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Best Places to Visit in Dubai of 2017

  • Dubai, located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, is the largest and the most populated city of United Arab Emirates. This city is like no other you will ever find. No fancy shows, neon-lit signs, show girls or casinos, yet this city will steal your heart. The state of the art architecture, mesmerizing skyline, magnificent culture, high fashion and breathtaking experiences makes Dubai a haven for tourists.

    Dubai, which is most often associated with the revolutionary appeal and abundance of western entertainments – a shiny metro that zips through the sky like something out of a Hollywood sci fi, high end shopping malls, pish-posh beach, an indoor ski park, and numerous bars – there is just as much fun for you in the simple pleasures of “the Orient”: you can easily haggle for all the gold Dubai is famous for and visit the bustling marketplaces, don’t miss out on basking in the sunset from the back of a camel, inhaling from a fragrant sheesha pipe on the fairly-lit deck of an old wooden dhow. There is no dearth of things to be done in Dubai – and quite literally, this place offers something for everyone.

    While you are in Dubai, do not miss the dessert safari, belly dancing and the sumptuous food the city has to offer. Do not miss the exhilarating experience of sky diving over the majestic Palm Jumeirah – it will be an experience that you will never forget.  The car junkies will find a heaven in the Ferrari World. And of course, do not ever EVER miss the mighty Burj Al Arab. The architectural wonder is intoxicatingly beautiful and is the tall, standing example of the term GRAND. For more exciting things to know about Dubai keep reading ahead, and do make sure you do not miss out on any of the wonderful experiences. With these wonders at your footstep, Dubai is a place that one must not miss!

  • 01 Burj Khalifa

    Burj Khalifa
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    The tallest building in the world with a height of 828 meters, Burj Khalifa in Dubai used to be known as Burj Dubai. 162 rooms and an antenna in the top of the building have given the whole tower world’s attraction from the moment it came into existence in 2008. The construction of the tower was started in 2004 and it was opened to the public in 2010 as a part of the new development of the Government called Downtown Dubai. Burj Khalifa was considered to be the masterpiece of the popular large scale, mixed-use development. It was built and named in honour of the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The design of the building came into the artistic mind and famous designer Adrian Smith, then working for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

    Highlights: This tallest skyscraper has 162 rooms and has the world’s tallest elevator spans up to 140 levels. The highest occupied floor in the building is 153rd floor where parties and events are occurred frequently and it has a private terrace as well. Experts believe that Burj Khalifa is the perfect blend of different aesthetic senses from different cultures around the globe. The spider lily, a widely cultivated flower in Dubai is said to be the influence for the architectural design of the building. At 555 meters, the SKY or the highest outdoor observatory space exists spreads across the levels of 148 and 125 of the building. The recent attraction is the spiral flight which has 36 steps in white oak and has a length of 100 meters. It is made beautiful with the crystal LED Chandelier.

    Location: It is located at 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai main city, it is just 1.7 km away.

    Price: Prices vary according to timings and age but approximate pricing ranges from 125 AED to 500 AED.

    Timings: Opens daily from 9 AM to 11 PM.



  • 02 Desert Safari

    Desert Safari
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    When we talk about desert safari the first place that strikes your mind is Dubai. Dubai has always been a favorite destination when it comes to desert adventure. One such favoured activity is the Desert safari in Dubai  Enjoy riding through the desert while enjoy riding through the desert while soaking in the scenic views.

    The timings of your tour depend on the packages which you are choosing from. Halt to watch the lovely dusk before reaching your destination where you have the chance to enjoy a camel ride, sand boarding and experiment with henna close by or feet. Appreciate the beauty of the whole region.  While in Dubai you can find of number of tour operators which provides you with the best desert safari. There are also night safari, evening safari and day safari in Dubai. 

    Price: The approximate price for this activity starts from AED 200.


  • 03 Dubai Creek

    Dubai Creek
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    A lot of you might be searching for that perfect lucury while you are travelling to Dubai. Well then you have the famous Dubai Creek which is the perfect place for you.  Dubai Creek is a saltwater creek which is a part of the new Dubai canal it extends through to the Persian Gulf.  Dubai Creek is one the emirate's most beautiful areas that especially stand out for its conventional atmosphere and appeal. 

    Regardless of the record-breaking points of interest involving tall structures and excitement settings that dab over the city, this normal seawater brook remains as the genuine personality of Dubai and is a living representation of the nation's long-standing convention. Going through the heart of the city, the river isolates Dubai into two noteworthy regions: Bur Dubai and Deira. A retro vibe is obvious in each alcove and corner of the rivulet and its encompassing territories.

    Highlights: Old-style structures that reflect rich Arabian accommodation, conventional style wooden dhows, and clamoring souks – all make Dubai Creek very extraordinary. With the warm and shallow water one can find a variety of rich marine life here.  Take a stroll through the amazing beauty of the region and enjoy the mixture of old and modernity while you visit this place.

    Location: The Dubai creek is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates



  • 04 Wild Wadi Waterpark

    Wild Wadi Waterpark
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    Jumeirah International, a great group of hoteliers is the guardians of Wild Wadi Waterpark, located in Jumeriah, Dubai near to Burj Al Arab. This is a famous outdoor water park with a heated or cooled wave pool, two artificial surfing machines, and numerous water slides and earlier it used to have the largest water slide apart from North America but it was removed in order to give space to two other major rides. The featured attraction of the park is a relishing waterfall of 18 meters and it goes off every ten minutes. To keep people entertained the park has established two gift shops, restaurants, snack stands etc.

    Highlights: There are 30 fun filled rides made equally suitable for any type of person. Built on the theme of the tale of Juha, a person from the Arabian folklore, Wild Wadi Water Park surprises kids as well as adults. The amazing rides include white water wadi, wadi lookout, Falaj Fury, Jebel Lookout, Flood River Flyer, Tumble Falls, Falcon Fury, Tunnel of Doom, Thunder Rapids, and Rushing Rapids and so on. The two new exciting rides are Tantrum Alley and Burj Surj that replaced some old rides and these two rides are one-of-a-kind rides very new to the region. The separate changing rooms for men and women with lockers are an additional advantage the park has.

    Timings: The park will be open on all days from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm. There is a separate Wadi for women that will be open on Thursdays from 08:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

    Location: Jumeriah, Dubai, UAE. The park is located at a distance of 15.7 km from Dubai.



  • 05 Dubai Dolphinarium

    Dubai Dolphinarium
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    There may not be any other zoo or aquarium where people are freely interacting with dolphins and seals than at Dubai Dolphinarium. An exclusive living space for the gentle, human friendly animals of the sea, dolphins and seals are protected and preserved properly at Dubai Dolphinarium and now it has received wide accolades and recognition. Located in the creek side park at Bur Dubai, the dolphinarium is a very special spot for children as well since they find these species of water very adorable and cute. The aquarium is supported by Dubai Municipality since it came into existence in 2008. There entertainment programs and shows at regular times here so that people would love to spend much time with their families and kids. The dolphinarium was built with an aim to motivate the young generation to protect marine life and its habitat intact.

    Highlights: The activities of bottlenose dolphins and seals leave everyone at pure laughter and joy and there are separate fun activities like acrobatics, singing, dancing, playing balls etc done by these charming animals. There are different pools for the dolphins and also a private habitat with sea water connected to these pools. A medical pool and seal pool constructed in addition to the existing pools make their lives better and safe. Here, one can spot Senya, Ksyusha, Tetka, Jerry and Fekla which are the bottlenose dolphins and four seals named Ghosha, Fila, Lusha and Max. Kids’ Summer Camp, Dubai Summer Surprises are some of the major events arranged here to grab the public attention on a large scale.

    Timing: The dolphinarium is open on all days from 10:00 to 07:30 pm except on Sundays.

    Entry fee: Different types of entry fees are there depending on your selection. To swim with dolphins costs one price while for watching the show costs different price.

    Shallow water- Swimming with Dolphins: 450 AED

    Deep Water- Swimming with Dolphins- 600 AED

    Location: Riyadh Street, Inside the Creek Park Gate No.1, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai. It is about 11 kms from Dubai main city via Abu Dhabi- Ghweifat International Highway or Sheikh Zayed Road.



  • 06 Ferrari World

    Ferrari World
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    This time remain awestruck while you visit one of the most wonderful Ferrari world in Dubai and be ready to try the ultimate loop. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the ultimate mecca situated on Yas Island. It is the primary Ferrari-marked amusement park and has the record for the biggest space outline structure at any point assembled. 

    The recreation center additionally holds the Formula Rossa, the world's speediest crazy ride. The recreation center and it formally opened to general society on 4 November 2010. It covers a range of 86,000 square meters and was granted as the "Center East's Leading Tourist Attraction" in the year 2015. There are distinctive rides in the recreation center and every one of the rides is intended to excite. Regardless of whether you long for the extraordinary G-compel of world-class rollercoaster’s, need to run kart race with your family or test the best lap times in a best in class test system – we have a great time for everybody.

     Location: Ferrari World is located at Yas Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates.

    Different Rides: Formula Rossa, Fiorano GT Challenge, Scuderia Challenge, Carousel, G-Force 

    Timings: The Ferrari World remain open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.


  • 07 Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

    Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
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    A vivid part of Dubai Aquarium, the Underwater Zoo is a stunning picturisation of the sturdy underwater world, but more creative and unbelievable than the original. Kids as well as adults come in large numbers to visit the zoo which has unusual reptiles and sea animals floating freely in the clean, clear water and they are the amusing creatures to be found alive only in the secret chambers of the sea. Since the zoo is existing inside the popular Dubai Mall, the tourists who come to visit Dubai would never miss to watch the impeccable zoo. There are surplus of things to make your kids entertained but this atypical underwater zoo would definitely leave them speechless.

    Highlights: The latest charm or highlight of the zoo is the giant crocodile which is fondly called as the King Croc, weighing a whopping 750 kilograms and with a length of 5 meters, the giant creature is the eye catcher at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. But without giving the ears to puffery, this mammoth creature surprises the visitors every day with its adorable features. It is one of the biggest animal in the world currently and expected to grow more in next 50 years. Sounds like a fantasy? No, it is absolutely a fact that, this animal is a wonder for many and you will believe it does exist only after you see it.

    Timing: The zoo will be open from 10:00 to 11:00 pm on all days from Sunday to Wednesday and from 10:00 am to 12:00 midnight on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and the timings are subject to change.

    Entry fee: For researcher experience: AED 100 is the ticket charge in which you get new meet and greet area, aquarium tunnel, underwater zoo, behind the scenes tour and underwater observatory. For explorer experience, you have to pay AED 120 as the ticket charge in which you will get new meet and greet area, aquarium tunnel, underwater zoo, submersible simulator, big screen theatre and aquarium glass bottom boat ride. There are other different types of tickets available like Otter Encounter, Ray Encounter, King Croc Encounter, VIP Line Buster Experiences, and Membership Program etc at different ticket charges.

    Location: The aquarium is located within the Dubai Mall. The address is Dubai Mall, Doha off 1st Interchange, Sheikh Zayed Street Road, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai city, you have to walk for 6 minutes to reach the Mall.



  • 08 Dubai Marina

    Dubai Marina
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    Dubai Marina is an artificial canal city, a district as well in Dubai situated along the two mile stretch of Persian Gulf shoreline that glitters all the time. Experts insist that once the complete construction of the district is over, it will be able to accommodate an en masse, around 1, 20000 people in residential towers and villas. 

    The area is quite important in Dubai that accommodates Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City and the American University in Dubai. The blind folded inspiration to Dubai Marina is the Concord Pacific Place along the False Creek in Vancouver, Canada. The close proximity with the sea opens up a lot of chances to the marine species to enter the district.

    Highlights: To create the extensive man made marina beautiful, the developers had to bring water from the Persian Gulf to the site and created an unbelievable waterfront and the large central waterway that is excavated from the desert and extended up to 3 km. 12% of the total land area is dedicated to the central public space. 8 km of wide landscaped public walkways tranquilizes the beauty of the place to a large extent.

    Location: It is located in Dubai, around 21 kms from Dubai city.



  • 09 Dubai Miracle Garden

    Dubai Miracle Garden
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    Located in the district of Dubai Land, Dubai Miracle Garden or the flower garden is a rare sight of millions of flowers of different colours bloom together and the structures made of these flowers are really surprising and marvelously created. It came into establishment in the year of 2013, on the Valentine’s Day. It spreads over 72000 sq.meters featuring over 109 million flowers. In 2015, this garden was awarded the Moselle Award for New Garden Experiences. 

    The flowers used here are maintained by the re-use of waste water irrigated through drip irrigation method and these flowers take 757,082 litres of water every day. The recent development in the garden is the mesmerizing butterfly garden opened under the name Dubai Butterfly Garden which is the world’s largest and Dubai’s first indoor butterfly garden. The garden is a haven for overly 15000 butterflies that belong to 26 different species.

    Highlights: There are multiple formations on flowers which have gained international recognition within a short span of time. The attractions include a floral clock, an aromatic garden, peacocks, birds, castles etc. One can spend up to 2.5 hours in the par enjoying the ravishing beauty of thousand flowers arranged so beautiful.

    Timings: During weekdays, the garden will be open from 09:00 am to 09:00 pm and on weekends that is on Friday and Saturday, it will be open from 09:00 am to 11:00 am.

    Entry fee: Adults: AED 40, children: 30 AED

    Best time to visit: The usual time of operation of the garden is from October to April and in the months of June, July, August, September, the garden will be closed due to the high temperature level which is not suitable to spend time in the garden.

    Location: The garden is located in Dubailand district, 22 kms away from the main city centre.

    Non-operational Months: The garden remains closed from late-May to September. 




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  • 10 Dubai Fountain

    Dubai Fountain
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    Nobody can escape the compelling beauty and charisma of Dubai Fountain, an embellishing array of light, water and music. The tallest performing fountain located in Downtown Dubai, Dubai Fountain has thousands of visitors every day. This is the second biggest choreographed music fountain established on the huge manmade lake at Burj Khalifa equipped with 6600 lights and 25 coloured projectors. The water comes up to 500 feet in the air with the soothing music of traditional Arabic or contemporary style. WET Design is the master brain worked behind the design of the Dubai Fountain. They are a California based company which constructed Bellagio Hotel Lake in Las Vegas.

