Witness panoramic views of the Dubai Scape from the Observation Deck at the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world
Travel all the way to 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa on the world's fastest glass elevator
Enjoy a meal at the world’s highest restaurant, At.mosphere, located on the 122nd floor of the world’s highest building
Marvel at the indoor fountain in the Burj Khalifa, which is lit up with 6,000 twinkling lights in the evening
Unwind at the Burj Khalifa Lounge, which prides itself as the highest lounge in the world
To add to your experience here, catch unobstructed views of the Dubai Fountain show from the Observation Deck on the 124th floor
Location: It is located at 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai
Price: 132 - 303 AED
For 124th & 125th Floor:- The time slots for Non-prime hours are from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm and 07:00 pm to 11:00 pm and the time slots for Prime hours are 4:00 pm to 6.30 pm.
For 148th,124th & 125th Floor:- The time slots for Non-prime hours are 07:00 pm, 08:00 pm, 9:00 pm, and the time slots for Prime hours are 12:00 pm to 6.00 pm.
How to Reach?
Insider Tip: Burj Khalifa is one of the most visited attractions in Dubai and normally experiences large queues. It is advised that you buy your tickets online and save about an hour of your time.
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Admire the architecture of the Palm Jumeirah islands which are, quite literally, shaped like a palm tree and are amongst the must visit tourist places in Dubai
At Aquaventure Waterpark, you may unleash your inner child by riding record-breaking waterslides, splashing in pools, or relaxing on the private beach with a cocktail.
Visit The Lost Chambers Aquarium, where you may snorkel or dive through lagoons filled with 65,000 aquatic creatures, including 14 shark and ray species.
Take a boat tour around the Palm Jumeirah coast, catching sight of some of the most iconic buildings here.
Freefall along the Palm in a tandem skydiving session with Skydive Dubai, an experience tailored especially for adventure lovers.
Museum of the Future
One of the best tourist places in Dubai, Museum of the Future is a new age museum dedicated to the exploration of a possible future, showcasing how world will be in 2071
Admire the architectural expertise of Shaun Killa in the exterior walls of the museums, engraved with lines of Arabic poetry
Visit the Journey to the Future and learn more about how astronauts survive in space
Explore the Amazonian forests at the Digital Amazon exhibit and discover the rainforests where few humans have gone before
Learn how you can help to reduce the effects of climate change on the human body in the Vault of Life, the Museum of Future's DNA Library
Attend a series of debates and events with key industry visionaries, where they'll have an open discussion about their future visions.
Location: Financial District of Dubai, UAE
Timings: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
How to reach: Take a metro to Emirates Towers Metro Station and you can cover the remaining distance by Sheikh Zayed Road to finally reach your destination which is 228 meters away.
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Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
- Spend a day on a safari across the undulating desert sand dunes, one of the top cultural experiences that the Dubai deserts have to offer\
- Travel through the undulating desert sands during dusk, catching unobstructed views of the setting sun
- If you have an inclination for adventure sports, you could also try your hand at sandboarding
- Prepare to be enthralled by a traditional belly dancing routine, as you lounge in the Bedouin tents after a long day of safari
- Enjoy a barbecue buffet dinner to end your day, choosing from a plethora of vegetarian and non vegetarian options
Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
Take a walk through the underwater tunnels at the Dubai Aquarium, the elaborate underwater universe home to thousands of marine species.
Catch a glimpse of the endangered tiger sharks, preserved in the ginormous tanks of the Underwater Zoo
For an added bit of adventure, attend the Swim with the Sharks session which takes you to the depths of the shark tanks
Pay a visit to the King Croc exhibit, housing the world’s biggest reptile- a gigantic crocodile weighing a whopping 750 kgs
Try your hand at cage snorkeling, a guided diving session that takes you through the aquatic exhibits at the Dubai Zoo and Aquarium
Price: 70 - 89 AED
Timings: Sunday to Wednesday- 10 AM to 10 PM
Thursday to Saturday - 10 AM to 12 AM
- By metro: Take the metro to Burj Khalifa/The Dubai Mall station. Upon arrival at the station, head out to the main road. There is a feeder bus that goes from the station to the mall every 15 mins. Alternatively, the mall is a 15-min walk from the station via the air-conditioned Metro Link Bridge.- By car: If you plan to drive to The Dubai Mall from the center of Dubai, take the first interchange and proceed through Financial Center Road (formerly Doha Street). You will see the approach road to The Dubai Mall on the right-hand side.
