10 Best Places to Visit in Dubai (2017)

1 – BURJ AL ARAB

Burj al arab is the one and only 7star hotel in the world. It is also the world’s third tallest hotel, standing 321meter high. It is located on its own artificial island on the Jumeirah coastline. Burj al Arab was remained as a Symbol of Dubai for so many years and still is the one of the most expensive hotel in the world. Even with so many new and amazing hotels are now opened in Dubai Burj Al Arab still stands out of the league among all the Dubai Hotels.

2 – BURJ KHALIFA

With 829.8meter length Burj Khalifa is currently the tallest building in the world. The observation deck on the 124th floor is worth visiting as it gives a spectacular view of the city. Observation Deck Entry charges for Adults are 125AED but immediate entry is 400AED, 95AED for children between 4-12 and free for children under age of four. Its a must visit place in Dubai.

3 – JUMEIRAH MOSQUE


Jumeirah mosque as shows from the name is situated in the Jumeirah District. Jumeirah Mosque is an impressive structure that once seen is never forgotten. It is listed as the most photographed mosque in all of Dubai. It is one of the mosques in UAE that is open to non-Muslims and most days tourists and residents can be seen making their way to the imposing mosque. Shops might have sprung up around it but Jumeirah Mosque remains a major Dubai Landmark.

4 – ATLANITIS THE PALM


Atlantis Hotel at Palm Jumeirah is built based on the theme of myth of the lost kingdom of Atlantis with distinct Arabian elements. 1500 rooms are divided into two accommodation wings known as Royal Towers, East Tower and West Tower both are linked together by the Royal Bridge Suite. Hotel also have a Dolphin Bay, Adventure Water park, Ambassador Lagoon and the Lost Chambers. Click here to enter the magic world of Atlantis The Palm.

5 – THE DUBAI MALL

Beside being the World’s largest shopping mall it is also listed recently as the World’s Most visited shopping and leisure destination. Dubai Mall is a part of the $20 billion Downtown Dubai Complex with 1200 shops. Downtown Dubai Complex also has famous Dubai Fountains. Which is also worth spending time in evening. Dubai Mall major attractions are World’s largest Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Ice Rink, SEGA Republic, The Ambassador Hotel.

6 – JUMEIRAH BEACH AND PARKS


Jumeirah Beach is located and named after the Jumeirah District of Dubai. It is streches along the south coast of the city. With featuring large hotels, resorts, Parks and housing development is the most popular among tourists. With all these features Jumeirah District is the most Expensive and Exclusive part of the Dubai.
Jumeirah Beach Park is the most popular public beach park in Dubai due to its handy location on beach Road, Jumeirah astretch of golden sand, grassy areas and palm trees has three man-made islands, Which are shaped like a palm tree and hence popular among skydivers.

7 – WILD WADI WATERPARK


The Wild Wadi Water Park is the most popular water park in UAE. It is situated next to Burj al Arab and the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Wild Wadi Water Park is the world’s most advanced water theme park. It has heated/cooled wave pool, multiple water slides with one of them was the largest water slide outside USA, However it was recently removed to make space for other rides and two artificial surfing machines. Another feature of the park is an 18 meter waterfall that goes off every 10 minutes. Wild Wadi Water park has been featured in The Amazing Race 5, The Amazing Race Asia 1 and The Amazing Race Australia 2.

8 – DUBAI MARINA


Dubai Marina is an artificial canal city built along a 3 kilometer stretch of Persian Gulf shoreline. It was inspired by the Concord Pacific Place in Vancouver, Canada. Dubai Marina is entirely man-made and upon completion it is claimed to be the world’s largest man-made marina. When the entire development completed it will accommodate more than 120,000 people in residential towers and Villas. Dubai marina development comprises of two phases. At the moment The Phase 1 has been completed. Phase 1 covers 25 acres which includes six freehold apartment buildings, Dubai Marina Towers including The Princess Tower which is among top 5 tallest skyscrapers in Dubai, Dubai Walkway.
Dubai Marina Walk is a 7 Kilometer long pedestrian walkway runs around from the start of Dubai Marina till the end With Cafe’s and restaurants along the the waterfront and boats moored up alongside.

9 – DUBAI MUSEUM


Dubai Museum is located in Fahidi Fort built in 1787 and is the oldest existing building in Dubai. Dubai Museum was opened in 1971 with the aim of presenting the traditional way of life in Dubai. It includes local antiquities as well as artifacts from African and Asian countries that traded with Dubai. It also includes several dioramas showing life in the emirate before the advent of oil, in addition to artifacts from recent discoveries as old as 3000 BC. The Museum received over 1 Million Visitors in the year 2013.

10 – HERITAGE AND DIVING VILLAGE


Dubai Heritage and Diving Villages are living museums in Dubai where visitors can look back in time of the old traditional life in Dubai and UAE. Heritage Village was created next to Diving Village in 1997 in Al Shindagha historical neighbor-hood in Dubai. The Heritage Village features potters, weavers and other craftsmen while Diving Village explores the history of Dubai’s Pearling industry. It represents the components of wild, marine, and mountain life, where the visitor can identify closely the old traditional customs of the country and the special characteristics of old houses, handicrafts, patterns, and forms of living.

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