    Highlights: The unique design of the fountain amuses everyone as it comprises of five circles of different sizes and two arcs. The powerful water nozzles give the potential to reach the magnificent heights. The Dubai Fountain Lake boat ride is a celebrated fun activity available here which would give the visitors an amazing chance to watch the beauty of a rare combination of music, light and water together very closely. But the boat ride will be operational from 05:45 pm to 11:30 pm.

    Timing: Afternoon shows are on all days except Friday from 01:00 pm t0 01:30 pm. On Friday, the afternoon show will be at 01:30 pm extending up to 02:00 pm. Evening shows are starting at 06:00 pm and ending at 11:00 pm, every 30 minutes.

    Entry fee: The entry is completely free.

    Location: The Dubai Mall, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, Dubai. It is located about 2.7 kms away from the main city of Dubai.




  • 11 Burj Al Arab

    Burj Al Arab
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    Accolades from all over the world come and fall on Burj Al Arab for being the most luxurious and stylish hotels in Dubai, located on the coast of the vivacious Persian Gulf. Faultless opulence and impeccable service accommodate branded amenities and spacious rooms and thus it becomes the third tallest hotel in the world and a pearl of Dubai’s commercial scenario.

    The private island holds the hotel is located about 280 meters away from Jumeirah Beach and its connection with the mainland is via an artificial bridge. To resemble the sail of a ship, the designers have given their heart and mind to create an alluring structure to the hotel and thus it exactly mimics a cruising ship on the sea. It rises up to 321 meters above the sea level and its atrium lobby is the topmost in the world. From Wild Wadi Water Park the hotel is very close and one can reach there by walking for five minutes.

    Highlights: In terms of hospitality, Burj Al Arab sets new standards with superlative service and amenities. Mind blowing decorations and attractions embrace even the sidelined beauty present in the hotel to make it look like a fairyland. The underwater aquarium restaurant where you can reach through a simulated submarine would let your eyes widened. A sturdy fleet of Rolls Royce on the front court and a vast helipad are the yet another celebrated attributions. Thus celebrities are not uncommon here. Would you be surprised to know that you will get your cappuccino sprinkled with gold dust? Furthermore, the ground surface made of layers of rocks circled with a concrete honeycomb is a brilliant architectural pattern will protect the foundation from erosion.

    Amenities: 28 double storey floors that accommodate around 202 bedroom suites are the main feature of the hotel. Free Wi-Fi, free parking, room service, laundry service, kitchen in all room, hot tub, fitness center, multi cuisine restaurant etc are some of the default amenities you can find at the hotel.

    Location: It is located at Jumeirah, Dubai. From Dubai airport it lies 26 kms away.



  • 12 Hatta Heritage Village

    Hatta Heritage Village
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    Sprawling across the Hatta mountainous area, 100 kms away from Dubai city is Hatta Heritage Village overlooking the two mammoth mountains which were called Hajaran. The village was originated about 3000 years ago but now it is opened to the public in a revamped condition. The village possesses 30 buildings, shops where the traditional heritage collections are sold, a group of farms supported by a fresh water canal. Before there was an archaeological cemetery. 

    The historically important village is visited by hundreds of tourists every day from all over the world. A unique chance to discover how the traditional rural lives in this mountainous regions was is hidden in the village in the form of prototypes, models, document etc which can be found in 17 houses, castles and a fortress. You can witness the old armours used in the wars like rifles, guns and cannons and other household materials like furnishings, pottery, copper etc.

    Highlights: The heritage village hosts multiple events like UAE National Day, Dubai Shopping Festival and Flag Day etc. This village is the spot where the traditions, culture, livelihood and economic development of emirates can be seen and understood to an extent. The Government has preserved all the original items belonged to the village years ago and keeping its value vibrant still.

    Timings: The village is open on all days except Thursday from 07:30 am to 08:30 pm and on Fridays, it will be open from 02:30 pm to 08:30 pm.

    Entry fee: The entrance to the village is free of charge.

    Location: The village is located at Hatta in Dubai. It lies about 156 kms away from Dubai city. One can reach the village via Sharjah- Kalba road from Dubai.




  • 13 Dhow Wharfage

    Dhow Wharfage
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    There is no doubt in that Dubai is definitely touching the chord of the people around the world. With its beauty and the luxuries it attracts tourist. While you are in this favorite city there is one place which you can’t afford to miss Dhow Wharfage.  For those of you who are looking for some sightseeing option there you have the perfect place for you. Extending along the Deira creekside east of the Grand Souk between Deira Old Souk and Al Sabkha abra stations, the Dhow Wharfage offers an interesting look into the sea customs of old Dubai that have survived supernaturally in place at the heart of the twenty-first-century city. Saturated with history and extending sublimely along the Creek bank north of Maktoum Bridge are innumerable squeaking wooden dhows, moored in time-respected convention to stack and dump their assorted cargoes from everywhere throughout the area.

    Highlights: The wharfage is home to many lovely wooden dhows, some as much as a hundred years of age, which compartment here to stack and empty freight; thus the considerable canvas secured hills of stock  anything from containers of cigarettes to gigantic ventilating units  that lie stacked up along the waterfront. The dhows themselves run in size from the genuinely unobtrusive vessels utilized for short jumps here and there the drift to the substantial maritime art used to transport products around the Gulf and over to Iran, and even as far away from home as Somalia, Pakistan and India.

    Location: The Dhow Wharfarge is located at Baniyas Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates



  • 14 Atlantis Palm Hotel

    Atlantis Palm Hotel
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    One of the most luxurious and remarkable resort in the world is Atlantis, the Palm, located at the apex of the Palm Jumeirah, an island visited by hundreds of tourists every day. Atlantis, the Palm is the first one to be built on an island and based on the theme of the myth of Atlantis but also includes several Arabian elements. 

    In 2008, the hotel was opened as a joint venture of Kerzner International Holdings Limited and Istithmar. There are spacious 1539 rooms inside the resort which has two accommodation wings that segregate the East and the West Tower into two but linked together by the Royal Bridge Suite. Aquaventure Water Park and the Nasimi Beach are created in order to complement the suite. These two attractions are often act as the hosts of various concerts and events.

    Highlights: The extraordinarily spacious rooms and suites which are authentically arranged according to the contemporary styles and requirements of the guests have a huge significance in the wellness of the resort. There are guest rooms, multiple types of suites, imperial clubs and much more. Another attraction is the aquaventure water park that opens up a number of adventurous rides in water along with dolphin bays, the Lost Chambers Aquarium, Sea Lion Point etc. In addition to these, there is a diving spot as well for those who would love to enjoy the specific energy prevailing underwater.

    Amenities and facilities: There are a lot of multi cuisine restaurants which serve traditional Arabic cuisines, continental, Japanese, South Asian and international cuisines and so on. There is a space dedicated for outdoor dining as well to keep the guests pleasant and enthused. Spa and fitness centres inside the resort give the guests a remarkable stay, healthy and happy lifestyle can be maintained even if you are away from your home.

    Location: The hotel is located at Crescent Road, Dubai, UAE.

    Approximate Price: It varies depending on the type of room. Average cost is 1200– 7000 AED per room.



  • 15 Ski Dubai

    Ski Dubai
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    In the hot summers of Dubai nothing can be a better option than an ice cold ski. Yes guys you heard it right. Ski Dubai is just the place for you where you can find your solace in the torturing heat of Dubai. Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Dubai. The ski resort has a stunning mountain-themed frigid setting where you can appreciate skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing and participate in many snow occasions. Also get a chance to meet and play with Ski Dubai's most recent addition the Snow Penguins.

     Encounter moving down the Giant Ball run, bouncing a 10ft. incline, spiraling down the tube slides, touring in the chairlift or simply unwinding over a hot chocolate at short 4 degrees. Ride the Snow Bullet and take off as high as 16 meters over the ground with skiers and inclines beneath you, all while hustling against family and companions at 150 meter long.  You will definitely land up in an alternate world while you try all these activities. 

    Location: The Ski Dubai is located at Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates. 

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM.


  • 16 Grand Mosque

    Grand Mosque
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    Another famous mosque in Dubai which is a must visit for you is the Grand Mosque. This architectural show-stopper is one the world's biggest mosques, with a limit with regards to a surprising 40,000 admirers. It highlights 82 vaults, over a 1,000 segments, 24 carat gold overlaid light fixtures and the world's biggest hand tied cover. The primary corridor is besieged by one of the world's biggest light fixtures –10 meters in distance across, 15 meters in stature and measuring twelve tons. 

    The mosque's first function was the memorial service of its namesake, Sheik Zayed, who is covered at the site. One can likewise discover reflecting encompassing the mosque making it more beautiful. The striking white and gold hues sparkling in the sun are changed during the evening by an exceptional lightning framework which mirrors the periods of the moon. Spend some time by the pool gazing at its beauty while you visit this one of kind mosque in Dubai.

     Location: The Grand mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

     Timings: The mosque remain open for the Non Muslims from Saturday to Thursday 9:00 AM-10:00 PM and Friday 4.30PM-10:00



  • 17 Iceland Waterpark

    Iceland Waterpark
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    Most of you might be wondering why people visit Dubai when its so sunny there. But your might not be aware about the fact that Dubai has made everything possible in the desert heat.  Iceland Waterpark is just another example of the wonders that Dubai is creating for all.

      You might have already got the idea what is this park about. But let us give you a clearer picture of that. Ice Land has more than 30 thrilling slides, a colossal wave pool, and top of the line private cabanas. It also has an Olympic estimated lap pool and an excellent shoreline. With its children pools and zones reasonable for youngsters, it has something for everybody. Ice Land likewise has practical experience in offering group building exercises for the corporate part. The most recent expansion to the park is the new beach front campground.

     Highlights: Ice land offer some remarkable attractions with the Penguin Falls, World's Largest Man made Waterfall, Rocky Polar Mountains with the biggest arrangement of waterslides, Penguin Bay 6000sqmtrs Rain Dance Pool, Aqua Soccer surprisingly, Coral Isle a snorkeling pool and other exciting encounters at the Arctic Wave Pool, Tundra Baths, Eddy Pond and the Kids Cove a devoted territory for the children.

     Location: Iceland Waterpark is located at Jazeera - Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates.

     Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.



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  • 18 The Lost Chamber Aquarium

    The Lost Chamber Aquarium
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    A walk through the glass tunnels to see the sea infront of yours very clearly and in detail will not be a dream but reality at the Lost Chamber’s Aquarium in Dubai. The awe-struck moments are created while you have a tour at Atlantis, the Palm. 

    Here is a life time opportunity to interact with the mighty sharks, stingray, piranhas, sea horses and other marine creatures right before your eyes floating and playing. The design of the aquarium was inspired by the spell binding Lost City of Atlantis, the underwater tunnels at the aquarium gives the visitor an unforgettable experience by showing the shipwrecks and ruins. There are ten beautiful chambers which display the distinguished life culture underwater.

    Highlights: More than 20 marine lives exist in this aquarium along with a touch tank. Behind the Scenes will let you know more about Moral Eel and other animals found and rarely described anywhere.  Learn about the fish hospital, the water filtering systems and similar things here and know the tips to take care of marine animals. The breathtaking Ambassador Lagoon would show you how the professional divers are navigating under the water. If you dare to do something adventure, then the aquarium offers you that as well for the whole family.

    Timings: The aquarium is open on all days from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.

    Entry fee: AED 120 per person

    Location: Atlantis the Palm, Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates. It is located around 26 kms away from Dubai city.



  • 19 Spice Souk

    Spice Souk
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    Adjacent to the popular Dubai Gold Souk, in the eastern part of Dubai, in Deira. There are a lot of inner lines and stalls which exhibit the fresh aroma of different types of spices. In large baskets, the intense fragrance of spices, rose petals, medicinal herbs are kept safe and those who walk around will fall for these items in the basket.

    Spices ranging from frankincense to shisha are sold here along with numerous traditional herbs which were the ingredients added to give more flavours to Arabic and South Asian food items. Apart from spices, the stores have household articles, textile items, artifacts, rugs etc. Haggling is the main type of trading in the souk. The establishment of large supermarkets and stores have influenced the number of the stores in the souk to be decreased.

    Highlights: The collection of incense burners, saffron, sheesha pipes, henna kits etc is the best and largely sold items in the market.

    Timing: The souk is open from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm and from 05:00 pm to 10:00 on all days from Saturday to Thursday and on Fridays, it will be open from 04:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

    Entry fee: The entrance to the souk is absolutely free.

    Location: The spice souk is located at Sikkat Al Khail Road in Deira, Dubai. It is located at a distance of 14 kms from Dubai via Baniyas Road.



  • 20 Old Dubai Bastakia

    Old Dubai Bastakia
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    A traditional, heritage centre or district is Al Bastakiya in Dubai, UAE. Its original name is Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. The construction of the district happened in 1890 and then the district was able to house around 60 housing units separated by narrow and winding lanes. In the year of 1980, the district was destroyed to the maximum in order to give space for building new office complex.

     The remaining housing units were turned to be warehouses and places for foreign labourers to stay. Rayner Otter, a renowned British architect has renovated his house in the district and he sought the help of Prince Charles to make the district a heritage center and preserve it from further demolition. In 2005, Dubai Municipality started a project to restore the old localities and lanes in the district.

    Highlights: The private homes which are yet not destroyed attract the public due to the architectural brilliance portrayed on the buildings. Such buildings include Sheikh Mohammed Building for Cultural Understanding, Dubai Museum, Majlis Gallery, Ostra- the gallery showcasing the contemporary art and sculpture, Arabian Tea House- a popular courtyard and XVA- a small art house and gallery.

    Timing: The district will be open on all days from 09:00 am to 06:00 pm to the public and people spend around 2 hours approximately inside.

