Top 10 Places to Visit in Dubai

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With a rapid development in Dubai, it has become one of the most developed cities in the world. Though being small in area, it is full of so many activities that one can just not decide upon the best. With a special focus upon bringing all cultures together, this city has flourished without any bounds. Tourists from all over the world are attracted to this Middle Eastern city because of the variety it has to offer for everyone.10

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa

The world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, and the largest tourist attraction of Dubai is sure to blow your mind with its top of the world 360 degrees view experience. Make sure to reserve your visitor’s tour online in advance so that you will not be disappointed and you might even save some bucks doing so. It is highly recommended to join the sunset slot so you can have double fun of day and night time view. The city’s lighting gives a wonderful view and you would not light to miss it for anything. Be prepared to snap lot of pictures, as you would not be able to resist such beauty.9

Burj ul Arab

Burj ul Arab
Burj ul Arab

Another architectural wonder of Dubai is the Burj ul Arab (hotel of Arabs) that is the only 7 star hotel in the world. Designed in the shape of a billowing sail, this is the most dominating structure in Dubai skyline. This hotel is constructed on an artificial island. While visiting the Jumeirah beach, Burj ul Arab falls to your background and it becomes a compulsion to photograph yourself in front of it. At night, the building is illuminated by a choreographed light show, adding to its beauty.8

Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek
Dubai Creek

This creek divides the city in two parts and is also one of the major tourists attractions. Not only does it provide the old city charm and an insight to the city’s fishing antics, you can ride on a dhow for just 3 dirhams. This is especially beautiful during sunset and shortly after when the whole creek becomes illuminated with lights. Besides dhows you can also take a cruise across the creek to visit the spice souk for mouth-watering food.7

Jumeirah Beach

Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach

Being the most attractive beach in Dubai, Jumeirah Beach attracts a lot people to kill the heat. It also gives full view of Burj ul Arab and is therefore everyones’ favorite to stroll around, have fun and take memorable pictures. Dubai cruise is also a famous feature of this beach. Surrounding the beach there is the Jumeirah beach residence walk, one of the most beautiful spectacles of Dubai. It is filled with serene parks and lovely cafes, which have become tourists’ favorite in the last few years. 6

Ski Dubai- Mall of Emirates

Ski Dubai- Mall of Emirates
Ski Dubai- Mall of Emirates

This is the latest attraction in Dubai tourists’ must-do list. Within the largest mall of the world, the Mall of Emirates, we now have artificial ski slopes available all around the year. The snow is maintained at 4 degrees and there is also a small adjacent snow park for children to play about. What more is that they have housed a few penguins within the area and they are let out of their habitat a few times a day to interact with the tourists. You do not have to worry about the equipment or the winter wears, as they are all available within the entry fee. Who could imagine such a leisure activity in the scorching Middle East heat!5

Desert Safari

Desert Safari
Desert Safari

There could not be a better chance to experience desert and to re-live the Arabian nights fantasies in your mind. The old charm of Dubai, the desert safari, is a one-day tour in the desert area where professional drivers take you to a ride in a jeep. You are then dropped on a camp side where you get a shisha and some traditional Arabian barbeque. There is also some spectacular belly dancing. The best part is the sunset, which is a spectacular view in a desert and you are sure not to forget it easily.4

Dubai Fountains

Dubai Fountains
Dubai Fountains

Among all the shows they have put up for their tourists, the Dubai fountain show is surely the best, and not to mention free. Located at the base of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Mall (which is actually the entrance of the building), the largest and the most exciting fountain show is put up daily. A large crowd gathers around the boundary of the lake for the free show. The show is repeated every 30 minutes after 6 pm and also once in the afternoon. The best way to enjoy the view is to book a table in any of the surrounding restaurant and request to be seated on the terrace. 3

Palm Island

Palm Island
Palm Island

Palm Jumeirah is an artificial construction of total three islands, which have been constructed in the shape of a palm tree. It is a spectacular compilation of hotels, resorts, spa and even residences. Tourists are attracted towards the highly over the top hotels, even if not as visitors they like to go for a tour. It is ideal for strolling around and a highly recommended place for fine dining. One hotel, which is worth a visit, is the Palm Atlantis hotel. Its under water accommodations are really popular.2

Global Village

Global Village
Global Village

One of the largest markets, where all countries participate in exhibition of food, culture, entertainment and lots of shopping! Global village is open from September till March, 7 days a week. Make sure to drop by to experience the best of the entire world in one stop. 1

Wild Wadi

Wild Wadi
Wild Wadi

Among all outdoor things to do in Dubai, the latest addition is the Wild Wadi Water Park, located just outside the Burj ul Arab building. This park consists of total 30 rides. These rides range from moderate to difficult. You might have landed upon the perfect fun formula to make the best out of your trip. It is an all-family themed park, based on a fictional character of Arabian origin.

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