Dubai is an amazing city where modern architecture meets the traditions of the East. It is here that thousands of tourists come to see the expensive cars and majestic skyscrapers, to admire the desert and shop in the largest shopping centers of the world, enjoy a beach holiday or drive a jeep safari. We made a shortlist of things you must not miss during your visit.
The Dubai Mall
Dubai is a shopper’s paradise. The city has a huge number of shopping malls, but the most famous is The Dubai Mall, which is also the largest shopping center in the world. The total area of the center is more than 1.2 million square meters, the shopping area is 350,244 square meters. The mall is located in Dubai Downtown, the new commercial and business center of Dubai.
Here you can see an amazing waterfall with swimmers for pearls figures made of metal and take a look at the huge skeleton of a real dinosaur, which is on display in the interior of the Grand Atrium.
Burj Al Arab
Millionaires and oligarchs are the usual guests of this place. No wonder because it took more than 100 tons of gold to build this hotel.
The Burj Al Arab Hotel shaped as a fluttering sail has become a symbol of Dubai, it is one of the most expensive hotels in the world. The building stands in the sea at a distance of 280 meters from the shore on an artificial island connected by a bridge.
Dubai Marina is a separate prestigious “town”. This place is perfect for romantic strolls and relaxation. It has its beautiful snow-white beach with direct access to the sea.
There is a large maritime club in Dubai Marina. So you can enjoy Dubai weather on the sea during a yacht sea ride.
IMG Worlds of Adventure
This place is a childhood dream come true and is perfect for thrill-seekers. Here you can meet characters from comic books and favorite cartoons, and enjoy the world’s fastest roller coaster called “Velociraptor” which accelerates visitors to a crazy ride at a speed of 62 mph in just three seconds!
Wonderland is the largest amusement park in Dubai, which has already been visited by more than 2 million guests. Here you can enjoy more than 30 attractions for all ages and sizes, as well as a world-class water park.
From early 10:00 a.m. to late 11:00 p.m. you can walk up to this park and enjoy all the fun of the magical world. Take note that on Wednesday and Sunday the park is open only for women, and on Thursday you can come here only as a family.
It’s located on the city outskirts. From Dubai International Airport, you can board a Line 11 SkyBus. These buses are available every 10 minutes and will be dropping you at Ramada Chelsea Hotel. Once you get down at Ramada Chelsea Hotel, you can hire a taxi to drop you at Dubai Miracle Garden. Your entire journey will be pretty cheap and cost you around 750 to 850 INR per head, but it will take about an hour. If you’d like to get there fast, then rent a Mercedes G class to get in there with comfort.
The largest and most spectacular fountain show can be seen near the famous Burj Khalifa building. The location of the singing fountains is very convenient, you can first walk around the stores and shop in the Dubai Mall, and then go outside and enjoy the colorful spectacle. You can see many performances in one day. It is impossible to be late because they take place every 30 minutes.
Dubai Creek Tower
The Dubai Creek Harbor Tower – the tower is planned to be 928 meters tall ( the tallest tower on a planet yet), but the exact and final height will be announced after construction is completed. Dubai Creek Harbor is expected to have restaurants, stores, hotels, observation decks, and other facilities.
The main function of the building will be the architectural component of the city. The tower is not yet finished and is planned to be done in 2022. But you can’t miss the chance to see how history is made with your own eyes.
Dubai is a fascinating multicultural city worth visiting at least once in a lifetime. We hope that our list of Dubai’s main attractions will help you get the most out of your trip.