    Location: The district is located at Hamriya Bur Dubai, Dubai, UAE. If you take the Al Satwa Road, you can reach the district in approximately 20 minutes and a drive of 10 kms would be there.



  • 21 Dubai Museum

    Dubai Museum
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    The main museum in Dubai is the Dubai Museum located at Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787. It is known to be the oldest existing building in Dubai. It was opened by the ruler of Dubai with an aim of displaying the traditional way of Emirate’s life, in 1971. At the entrance, there is one fort that was constructed earlier and various displays along with it. From there, one will move to the galleries along the path and in the galleries, you will come to witness the general portrayals of the culture of the Emirates which was famous during the 1800s. 

    The local antiquities and handicrafts from different countries and continents like Africa and Asia are well presented. These items were the traded collections. The number of visitors to the museum was increasing year by year and thus its fame was enhanced and reached beyond the horizon.

    Highlights: The strong Al Fahidi Fort is the Numero Uno attraction at the museum that has an immaculate exhibition of the emirate’s transitions from fishing to become one of the illustrious leaders of commerce, finance and trade. There are displays of how important the sea to the natives before they started digging out oil and there is another room where the artefacts of ancient archaeological brilliance excavated from the nearby sites.

    Timing: The museum is open on all days from Saturday to Thursday from 08:30 am to 08:30 pm and from 02:30 pm to 08:30 pm on Fridays.

    Entry fee: Adults have to pay 3 dirhams and children have to pay 1 dirham to enter the museum.

    Location: It is situated at Al Fahidi Street, Bur Dubai, Opposite to the Grand Mosque in Dubai, UAE. It is situated at a distance of around 12 kms from Dubai main city and one can reach there via Abu Dhabi- Ghweifat International Highway.




  • 22 Gold Souk

    Gold Souk
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    Adjacent to the popular Dubai Gold Souk, in the eastern part of Dubai, in Deira. There are a lot of inner lines and stalls which exhibit the fresh aroma of different types of spices. In large baskets, the intense fragrance of spices, rose petals, medicinal herbs are kept safe and those who walk around will fall for these items in the basket. 

    Spices ranging from frankincense to shisha are sold here along with numerous traditional herbs which were the ingredients added to give more flavours to Arabic and South Asian food items. Apart from spices, the stores have household articles, textile items, artifacts, rugs etc. Haggling is the main type of trading in the souk. The establishment of large supermarkets and stores have influenced the number of the stores in the souk to be decreased.

    Highlights: The collection of incense burners, saffron, sheesha pipes, henna kits etc is the best and largely sold items in the market.

    Timing: The souk is open from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm and from 05:00 pm to 10:00 on all days from Saturday to Thursday and on Fridays, it will be open from 04:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

    Entry fee: The entrance to the souk is absolutely free.

    Location: The spice souk is located at Sikkat Al Khail Road in Deira, Dubai. It is located at a distance of 14 kms from Dubai via Baniyas Road. 




  • 23 Safa Park

    Safa Park
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    An important spot in the history of Dubai and the people over there, Safa Park has been going through many redevelopment these years. It is a 64 hectare huge park which was an erstwhile accommodation centre for illegal migrants from South Asia mostly. The park came into establishment during 1975 after the inhabitants were removed from there. Despite its location near to Sheikh Zayed Road, the park creates beautiful anthologies to entertain the people come here to escape from the daily humdrum. All the major sparkles of Dubai are visible from the park as its point of standing is at the centre of everything.

    Highlights: Among the multiple highlights the park has, the major one is the three lakes within the park that attract an excess of unique species of birds and the park is a haven for 16924 trees belong to differing types as well as various bushes. To relax completely, one can find green carpets of grass throughout the park which is kept tidy always, a small forest and a hill that offers a beautiful view of the whole park. Adding unconditional beauty to the lake, there is a waterfall sourcing from the hill along with a fountain and small boats floating freely on the water. Though these things are present, the park is pregnant with a sublime silence. A regular hang out space for families, the park is occupied with four entrances from different roads. The barbecues at the edge of the park have a lot of food lovers gathered around always. Children’s favourite spot is this park where they can play and couples find it as a soothing romantic place to enjoy. Some come to simply sit and stroll around while some others find the private space to read books. The amusement park within the park has several bikes which attract teenagers as well as it acts as the jogger’s companion.

    Timings: It is open all days from 08:00 am to 10:00 pm. But from Thursday, Friday and Saturday, it will be open from 08:00 to 11:00 pm.

    Entry fee: 3 dirhams per person is the entry fee.

    Location: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE. It is located 10.53 kms southwest of the traditional center of Dubai.



  • 24 Sunset Beach

    Sunset Beach
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    The world renowned Arabian Gulf, the silky carpet of sand and the tranquil sky, there is nothing prettier than these at Sunset Beach to distract you or make you even happy. For, Sunset Beach is the perfect amalgam of serenity and calmness. A leisurely evening or a happy holiday can be fruitfully sent at this beach solely or with family. This is a wide beach with a lot of opportunities to jogging and strolling around the beach. The skyscrapers, Burj Al Arab and Jumeirah Hotels exhibit an overwhelming girdle to the beach which in turn makes the beach look abnormally splendid. It is recognized as one of the best spots for surfing in Dubai.

    Highlights: The sunset views from the beach are the unshielded highlight of the beach. There are multiple changing cubicles and play space to entertain the beach lovers throughout. A free, silent spot to have a good time with your beloved ones is everywhere on the beach. Located behind the shining Sunset Mall, the beach opens up the wide sky to see the Kite surfing activities done at the Kite beach which is not far away from Sunset Beach. As the beach is quite quiet, readers find it a better place to read their favourite pages easily.

    Activities: Surfing is the mainly found and appreciated activity at the Sunset Beach. But fishing and other similar activities are also done. Morning joggers are found here aplenty, but to relax, to have a beach walk or to read a boot pleasantly, this beach is a prime choice for many natives as well as tourists.

    Location: It is located behind the famous Sunset Mall in Jumeirah. It lies about 9 kms away from the main city of Dubai and you can reach there by taking Abu Dhabi- Ghweifat International Highway.



  • 25 Jumeirah Beach

    Jumeirah Beach
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    An extensive white sandy beach located on the banks of Persian Gulf in Jumeirah district is the captivating Jumeirah Beach giving space for hundreds of people to sit and relax looking at the setting sun. The visitors come to stay at the luxurious Jumeirah Hotels come to the private beaches to relax and to do some water based activities and exhilarating sports. Jumeirah Beach Park is the public space where the non-hotel residents and the natives come to simply sit back and have a good time on the tidy beach. The jaw dropping view of the prominent attraction that is Burj Al Arab from the beach is a favourite photographic background as well. There are private cabanas arranged on the shore and at times camels can be seen roaming on the white sandy beach. As the beach promises extreme silence, it is a no-doubt space to have a book in your hand and read till you get bored.

    Highlights: The long stretch of white sand touched and cared by the azure water is the utmost peculiarity of Jumeirah Beach. A scenic space to enjoy the glimpses of sunset as well as sunrise very clearly is this overwhelming beach.

    Activities: Watersports and fun activities are available in plenty at the beach like boating, parasailing, surfing, swimming, quad biking etc. A relaxed evening is a favourite thing people will love to seek from Jumeirah Beach.

    Location: It is located in the Jumeirah district of Dubai on the coast of Persian Gulf. From Dubai City one can reach the beach by covering just 4.1 kms via Abu Dhabi- Ghweifat Internatonal Highway. In 12 minutes one can reach the beach.



  • 26 Palm Jumeirah

    Palm Jumeirah
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     You must have definitely heard about this place if you are planning to visit Dubai. An artificial archipelago in United Arab Emirates Palm Jumeirah was created utilizing land recovery by Nakheel, an organization claimed by the Dubai government. One of the most beautiful thing in Dubai are the artificial archipelagos in the emerald waters of the Arabian Gulf.

     Palm Jumeirah, which resembles a stylised palm tree from above, was the principal improvement of its kind, and was initially charged as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Notwithstanding the numerous inns and resorts on the islands, you can cruise around Palm Jumeirah in a yacht or speedboat offered by one of the numerous private visiting organizations, or jump on board the Palm Monorail that rushes to the Atlantis resort.

    Location: Palm Jumeirah is located at Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


  • 27 Desert Conservation Reserve

    Desert Conservation Reserve
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    The first national park of UAE if Dubai Desert Conservation Centre and Dubai has dedicated a huge land in order to carve out the best habitat for the rare species of wildlife under a single project. The rehabilitation of endangered species was done very carefully and thus now the land is a highly protected environment that preserves the last of the desert wildernesses. 

    Since the development of Dubai was in a blink of an eye, there was a huge threatening toward the flora and fauna of the desert and the Government thus brought forth the idea of protecting those species to balance the nature with the fast paced development the city will attain in the recent future. To be measured, the land is about 225 square kilometers and recognized as a natural reserve which consists of about 5% of the total landmass of Dubai. Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa is a predominant attraction found here.

    Highlights: A day tour can show you the best of the reserve with the help of a trained guide. You will be able to know more in detail about the list of endangered species belonging to varying flora and fauna found only in deserts as the conditions here are conducive for their growth. Different types of antelopes, desert cats, rodents, hedgehogs and rabbits, desert dogs, snakes and many reptiles, small insects, spiders and unique desert plants and shrubs are together living in the reserve in harmony.

    Activities: Camel safari, dune bashing, dune dinner, archery, falconry, horse riding, wildlife safari, sand boarding etc are the majorly available activities at the centre.

    Location: E-66, Dubai Al Ain Highway, Murqqab Exit 50, Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai, UAE. It is located around 64.3 kms away from Dubai city and one can reach the spot via Dubai- Al Ain Road.




  • 28 Falcon Heritage and Sports Centre

    Falcon Heritage and Sports Centre
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    While you are trying to discover the magic of Dubai a lot of you might be panning to head out to the Falcon Heritage Sports Centre. Falconry has been famous in the UAE for a considerable length of time and keeps on having an essential influence of Arab lifestyle. At the national Falcon Heritage and Sports Center, you can see the majestic bird.

     There are different types of bird show and t is the main place in Dubai where you can get them. This is definitely the place if you are looking for this majestic bird falcon. The place additionally has a veterinary facility and a souq where individuals can purchase the most recent frill for your feathered partner, the Falcon Heritage and Sports Center is likewise home to one of Dubai's best kept secrets.

     Highlights: The Falcon Museum can be discovered effectively, the place is by and large full with guests who are either falconers, or who regularly visit with their birds for a checkup at the vet, or to buy them new burqas or falcony gears. 

    Timings: · 10AM–12:30PM and 4:00 PM–10PM. 

    Location: The Falcon Heritage Sports Centre is located at Muscat Street - Dubai - United Arab Emirates


  • 29 Bollywood Parks

    Bollywood Parks
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    Imagine dancing to the thumkas of Bollywoood in Dubai, sounds interesting right. Well if you are recently planning for your Dubai trip then this is something which you should definitely visit.  With a mixture of actions, adventure, romance and horror together with music and little bit of emotions Dubai Bollywoods Park is a must visit place for you. 

    Celebrating Mumbai’s incredible film industry in 5 zones enlivened by Bollywood blockbusters, appreciate live amusement, organize exhibitions and showy realistic rides in an ordeal not at all like some other. Interestingly live, learn and encounter the colorful universe of Mumbai's well known film industry, on the planet's first Bollywood themed stop covering 1.7million square feet. 

    Highlights: You can enjoy a fine dining with your family while you visit this place. Soak in the beauty of your surroundings while dancing to the tune of your favorite bollywood songs.

    Timings: 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

     Location: The Bollywood park is located at Dubai Parks and Resort, Sheikh Zayed Road, Opposite Palm Jebel Ali - Dubai - United Arab Emirates



  • 30 Bateaux

    Bateaux
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    When its Dubai it’s all about fancy and luxury so while you are planning to land at this destination don’t miss your chance to visit the Bateaux. Made by Seine Design, France Dubai Creek Bateaux flawlessly consolidates cutting edge innovation and ideal solace. With a hostile to intelligent glass nook visitors are dealt with to unhampered perspectives from all seats, and the hello tech cooling framework guarantees most extreme solace.

     Bateaux is uniquely intended for the level waters of brook. Coast along Dubai Creek and enjoy Dubai's horizon over a gourmet supper on this 2.5-hour 'Bateaux Dubai' evening journey. Walk celebrity Main Street on the vessel and appreciate a drink and canapés as you marvel at the sight of the floodlit milestones from the glass-encased or open air decks. Pass best Dubai attractions including the Clock Tower and Al Maktoum Bridge, and appreciate a 3-course gourmet supper serenaded by a piano player.

     Location: Banyas Road,Next to Emirates NBD & Dubai Chamber of Commerce - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

     Timings: Bateaux opens from 8:30 PM–11PM.



  • 31 Dolphin Bay

    Dolphin Bay
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    Flying to Dubai is in itself a great matter of happiness and when you get the perfect place for adventure there it will be a double treat.  And when it’s about meeting the friendliest creature on earth then there’s no stopping you. Dolphin Bay in Atlantis is a standout amongst the most advanced dolphin environments on the planet. The Dolphin Encounter is an exceptional ordeal where you get the chance to meet and play with our dolphins in shallow water. Swim with dolphins in Dubai and get a chance to play with these animals. And the best of all you will be all secure while you swim with the dolphins. Also they keep in mind about your swimming abilities and looking after that they allow you to swim. Regardless of whether you're an inn visitor or going by for the day, Dolphin Bay in Dubai offers an exceptional affair. Also you can try scuba diving or swimming here according to your convenience.

    Location: The Dolphin Bay is located at Atlantis, The Palm, Crescent Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

    Price: The approximate price starts from 820 AED.



  • 32 Royal Isnalnd Beach

    Royal Isnalnd Beach
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    When you are visiting the most sophisticated destination in the world going for a clubbing is a must. The Royal Island Beach Club is the principal business improvement that opened its way to the general population in Dubai's famous World Islands. Molded as the world map and with present day facilities this is a standout amongst the most craved goal in Dubai at recent times.  The Royal Island Beach Club offers a vital ordeal for all guests to Dubai as they appreciate the perspectives to this amazing expansion.