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Marvel at the Dubai Fountain, the tallest choreographed fountain shows in the world and one of the best Dubai attraction
To add to the experience, take an Abra boat ride during the fountain show to catch the marvel from the Marina waters
The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk give you an opportunity to witness this marvelous fountain from just nine meters
Reserve a table at any of the high-end restaurants by the lake and enjoy a lavish meal as you witness the Dubai Fountain show
Location: Fashion Parking - Dubai Mall - Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Price: 17 - 29 AED
Dubai Fountain Lake Ride Timings: 5:45 pm-11:30 pm
- By Metro: The best way to get from Bur Dubai to Dubai Fountain is to take a metro to Burj Khalifa Station which takes 20 minutes, after that it's a small walk to the Dubai fountain show dock area.- By Bus: You can take line 29 bus, it takes 38 minutes. Also, it is a 15-minute drive from Bur Dubai to Burj Khalifa.
Explore the luxury that unravels within the Dubai Mall, the largest shopping mall in the UAE
Pay a visit to the fantastic Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, a rare underwater spectacle home to around 140 marine creatures
Explore the Dubai Mall VR Park, where gamers have the time of their lives navigating through lifelike narratives
Try your hand at a fantastic array of snow sports at the Dubai Mall Snow Park, the only place in the city to have authentic snow
Marvel at the Human Waterfall, the four storey long waterfall that stretches along one side of the Dubai Mall
Shop til you drop at the Fashion Avenue, home to the best fashion and cosmetic brands from around the world
Spend some time with your kids at Kidzania, the immersive play and learn universe designed especially for these younger guests
Catch the newest release at Reel Cinema, the twenty six screen theater nestled within the Dubai Mall
Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab is the most luxurious hotel of Dubai having interiors embellished with 24-carat gold
Admire the architecture of the sail-shaped hotel, best Dubai attraction, as it rests against the bright blue waters of the Gulf
Select from the array of stunning high end restaurants at the building to enjoy a lavish meal
Lounge on the outdoor terrace pools, which looks out directly to the beautiful Arabian Gulf below
Enjoy a meal at Al Mahara, the underwater seafood restaurant, admiring marvelous views of the marine life as it unravels around you
Unwind at the Talise Spa at Burj Al Arab, choosing from the range of elaborate therapies and treatments they have to offer
Take a walk along the Dubai Marina, one of the best Dubai attraction and most beautifully landscaped promenades in the city
Choose from one of the many fantastic eateries and cafes that line the Marina, enjoying a lavish meal with views of the water
Take a dinner cruise on a traditional Dhow Boat, witnessing the illuminated skyline of Dubai as the boat idles along
Go deep sea fishing in the Dubai Marina, exploring the depths of the Arabian Gulf and it's magnificent marine life
Rent a yacht from the Dubai Marina club and treat yourself to a luxury tour around the Marina
Take a speedboat tour around Dubai Marina, catching a glimpse of the major landmarks that line the shore here
Timings of Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina: 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Everyday)
How to reach?
- By Tram: The nearest tram station is Jumeirah Lakes Towers. Tram station is 901 meters away, 12 min walk.
- By Metro: Catch the M1 metro line which lies on the Red Line to reach the nearest metro station, Jumeirah Lakes Towers Tram station and Jumeirah Lakes Towers metro stations are connected through a foot over a bridge across Sheik Zayed Road.
- By Bus: The bus lines that stop near the Dhow Cruise Dubai location are Bus-8, Bus-88, and Bus-F55A.
