Dubai is a city like no other. A city where myriad cultures blend, skyscrapers impale the clouds and economy multiplies every day. Dubai thrives on being an amazing tourist destination as travelers from all around the world visit Dubai to catch a glimpse of the spellbinding architectural wonders and experience the extravagance of this unique city.
Here are some insider tips on the places that you must visit when in Dubai; Happy Exploring!
1. Burj Khalifa
Nobody in their right mind would want to miss out on witnessing the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Located in Downtown Dubai, Burj Khalifa is a hot sensation all over the world and stands as a modern day wonder.
Paying a visit to Burj Khalifa is surely worth it as you can enjoy a momentary bliss on the building’s elevator which is the third fastest in the world. Getting atop on the building’s 124th floor, Observation deck, is surely rewarding as you get to experience a spectacular view of the beaches and city. The best time to visit the observation deck would be at dusk as you will get to see both daylight and night. You can even capture endless panoramas from here.
2. Burj Al Arab
While in Dubai, you cannot miss out on the city’s one of the greatest fascinations, Burj Al Arab, (claimed as the world’s one and only 7-star hotel). Burj Al Arab stands at a whopping height of 321 meters.
Burj Al Arab is designed to resemble a billowing sail, making it one of the most iconic structures in Dubai. Surveys have it that it is one of the most photographed buildings in the world.
3. Desert Safari Dubai
Nothing can be more fun in Dubai than taking a trip to the deserts and getting a flavor of the Bedouin lifestyle. You can explore the surrounding desert through quad bikes/ATVs (All Terrain Vehicles) or camels, according to your preferences.
The experience of being in a stranded desert during the night under shimmering stars is just magical. While in the Bedouin campsites, you can even try shisha tobacco (hubbly bubbly), savor on freshly barbecued shawarmas.
4. The Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall is a shopping paradise. Situated right in the heart of downtown Dubai, the mall offers entertainment and a vast retail that make it an exceptional shopping mall and a must-visit place in the city. Reports have it that The Dubai Mall is one of the most visited shopping malls in Dubai; check out http://gulfnews.com/business/sectors/retail/dubai-mall-world-s-most-visited-destination-in-2014-1.1454724.
Apart from a lavish shopping experience, you can also check out the mall’s aquarium/underwater zoo. There’s even an option to dive in the water including cage snorkeling and shark diving.
5. Dubai Creek
Take a step back and adore the humble aspect of the city in Dubai Creek. You can take a boat ride from Bur Dubai Abra Station and explore the waterways. You can even reach the other side of the creek, pay a visit to Deira and buy some frankincense.
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