High-rises, ultramodern architecture, shopping malls, desert safari, lively souks and shimmering beaches are the attributes that define Dubai, the best. On your holiday to this popular getaway, you may have explored the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain, Wild Wadi Water Park, Ski Dubai, Dubai Dolphinarium, Dubai Miracle Garden and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. When you fly next time to Dubai, make sure, you visit the below new attractions.
1. Dubai Parks and Resorts
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Nestled on Sheik Zayed Road, opposite Palm Jebel Ali, lies the Dubai Parks and Resorts - an integrated leisure and theme park. Here, you'll find more than 100 rides and attractions across 3 theme parks - Motiongate Dubai, Legoland Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai. Unleash the kid in you while you enjoy the interactive environment at this park with your family and friends. For all you Bollywood buffs, the Bollywood Parks are a must-visit; play cricket with Bhuvan, fly with Krrish, or chase Don - unlimited entertainment is guaranteed here.
2. IMG Worlds of Adventure
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Located on the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, the IMG Worlds of Adventure is one of Dubai’s major crowd-pullers. From shopping and dining to exhilarating rides and adventure zones, this amusement park delights all kinds of visitors. Choose from the various adventure zones which include the Haunted Hotel, Avengers Flight of the Quinjets, Spider-Man Doc Ock’s Revenge, Forbidden Territory and Lazy Town to experience one of your best vacations ever.
3. The Junction
The Junction is a 159-seater performing arts space located on the Alserkal Avenue. If you’re an art lover, then you can visit the Junction. This place came into existence in 2015 to provide a platform to talented artists to showcase their creativity. From comedy and poetry to dance and musical events, you can enjoy all sorts of events at this place, throughout the year.
4. Dubai Garden Glow
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Situated in the Zabeel Park, the Dubai Garden Glow is a theme park which will transport you to an altogeher different world. Visit the Garden Glow and be mesmerised by the beautiful glowing sights of the park. Another attraction is the Dinosaur Park where you can learn more about this extinct species. Apart from these fun parks, you can enjoy the international and local art performances including acrobats. Tantalise your palate with scrumptious cusines from across the globe at the various restuarants of this park.
5. Etihad Museum
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Nestled on the Jumeira Road, the Etihad Museum promises a journey back in time. It stands at the same place where the Emirates’ Rulers signed a declaration, marking the formation of the UAE. The interesting thing about the museum building is its unique shape which resembles a manuscript. It has seven columns that symbolise the pens used to sign the original declaration. Treat your eyes to old passports, eyeglasses, pocket watches and lots more.
Best time to visit
December to March when the weather is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing.
How to reach here
By flight: Nearest Airport, Dubai International Airport.
Author : Vijaylaxmi Thakur