IMG Worlds of Adventure
Explore the many themed zones at the IMG Worlds of Adventure, the biggest indoor amusement park in Dubai, home to over 22 rides and thrill attractions
Challenge yourself to an amazing array of hair-raising rollercoaster rides at the Jurassic section of IMG Worlds
Take a picture with the characters from the Marvel and Cartoon Network universe that are brought to life at the park
Explore the themed restaurants at this best place to visit in Dubai, sampling cuisines stemming from different parts of the world
Purchase a merchandise from the theme stores at the different adventure zones, leaving with a memento that you can carry back home
Location: E311, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, City of Arabia - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.
Price: 152 - 180 AED
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Saturday to Wednesday)
12:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Thursday & Friday)
- Rides of Marvel Zone-like- Spider-Man Doc Ock’s Revenge, Hulk Epsilon Base 3D, Thor Thunder Spin.
- Rides of Lost Valley Zone-like- The Velociraptor and the Adventure Fortress.
- The attraction of IMGBoulevard zone i.e. The Haunted Hotel.
How to reach?
- By metro:- Nearest Metro stations are The Dubai Mall (Approx 25km), Mall of the Emirates (Approx 30 km). Visitors from Dubai can take a taxi from the Metro stations.
- From Dubai International Airport: It is only 9.7 Km which is a 15-20 minutes drive. You can always choose the round trip transfer option available below.
Make a stop at the Dubai Dolphinarium, one of Dubai’s best water entertainment parks
Watch as the fur seals and dolphins come together in a lively performance at the dolphin show
Under the supervision of a professional trainer, you will get the opportunity to play with, feed, and swim with dolphins
Watch how the exotic birds fly around, interact with each other and the audience at the Creek Park show
Test your intelligence at the Mirror Maze, which has a maze made entirely of mirrors through which you can pass
At the very end, stop by the Happy Valley restaurant for a poolside dinner
Location: Riyadh Street, Inside the Creek Park Gate 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Price: 41 - 52 AED
Time Slots for Dolphinarium: 11.00 AM, 2.00 PM, and 6.00 PM(Monday- Saturday)
Time slot for Swim with Dolphins: 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM(Monday- Saturday)
Time Slots for Exotic Bird Show: 12:15 PM, 3:15 PM, 5:15 PM & 7:15 PM(Monday- Saturday)
How to reach?
- By Metro:- The nearest Metro station to Dubai Dolphinarium is the one at Dubai Healthcare City on the Green Line route. You can get off at the Dubai Healthcare City Metro Station and take a 5-minute taxi ride for the remaining distance.
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Dubai Frame is an iconic frame-like structure that offers breathtaking views of New and Old Dubai.
View the many tourist places in Dubai like Burj Khalifa, Jumeirah Mosque while walking across the glass ceiling that joins the two sides of the frame
On the first floor of the Frame, lies the Old Dubai Gallery, which features multimedia displays on the city's history
Explore the audio-visual display 'Future Dubai,' which envisions what the city will have to offer in the future
Walk across the top bridge during sunset, treating yourself to the best views
Make a reservation for an early morning breakfast at the very top of the Dubai Frame, with a special experience titled 45 Minutes of Gold
Location: Zabeel Park
Price: 48 - 73 AED
Timings: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM(Monday-Sunday)
How to reach?
- By Metro: Take the Red Line to Al Jafiliya Metro Station and walk towards Gate 4 AKA Star Gate of Zabeel Park
- By Taxi/Cab: Feed-in Zabeel Park Gate One on your GPS to reach the public parking near Zabeel Park. From here, Gate 4 AKA Star Gate is a short walk away.