     Highlights: The Royal Island Beach Club covers an aggregate range of 38,941 square meters and has a universal cuisine world class food with indoor or open air eating, long shoreline, swimming pool, chalets, stage and occasions region. It shows a photo consummate goal for all engagements-private and corporate occasions or a place to appreciate a delightful supper and relish mixed drinks or smoke shisha, all with incomparable perspectives of the fabulous Dubai horizon. 

    Location: The royal Island beach club is located six kilometers off the coastline of Dubai. 

    Price: The approximate price starts from 200 AED.


  • 33 Mall Of The Emirates

    Mall Of The Emirates
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    Your visit to Dubai will be incomplete without heading out for a shopping in the malls. Girls get ready to go crazy while you hear about Mall of the Emirates in Dubai which is a must visit destination for you. Considered as the world’s first resort shopping mall this will definitely take your breath away. 

    The multi-level shopping mall as of now components around 630 worldwide brands with an aggregate gross leasable territory (GLA) of 233,467 sqm including retail chains, design, way of life, games, gadgets and home outfitting outlets and the biggest Carrefour in the city. Shopping center of the Emirates additionally includes an unmatched extravagance offer lodging more than 80 of the world's most eminent creator marks in Fashion Dome and Luxury Wing. For the accommodation of visitors, the shopping center has two abutting lodgings: the 5-star Kempinski Mall of the Emirates and the 5-star Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel.

    Location: The Mall of the Emirates is located at interchange four on Sheikh Zayed Road.

    Timings: Mall Of The Emirates stays open on all days of the week. However, from Saturday to Wednesday, you can visit the mall from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM and on Thursday and Friday, the mall can be visited from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

    Price: There is no entrance fee for Mall Of The Emirates however you’ll have to pay in accordance with the goods and services availed by you


  • 34 Holy Jumeirah Mosque Dubai

    Holy Jumeirah Mosque Dubai
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    Dubai is definitely the dream destination for all. There might be a lot of you who are planning to visit a lot of places in Dubai but still confused about the places. So let’s make this easier for you with another must visit place in Dubai. Without the barrier of language, caste or creed Holy Jumerial Mosque is the only mosque who welcomes people with open arms. Styled in the medieval Fatimid custom, this stone structure is a tribute to present day Islamic design. 

    While walking around the Mosque at nightfall, you will be washed in shadows by this exquisite development. Thought to be a standout amongst the most alluring mosques in Dubai, the Sheik Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding arranges visits to the Jumeirah Mosque for non-Muslims, gone for advancing social understanding and direct involvement as a knowledge to the Islamic religion. 

    Highlights: One of the most interesting facts about this mosque is the Jumeriah tours. Jumeirah Mosque Tours are composed by the Sheik Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding as a feature of its Open Doors, Open Minds arrangement, intended to unite distinctive nationalities. Most strangely, photography inside is permitted, so it merits pressing a camera. 

    Location: The Jumeirah Mosque is located at Jumeirah Beach Road,Jumeria 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates


  • 35 Women's Museum

    Women's Museum
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    Any country which respects women becomes 10 times richer than any other country. It’s the women which is the power of a country or a place. Women have always played an important role in shaping the future of a country and in honor of that Women's Museum in Dubai was constructed to share their powerful stories. 

    The museum paints a distinctive picture of Emirati ladies during that time and commends a large number of their accomplishments in each part of business, the arts, education, politics, and with society as a whole. Building up a name as the controlling power in the UAE, some of its most prominent ladies have been enlisted in the uncommon Women's Museum that has a fundamental influence in the rich history and carry on the fate of the present generation.

    Highlights: The museum makes an exceptional canvas of Emirati ladies during that time and praises a great deal of their accomplishments in each part of their lives identified with business, expressions of the human experience, training, governmental issues, and with society all in all. The Women's Museum is a national chronicle and documentation focus that is devoted to the ladies of the UAE. It likewise worries with all parts of their lives and with the recorded and social impacts as well as it has formed their rationality; their status in the public eye; and their place in the family. The Museum concentrates on offering data to guests in UAE with the different parts of the day by day lives of ladies in UAE.

    Location: The Women’s Museum is located at Al Sabkha, Gold Souq, Near Al Khor St, Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: The museum opens from 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM.

    Price: The approximate price is AED 20.

  • 36 Ibn Battuta Mall

    Ibn Battuta Mall
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    Your adventure in Dubai will never be complete without visit a mall and after exploring the grand mall there is another mall which is a must visit for you. Bringing together the culture, entertainment and the fun of shopping Ibn Battata Mall in Dubai will definitely blow your minds away. Having more than 270 shops, 50 eateries, a 21-screen silver screen and more than 4,500 parking spots on a sum of 521,000 square meters, Ibn Battuta is the world's biggest themed shopping center. 

    The shopping center comprise of six courts, each of whose plans are roused by a portion of the nations gone by the considerable Moroccan Berber pilgrim, Ibn Battuta:

    ·         Egypt Court

    ·         India Court

    ·         China Court

    ·         Andalusia Court

    ·         Persia Court

    ·         Tunisia Court

    Spend some time exploring the mall along with your friends and family. Make your way to the different courts and enjoy a cultural mixture while you investigate each one of them.

     Location: Ibn Battuta Mall is located at Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

     Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM- 10:00 PM.



  • 37 Hatta Rock Pools

    Hatta Rock Pools
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    Want to get acquainted with the magical heaven in Dubai then here you have the one place you should not miss. Hatta, an enclave of Dubai settled in the Hajar Mountains, is an extraordinary end of the week getaway. The principle attractions are its moderately cool, dry atmosphere, the mountain view, and the eminent Hatta rock pools. It's an astounding knowledge to swim through the limited shake passages of this smaller than expected gulch, thundering year-round with diving waterfalls.

    Highlights: Settled in the banks of the Hajar Mountains, the Hatta rockpools unfurl its rough hallways with blasting waterfalls and turquoise pools. Venture through the thin paths to discover spring-encouraged pools that are yet to be found. Just thirty minutes from the antiquated town of Hatta, this desert spring is a concealed pearl. The amazing Mountain View and the serene isolation of the place ensure a one of a kind affair. Head out to this place to for a wonderful vacation.

     Location: The hatta Rock is located in the Hajar Mountains.



  • 38 Black Palace Peach Dubai

    Black Palace Peach Dubai
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    While in Dubai there is another place which will definitely cheer you up. Black Palace Beach is one of the city's mystery jewels, with an area that is not entirely obvious yet certainly justified regardless of the exploring mission: between the imperial strongholds at Al Sufouh lies a minor pathway that takes you to this place where there is unadulterated unwinding. This untouched shoreline has delightful perspectives of Palm Jumeirah and the Burj Al Arab. So wander off the beaten track and find this cozy inlet. Straddled by castles and opposite of the Palm this place will make you forget all your worries.

    Highlights: One can also head out for a number of activities like scuba diving and snorkelling near the palace.

    Location: Black Palace Peach Dubai is located between the royal palaces facing the Palm Jumeirah.

    Price: You can enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the place completely free of cost. One should surely visit this place and you will get all the lovely glimpses without paying any amount.


  • 39 Zabeel Park

    Zabeel Park
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    Another amazing place in Dubai which is a must visit for you is the Zabeel Park.  Zabeel Park is one of the main attractions in the Gulf, with a region comparable to 45 football play areas, and is home to youngsters' complex and edutainment focus. Zabeel Park is one of the bigger stops in Dubai, situated between Al Karama and World Trade Center at Zabeel Square on Sheik Zayed Road. The zone of the recreation center is identical to 45 football play areas, and elements more than 3000 palm trees with almost 7000 different trees of 14 distinct species. 

    It additionally contains huge expanses, experience play area, play zones, lake offering watercraft rides, ice arena and ice skating, kids' playground  and action rooms, model of mammoth chess drawing of Rubik's 3D shape sort structure, extensive amphitheater, secured zones for grills, picnics, bistros and great greenery. It incorporates running track around the recreation center border. An essential viewpoint is there is Wi-Fi availability in the entire stop.

     Location: Zabeel Park is located at the Zabeel district of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens from 8:00 AM- 10:00 PM.

    Price: The Park charges entry fee of Dh.5 per person. This fee also includes car parking for 2300 cars.

  • 40 Kite Beach

    Kite Beach
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    Kite surfers and its audience would love to head to Kite Beach, stretching along the Jumeirah Road which has the silky, lazy white sand beach compelled to be active with the multiple fun activities and thus keeping its visitors entertained throughout. The Persian Gulf spreads its body widely and the shimmering colours of different skyscrapers of Dubai increase the beauty of the sea.

    Adventure lovers and sports freaks come here on a regular basis to warm up and indulge in their favourite activities, on water and on land. Kite Beach become energetic when the surfers, players, joggers come and wake it up in the morning itself. The kids’ friendly beach offers chances to swim or simply relax on the white soft sand. Given the service of water sports operators, people are fondly flooding to the beach to rent sports equipment and engage in the most exciting activities.

    Highlights: The white crystalline sand beach is the most charming highlight and the views of Burj Al Arab on the coast and its reflection on the emerald water escalates the beach to a level of superlative opulence.

    Activities: Kite surfing, beach volleyball, kayaking, soap football, beach tennis, wakeboarding and similar water based activities are the most popular activities. For kids, there are separate activities and fun games.

    Location: The beach address is Umm Suqeim, just off Jumeirah Beach Road, near Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai.




  • 41 JBR Beach

    JBR Beach
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    Beachgoers will definitely sign up for JBR Beach aka Jumeirah Beach Resort Beach which has the shining crystalline grains on the shore and the turquoise water in the front. So far, this is one of the best beaches in Dubai that has everything to muster public in large numbers. A wide assemblage of water based activities both fun and adventurous have countless admirers still. The Jumeirah hotel at the distance makes a scenic picture which can be utilized as the perfect background for your photograph. Perhaps, the calm water creates friendly connection with you and thus kids as well can freely enjoy playing in the water.

    Highlights: There are multiple activities available on the beach but the cruise on the sea would be a remarkable experience one can have while in Dubai. The numerous hotels on the shore try something new every time to entertain the guests arriving to relax on the beach or they provide the safety guaranteed water sports and activities at reasonable rates. The cascading sunset views from the beach have already plenty of admirers, for it spreads the unusual colours on the emerald coloured sea and on the pure white sandy beach turning them to outshine even the Jumeirah Hotel. The Jumeirah Beach Residence on the coast of the beach has gained wide acceptance and thus tourists arrive here as an avalanche.

    Activities: All types of water sports and activities can be done on the beach but people usually choose banana boat ride, parasailing, wake board, fly board etc. But the beach offers enough options to swimming and snorkeling as the water is crystal clear. While a camel safari on the soft, sinking sand bed will be renewing experience you can ask for.

    Location: The beach is located at Jumeirah, 25 kms away from Dubai city and one can arrive here if the Abu Dhabi-Ghweifat International Highway is taken.



  • 42 Aquaventure Waterpark

    Aquaventure Waterpark
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    Make your Dubai vacation a special one while you visit this amazing park. For a ultimate water-themed thrills to escape from the summer heat spend a day at Aquaventure which is the biggest water park in the Middle East and Europe. Get a chance to explore the underwater charms and The Lost Chambers, the biggest aquarium in the Middle East.  Feel the thrill as you try the rides and slides, get very close with sharks and unwind on 700 meters of flawless private shoreline. 

    The best part is that here you will also have some time for recess in the new selective seating ranges. Both parks are housed inside the striking Atlantis, The Palm resort, making it simple to join both in 1 energizing day. Begin by launching on dilute napkins and plunging a 9-story, close vertical slide straight into a shark-filled tidal pond. Investigate the secret of the lost city of Atlantis through 20 remarkable displays, including a touch tank and Aquatheatre intuitive show.

    Location: The Aquaventure Waterpark is located at Atlantis, Crescent Road,The Palm Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM.

    Price: Approximate price starts from 250 AED

  • 43 Underwater Hotel Dubai

    Underwater Hotel Dubai
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    When it comes to accommodation we are always a bit more choosy than the usual. With all the facilities and comforts we always look for that perfect place to rest. Now tell me what if I tell you that you will have that perfect accommodation right underwater. Sounds fascinating right? Well then while you are visiting Dubai enjoy a comfortable stay at the underwater hotel. The dubai underwater property consist of 220 luxury suites equipped with all the modern day art facilities. 

    German designer Joachim Hauser is the main architect of the whole idea together with Professor Royal Dieterle.  Spend the most lucurious underwater stay while you visit Dubai this time. And not to forget, the underwater marine will definitely make you feel like a wonderland.

    Location: The underwater hotel is located at Burj Dubai.



  • 44 Burj Beach

    Burj Beach
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    Experience the ultimate adventure while you head out to the Burj beach in Dubai and bask in the sun enjoying the view of the farfetched sea. Burj Al Arab Beach is the ideal shoreline for all beach lovers who are waiting for that perfect vacation.

     It is isolated into a surfing and a swimming region which implies that water-wear aficionados, families and couples will appreciate it here. There is additionally a restaurant open toilets, showers, evolving rooms, a promenade for running and other brandishing exercises and even a sun oriented controlled charging station for cell phones.

    Highlights: The shoreline is similarly well known with local people and vacation lovers and offers an awesome perspective of the Burj Al Arab, the historic point of Dubai and a standout amongst the most lavish and costly inns on the planet. Whether you are with your family or just visiting to enjoy the luxury of Dubai you will have the best of experience here.



  • 45 Al Mamzar Beach

    Al Mamzar Beach
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    When you are exploring the most enticing place in the world you should definitely visit the beach.  Nothing can be a better option than a beach just in the park for your recreational time. Whether you are planning to get tanned in the beach pr just sit idle sipping a glass of juice at the park, you will have everything right there. This richly arranged Shoreline Park comprises of a string of five exquisite sandy ranges and accompanies a swimming pool, play areas, water sports rentals, grills, green regions and cooled cabanas. 

