Whenever we hear the name Dubai, luxury pops in our mind along with it as well, doesn’t it? Known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene, Dubai offers you a wide range of fun activities to choose from. Be it the splendid skylines or the unique underwater zoo, Dubai surely has it all. So, we combined a list of top 10 places to visit in Dubai that you cannot miss while traveling here. Take a look-
Burj Khalifa– The tallest building in the world:
Yes, it is the tallest building in the world! What could be more exciting? The bird eye views here are to die for and you can experience this from the 124th floor of the building. You can see the deep blue ocean on one side and desert on one side while you check out the view of the entire city.
Opening Hours: Daily 8:30am-1am
Observation Deck Entry: Adults 125 AED (Immediate entry 400 AED)
Children: 4-12 95AED (Children under 4 free)
Burj Al Arab– The most expensive hotel in the world:
The Arabs are known for their luxury and wealth and it is high time you start saving up for this luxurious hotel. Enjoy in the lap of luxury with out of the world views. This is also the fourth tallest hotel building in the world. It is also the most expensive seven-star hotel, ever. The Skyview bar situated on the 27th floor gives you the most breathtaking view of the Palm Jumeirah.You can enjoy the beautifully choreographed lighting and waterworks that are one of a kind. The hotel also offers a myriad experience of sightseeing in Dubai.
Tariff: ₹75,394 – ₹169,947
It is one of the best places to visit in Dubai. A very popular and favorite tourist attraction, the Jumeirah beach some of the best views to witness the sunset. There are also a series of luxurious hotels lined up that will fulfill all your needs while you have the times of your life at this beach!
A mall is a place where you can find everything under one roof. Mall of Emirates in Dubai surely does that but with a dash of style and class. They have food cuisines from almost all parts of the world and there is no fashion brand here you won’t find. The mall is up to date with all the latest trends and fashion styles. You can also take a visit to the world-renowned Dubai Ski, where you can ski. The best part? It also has a penguin enclosure set at a temperature of -4 degrees Celsius.
Thu-Fri 10 AM – 2 AM
Location: Sheikh Zayed Road
Known exclusively for its spectacular festivals, the Dubai Mall has some of the best festivals of the world. Like the ‘Dubai shopping festival’ and ‘Dubai Summer Surprises’. This is surely a paradise for those of you who love to shop, and for those of you who don’t, it will surely make you a shopaholic. Well, apart from this there are also many other activities you can take part in like gaming zone and ice skating rink. There is also a multiplex here if you are in the mood for a movie.
Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum’s House:
A trip to Dubai is incomplete if you did not visit this house. The house stands tall and is a proof of Dubai’s rich history and architecture. The Sheikh’s house is the home to Dubai Museum of Historical Photographs and Documents where you can have a look at Dubai’s varied history. The house is based on Arab architecture and is loaded with all the luxuries and facilities one can possibly think of!
Opening Hours: Sat-Thu 8:30am-8:30pm, Fri 3-8:30pm
Admission: Adults 2AED, children 1AED
Need some relief from Dubai’s scorching heat? Wild Wadi is an amusement park situated in front of the Burj Khalifa. The key feature of this amusement park is that there are over 25 different types of slides in this place. The amusement park is based on the Arabian folklore, so you can have the best of both worlds, that is you can learn about Arabian folklore and along with this you can experience the thrill and rejuvenate yourself with the rides!
Wild Wadi Timings:
November to February: 10 am – 6 pm
March to May: 10 am – 7 pm
June to August: 10 am – 8 pm
September and October: 10 am – 7 pm
One of the most beautiful sites to visit in Dubai is the Dubai Creek. It is natural seawater, which cuts through the heart of the city. You can hop on a boat or take an abra to visit the port on the other side of the city. The enchanting views here make it the most romantic places in entire Dubai! Go ahead and spend a quiet evening here with your loved one!
Deira Souks- Shopaholic’s paradise:
To know the real essence of Dubai visit Deira Souks, the markets of Dubai. This is the place shopaholic’s heaven as it has everything you need. This market has everything from spices to souks for just gold or the textile souks, everything with lots of variety and luxury, just how Dubai likes it. An ideal place for women this is a must-visit place in Dubai!
Daily: 7 am-12 pm and 17 pm -19 pm
Fri 17 pm – 19 pm
Probably the most fun place in Dubai is the Dubai aquarium. This place has a wide range of things to offer like the underwater zoo, glass bottom boat tours, cage snorkeling and even shark diving! Sounds thrilling, doesn’t it? The place is one of the most exciting tourist destinations in Dubai and probably the most popular one.
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10AM- Midnight
Admission: Adults 70AED, Children 55AED
Location: Dubai Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road