Dubai Global Village is a one-stop destination for entertainment, shopping as well as dining with various countries setting up pavilions offering varied experiences
Visit one of the nearly 26 pavilions representing each participating country to get a taste of as many different cultures as possible
Take a picture with the life sized replicas of the seven wonders of the world at Global Village, one of the best places to visit in Dubai
Choose from a selection of traditional apparel, jewelry, trendy accessories, and more at over 1500 different stores and booths
Sample food from all over the world at the restaurants strewn across the Global fest
Allow the thrills, games, and attractions of Global Village's very own Carnival to fascinate you
Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road Dubai
Price: 13 - 16 AED
Timings: Saturday-Wednesday: 04:00 pm - 12:00 am & Thursday-Friday: 04:00 pm - 01:00 am
- Stunt Show Survivor
- Be sure to try out the Honolo-loop, Jamaica Drum, Vroom UAE, and Miami Surf if you are visiting with kids.
How to Reach?
- By Metro/Taxi: Take the red line to First Gulf bank and then take a taxi to Global village, reaching in 50 minutes
- By Bus: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has resumed four of its bus routes travelling to and from Global Village.
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Dubai Miracle Garden
Admire the beautiful display of more than 150 million flowers at Dubai Miracle Gardens
Marvel at the Emirates A380 flight's lifelike exhibit, the world's biggest artwork made entirely of flowers
Examine the craftsmanship of the Floral Clock, a massive flower-covered clock piece that changes its appearance with the seasons
Pose for a shot at the Sunflower Field, one of the most beautiful Dubai Attraction in the Miracle Gardens
Take a picture in one of the Gardens' fantastic photogenic alleyways, some decorated with umbrellas, some with flowering canopies
Grab a snack at Hill Top's café, a flower-filled corner, enjoying the views of the entire garden as it spreads out below
The Flower Procession, a festive parade featuring costumed dancing, music, and marches, is a must-see
Location: Al Barsha South 3, Barsha, Dubailand Area - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Price: 117 - 185 AED
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Sunday to Friday)
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM (Saturday Only)
- Lake Park: Lake Park captures every aspect of the lake and gives it a flowery makeover
- Umbrella Tunnel: One of the most interesting passages made by upside-down umbrellas.
- Giant Teddy Bear: Combination
- Floral Clock: The Garden offers a beautiful sight of a beautiful 15-meter floral clock.
How to Reach?
- By Metro: Take the Dubai Metro and stop at the MOE (Mall of the Emirates metro station) - Red Line
- By Bus: Take Bus Number 105 and it will directly take you to Dubai Miracle Garden.
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Things to Do in Dubai Miracle Garden
Escape the blazing Dubai heat at Ski Dubai, a massive ski resort situated in the Mall of Emirates
Take a gondola to the very top of a mountainous slope and choose from a variety of skiing paths snaking across the snowy slopes
Make use of the resident ski experts to improve your skiing and snowboarding abilities
Feel the wind in your hair as you zipline from one side of the park to the other
Try your hand at a plethora of snow sports, including tobogganing, sledding and snow zorbing
Location: Sheikh Zayed Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: Sunday - Thursday: 10.00 am - 12.00 pm & Friday - Saturday: 09.00 am - 12.00 am.
Price: 178 - 198 AED
- March of The Penguins: 14:00, 16:00, 18:00, and 20:00 daily
- Penguin Encounter (40 minutes session)
- The world’s first indoor sub-zero Zip Line
- Ski Dubai’s signature hot chocolate at Avalanche Café
How to Reach?
- By Car: Mall of the Emirates is strategically located in the heart of ‘New Dubai,’ at interchange 4 on Sheikh Zayed Road.
- By metro: Mall of the Emirates Station can be reached by taking the Red Line running from Rashidiya station to UAE Exchange station.
Dubai Garden Glow
Witness how art and technology come together at Dubai Garden Glow, a special theme park with attractions that glow in the night
Explore the art installations across the park's four zones: Glow Park, Dinosaur Park, Magic Park, and Art Park, some of the best places to see in Dubai
Visit Dinosaur Park, the largest outdoor dinosaur themed entertainment park, to learn about the evolution of prehistoric species
Admire the art installations made entirely out of recycled materials at Art Park
Pose with a beautiful collection of 3D art and optical illusions at the Magic Park, which will blow your mind
Admire the craftsmanship that went behind the making of the superior ice sculptures at the Ice Park
Location: Zabeel Park
Price: 48 - 68 AED
Timings: 5:00 PM - 10:30 PM( Sunday to Thursday), and 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM(Friday)
How to reach?