    Al Mamzar Beach Park covers a zone of 106 hectares and offers grill locales, private chalets for contract, swimming pool, nourishment stands, shielded shoreline and safe tidal pond, a beautiful prepare and many kids' play zones. Channeled music is played for the duration of the day and there are wonderful grassed outing ranges. It is found roughly 5 km after the kill to Hamriya Port. Being one of the shoreline parks, it separates itself with its tremendous space and novel area on the brilliant sand beach.

    Location: Al Mamzar Beach Park is located at Al Mamzar - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM.



  • 46 SEGA Republic

    SEGA Republic
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    Make your Dubai holidays a memorable one while you visit this amazing theme park in Dubai.  Experience the fun like never before as you try some of the thrilling activities here.  Strategically placed at The Dubai Mall, the 76,000 sq ft stop highlights 16 exciting attractions and more than 170 recreations, from bleeding edge movement test systems and virtual encounters to one of the area's biggest variety of aptitude and reclamation amusements. 

    Created by Emaar Entertainment in relationship with Japan-based SEGA Corporation, one of the worldwide pioneers in innovative excitement, SEGA Republic presents to you an exciting way to experience the thrill. With the unlimited rides and the different activities you will definitely crave to visit this place once again during your stay at Dubai.

    Highlights: Some of the rides which are favorite here are: Giant Slider, Robotnik, Xyclone, Racer, Spingear, Wild Wing, Wild Jungle, Sonic Hopper, Storm-G, Initial D-4, Let’s Go JungleSpecial, Outrun    2SP, Halfpipe Canyon and Rope Rush, House of the Dead.

    Location: SEGA Republic is located at Level 2,Dubai Mall,Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens daily from 10 AM to 1 AM

    Price: Approximate price starts from 170 AED


  • 47 Guru Nanak Darbar

    Guru Nanak Darbar
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    An uncommon bit of architecture with a blend of present day and customary building style Guru Nanak Darbar is an absolute visit for you in Dubai. It envelopes a warm grasp, regardless of standing or ideology, bringing peace, solace for everyone It is both a festival of life, and a landmark to the grandness of the One Who made it, a hallowed place of glory with a feeling of plain peace.  

    Standing separated from the congregation complex, the beige hued Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar Sahib has three levels of underground auto parks, and two stories over the ground. Every storm cellar is measured 25,000 square feet that can contain parking spot for up to 140 autos. As you venture through the holy porch, its heavenly excellence gets the attention and catches the faculties.

    Highlights: There are three stories The 21,000 square feet ground floor houses the feasting lobby, Kitchen, Pantry and store rooms. The front counter and Gurdwara office are additionally on the ground floor. Appropriate shoe stockpiling or Jora Ghar offices are accessible in a few zones since shoes are not permitted to be worn in the Gurudwara. There is a headscarf stand for both men and ladies must cover their heads inside the Gurudwara. Feel the magical bliss while you visit this Darbar.

    Location: The Guru Nanak Darbar is located at Al Muntazah Complex 212 Rd | Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: It is opened daily from 4:30 AM to 9 :30 PM



  • 48 Global Village Dubai

    Global Village Dubai
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    Another interesting place which is a must visit for you in Dubai is the Dubai Global village. Whether you are looking for some enjoyment with your family or planning to explore the whole place for yourself, you will have the best of experience. The attraction features 30 pavillios. As the name goes global village is just the place where you will find everything. Global Village Dubailand, Dubai, is guaranteed to be the world's biggest tourism, recreation, shopping and amusement park. It is the district's first social, amusement, family and shopping goal. The stopping range at Global Village was intended to host more than 17,000 cars with extra flood stopping territories utilized amid pinnacle times.

     Highlights: Free shuttles are there in working hours to transport guests to and from the flood stopping regions. There are numerous items accessible in Global Village. African dark soap,Chea Butter and Argan Oil are just few to consider. Furthermore, there are numerous valid oriental home improvement items you can get from Tunisia Pavilion and the Egyptian Pavilion. There are likewise astounding nectar assortments in the Yemen structure.

    Location: The Dubai Global Village is located at Exit No.37, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens from 4:00 AM -12:00 AM.


  • 49 Mushrif Park

    Mushrif Park
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    If you are planning to spend some leisure time exploring the beauty of the region then Mushrif Park is just the right place for you. Mushrif Park is a well known 1300 section of park situated in Mirdif (Al Khawaneej street) Dubai. This greenery forsake is a most loved place for families, both Adults and Kids will love this place in particular. 

    For Kids, there are many slides, swings, teeter-totters and a wed go-round to appreciate. There are numerous cafeterias where we get top notch burgers, popcorn and sulimani. One can also find a train which will be taking your from one place to another inside the park.  Also there is a swimming pool where people can enjoy a swim in the bosom of Mother Nature.

    Highlights: The Mushriff Park is just 5 minutes’ drive away from the desert camp and so it is an ideal place for a long night stay.

    Timings: Opens from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

    Price: The approximate price to the park is 10 dirhams per car. For swimming pool, adults pay 10 dirhams and children pay 5 dirhams.



  • 50 Souk Madinat Jumeirah

    Souk Madinat Jumeirah
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    This time during your dubai vacation there will be a lot of places that you would want to visit. Many of you might already know about the place while other might be a bit confused. Well on that let us make it easier for you by bringing you some of the places you should not miss. Out of the various places Souk Madinat Jumeirah is another best option for you. Souk Madinat Jumeirah joins traditional Middle Eastern shopping society of stands, barrows with a blend of boutique brands this place will blow you minds away.

     Home decoration stores, souvenir shops, extravagance fashion jeweler are some of the favorite things here.  It is additionally the home to more than 24 restaurants offering cooking styles from everywhere throughout the globe, including Italian, Asian, Indian, Persian, customary Arabic and Lebanese, French and American. All Souk Madinat Jumeirah restaurants and bistros have picture culminate perspectives of the Arabian architecture, conduits or the famous Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Spend the day shopping and eating, however Souk Madinat Jumeirah likewise furnishes vacationers with different amusement activities, from showstopping exhibitions at the Madinat Theater, to Abra Tours of the staggering water waterways and an energizing nightlife.

     Location: Souk Madinat Jumeirah is located at Al Sufouh Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

     Timing: Opens from 10:00 AM- 11:00 PM



  • 51 IMG Worlds of Adventure

    IMG Worlds of Adventure
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    Make your Dubai trip a thrilling one while you visit the IMG world of Adventure. IMG Worlds of Adventure is the world's ideal and biggest indoor amusement park  for bringing all your family and friends together. Witness the dinosaurs wander the Earth, or get changed into Ironman so as to spare the world, or to encounter the amazing rush of raptor flight. IMG Worlds of Adventure is the ideal place to open your creative energy and have a ton of fun more than ever. 

    With the ability to welcome more than 20,000 visitors a day, the goal highlights exciting rides and different attractions in light of prominent Cartoon Network characters, notable Marvel Super Heroes and animatronic dinosaurs. Arranged inside City of Arabia, along Sheik Mohammad Bin Zayed Road, IMG Worlds of Adventure is set to be an unquestionable requirement visit for you, conveying the best of family stimulation to Dubai's developing recreation industry.

     Location:  The IMG world Adventure is located at E311,Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, City of Arabia - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens from 1:00 PM- 10:00 PM.


  • 52 Dubai Butterfly Garden

    Dubai Butterfly Garden
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    Who doesn't love butterflies? These colourful creatures can make you forget all your worries while you chase them through your garden. Now imagine a whole garden with these butterflies with their different kind of species. Amazing right? Dubai Butterfly Garden is just that heaven which is beckoning travelers from far and wide. A huge number of brilliant, rippling butterflies are drawing in voyagers and local people at Dubai Miracle Garden. The primary butterfly stop (cultivate) in the locale has opened at the green asylum, simply off Sheik Mohammed receptacle Zayed Road. 

    As you enter the garden compound, there is a gallery to examine. Protected types of 30-40 types of printed butterflies are in plain view in different shapes and sizes; an Apias Nero here, a Papilo Demoleus there, sprinkled with casings of evidently rousing citations: "Bloom like a butterfly," "try to avoid panicking and cherish nature". There are likewise expansive pictures of the illustrious family embellished with genuine butterflies. The alluring complex fills in as a desert spring for both people and creepy crawlies. Abdel Naser Rahhal, overseeing executive of Dubai Butterfly Garden said that the world-class butterfly haven will draw in visitors from around the globe.

     Location: Dubai Butterfly Garden is located at Al Barsha South 3, Dubailand Area, Beside Dubai Miracle Garden - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

     Timings: Opens from 9:00 AM- 6:00 PM.



  • 53 Legoland Dubai

    Legoland Dubai
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    What song strikes our mind when you hear about Legoland… I am gonna pick up the pieces and buil a lego house…… LEGOLAND® Water Park, is the biggest and the main  UAE water park outlined particularly for children matured 2-12 and their families.

     At this remarkable water park one can go up against the Joker Soaker, fabricate your own one of a kind LEGO® boat, go on fora sprinkle safari or slip and slide your way down one of our numerous attractions. More than 20 water slides and attractions outlined particularly for children matured 2-12 and their families to appreciate together at Legoland® Dubai. Sprinkle your way through an entire day of LEGO® themed family fun at the main water stop in the district outlined particularly for families with kids 2-12.

     Location: Legoland is located at Sheikh Zayed Road , Opposite Palm Jebel Ali - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

     Timings: Opens from 4:00PM -12:00 AM.



  • 54 Motiongate Dubai

    Motiongate Dubai
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    You might be aware till now that Dubai is the land of a lot of theme park but each having its speciality. There is another park which is a must visit for you in Dubai is the Motiongate Dubai.  Experience the world of Hollywood like never before as you meet your favorite characters. This is something of magical world for the movie buffs. 

    Motiongate Dubai is a Hollywood-roused amusement park situated in Dubai Parks and Resorts, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, displaying themed regions and attractions in view of DreamWorks Animation, Sony's Columbia Pictures, Lionsgate, and The Smurfs and opened on December 16, 2016. Motiongate Dubai is operated by Dubai Parks and Resorts. Spend some quality time along with your family and friends while you visit this one of a kind place in Dubai. And most of all don’t forget to click some memorable pictures with your favorite character.

     Location: Motiongate Dubai is located at Dubai Park & Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Road , Near Palm Jebel Ali، Jebel Ali - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

     Timings: Opens from 11:00 AM- 10:00 PM.



  • 55 Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

    Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary
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    For the nature lovers and the wildlife enthusiast this is a place which you should never miss in Dubai. Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland famous for drawing in migratory birds in huge numbers. The wetlands have huge quantities of birds, crustaceans, small mammals and fish.Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary speaks to an enclave of relative wild in the midst of twirling activity and sprawling urban foundation. 

    Home to roughly 270 types of fauna and 47 types of flora, the place has seen a lot of progress. The haven was established in 1985 and the Flamingos included appeal and developed in number from that point forward.  Together with the flamingos there are different kinds of birds including swamp harriers, dark herons, hawks, ringed plovers, avocets, pintails, greenish blue, kingfishers, spoonbills and snipe.

     Location: The Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary is located at cnr Oud Metha Rd & Ras Al Khor St Dubai, United Arab Emirates.



  • 56 Fantasy Kingdom

    Fantasy Kingdom
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    Just hearing the name of fantasy what comes to your mind. Let me thinks dreamland, fairies, castle etc right. If that is your favorite then you have just landed at the right place in Dubai. Dubai holds some of the many favorite tourist destinations. Out of the many places to visit in Dubai, Fantasy Kingdom is one such spot implied for children to investigate the greatest fun indoor while parents can enjoy some other experiences like shopping etc.

    Situated at the ground floor in the Al Bustan Hotel the immense place is loaded with dynamic hues rides and the ideal outlet to give the most extreme recreational time to the general population dwelling in the inn or going by the inn for purpose of fun at Fantasy Kingdom. The entire place takes after a medieval topic with enormous scope of rides from essential to the unpredictable errands. The place is an ideal mix of customary and additionally present day style of amusements. There is a tremendous assortment of video and recovery recreations in Fantasy Kingdom including simple to the theoretical considering. The present day interface of amusements gives a quality time to the children and also some time for the parents to unwind.

     Location: Fantasy Kingdom is located at Al Bustan Shopping Mall, Al Nahda Road, Al Qusais, DubaiLandmark: Near Fun Island, Dubai.

     Price: The approximate price starts from 380 AED.



  • 57 Marina Beach

    Marina Beach
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    While you are visiting Dubai there is another place which is a must visit for you. The Marine beach is a heaven for the beach lovers who love to spend some time by the beach side. Marina Beach sees a great many sightseers and voyagers consistently because of its pleasant scene and shining landscapes. Visit the shoreline and enjoy unwinding and placidness in a totally distinctive way.

     The entire goal is loaded with various activities that you can appreciate at whatever time of the year. The place has numerous activities like swimming; Jet Ski and a great deal progressively that you can appreciate with your loved ones. Dubai's Marine beach is humming, all-activity hotspots amid pinnacle season, swarmed with individuals playing shoreline diversions, picnicking, stream skiing, running, swimming in the warm Gulf waters or lying oil-slicked in the sun for that perfect tan.

     Highlights: Marina Beach is famous for a lot of activities like swimming, jet skiing, snorkelling etc. Get tanned while you lie down in the beach with the vivid surrounding.



  • 58 Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Centre

    Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Centre
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    There is another place in Dubai which is a must visit for you. If you The Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP) is based at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and Madinat Jumeirah and is keep running as a team with Dubai's Wildlife Protection Office, with fundamental veterinary support given by the Dubai Falcon Clinic and the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory.

     The Turtle is a lead animal category for the preservation of the marine condition and is ensured all through the vast majority of the world. Every one of the seven types of marine turtles discovered universally are recorded as defenseless against termination, imperiled or fundamentally jeopardized. The Hawksbill turtle, local to the Middle East, is recorded as basically jeopardized with just an expected 8,000 settling females left around the world. On a worldwide scale the best risk to marine turtles are altogether brought on by man. The DTRP is as of now the main venture of its kind in the Middle East and Red Sea district.

