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Top Things and Best Attractions in Dubai

You will undoubtedly enjoy your trip to Dubai, one of the most fashionable destinations in the world, with its spectacular skyscrapers and the wide variety of things you can do there. Here is a list of places to visit in Dubai during your vacation. 

  • Burj Khalifa

Since being opened to the public in 2010, the tallest tower in the world (828 meters) has quickly evolved into the city’s emblem. Thousands of tourists visit the tower every day, taking one of the world’s fastest lifts to the viewing platforms on the 124th and 125th floors.

You may enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire city from there! It’s not the highest point yet, either! You can even ascend to the 148th floor to access the world’s highest viewing platform (555 m high).

Visit the Burj Khalifa in the evening to take in the beauty of the city lit up from the world’s highest observation deck.

  • Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is located in the heart of the city, near Burj Khalifa. Being the largest mall in the world, it receives the most visitors!

You can undoubtedly find something that suits your taste and your budget among the more than 1200 stores and numerous restaurants. Indoor waterfalls, an aquarium (more on it below), an ice rink, a go-kart track, a flight simulator, movie theaters, and arcade games are some activities in Dubai that can be found inside this shopping temple.

Every day from 10 a.m. until midnight, the Dubai Mall is open. until one in the morning, restaurants, and food courts.

  • The Dubai Fountain

One of Dubai’s top places to visit in Dubai is this fountain, which is the biggest water fountain in the entire globe.

The artificial lake at the entrance to Dubai Mall at the base of the Burj Khalifa is where the fountain show is performed multiple times each day. The greatest time to visit is after sunset, when the tower is lit up. Watching the water jets perform a ballet to music is quite wonderful.

The show takes place every 30 minutes between 18:00 and 23:00..

  • Deira District and its Souks

Dubai isn’t simply about excess and opulence—there are still authentic and traditional districts to explore!

During your visit, you should definitely meander around the charming and well-known Deira neighborhood, which is home to a number of souks:

  • The Gold Souk with its numerous stores, each with stunning jewelry displays. The largest instance of its kind exists in the Middle East.
  • the Sikkat Al Khail street Perfume Souk.
  • The vibrant kiosks of the Spice Souk to load up on curry, saffron, cinnamon, and other ingredients.


  •  Bur Dubai

The other typical neighborhood in Dubai that you must see is Bur Dubai. Additionally, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods is this one. It is situated on the opposite side of Dubai Creek from Deira.

You must travel there in an Abra, a tiny traditional wooden canoe (1 AED per person). You can take in the stunning scenery and observe “Dhows,” the aging ships painted in vibrant hues that bring products to the souks, during the brief trip.

The following are the top attractions in Bur Dubai:-

  • Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House: The Al Maktoum family’s previous residence up until 1958. There are pictures and records on display concerning the city’s past.
  • One of Dubai’s oldest souks is the Old Souk. Everything is available there, including shoes, trinkets, clothes, and antique lights.
  • Indian products are available in Meena Bazaar, including fabrics, spices, and jewelry.
  • The Indian stalls in Hindi Lane. the ideal location to sample authentic food on a budget.
  • You can eat lunch with an Emirati at the Sheik Mohamed Cultural Center in a traditional home.


  •  Dubai Marina

You may stroll along a pedestrian walkway along the waterfront and take in the sights of the structures and yachts.

You’ll pass the Dubai Marina Mall, a sizable mall with name-brand stores including Levi’s, H&M, Guess, and Balmain.

Choosing a luxury yacht tour is a terrific way to see the Marina. A VIP experience you won’t soon forget!

  •  Burj Al Arab

One of the rare 7* hotels, worldwide located in Dubai, is called the Burj al-Arab. It goes without saying that a sea view luxury suite is quite pricey.

Even while this hotel is out of most people’s price range, there is good news: by making a reservation for lunch, a snack, or dinner at the Burj al-Arab restaurant, you can spend a few hours in the world’s most opulent hotel.

  • Dubai Museum

The Al Fahidi Fortress in Bur Dubai is where you’ll find the Dubai Museum.

The complete history of Dubai is covered, from the earliest tribes that inhabited the area through the 1960s economic boom to the next plans.

You can find weaponry, archeological relics, items from the daily lives of the nomads, and former fishing boats there.

The museum is highly fascinating and one of the best places to visit in Dubai and gives you a clear understanding of how the city seemed before its spectacular expansion.

The museum’s entrance price is 3 AED. All days except Friday morning are open.

  • Dubai Garden Glow

There are hundreds of sculptures in this park that come to life every night during light displays with music. Access to the following is included as part of the 65 AED entrance fee to the Garden Glow:

There are various animated dinosaurs that move and growl in the park called Dinosaur Park. It’s a hit among kids! It is preferable to head to the Garden Glow after seeing this park one hour before nightfall.

For an additional 30 AED, you can also visit Magic Park, where the 3D decorations’ optical illusions allow you to capture amusing photos.

There is also an ice park with a few ice sculptures and activities in Dubai, but the admission price (45 AED) is a bit high considering what it is.

  • Dubai Frame

One of Dubai’s newest tourist attractions, the Dubai frame, is already quite well-liked.

You may climb to the top of this enormous, 150-meter-tall photo frame to get a panoramic view of Dubai’s two main areas: Downtown Dubai (the Burj Khalifa) on the other, and Dubai Old Town on the other.

The fact that some of the floor is made of glass adds to the excitement. Everything going beneath your feet is visible!

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