- By metro: take the metro, the closest metro station is the Al Jafiliya Metro Station on the Red Line.
- By Bus: Take line named 27 from The Dubai Mall and reach the Al Jafiliya Bus station from there it is just 18 min. walk.
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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.
Location: Atlantis the Palm, Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates. It is located around 26 kms away from Dubai city.
Timings: The aquarium is open on all days from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Price: AED 120 per person
Take a ride on the world's largest and tallest observation wheel- the Ain Dubai- which goes up to a height of 250 meters above the ground
As your capsule reaches the city's highest point, you'll get some of the best views of the city, catching sight of the places to visit in Dubai such as the Burj Al Arab, the Burj Khalifa, and the Palm Jumeirah islands
Go for a sunset ride for a totally unique experience, treating yourself with front-row tickets to watch the most amazing sunset.
Treat yourself to a gourmet dinner in the sky with the Dine in the Sky experience at Ain Dubai, which combines a ride on the wheel with a specially curated dinner experience
Atlantis Palm Hotel
Atlantis Palm Hotel is situated on the iconic Palm island and is a one world renowned resort that offers luxury and entertainment
Let the 10 gourmet restaurants at the hotel redefine the idea of fine dining for you, bringing together the best of global cuisine under one roof
Explore the best of Dubai’s water adventure activities with a visit to the hotel’s Aquaventure Waterpark and the Lost Chambers Aquarium
Get up close and personal with the marine life with the special water experiences offered at Atlantis, such as the dolphin experience or the sea lion experience
Allow yourself a day of self-care with a trip to the in-house spa, nail salon and underwater yoga center at Atlantis the Palm, often referred to as one of the most famous places to visit in Dubai.
Attractions: Aqua Venture Water Park
Location: Crescent Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Price: 531 - 592 AED
Timings: Open 24 hours
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Ferrari World Day Trip from Dubai
Spend a thrilling day at Ferrari World, the only Ferrari-themed adventure park in the world.
Get a chance to drive your own Ferrari across the park, or have one driven for you by a professional driver
Take a ride on the Formula Rossa, the fastest rollercoaster in the world
Invite your family or friends to a race at Ferrari World's own go-karting track
With the F1 simulator experience, you can experience what it's like to drive a Formula One race car.
Explore the best of global dining with the restaurants at Ferrari World, such as Il Podio, Mama Rossella or Espresso Rosso
Leave with a memento purchased from any of Ferrari World's very own merchandise stores
Location: Yas Island, 128717, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Price: 241 - 268 AED
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Sunday - Wednesday)
11:00 AM to 10:00 PM (Thursday - Saturday)
Do Not Miss:
- Formula Rossa
- Fiorina GT Challenge
- Scuderia Challenge
- Speed of Magic
How to Reach?
- By Metro: From airport terminal 3, which will drop you at Ibn Battuta Mall from here, you need to take bud to drop you at Shahama bus stop from there you can hire a taxi to drive you to the entrance of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.
- By Bus: From terminal 1, take a bus to Ghubaiba Bus Station from there take the next bus to drop you at central bus station at Abu Dhabi. Once reached, you need to head toward Al Wadha Terminal to take a bus for YAS island Ferrari World.
- By Taxi: You can also book the Taxi on a private basis from your hotel to the attraction
- By Yas Express: You can opt for a complimentary shuttle bus service that runs daily along several routes, providing easy access to Yas Island's main attractions and landmarks
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Things to Do in Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Explore all of the augmented reality based game scenarios at the VR Park, one of the best places to visit in Dubai.