     Location: Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Centre is located at at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and Madinat Jumeirah.



  • 59 Sea Lion Point

    Sea Lion Point
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    Get a chance to meet the adorable sea lions while you visit Dubai this time. As Dubai is already a famous destination for the amazing waterparks. The newest addition to the Atlantis family these Sea Lion Point are perky, social and absolutely enchanting. Get very close with a kiss and play as you meet and welcome the delightful animals at Sea Lion Point. 

    Your guide acquaints you with a beguiling group of sea lions. Regardless of whether you pick the in-water or poolside experience, appreciate a personal minute with a standout amongst the most amiable marine animals on the planet. Bond your new companionship with a tickle-initiating kiss from their thick bristles and tune in to your guide share fascinating truths about their conduct and natural surroundings. Don’t forget to try on the rides and slides of Aquaventure Waterpark. Also you can head out to the nearby beach to spend some leisure time there.

     Location: The Sea Lion Point is located at Crescent Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

     Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM.



  • 60 Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood

    Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood
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    When you are visiting Dubai sightseeing is a must for you. With all the incredible places around you would definitely want to explore some. Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood is an incredible chance to get to know the old lifestyle, which was predominant in Dubai, with its rich esteems that can be found in the outline of the structures and the way they are dispersed. One can't ignore the group's tend to security that can be felt in the shortage of front windows, their restriction and height.

     Likewise, the winding and contorting back roads and pathways, and additionally raising the greater part of the area structures confronting south west towards the qibla, notwithstanding various esteems and rule that will unwind once the guest encounters Al Fahidi Neighborhood for them. The structures of the region are as of now utilized as a part of brooding various differed social and creative exercises running from workmanship shows, specific exhibition halls, social and aesthetic social orders, ateliers to social focuses. The area likewise has various regular social and imaginative occasions, for example, Sikka Art Fair, Artists-in-Residence Program, Heritage Week, National Day Events and religious festivals. Delightful and comfortable bistros, eateries and motels flooding with legacy are scattered everywhere throughout the locale.

     Location: Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood is located at Al Fahidi Street, Bur Dubai.

     Timings: Opens 24 hours a day.



  • 61 Satwa District

    Satwa District
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    Another favorite destination in Dubai which is a must visit for you is the Satwa District.  The simple district of Satwa is the southernmost of Dubai's prevalently low-ascent, low-wage inward rural areas before you achieve the mammoth high rises of Sheik Zayed Road.

     It's additionally one of only a handful couple of spots in Dubai where the city's diverse ethnic gatherings truly rub shoulders, with its blend of Arab, Indian, Filipino and even a couple of European inhabitants reflected in an uncommonly varied choice of spots to eat, from shoddy and-merry curry houses to Lebanese shwarma bistros and Western fast-food joints. At the focal point of the area lies Satwa Roundabout, ignored by the Chelsea Plaza lodging. The avenues south of here are chiefly involved by Indian and Pakistani shops and bistros, including the outstanding Ravi's.

     Location: The Satwa District is located at the southernmost of Dubai’s.



  • 62 Coffee Museum

    Coffee Museum
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    At Al Fahidi, a heritage hub in Bur Dubai, a coffee museum has set up coping with the international standards of a coffee club but with comfortable interiors. It is a private museum created at a home that takes you for an aromatic roam around the history. It is located at a villa, a traditional Emirati home and the moment you step in, you will forget yourself in the floating fresh aroma of brewed coffee. 

    Here you would get to taste traditional Turkish and Ethiopian coffee along with a wide knowledge of the origins of original coffee, old grinding methods, pots used to prepare the best coffee, roasters and other important materials used to produce the aromatic, good quality coffee. The staff serving coffee in the traditional costumes would give a pinch of the old days’ good memories as well.

    Highlights: Above the museum, there is a separate space for kids, a reading room and a modern café to keep the guests away from boredom. Regional architectural methods have blended with an aim of allowing the guests feel comfortable and relaxation at their best level.

    Timing: The shop is open on all days from Saturday to Thursday from 10:30 am to 06:00 pm.

    Location: Villa 44, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, Bastakiya, Dubai. It is located about 10kms hardly from Dubai city.



  • 63 Antique Museum

    Antique Museum
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    Antique collections are a pride adornment to any showcase at home or workspace, for the elegance and glory they carry with them are undying and non-decaying. Dubai also boasts of one of the most precious antique collections, well preserved at one place that is the mostly visited Antique Museum owned by the Fakih Group. If you are a heritage lover and if you would love to give your antique craze a puffery delight, then head to the marvelous gallery of souvenirs, Arabic handicrafts, Moroccan lamps and many more age-old grandeurs.

    Highlights: This museum of multiple antique items is a 65000 square foot warehouse located at Al Quoz and it is been at the current location for the last 15 years. The list of the glittering items inside the museum goes like this: Arabic lamps, old tea sets, coffee pots, pashmina shawls, candleholders, linen clothes, furniture items, shishas and similar items anyone will urge to buy and keep as a symbol of pride at home.

    Timing: The museum is open on all days from Saturday to Thursday from 09:00 am to 08:30 pm and on Friday, from 09:00 am to 11:00 am and then from 03:30 pm to 09:00 pm.

    Location: Al Quoz 1, Street 12 B, near to Times Square Centre. One has to travel just 12.6 kms from Dubai to reach the museum and explore the shining glory of the items assembled here.



  • 64 Camel Museum

    Camel Museum
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    An exclusive habitat completely dedicated to the ship of the desert, Camel Museum is a recognized as one of the most visited museums in Dubai. Perched on the banks of the sparkling Dubai Creek, the original space where the museum is located is Al Shandagha historical district. From 1940s, Camel Museum has been giving shelter to the very rare species on earth and previously it was called as Camel Riding House or Beit Al Rekab.

     A great depth of knowledge about the camels on the peninsula is available here and thus makes a gracious rapport with these gentle animals through which people will have an idea of how important it is to protect these animals. The uncommon bonding between the Emiratis and the camels is quite famous from time immemorial and you are going to get a deep impression about the same with the displays at this museum.

    Highlights: The history, the evolution, the anatomy and what all you would like to know about a camel would be here. It describes the biological features of it along with the interior structure itself.

    Timings: The museum is open on all days from Sunday to Thursday from 08:00 am to 02:00 pm. It will not be operational on Saturday and Friday.

    Entry fee: Entry to the museum is completely free.

    Location: Al Shandagha Historical District, Dubai, UAE. It is at a place which is located about 15 minutes’ drive away from Dubai city.




  • 65 Dubai Pearl Museum

    Dubai Pearl Museum
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    Years before the advanced revolution made by oil on the soil of Dubai, pearl was discovered as the biggest profit but now to commemorate its value, Dubai has kept it safely in a museum and the baptized it with the name Dubai Pearl Museum. The Gulf has gifted to the land some of the best jewels of underwater years ago. 

    Sultan Al Owais, a great collector of the shining pearls in 1970s and those pearls collected by him are a part of the preserved items in the museum now. Emirates NBD, a leading banker in Emirates with branches all over the world has brought up the concept of Pearl Museum to restore the virtuous wealth came from the deep oceans and through that spread the word of protecting this rare materials’ value intact.

    Highlights: Along with the magnificent collections of pearls as sole pieces or jewelry made of these materials, the museum portrays the lives of well know divers and sailors and the instruments they used during the discovery of pearls and other precious materials from the interiors of the oceans. Remember, you can visit the museum only with the permission of Emirates NBD sought in advance. Also, they will allow only 8-10 people to enter the museum at one time but if there is a larger group of about 20 people will be allowed and that is the maximum.

    Location: 10 Beniyas Road, Dubai, UAE. It is located about 12.2 kms away from Dubai.



  • 66 Dubai Police Museum

    Dubai Police Museum
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    If police force and their service have excited you, then Dubai Police Museum is a must visit during your tour of Dubai. The city’s Police Force and its developments are displayed in the museum that started in the year, 1987.

     The visitors will be welcomed with the warm greetings from the old photographs, the weapons and equipment used and the remarkable items exclusively used by the Police Department. Some of the weapons date back to 1956 as well when Dubai Police Force was originally formed. One other attraction is the items made by prisoners which shows light upon the crafting talents of those who were sentenced.

    Highlights: The collections at the museum include different items related to the department as well the public order. It has three halls brimming with varying materials like weapons, guns, communication devices and also the first police logo. It unabashedly displays the large and non-usable computer first imported by Dubai Police which was then the latest technology.

    Timings: It will be open on weekdays from 08:00 am to 02:00 pm.

    Entry fee: The entry to the museum is free. But the visitors have to submit an online application form filled to the Dubai Police.

    Location: It is located about 17 kms away from Dubai main city.

     




  • 67 Meydan Racecourse

    Meydan Racecourse
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    A famous racecourse in Dubai keeping around 60000 spectators at a time cheered and excited and it is one of the proud symbols of wealth and glory of this Arab city. A mile long grandstand can accommodate the most energetic groups as well. It was opened on 27th March, 2010 replacing Nad Al Ssheba Racecourse. 

    A horse racing museum, a five star hotel, a nine hole golf course and a gallery together occupy the vast racecourse to attract as many people as possible to let them relax and enjoy their holiday. When there is no race happening, it serves the duties of a business and conference center as well. It is owned by Dubai Racing Club.

    Highlights: From November 2017 to March 2018, there is going to be a superb racecourse arranged here and it will top the hit charts of Dubai this year and next year, for sure. There would be nine domestic races during this season that will have the price up to AED 1 million. Faultless dining and entertainment accompany every race and the guests would be overjoyed with the unapologetically opulent spectacle arranged here. The superlative race day is the Dubai World Cup which offers the richest prize money of over US $ 26.25 million and it has been the grandest day ever in the history of Meydan Racecourse.

    Location: Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, UAE. It is located about 11.5 kms away from Dubai city.



  • 68 Al Qudra Cycle Track

    Al Qudra Cycle Track
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    For cycling lovers, Al Quadra Cycle Track in Dubai is a paradise. This 100 km track is filled with cycling enthusiasts from different parts of the world since many of the places in the city limit are not legalizing cycling. But this track is open to those from MAMILS that is Middle Aged Men in Lycra to SMS that is Sunday Morning Strollers and for rollerbladers also. 

    The two prominent start points, the first comes when you drive east out of Dubai, close to Arabian Ranches and Studio city. From there you can pedal your cycle to the Stick which is a long, straight track that goes along Al Quadra Road. The second start point comes after 18 km up from the first and it is a hive of activities. Here, the Trek Bicycle Store offers rental services and mechanics, beside, there are coffee shops and a medical center.

    Highlights: A beginner can complete up to 50 km loop in two hours and also, night riders can take the Stick which is a 36 km round trip. Multiple groups of expert cyclists can be seen on the track regularly and the best feature of the track is that it is far beyond the catches of traffic and city buffs. The tranquil surrounding gives the track a special beauty and that is why Al Quadra is kept out from any other cycling track in the city. The track is not so challenging but there are some long and straight stretches, couple of hills and dunes on the sides.

    Location: It is situated around 24 kms away from Dubai city.



  • 69 Dubai Opera

    Dubai Opera
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    Developed by the renowned Emaar Properties, Dubai Opera, a 1901-seat, multi format, performing art space is located in the Opera District at Downtown Dubai. Here, the spectators would be accommodated so comfortably and they will be entertained by different art forms such as theatre, opera, ballet, conferences, exhibitions, concerts and what not. The construction of the Opera was done in 2016 and the first performance was by Placido Domingo.

    Highlights: The design of the opera house was given by Janus Rostock of Atkins and it was conceived by Theatre Projects Consultant. It resembles a traditional dhow, a sailing vessel still in use in Dubai. The bow of the structure shows the main stage, orchestra and seating when the long tail portion includes the waiting areas, taxi drop off areas and huge space for parking. Around 2000 people can be seated at a time inside the opera house and enjoy the program. Doors to the foyer will be opened 2 hours prior to the performance and the doors to the auditorium will be opened 30 minutes before the start of the performance.

    Entry fee: Tickets to the Opera House can be purchased from the Box Office or book online at dubaiopera.com. The Box Office will be open from 10:00 am to 09:00 pm.

    Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, Near Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates. It lies about 4 kms from Dubai city.



  • 70 SMCCU - Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding

    SMCCU - Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding
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    Witness the marvelous culture and customs of Dubai at the popular Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding or SMCCU as the acronym says. It was started in 1998 to help the visitors coming to Dubai get a proper knowledge and idea of the culture and the traditional customs of the Emiratis. Here, the guests are allowed to take participation in the activities scheduled like Arabic classes, guided mosque visits etc.

    The wind tower house in the Al Fahidi Historical neighbouhood is where the centre is located. You will get to taste traditional cuisines here and also you can talk with the local people also. Its motto says like; Open Doors, Open Minds gives rather a warm welcome to all the questions which would be answered properly by the people here. Head to lure the traditional Emirati breakfast, lunch or dinner post which you can start a guided tour of the location.

    Highlights: You can visit the only mosque opened to non-Muslims in Dubai that is the Jumeirah Mosque but an SMCCU representative should be with you. A walking tour of Bastakiya if you book in advance can also be done here. Another highlight to be spoken about is the cultural lunch served with the traditional cuisines of the Gulf.

    Timings: The centre will be open from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm on working days except on Saturday. On Saturday it will be open from 09:00 am to 01:00 pm.

    Entry fee: The entry fee is 25 AED.

    Location: Al Musalla Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. One can reach the centre in 16 minutes approximately covering about 10 kms.



  • 71 Dubai Aqua Park

    Dubai Aqua Park
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    Among the best place to hang out with your family or friends in Dubai is the Aqua Park at the Beach at JBR. Any activity that comes to your mind which would be filled with fun and laughter at the best can be done here. The design of this inflatable obstacle course is in such a way that one has to overcome a number of ramps, bumps, towers and similar obstacles to reach the end point. 

