gazebo Restaurant
- Karachi Darbar Restaurant
Al Fareej Restaurant & Bakery is a Persian restaurant located in the community. Gazebo Restaurant, 4 minutes drive away, is an Indian restaurant serving Indian, north Indian and Mughlai cuisine. The restaurant timings are from 11 am – 11:30 pm. Karachi Darbar Restaurant is a Pakistani restaurant serving Pakistani, Indian, North Indian and Chinese cuisines. One can get to it in 7 minutes.
One of the nightlife options near Al Twar 1 is Freddy's Restro Cafe which is 8-minutes away. Other options include Harry's Bar, The Draft House and Biggles British Pub.
BEACHES NEAR AL TWAR 1
Beaches near Al Twar 1 are located at a distance of 30-minutes from the locality. These include Jumeirah Public Beach and Open Beach. Jumeirah Public Beach lies to the north of Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The wide strip of land has great infrastructure such as toilets, and changing cubicles. There is a floodlit section too for night-time swimming. The Open Beach is ideal for families as it has showers, benches, boardwalk and playground for kids.
LEISURE ACTIVITIES AND NOTABLE LANDMARKS
Leisure activities near Al Twar 1 include:
- Dubai International Bowling Centre (DIBC)
- Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
- Dubai Creek
Deira is home to the huge bowling alley named Dubai International Bowling Centre. With its popular reputation and fun ambience, it has become the premier spot for main city leagues and tournaments. One can get to it in a 10-minutes drive by car.
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club is one of the longest golf courses which is located on the northern side of Dubai Creek. It also includes luxurious recreation amenities, golf academies and clubhouses and is also home to Creek Yacht Club. It is accessible in 15 minutes via E11 Sheikh Zayed Road.
Dubai Creek is an iconic waterway which makes it one of the notable landmarks near Al Twar 1 and in Dubai. One can engage in a number of leisure activities in Dubai Creek such as cruising, visiting Al Fahidi Fort, cable car, Dubai Dolphinarium, walking down the Dhow Wharfage area etc.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Outdoor activities near Al Twar 1 consist of:
- Al Twar Parks
- Children's play area
Al Twar is an expansive community that consists of Al Twar Park 1 and Al Twar 3 Park 1 which are good places to be around with family. The parks promote a peaceful and calm environment. Residents of the locality can visit the park to play tennis or volleyball.
One of the fitness centres near Al Twar 1 consists of Giants Fitness Centre which is a two-minute drive away. Other fitness centres include Powerzone Fitness Centre, Argia Yoga, ACT Yoga Center and Abu Hail Gym.
Beauty salons near Al Twar 1 include:
- White Heart Beauty Salon
- Zainab Beauty Salon
- Nevien Salon
White Heart Beauty Salon is the closest salon which is accessible in 4 minutes via 9 A Street and 13th Street. Zainab Beauty Salon is 7 minutes away and offers services such as waxing, massage, facial, hair service, make-up, bleaching etc. Nevien Salon is accessible in 9 minutes via 16th Street.
SOCIAL COMMUNITY GROUPS
Although there are Facebook pages with regards to schools in the parent community Al Twar, there is no community-specific page that residents can join for community-related information.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Those looking for flat accommodations may face challenges since Al Twar 1 mainly offers large villas for families. Moreover, those looking for an affordable residential community will find it hard to buy or rent a property in Al Twar 1 because it is an expensive residential district.
- Dubai International Airport, 8-minutes drive away
- Al Bustan Centre & Residence is 4-minutes away
- Al Nahda Metro Station is 5 minutes away
- Industrial Area is 25-minutes away