Dubai, though a small city located in UAE, is a city of big wonders. It features some of the top ranked restaurants, magnificent structures, iconic sights, theme parks and numerous adventure activities. This land of sand dunes has established itself as one of the most entertaining cities to holiday in.
Dubai has so many things to offer, making it a difficult task for you to choose what places to visit in Dubai during your holiday here. To make things easier for you we have listed a few must visit places in Dubai.
Before you plan a visit to Dubai, make sure to get your Dubai Visa on time.
1. Burj Khalifa
Famed to be the tallest building in the world, tallest man-made structure, longest elevator travel distance in the world, highest observation deck in the world, highest nightclub, highest restaurant and many more. With so many titles under its blanket, Burj Khalifa has to be on top of the list of places to visit in Dubai.
2. Dubai Fountain
Adding another jewel to Dubai's Crown of titles, Dubai fountain is the largest choreographed fountain system. It is located at the foot of Dubai mall with over 200 high rise buildings surrounding it. Get entertained by the captivating music, dazzling lighting and the dancing waters.
3. Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah beach, also known as the Beverly Hills of Dubai is one of the most popular public beaches of Dubai. This white sand beach attracts thousands of tourists every day. The beach is lined with palm trees, cafes, luxury hotels, parks and other recreational points.
4. Miracle Garden
Miracle Garden is the largest natural flower garden in the world. Opened only for a few months a year, this garden showcases some beautifully designed structures embedded with flowers and plants.
5. Global Village
Journey through the world at the Global Village. A multicultural festival park offering shopping, entertainment, food and culture of over 25 countries, all at one stop. Attractions include exhilarating rides, floating market, live shows and toothsome cuisines from across the globe.
6. Dubai Parks and Resorts World
It includes 3 theme parks - Motiongate, Legoland and Bollywood Parks, offering over 100 rides and attractions. Unleash the kid in you while you enjoy the interactive environment at this park with your family and friends.
7. Dubai Frame
The world's largest picture frame is strategically placed in the Zabeel Park to provide an unobstructed view of both old and new Dubai. This gigantic frame has a museum in its ground floor, that will takes visitors through the chronological revolutionary transformation that Dubai has had.
8. Ski Dubai
You can now experience snowy winters throughout the year in Dubai at Ski Dubai. Ski Dubai is temperature controlled park with snow castles, penguins, ski slopes, tube rides and zorbing. There is also a chairlift ride with the view of the entire snow park.
9. La Perle show
The La Perle show by Dragone is a one of its kind masterpiece. An aqua staged based breathtaking live show with over 65 artists from around the world performing jaw-dropping acrobatics while they portray a story inspired by the spirit of Dubai.
10. Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark and Lost Chambers Aquarium
There’s a whole other world at the Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers, with fascinating river rides, shark safaris, snorkelling, scuba diving, interactive aquatheatre shows and more than 65,000 marine creatures.
11. Dubai Marina
Dubai Marina is the largest man made marina in the world. You could Visit the Marina mall here or stroll through the Marina walk. The Marina walk is lined with eateries and shopping outlets. The Marina also often hosts events and street shows.
12. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater zoo
Located in Dubai mall, the Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest suspended aquariums in the world with thousands of fishes and over 140 species of marine life. Walk through the tunnel to get a 270 degree view of the tank, you could also opt for a glass bottom boat ride, cage snorkelling or a shark dive.
13. Dubai Gold Souk
When in Dubai, do visit the gold souk! Even if you do not intend to purchase gold, a visit here will leave you mesmerized. Located at Deira this gold souk is the largest Gold market in the world, with over 380 retailers.
14. Dubai Glow Garden
Situated in the Zabeel Park, the Dubai Garden Glow is a unique glow-in-the-dark themed garden featuring mesmerising illuminated art work from across the world. The art showcased at the park changes every season. The park also features live performances and entertaining acts.