Top 10 Places to Visit in Dubai

Have you ever wondered what there is about the city of Dubai that makes it one of the biggest tourist hubs around, where a large number of tourists go down every year with their families and friends? Those who haven’t ever visited the Middle East wish to fly to Dubai at least once in their lives, because of the wonders and attractions the city has to offer. If you really are curious about it, it’s time to get to know Dubai! There is a lot to do in Dubai. However, you can prioritize your time according to the must-dos during your visit to this wonderful city:

Burj Khalifa:

It is simply impossible to visit Dubai and leave without going all the way to the top of the world’s tallest building! It simply doesn’t go unnoticed, because of its height and the interesting factors surrounding it. Once inside the building, there is an exhibit on the building’s history that you can check out before experiencing the world’s fastest lift to the top. It takes only seconds to reach, both, the 125th, and the 148Th floor Observation Decks. Photographers would love this, and wish to spend a good, long time up there. However, one of the most beautiful attractions of the Burj Khalifa includes watching the sunset from the top. Owing to its height, one can experience both day and night during this time of the day. Enjoy the moment and be mesmerized from this unique viewpoint of the whole city.



Dubai Creek:

That is the thing about Dubai, you have a variety of entertainment options to choose from. If you’d like a unique experience, away from the traffic on the roads, then you can enjoy a simple abra ride at the Dubai Creek. The serene boat ride gives you a tour of some of the beautiful spots around Dubai, while keeping you at sea-level. You can even ride across the creek and enjoy the beautiful sunset, for just 1 dirham! This journey will take you to various places, giving you an experience of the old city, as well as the modern development.



Ski Dubai – Mall of the Emirates

It is indeed a unique experience, of enjoying skiing in a desert, which you will get to experience only in Dubai! There is a huge ski slope in Ski Dubai, in the Mall of the Emirates that lets you grab a kit and enjoy sliding down the icy slopes. From around 40 degrees Celsius outside the mall, you can enjoy a drop in temperature to a minimum of -6 degree Celsius with just a pass into Ski Dubai! To make things even more interesting, there is also a cafe halfway up the slope, where one can take a break from all the exhilarating fun, and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate whilst enjoying the view around.



Jumeira Beach Residence Walk and Dubai Marina

This is one of the recent developments of the city. The glamour of Jumeira Beach Residence takes you around the smattering of skyscrapers, making a strong statement about the city. They say that Jumeira Residence seems like a city within a city, with its charming architecture, beautiful landscape, and buzzing social life. Apart from the open beach, if you want to enjoy fine-dining, this place has some of the best food joints to offer! Be it cafes or 5-Star restaurants, you will find many options, to sit back, relax, and enjoy the food, with your friends and family.



Desert Safari

Staying true to its character, Dubai also takes advantage of its geographical location, and offers the opportunity to enjoy a desert safari with a 4x4 drive. There are many companies offering this service. So you can choose from them, and enjoy a comprehensive package that’s inclusive of the drive, food, and a ride back to your home/hotel. Make sure that you are well-informed on the details of the safari, before signing up with any company. The ride is rather thrilling in the dunes, irrespective of the vehicle you choose. By driving through this natural setting, the ride lets you experience a moment away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Millions of stars will also be clearly visible in the sky, leaving you speechless at the beauty of nature, something we can rarely experience within the city.



Dubai Opera

Situated in the heart of Dubai, you can enjoy a soothing experience, similar to that of London’s West end. Situated next to the Burj Khalifa, the building itself has a strong character in terms of design. In fact, it was inspired by Arabian dhows, and its organic form creates a continuity in the visual pattern. With its multi-functional stage, you can enjoy a concert or a play, whatever your mood prefers.



IMG Worlds of Adventure:

If you are looking for adventure in the city of Dubai then this is the one place you must not miss out on at any cost! Fun, excitement, and quick-paced, thrilling action, perfectly defines this theme park. It is huge, so if you are going with a large group of people, make sure you stay together! With up-to-date, safe rides, you can enjoy a fun-filled evening at this theme park with your adventurous friends. The park emits a wonderful vibe, by bringing your favourite characters to life. Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Gumball, are among the live characters for the younger lot, while the adults can enjoy meeting characters from Marvel Comics, like Spider-Man, The Avengers, and Iron Man.



 The Outlet Village

If you’re a fan of architecture, and an explorer by nature, you would love to visit this place. It offers the unique flair of an Italian city, taking you back to the middle ages. You would love the intricate details, and the materials used on these heritage-like buildings, with towers, bridges, arches, and wishing wells, all made up of stone. Shopping here is, both, fun and cheap. The shops offer high-end items at reduced prices all year long. The items range from sports items like sportswear and equipment, to household appliances. Shopping in The Outlet Village is bound to be a unique experience, within the city of Dubai.



Wild Wadi Water Park:

Themed around the tale of Juha, a well-known character from the Arabian Folklore, Wild Wadi is situated close to the Burj Al Arab. One can spend a whole day enjoying a variety of rides that Wild Wadi has to offer. With around 30 rides, Wild Wadi promises a refreshing and energizing experience with your friends and family. Facilities include not just some great rides, but also the chance to visually take in the beautiful, imaginative structures around, along with slides, and a very friendly staff to help you explore the park!



The Dubai Fountain:

If you are looking for a blissful escape to enjoy a soothing evening where nature dances around you, getting you in the mood to let your soul relax and dance with the beat of the music, complimented by the variance of light, then this is the place you must visit. The Dubai Fountain is the world's largest dancing fountain that shoots water up to 500ft in height, and expands over 902ft in length, on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake. It performs to a selection of different melodies which echoes around the lake.


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