Choose from virtual reality activities such as the John Wick franchise, Hologate, and Beat Saber
Conquer your fear of falling with the Burj Drop, a scenario that imagines one as a window washer right outside the window of the tallest building in the world
With the Dubai Drone Expedition, you can see what Dubai will look like in 2050
Allow your kids to experience the classic swing ride digitally with Flying Chairs, an experience adapted to the needs of children
Location: The Dubai Mall - Financial Center Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Price: 48 - 73 AED
12:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Sunday to Thursday )
12:00 PM to 12:00 AM (Friday & Saturday)
- APE-X: you get to be a massive weaponized cybernetic Ape, and all you have to do is escape your creator who wants to keep you a lifelong captive.
- The Raft: This one's a four-player experience where teamwork is paramount and there's no way you're escaping the wrath of supernatural creeps without combining forces with your fellow players.
- John Wick Chronicles: You will get your very own MP5 ( VR, of course) so feel like a hitman and work as a hitman with this submachine gun in your hand.
- PAYDAY: The VR Heist: Based on the first-person shooter video game.
- The Walking Dead Vr Outbreak: A zombie apocalypse and you're bound to a wheelchair inside a hospital.
How to reach?
- By metro: Take the metro to Burj Khalifa/The Dubai Mall station. Upon arrival at the station, head out to the main road. There is a feeder bus that goes from the station to the mall every 15 mins. Alternatively, the mall is a 15-min walk from the station via the air-conditioned Metro Link Bridge.
- By car: If you plan to drive to The Dubai Mall from the center of Dubai, take the first interchange and proceed through Financial Centre Road (formerly Doha Street). You will see the approach road to The Dubai Mall on the right-hand side.
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Bollywood Parks Dubai
Visit Bollywood Park, the first amusement park in the world dedicated solely to Indian films.
Take a spin on the world's largest swing attraction, the Bollywood Skyflyer.
Catch a live presentation of Indian traditional dances on Bollywood Boulevard's streets
Admire the unusual architecture of the Rajmahal Theater, which was inspired by Agra's Taj Mahal and is home to the world's first Broadway-styled Bollywood musical
Catch a scrumptious meal from all around the nation at the different cafes like Victoria Station, Jumbo Cafe, etc around Bollywood Park.
Mela Junction, Bollywood Park's own carnival, offers amazing rides like Wheel of Stars, Monsoon Masti, Rodeo ki Sawari, etc
Location: Opposite Palm Jebel Ali, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Price: 146 - 175 AED
Timings: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Sunday-Saturday)
- At Bollywood Boulevard’s Crossroads stage, see colorful performances inspired by the movies of 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.
- At Mumbai Chowk - Don: The Chase - a 3D immersion tunnel ride co-created by SRK.
- At Bollywood Film Studios- Cinemagic Featuring Zindagi Nah Milegi Dobara.
- At Rustic Ravine - Bollywood Skyflyer Ride.
How to reach?
- By Metro: Take the Dubai Metro Red Line towards Jebel Ali and alight at Ibn Battuta Metro station. From here you can take a taxi to reach Bollywood Park Dubai.
- By Taxi: From Downtown Dubai, head south of Sheikh Zayed Road, past Dubai Marina and Jebel Ali, until you see Dubai Parks and Resorts on the left side of the road
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Thrilling Bollywood Park Rides
Take a stroll around Dubai Creek at night, one of the city's most attractive promenades and amongst top Dubai attractions.
Opt for Dhow dinner cruise on the Creek, which blends a traditional Arabian supper with spectacular views of the Dubai cityscape
Enjoy a dinner at one of the restaurants located around the Dubai Creek like The Broadwalk, QD’s, Casa De Tapas, etc
Visit the amazing Ras al Khor Bird Sanctuary, which is located at the end of the Dubai Creek promenade
Wild Wadi Water Park
Choose from thirty thrilling rides and attractions at Wild Wadi, all themed around Sinbad and Juha's legendary stories.
Slide down the ultrafast Jumeirah Sceirah, the Middle East's fastest and tallest water slide.
Ride the waves in Breaker's Bay, the Gulf Region's largest wave pool.