    You would be brought back to your exciting childhood memories and thus escape the overloading pictures of career, monetary benefits, parenthood and similar things. A great space sans disruptions and digressions is this aqua park where you can be the cutest child possible. The park is exceedingly packed with bumps, blockades, monkey bars, slides and swings which are located about 100 meters off shore. This aqua park measures up to 77 meters long and 35 meters wide and thus it becomes the largest of such kind in the Middle East. It was taken to the larger public by social media.

    Highlights: The pink and blue coloured theme of the park showing the logo of DUBAI and the aerial view of it is simply stunning. The Blue colour represents the English script and the pink ones clearly show the Arabic script of the name.

    Timings: It will be open on all days from 07:00 am to 01:00 pm.

    Entry fee: 50-195 AED

    Location: The Beach, opposite of JBR - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.



  • 72 Jebel Ali Racecourse

    Jebel Ali Racecourse
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    Yet another important racecourse in Dubai is Jebel Ali Racecourse that has the right handed horseshoe shaped track which lengthens up to 2200 meters that is the racing distance and with a 900 meters to run to reach the finishing point. It houses a 1400 meter long straight course also. With a mixed surface of sand and oil, this racecourse is quite popular for its steep European style finish. The running direction is clockwise.

    Highlights: The major highlight is the peculiar Pick Six competition that is held at every race meeting and its results will be declared in the paddock after the final race. There is car parking facilities and the race lovers would get a complimentary race card and form guides at the entrance gates. To enter the public enclosure, you can go through the Faltaat Tunnel came into existence in 2001. Soft drinks and beverages can be availed at the stadium itself.

    Entry fee: Admission is free.

    Dress Code: Casual smart dress can be worn.

    Timings: There are races in the afternoon usually. Six of them will be held at a regular interval of 30 minutes and the first one will start at 02:30 pm.

    Location: Jebel Ali Race Course Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates. It is located at a distance of 19.8 kms from Dubai city.



  • 73 Hamdan Sports Complex

    Hamdan Sports Complex
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    Dubai’s proud multi-purpose sports arena is the Hamdan Sports Complex which was completed in 2010. The 2010 FINA world swimming championships were held here in which 153 countries have participated. It hosted the final games of the 2014 FIBA Under-17 World Championship as well. International aquatic events will be held at the stadium. A total of 15000 spectators can be accommodated inside and watch swimming, badminton, basketball, tennis, volleyball, water polo etc. 

    The stadium is sprawling around in 24 hectares of land and located on the Emirates Road. The strikingly beautiful architecture that merges with the melodic hue of blue and the superlative green colour spreading on the landscape outside is a talk of the town always. A pseudo naturalness will accompany the stadium and its surroundings due to the wonderfully portrayed design.

    Highlights: The swimming and diving pools are of high standards. 50 meter swimming pools and the recent technology of moveable floors enhance the quality level of the stadium, very well. Also, another attraction of the stadium is that the venue of the events can be converted into a dry land for non-aquatic and non-sports events also.

    Timings: It will be open on all days from 06:00 am to 12:00 midnight.

    Location: Exit 611, Opp. Global Village, Emirates Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates. It will take around 34 minutes to reach the stadium from Dubai city.



  • 74 Deira Clocktower

    Deira Clocktower
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    A clear definition of Dubai’s Clock Tower has not been published anywhere but it is one of the major landmarks in Dubai. It is believed to be constructed by the people in Dubai lived during 1960s have designed and created the clock. 

    Deira Clocktower or Dubai Clock tower as people fondly call is a roundabout in Dubai. It is located in eastern Dubai in Deira exactly at the intersection of Umm Hurrair Road and route D 89 road. It is a predominant monument in Deira and the access to the famous Al Maktoum Bridge is provided by this monument.

    Highlights: It was designed by an architect Ziki Homsi and it was built by Architecture Design Construction as the people say. It came into existence as a symbol of Dubai’s life and one can witness or learn the importance of this tower in the lives of the natives. As the Telegraph newspaper listed out, Dubai Clock Tower is the prime attraction in Dubai and one of the 17 most beautiful clock towers around the world.

    Location: Deira, Dubai. From Dubai main city, it is hardly 10 kms to reach Deira Clock Tower.



  • 75 Heritage House

    Heritage House
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    Heritage House was built in 1890 and this one is a courtyard house that offers the visitors to explore the house of a wealthy pearl merchant. The unbelievable fact about the house is that it is built of coral and gypsum and houses a central courtyard which has beautiful verandahs that keep the direct sunlight coming away. Many of the rooms in the house have audio visual displays and the use of dioramas recreate the traditional life styles.

    Highlights: This building is praised as the exemplary structure that showcases how a traditional Gulf mansion can be. The large exterior walls without windows are the sturdy protectors of the house. The main room called Al Makhzan would be visible after you cross the finely carved teak doors that are beautified with palm and floral creations. In the main room, you can see mannequins that show the traditional dress and jewellery but the room is made extravagant with the Western imports, an old gramophone, a Seth Thomas clock etc.

    Timings: The house is open on all days from 08:00 am to 07:30 pm but on Fridays, it will be open from 02:30 pm to 07:30 pm.

    Entry fee: The admission to the house is free of charge.

    Location: Al Ras Area, Deira, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai city, the Heritage House is located around 14 kms away.



  • 76 Jumeirah Archaeological Site

    Jumeirah Archaeological Site
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    Dating back to the Abbasid period that is between the 9th and 11th centuries, the most popular site in Dubai is the Jumeirah Archaeological Site owned by the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority. It was first discovered and excavated in 1969. That excavation gave the people different ancient items like architectural materials, decorative items, pottery jars, plate ware, bronze coins etc. 

    A team from the Dubai Museum has excavated large houses built on the beach rock called farush and the studies now say that Jumeirah was existing during the first two three centuries of the Islamic era. This was the only complete settlement that has portrayed well maintained architecture and this is the only oldest excavated settlement from this period. Many of the findings from the place now decorate the Dubai Museum as well.

    Highlights: Archaeologists and historians from different parts of the world come here to study about the excavated items and know more about the architectural concepts prevailed during the ancient period. Hence it is considered as a special site and valued more than a tourist location. Tourists should need a special permission to visit the digs.

    Entry fee: The entry to the site is completely free.

    Location: Dubai, UAE. It is located at a distance of around 6 kms and one can reach there in 10 minutes.



  • 77 Saeed Al Maktoum House

    Saeed Al Maktoum House
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    The former residential quarters of Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum and the historic building which is famous in Dubai is Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House. One of the finest landmarks in Dubai is this old house located along the Dubai Creek in the region of Al Shindagha. The Sheikh was once a ruler. It came into establishment in 1894 and was the crowned possession of the Al Maktoum family. But now it has turned to be a museum that contains major artefacts and images discovered from the old town of Dubai.

    Highlights: It houses historic photographs, coins, documents which show the recorded history of Dubai from the old centuries onward. The stunning architecture of the house is perfectly equipped with the naturally cooling wind towers and the house opens its doors wide to enter the dramatically stubborn history of the Arab regions around the Persian Gulf. From the top floor, a remarkable view of the skyscrapers of current Dubai would be visible showering an incomparable experience to all.

    Timings: It will be open on all days from 08:00 am to 08:30 pm but on Fridays, it will be open from 03:00 pm to 08:30 pm.

    Entry fee: 3 AED

    Location: Dubai, UAE. It is located at a distance of 11 km and a journey of 19 minutes will take you the house.



  • 78 Fun at Children's City

    Fun at Children's City
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    A colourful mélange of interactive and learning spaces at Children’s City in Dubai catches numerous eyes. This is the first educational city in UAE which give the children between 2 and 15 a vast space to observe, explore, play and discover a lot of things. The city welcomes school groups and families to interact with each other and make learning easier and filled with fun. The city has been renovated with new items and it opens the flamboyant vistas of earth science, space exploration, human body, computer and communication and there are a nature centre, a planetarium and a toddlers’ area as well.

    Highlights: One of the major highlights is the simulator where the kids can fly on a magic carpet or ride a camel. The signs presented are in English and Arabic.

    Timings: The Children’s Park will be open on all days from 9:00 am to 08:00 pm and on Fridays it will be open from 03:00 pm to 09:00 pm.

    Entry fee: Adults should pay Dh 15 and children between 2 and 15 have to pay Dh 10. But an additional fee at the park entrance should be paid which is Dh 5.

    Location: Gate 1, Creekside Park، Al Riyadh Streets, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is located at a distance of about 9.5 kms from Dubai city.





  • 79 Alserkal Avenue

    Alserkal Avenue
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    An industrial compound accommodating warehouses in the industrial zone of Al Quoz in Dubai is Alserkal Avenue. Now, it is being celebrated as an arts and culture district with a wide array of galleries, facilities and platforms. It houses residencies for local and international artists as well. 

    The time Alserkal Avenue was just an industrial location has flown away and not it displays itself as a mix of industrial business and creative spaces. There are 60 art houses, design and creative venues which have foundations, private collections and community projects. It was founded in 2007 and from then on it was gathering the region’s artists and other people who belong to different sorts of lives to have discussions and dialogues, to share their ideas and enhance their artistic values to a great height.

    Highlights: The galleries here are made distinct and beautiful by arranging individual programs which represent the emerging or established artists along with some exhibitions, talks, discussions, community events and so on.

    Timings: The Avenue is open on all days except on Fridays from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm.

    Location: Street 8, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Price: Entry is free of cost.

  • 80 Arabian Canal

    Arabian Canal
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    A planned, man-made 75 km canal is the Arabian Canal that is on hold now. The construction of the canal would have done by 2012 but due to some reasons it was on hold. It will begin at the Dubai Marina, go around the Al Maktoum International Airport before joining hands with the sea at the outer end of Palm Jebel Ali. Dubai Waterfront would be the first phase of the larger Arabian Canal. Its construction is led by a famous company called Limitless. The canal was designed as fully navigable with methods to prevent tidal control.

    Highlights: There is a network which is tightly woven including roadways and transit that will link a huge range of communities and open spaces to the public places, wetlands and parks. The integrated systems of energy, water and waste would be doing a tremendous help and they are mutually beneficial as well. The plans to build the canal called for $50 billion to construct a new city that would need 20000 hectares of land at the south bank of the channel. Totally, the canal will be 150 meters wide and six meters deep which can easily give space to yachts up to 40 meters to move through.

    Location: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: A definite idea on timings is not given by the authority. 

    Price: As of now, the entry Price to Arabian Canal is not decided.



  • 81 Dubai Zoo

    Dubai Zoo
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    An exclusive zoo that should not be missed on your Dubai tour is the famous Dubai Zoo, which extends up to 2 hectares of land. It was built in 1967 by a Dubai resident. H.H. Sheikh Rasihd bin Maktoum, the then ruler of Dubai gave permission to Otto J Bulart to construct a zoo on the plot in Jumeirah. 

    Being one of the oldest zoos in the Arabian Peninsual, this one is considered to the major landmark in Dubai and people term it as the town’s end. Since 1971, Dubai Municipality is managing and maintaining the zoo which housed a few animals in the initial years and later more animals have joined them. The constant redesigning and renovations altered the zoo wholly and now tourists would love to spend ample time over here. This is the first zoo that extended space to breed the rare chimpanzee and the Arabian wildcat.

    Highlights: Not it houses almost 230 species of animals including foxes, hyenas, lions, jaguars, chimpanzees, monkeys, deer, giraffes etc. Recently, it came in news regarding a controversy saying the conditions in which animals are kept in the zoo are unethical. Many activists and websites encouraged people not to visit the zoo. But it overcome those difficult situations and now a number of tourists come every day to visit the zoo.

    Timings: The zoo will be open from 10:00 am to 06:00 pm on all days except Tuesday.

    Entry fee: 2 AED

    Location: Dubai Zoo Jumeirah 1 (near the Jumeirah Shopping Center and Mercato Center) Jumeirah Street, Dubai, UAE. It is just 4.8 kms from Dubai city to the zoo.



  • 82 The Green Planet Dubai

    The Green Planet Dubai
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    If you are a lover of nature then The Green Planet Dubai is a must visit for you while in Dubai. Imagine a whole new tropical forest right in the city where you can explore the various flora and fauna? From forest floor to flooded rainforest this place gives you that perfect feel of a rainforest. There is an instructive and recreational office set to bring issues to light for the fragile adjust of nature and the value of one of our reality's most established living environments, making it the perfect instructive goal for the whole family.

    Highlights: The one of a kind Green Planet is outlined as an enclosed biological system, The Green Planet reproduces the captivating universe of the tropical woods with more than 3,000 plants and creatures and the world's biggest indoor man-made and life-managing tree.

    Location: The Green planet Dubai is located at City Walk - Al Wasl - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Price: The approximate price starts from AED 95- AED 149


  • 83 Dubai Village

    Dubai Village
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    Bur Dubai Village, also known as the Dubai Heritage Village is located near the mouth of Dubai Creek that takes tourist back in time through a series of heritage villages complete with recreated architecture and local artisans. For patrons, the village is a great place to find unique handmade items to take home as souvenirs or gifts. 

    Highlights: The vicinity offers many places to stroll around like Pottery shopping, visit traditional markets and enjoy live performances of Arabian folklore such as Raza, Ayyala, and Harbeya 

    Timings: It is opened every day from 08:00 to 20: 00, however on Fridays many shops will be closed as the operational hours are 15:00 to 22:00. 

    Getting There: You can reach the location through the Ghubaiba bus and train station nearby. 



  • 84 Dubai Mall

    Dubai Mall
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    Located in the heart the prestigious Downtown Dubai, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination, has welcomed more than 80 million visitors in 2014. The Fashion Avenue, the precinct dedicated to high fashion, positions The Dubai Mall as the fashion capital of the region. Another niche component of the mall is The Souk, an elegantly designed precinct featuring jewelry shops, accessory outlets, traditional Arab clothing and handicraft stores, among others. 


