Dubai is the house of the world’s most spectacular display of human endeavors in making beauty and culture in the modern era. Hence, by necessity and nature, it stays at the top of the popular tourist destinations throughout the year. The city is also well equipped and adorned to welcome the diverse population from all over the world who come here to celebrate their special occasions, vacations or just to have a glimpse of the splendid landmarks of the futuristic present. Gorgeous skyline, luxury and adventures, amazing shopping and great diversity of culture and people – everything here is to make your time more amusing every day and every hour. Following is a shortlist of best attractions in Dubai to help you the trip ahead.
2717 feet, the 163-floor building stands as the world’s tallest at the moment. Not only for its status but also for the amazing view of Dubai skyline it offers, people crowd here in flocks and swarms. A pair of observatory decks are arranged to offer the mind-blowing panorama where latest skyscrapers dazzle in the background of a desert and a sea. Burj Khalifa Park at the base will definitely offer a full complement when you come down from the top.
Built on an artificial island, Burj Al-Arab is the world’s one of a kind – seven-star – hotel. Simply, its luxury is unmatched in the world. This sail-like structure stands as the most glamorous pearl among all other pearls that Dubai hosts. Tourists who look for luxury accommodation must check out this place and it will definitely satisfy the lavish critics of luxury.
Dubai Desert Safari refers to the riding adventure in the red dunes of desert Dubai, typically using a 4 wheeler. However, one can enjoy a camel ride in the desert too. Desert Safari is one of the most popular activities for tourists in Dubai. Bedouin lifestyle is artistically shown everywhere and specifically at the campsite. In the middle of the desert, henna tattooing, camel riding and sandboarding are some of the amazing staffs one can do. At the dusk, delicious barbecue can paint the end of a safari with taste and colors.
4. Dubai Frame
‘The biggest picture frame on the planet’ is newly opened as the latest in the Dubai attractions in January 2018. Housed in Zabeel Park, the Frame offers an astounding contrast of the modern versus the old Dubai. From one side, it shows Dubai as the epitome of modern urbanization while from the other side it offers a quintessential view of the old Dubai. In order to deliver the 360-degree view of Dubai, the 150 meters high and 93 meters long Frame is connected with a 100 square meter bridge that contains 25 square meters of a glass panel in the middle.
5. Dubai Marina Dhow Cruise
To decorate your evening with ensuing relaxation after a busy day touring amazing Dubai, the choice of cruising on one of the dhows in the Marina could be counted as the best on the list. Glimpses of urban Dubai lying on the coast would be an added taste to the Dubai Marina dhow cruise buffet dinner. Symphony of traditional tunes, amusing food, and the glittering coastline Dubai – this is something not to miss, indeed!
6. IMG Worlds of Adventure
The largest theme park in Dubai is a heavyweight candidate in the long list of must-go or must-dos in Dubai. The IMG Worlds of Adventure is organized in four distinct zones, among which two are currently housing two international brands – Cartoon Network and Marvel respectively. The other two are also offering world-class theme rides, haunted house adventure and pastime with animatronic creatures like dinosaurs.
7. Alserkal Art District
This is something special for people who want to quietly enjoy the critical aesthetics of arts, painting, handicrafts, and sculptures away from the urban business of fast Dubai. Established in the old industrial zone of Dubai, Alserkal Art District is quickly emerging as the Dubai center for Arts. Contemporary trends in art and culture in the greater Middle East and South Asia are remarkably presented at the different galleries of this art district. It is serving as a platform to connect the emerging new artists with those who are already established in their career, thus as a visitor one has a great chance to observe the critical contrast of evolution of arts in this region here.
8. Dubai Parks and Resorts
Legoland, Motiongate and Bollywood Parks – three distinct top class theme parks, one water park – Legoland Waterpark, Polynesian theme resort Lapita Hotel and a dining and retail area called Riverland, all together form the 25 million square feet integrated theme park and leisure resort that is the first and biggest in the whole region. Another theme park Six Flags Dubai is underway which will add another 5 million square feet of land to this inexplicable and unexplainable hub for adventure and amusement.
Dubai’s top-listed shopping, leisure, family pastimes, and tourism center attracts more than 7 million tourists per year. Before settling in the present location in Dubailand, Dubai Global Village has changed several different houses including the Creekside and Wafi city. Starting in 1996, it fascinated the cultural diversity to a great extent and currently the village hosts more than 30 pavilions each of which showcases a different country. Rides in the Carnival Funfair area, as well as the great diversity for food, could produce an excellent feeling of you being a global citizen while you roam around this interesting global village in real.
10. Aquaventure and Wild Wadi Waterparks
Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark is the largest in this part of the world and together with the world’s first ISO certified Wild Wadi Waterpark, offer a complete day pack of fun and joy in Dubai. Both waterparks are internationally famous with several world-class recognitions and awards and are top-ranked among the best waterparks worldwide. Wild Wadi Waterpark is located beside the great Burj Al-Arab that could be an added flavor to the watery adventures there. As well as, beautiful Atlantis hotel flanks the Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark.
Apart from these attractions, you can also visit Dubai frame, Dubai fountain, Ferrari World, Jumble, Gold Souks, Green planet indoor rainforest, KidZania, Dubai Opera, and Jumeirah Mosque. If you are visiting Dubai with family, rent a luxury yacht and enjoy some calm moments in the waters of Dubai with your family.