At Juha's Dhow and Lagoon excursion, challenge your family to a water cannon war.
After a thrilling day on the water, satisfy your appetite with a delicious lunch or supper at one of Wild Wadi Water Park's wonderful restaurants like Surfer’s Burgers, Firecrust Pizza.
Price: 177 - 296 AED
Timings: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Sunday - Thursday)
- By Metro: From Airport Terminal 3 to Sharaf DG. Then book a cab till the Park
Spend a day on the stunning white sands of Jumeirah Beach, the largest public beach in Dubai
Opt for a quick dip in the stunning blue waters or spend the day lounging and sunbathing at one of the top Dubai tourist places
Try your hand at the impressive range of watersports that the beach offers, choosing between banana boating, donut boating and others
Enjoy a brunch at any of the beachfront cafes and restaurants that line the Jumeirah coast, such as The Food Square, Bu Deech or Tamurai Sushi and Grill
Choose a shaded spot and enjoy a picnic spread with your friends and family enjoying the stunning ocean views.
Things to keep in mind: Ensure that you are clad in a full swimsuit when swimming in the water and kindly avoid wearing bikinis or clothes of revealing nature.
Location: Jumeirah District, Dubai
Price: 90 - 138 AED
Timings of Water Sports at Jumeirah Beach: 9:00 AM-6:30 PM
How to reach?
- By Bus: Take bus 8, 84, or N55. Get down at Jumeirah Beach Residence Station 2 bus station. The meeting point is a 7-minute walk from here.
- By Tram: Take tram 11 and get down at Jumeirah Beach Residence 2 Tram station. The meeting point is a 3-minute walk from here.
- By Waterbus: Take waterbus BM1 and get off at the Marina Promenade Waterbus Station. The meeting point is a 10-minute walk from here.
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A heaven for the kids, Kidzania Dubai has become one of the top Dubai tourist places with ample role-playing undertakings for children where they can mix learning with fun.
Children between the ages four and sixteen can spend hours in this premise practicing what they want to be, learn from experts how to handle money, and other such skills that help in a professional word, the only difference being, it is all imparted fun!
Location: The Dubai Mall, Financial Center Road
Price: 63 - 98 AED
Saturday to Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday & Friday: 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
How to reach?
- By Metro: Take the metro to Burj Khalifa/The Dubai Mall station. Upon arrival at the station, head out to the main road. There is a feeder bus that goes from the station to the mall every 15 mins. Alternatively, the mall is a 15-min walk from the station via the air-conditioned Metro Link Bridge.
- By Car: If you plan to drive to The Dubai Mall from the centre of Dubai, take the first interchange and proceed through Financial Centre Road (formerly Doha Street). You will see the approach road to The Dubai Mall on the right-hand side.
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Motiongate is one of the fun places to visit in Dubai which is a theme park inspired by Hollywood. Apart from going on an adrenaline-pumping ride, one can even meet Hollywood characters strolling around the parks waiting to be clicked with visitors.
The most thrilling ride in this park is The Green Hornets High-Speed Chase and the Madagascar Mar Pursuit and the Zombieland Blast Of. Shows like Operation Penguin Strike & King Julien’s Side Show Stomp and attractions like the Smurf’s Village, Kung Fu Panda academy and Panem Aerial Tour keep children and adults on their toes all day.
Location: Dubai Parks and Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Road
Price: 213 - 266 AED
Timings: 02.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. (up to 11.00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday)
- The amazing Capitol Bullet Train, dancing spectacle, Step Up Dubai, All In! in Lionsgate zone.
- The Green Hornet: High-Speed Chase, and Underworld 4D in Columbia Pictures Zone.
- Kung Fu Panda Academy, Madagascar Mad Pursuit in Dreamworks Animation Zone.
How to reach?
- By Metro: Take the Dubai Metro Red Line towards Jebel Ali and alight at Ibn Battuta Metro station. From here you can take a taxi to reach MotionGate Dubai.
