Top Places to Visit in Dubai This Year-End
Presenting the blend of modernity by following rich traditions and culture and lavishness at the best, Dubai has turned to the most charming cosmopolitan and vibrant destination in Asia. The beautiful destination in the United Arab Emirates has become the symbol of modern architectural wonders along both banks of the Creek. Deira on the northern side and Bur Dubai in the south are two main parts of Dubai – witnessing everything that you need to live a lavish and luxurious life. Jumeirah and Abras the traditional water taxis will make your day full of fun and new tourism experience. The beautiful modern destination is full of skyscrapers, high-rise buildings, shopping malls, luxurious hotels, adventure parks, busy souks and above all modernity everywhere, but without compromising their old culture and traditions. There are various most charming places to visit in Dubai that you will see during your tour.
Some of the most popular places to visit are the following:
Burj Khalifa – Pride of Modern Skyscrapers
Being the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa is a pride of Dubai tourism – with 828 meters high structure. With an observation deck on the 124th floor, it provides you breathtaking view of the entire city. It also witnesses lighting show every day on its building. Its elevator is an attraction in itself that runs 10 meters per second speed. A modified telescope provides the city’s view.
Dubai Mall – The Modern Shopping Paradise
For shoppers, who love brands in clothing, footwear and everything, a visit to Dubai Mall is worthy. It is in Burj Khalifa – the world’s largest mall. It is packed with shops, underwater zoos, restaurants, movie theatre, indoor theme park & massive kid zones.
Dubai Museum – Presenting Blend of Ancient City
Dubai Museum is a must-see attraction if you want to know about the rich history of the city-state. Located in the Al Fahidi Fort (18th Century Fort and one of the oldest surviving structures in the Emirates), it provides you details of a rich history of Dubai.
Dubai Fountain – the Modern Fountain
Dubai Fountain and its choreographic work will keep you amazed. This fountain is known as the world’s largest choreographed fountain – reaching to the height of 125 meters in the air with light and music show. Sunset view is also wonderful to see
Dubai Aquarium is another wonderful place to visit in Dubai in Dubai Mall at Sheikh Zayed Road. It is home to 140 species of sea life in the huge suspended tank on the ground floor. Not to mention the underwater zoo from where you can walk through the Aquarium tunnels.
Bastakia – Old Dubai or Al-Fahidi
Being home to wealthy Persian Merchants, The Bastakia Quarter or Al-Fahidi lures people towards Dubai for the tax-free trading and access to Dubai Creek. Here, the beauty of coral and limestone buildings and walls that are topped with wind-towers that have been excellently preserved will surely provide you with a different kind of tourism experience.
Palm Islands – Modern Artificial Islands
The modern man-made islands that are total three in number is located just off the coast of Dubai. It is wonderful urban development – shaped like palm leaf with a trunk connected to the mainland. An aerial view will provide you with a breathtaking view of this island paradise.
Sheikh Zayed Road – The Modern Downtown Business District
When It comes to talk about the modern downtown business district, name of Sheikh Zayed Road comes on the top. It is a wide eight-lane highway that is rimmed with towering glass, chrome and steel high-rises along its entire length. You will also see Dubai World Trade Tower that has an observation deck on its top floor. It offers a panoramic view. Not to mention Gold and Diamond Parka one-stop-shop for jewellery lovers with 118 manufacturers and 30 retailers all under one roof.
Burj Al-Arab Hotel
The only 7-star hotel in the world, Burj Al-Arab Hotel is pride in the hospitality industry providing you with the most luxurious accommodation in royal style. You can also see the Jumeirah Hotel that has been presenting the modern accommodation options.
Dubai Creek Tower
Dubai Creek is dividing the city into two towns with Deira to the North and Bur Dubai to the South. This beautiful area is an influential element in the city’s growth; where you will see Dhow Wharfage. It is located along Dubai Creek’s Bank – North of Al Maktoum Bridge.
Dubai is famous for some of the most beautiful mosques. Jumeirah Mosque is one of them – the most beautiful of Dubai’s mosques. It is an exact copy of Cairo’s Al-Azhar Mosque, eight times its size that is also the fine example of Islamic Architecture. Here, stonework on the Mosque will surprise you. It is built in Medieval Fatimid Tradition with two minarets displaying the subtle floodlights.
Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House
This property belongs to the Ruler of Dubai from 1921 to 1958 and grandfather of the current ruler. It has been transformed into a museum that is a fine example of Arabian Architecture.
Located on the northern bank of Dubai Creek, Deira is a famous street – counted as the melting pot of different nationalities. Here, you will see ancient dhows load and unload the modern banks, hotels and office buildings as a backdrop. It will keep you busy for almost the entire day.
Dubai Water Canal
The gorgeousness of the Dubai Water Canal will keep you busy as it is one of the modern and comparatively new tourist attractions in the beautiful city.
Heritage and Diving Village
Serenity is always at its best and you will get it in Heritage and Diving Village. It is a perfect example of wonderful architectural, cultural and maritime heritage that all are showcasing and displaying pearl diving and dhow building – two of Old Dubai’s historic economic mainstays.
Hatta Heritage Village
For the amazing view of Dubai, don’t forget to visit Hatta Heritage Village that is in the heart of Rocky Hatta Mountains. It has been showcasing the traditional mountain life, customs and heritage of the Emirates people before development of the place.
When it comes to seeing the most popular places in Dubai, the list is counted as incomplete without spending time at Dubai Marina. You will see a phenomenal skyline, world-class hotels, fabulous beach, mall and different walkways. It is also famous for Yacht riding and cruising that will keep you enticed.
It is a comparatively new attraction – the classy new opera building – counted as the centrepiece to the waterfront Opera District in Downtown Dubai. It has become the city’s major cultural hub and main entertainment venue.
IMG World of Adventures
This theme park near Global Village is known for its immersive entertainment. It has thrills and spills for both kids and big kids. There are different zones, where one zone is devoted to Marvel’s Iconic characters.
Kite Beach is also a wonderful place – the long stretch of white-sand beach in South of Jumeirah Beach. It is counted as one of the most popular places to visit in Dubai.
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