    Highlights: The Dubai Mall also features the world-class Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo featuring thousands of aquatic animals and a 270-degree walk through the tunnel. The strong family entertainment components include KidZania an innovative children’s ‘edutainment’ concept; the SEGA Republic, a 76,000 sq ft high adrenaline indoor theme park; the 22-screen Reel Cinemas megaplex with a total capacity of 2,800 seats; and the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink.

    Timings: Opens  from 10 AM to 11 PM on Sunday to Wednesday. 10 AM to 12 midnight on Thursday to Saturday.



  • 85 Deira Island

    Deira Island
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    Deira Island is a group of artificial islands of Dubai. This project was initially supposed to be a part of the Palm Islands and was then fondly known as ‘Palm Diera’.

    Highlights:
     Deira island comprises of four man made islands that lie adjacent to the Deira District of Dubai. This development is sought to offer a relaxed island living to the lucky residents of the place. Given the time and the money going in the Diera project, it is certain that in another few year’s this island will boost the tourism industry of Dubai. Post completion of the project, there will be beach front hotel resorts, 21 km of beaches, a waterfront night market, residential communities, a huge amphitheatre which can accommodate some 30,000 people and a shopping mall. This island will bring forth impressive views of the skyline of Dubai and across the Arabian Gulf.

    Location: The Deira island is located in Dubai in United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: The Deira Island stays open all round the year.

    Price: There is no entry fee.


  • 86 Ghantoot Beach

    Ghantoot Beach
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    Located out of Dubai, this is a private beach of Golden Tulip Hotel which includes a pool and a café so you can take a break if you get too much sand in your feet. As the sun sets, the bar in the hotel comes to life. Barbecues and volleyball are known to draw out the evening owls in this beach. It’s a great place to escape Dubai on a weekend and you could even team it with an overnight stay at the resort. 

    Highlights: There are volleyball nets and barbecues. There is also a water sports club which offers water skiing, wake boarding, banana boating and other activities. 

    Price: Public access to the beach will cost approximately 30 AED. 



  • 87 Underwater Zoo

    Underwater Zoo
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    One of the largest aquariums in the world, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo also holds the record for housing the world’s largest acrylic panel. A gigantic crocodile is a resident here and is one of the major attractions in the underwater zoo. Embedded inside the Dubai Mall, the facility is home to the mysterious Cephalopods in the Kraken’s Lair, and a selected assortment of animal species that thrive in desert environments are on display at UAE’s Night Creatures.The well-maintained underwater zoo is open to thronging tourists throughout the year. The world famous aquarium and zoo figure on most itineraries of tourists flocking to Dubai.


    Price: Price start from 100 AED per person. A membership program is also one of the main draws of the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.



  • 88 Indoor Trampoline Parks

    Indoor Trampoline Parks
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    The only thing that comes to our mind when we think about trampoline is jumping high up in the air. While you are in Dubai don’t miss a chance to visit Indoor Trampoline Park and defy gravity as you fly high. Indoor Trampoline Park is guaranteed the best fun filled workout for your kids. The park is loaded with different kinds of activities like Open jump, Jump Box Beat, Kids court, Dodged ball etc. This park is like a one stop destination for all. Reminiscence your childhood memories as you get more bouncy in more than 120 interconnected world class trampolines. There is another park Bounce which is a hit among the kids. Especially designed for the age group of 5-14 years and is the best summer camps for kids in Dubai.

    Timings: Opens daily from 10 AM to 10 PM.

    Price:
    The approximate price ranges from 69 AED to 180 AED




  • 89 The Jam Jar

    The Jam Jar
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    Jamjar is an innovative facility that helps to nurture young artists and to establish Dubai’s artistic stage through multiple art programs and social projects for the kids aged between 5 to 16 years. The studio swanks a Public DIY Painting Studio and hosts exhibition all year-round, and events presenting diverse art forms. Parties at the jamjar deliver's a colorful experience, with painting courses providing complete stationaries with apron, canvas, brushes and unlimited paint. Each participant can portray and take home their artistic creation at the end of the day.




    Location: Stationed at the RKM Properties in Al Quoz and can be reached by any local transport.

    Price: From 100 AED per child for the two-hour package (price varies depending on the size of canvas). A minimum booking of nine kids is required and maximum of 30 kids



  • 90 The Palm and World Islands

    The Palm and World Islands
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    Palm Islands are a set of 2 artificial islands mainly the Palm Jumeirah and the Palm Jebel Ali. Tourists can get a chance to visit Palm Jumeirah, as it is the only completed Island. The island takes the shape of a palm tree. The World Islands is a series of various small islands that has been constructed in the shape of a rough world map. The best way to view the Palm Islands is from the air or atop one of Dubai’s many high-rise skyscrapers, such as the Observation Deck at the BurjKhalifa. 

    Highlights: To tour the islands you could take a Speedboat at Palm Jumeirah to visit some of the major attractions in the vicinity. 

    Approximate Price: A tour around the island will cost 36-50 USD 



  • 91 Open Beach

    Open Beach
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    A beach that exhibits the splendid beauty in its full swing and an exotic place to enjoy beach vacation, Open Beach in Jumeirah is a must visit place.

    Highlights: It stands to be a perfect answer to skyscrapers of Dubai and ideal destination for spending quaint moments with family members as well as friends. Besides just lazing around on the beach, visitors can indulge in water sports and water surfing as it is simply relaxing. Living already in Dubai, Open Beach can be perfect for a spending weekend. Indeed, the beach area is divided into 3 sections: right and left are swimming areas; while, middle one is dedicated to water sports.

    Location: Open Beach is proudly located in the Jumeirah City of Dubai and beholds the attention of visitors for its spectacular beauty.

    Price: Though, the fun at Open Beach never ends; still, water sports activities require hiring equipments and the restaurant serves delectable food with drinks on board.
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  • 92 KidZania in Dubai Mall

    KidZania in Dubai Mall
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    Inside the Dubai Mall is a tiny replica of a real city where kids can role-play adult professions, from firefighters to car dealers and much more. From fighting “fires” and investigating “criminals” to flipping burgers and selling cars, let your little ones role-play in realistic settings at KidZania. The interactive entertainment and education center is a scaled facility that enables children to experience how adults view and participate in the world. KidZania’s streets are flagstone with shops, offices, factories, restaurants, a bank, hospital and fire station with settings for children between 4 to 16 years can live out their dream job with 80 role-playing activities to choose from. During their job shifts, the kids wear uniforms and are paid in KidZania’scurrency.



    Timings: Opens daily from 10 AM to 11 PM

    Price: Approximate price starts from 150 AED


  • 93 Wadi Water Park

    Wadi Water Park
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    Located in Jumeirah and facing the splendid Burj Al Arab, the Wild Wadi Water Park offers 30 thrilling rides and other attractions and is one of the best recognized outdoor water parks in West Asia. Themed around the tale of Juha, a character from Arabian folklore, the outdoor water park is designed to be a delight.The park had featured on The Amazing Race 5 and The Amazing Race Asia 1 and boasts of high-adrenaline rides. It also holds the distinction of having housed the largest water slide outside of the North American continent.

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    Price: All entry charges are decided according to physical specifications like height, and Wild Wadi Water Park’s rates and opening hours are subject to the discretion of the management.



  • 94 Snow Slopes in Dubai

    Snow Slopes in Dubai
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    Situated inside the behemoth shopping mall that is the Mall of the Emirates, this indoor ski resort sprawls over 22,500 square metres for fun in excess. Imagine skiing in the snow in Dubai! Ski Dubai is the very first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, and the massive area is set in a mountain-theme. Here’s the best opportunity to get rollicking in the snow all year round, with great rides and even penguins making this indoor resort their home. Ski Dubai, the indoor ski resort is open throughout the year, where the 5 runs offer a unique experience to suit different levels of expertise. The themed restaurants are a delight in their own fashion.


    Price: Starting from 250 AED onwards, the resort offers a wide array of activities for a gala time in the snow. A ski school on the premise is a wonderful way to support the participants.



  • 95 Royal Island Beach

    Royal Island Beach
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    This club beach is the first development to open its doors to the public on Dubai's World Islands. The resort covers an area of almost 40,000 square metres and hosts an array of international restaurants, long beach areas, swimming pools, chalets and an events area. Royal Island Beach Club is the perfect destination to enjoy a five-star meal and sip drinks or smoke shisha, all with unparalleled views of the impressive Dubai skyline.


    Highlight: The island sports with a choice of two exclusive beaches, along with a swimming pool, onsite beach volley ball court and Dubai’s hottest dinning hotspot.

    Price:  Access to the beach will cost approximately 250 AED



  • 96 The Lost Chambers Aquarium

    The Lost Chambers Aquarium
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    Well the name itself sounds interesting right? If you are planning for a trip to Dubai, don’t miss your chance to check out this Atlantis-themed aquarium with underwater halls & tunnels housing marine life. This is another one of the best places to visit in Dubai. Not only just explore the underwater creatures, you will also get a chance to feed them. There are more than 20 marine life displays in this Dubai aquarium, including a touch tank where you can get a starfish or stroke an ocean cucumber.

    Highlights: What's more, in case you're interested to know whether a Moray Eel is a snake or fish, or how to tell if a grouper is male or female, then agree to a Behind The Scenes Tour to join the aquariums creature specialists as they uncover the privileged insights of the profound. Learn firsthand about the fish healing facility, the water filtration frameworks, and other entrancing tips that uncover how to look after more than 65,000 marine creatures.

    Location: Atlantis The Palm, Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Price: The approximate price starts from AED 120 per person


  • 97 Old Dubai in Bastakia

    Old Dubai in Bastakia
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    Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, also known as Al Bastakia is an old ruin worthy town that will send culture lovers into a fine tizzy. While here, you can roll down the sandy lanes to the modern white mosque, noting the splendid architectural details of the grand gypsum, coal, and limestone buildings and marvel at the carved wooden doors with brass knockers and the intricate gates that adorn every building here. Take a stroll upstairs for the incredible view of Bastakiya rooftops and take a good long look at the wind towers. This traditional form of air-conditioning, constructed to funnel cool air into the house, was an architectural series of buildings in southern Iran. 

    Highlights: The vicinity offers some major attractions in Dubai like Ave gallery, XVA Gallery, Old city wall, Sheikh Muhammed Centre for cultural understanding and much more. 



  • 98 Dubai Ice Rink

    Dubai Ice Rink
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    Keep away the heat and get down to The Dubai Mall to ice-skate on the Olympic-sized rink. Whether you are a pro or a beginner, you are sure to make the most of the enormous facility as you glide across the ice. The Dubai Mall is the world's biggest shopping and entertainment hub and even in the heat of the desert, it is not surprising to find an Olympic-sized ice rink. Tie up your skates and head onto the ice. Practice your hockey-stops or even throw in a spin as you enjoy the sport with family and friends. In the sometimes extreme heat of Dubai, the rink can be the coolest place to seek shelter and have fun at the same time.



    Timings: Opens daily from 10 AM to 11 PM

    Price: Approximate price starts from 65 AED


  • Nearby Getaways from Dubai
  • 01 Abu Dhabi

    The richest emirate and the capital of UAE - Abu Dhabi is an earthier version of its ostentatious cousin Dubai. It being a perfect blend of tradition and modernism, boasts of modernity at its best while maintaining its natural appeal that attracts visitor worldwide. Speaking about tourist places in Abu-Dhabi, from extravagant hotels and posh resorts next to beaches and never ending mighty desert, Abu-dhabi has it all. For those looking to engage with Gulf culture, it offers opportunities to understand the UAE's history through museums, exhibitions, tours and food. Although the official language is Arabic, English is widely spoken and visitors will hardly have any communication difficulties.

    There’s no shortage of reasons as to why you should visit the United Arab Emirates. Perhaps the best reason to visit Abu Dhabi is that it's gorgeous. It houses Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, one of the most beautiful and picturesque mosques in the world. Visitors can see the Formula 1 racing track and watch world renowned races. Only a few minutes drive away, you will find Ferrari World, an indoor amusement park themed after the famous car brand. Abu Dhabi has been fast growing and constantly adding new attractions to its already long list of World Records and unique attractions. The city is incredibly well planned with extra wide streets and smoothly flowing traffic, promising you hassle free travel throughout the city 24/7.Transport is clean, cheap and efficient.

    At the heart of life in Abu Dhabi, are some amazing traditions that are still alive. The locals of the city are deeply devoted to a traditional way of life and it’s something that visitors love to see and experience. The tourist places in Abu-Dhabi have a different offering for the travelers, which is completely offbeat and worth experiencing. The local customs are rooted in their rich Bedouin heritage and Islamic religion. The great tradition of Arab hospitality is alive and thriving here, and other cultural elements can be seen in their daily life, such as in their traditional dresses. I’d suggest you should travel out to the suburban neighborhoods and see the Emiratis sing traditional songs and perform dances. It’s not just a visual delight but it’s something you’ll cherish for life.

  • 02 Sharjah

    Sharjah City, the one that lies in the UAE district among various other well known destinations, has a lot to offer to its visitors. Cars, luxuries, beaches, people, food, hotels, clothings, markets – there is diversity in every walk of this city. While most of us are only aware of Dubai and Abu Dhabi among other UAE nations – Sharjah city is also gaining increasing prominence in the world as a form of perfect tourist destination in the list.

    Sharjah which lies in the northern side of Dubai is the cultural capital of UAE and is a relevant heritage area. The city is on the creek with well-restored homes and museums devoted especially to Emirati customs. It is also home to Sharjah fort – a 19th century royal residence that has quickly turned the local history around for the Emiratis.

    Sharjah is the third largest city in the United Arabs Emirates and is an important portion of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. Located along the southern cost of the Persian gulf, the city is filled with scenic sightings and great, rich traditional culture that promises experiences of a lifetime for those visiting for the first time.

    The city of Sharjah shares most of the important segments such as the legalities, political relations, military tie-ups and economic functions with most other emirates that function within the established federal framework among the boundaries of UAE.

    Filled with traditional Arab culture, the essence of this place typically revolves around the incredible Islamic architecture, music, attire, cuisine and lifestyle.