- By Taxi: From Downtown Dubai, head south of Sheikh Zayed Road, past Dubai Marina and Jebel Ali, until you see Dubai Parks and Resorts on the left side of the road.
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Motiongate Dubai Rides
Experience skydiving with a difference at iFly Dubai without actually jumping off a real plane in the midst of a clear sky. Every jumper gets to fly as high as four meters in an AC tunnel which keeps one in the comfort, as well as lets one experience this ecstasy.
A trainer is always around to guide one through this process, explain the things you can do when, not in gravity, and also help you realize if you can actually go for the real skydiving. To be completely prepared for this flight, one needs to watch the video played outside this acrylic wind tunnel, and also sign a Waiver Form.
Location: Play Nation Area, City Centre Mirdif
Price: 199- 236 AED
Timings: 10.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m. (Friday and Saturday), 12.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m. (Thursday) and 12.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. (Sunday to Wednesday)
How to reach?
By Bus: Catch the RTA Bus F10 that transports to the mall.
By Metro: The nearest metro station to the City Centre Mirdif is the Rashidiya Metro Station, catch a taxi from there, it's a few minutes drive.
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Yas Island Day Trip from Dubai
Yas Island was founded and developmental works on the projects began in 2006. The Yas Island Water Park is a themed water park which comes in best tourist places in Dubai, it can get you all worked up for an entire day. There are more than forty slides, rides, and attractions for you at the water park.
The water park is definitely one of the best places to visit in Dubai with family. The park promises you activities and entertainment in the form of adrenaline rushing water rides like nothing else. Jebel drop, Marah fortress, Sebag, Al Raha river, Rush rider, Dawwama, Bubble’s barrel, Hamlool’s humps, Liwa loop, Yehal, Falcon’s Falaj, Tot’s playground, Yadi Yas, etc.
There are more than forty rides and slides to enjoy at the Yas Island Water Park. Come here for fun and well deserved time with your friends and family.
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Price: 192 - 241 AED
Timings: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Monday to Saturday)
- Learn to surf the waves like a pro on Bubbles' Barrel
- Dawamma, the world’s largest six-person water-slide with friends and family
How to reach?
- By Metro: From airport terminal 3, which will drop you at Ibn Battuta Mall from here, you need to take bud to drop you at Shahama bus stop from there you can hire a taxi to drive you to the entrance of YAS Water World Abu Dhabi.
- By Bus: From terminal 1, take a bus to Ghubaiba Bus Station from there take the next bus to drop you at central bus station at Abu Dhabi. Once reached, you need to head toward Al Wadha Terminal to take a bus for YAS island Water World.
- By Taxi: You can also book the Taxi on private basis from your hotel to the attraction.
- By Yas Express: You can opt for complimentary shuttle bus service from Dubai that runs daily along several routes, providing easy access to Yas Island's main attractions and landmarks.
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Legoland Waterpark is amongst those Dubai attractions that allow even adults to revisit their childhood days of playing with Legos. This huge theme water park has ample other allurements to keep the entire family entertained with options like Build-A-Boat and Build-A-Raft River using Legos only.
It is also one of the most captivating places to visit in Dubai because it is where one can race with side by side slides like Twin Chasers and LEGO Slide racers. Rides like Wave Rider, LEGO Wave Pool, and Red Rush are most loved by people as it allows all members of the family to play together!
Location: Dubai Parks and Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Road
Price: 146 - 229 AED
Legoland Theme Park: The operations hours are:- 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM(Sunday - Wednesday), 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM(Thursday & Saturday), 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM(Friday).
Legoland Waterpark: The operations hours are:- 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM(Thursday- Sunday).
- In Lego land Theme Park- Kid Power Tower, Dragon Apprentice, Lego Technic Twister, and Lego Studios 4D.
- In Legoland Waterpark - Joker Soaker, Build-A-Raft River, and Lego Slide Racers.
How To Reach?
- By Metro: Take the Dubai Metro Red Line towards Jebel Ali and alight at Ibn Battuta Metro station. From here you can take a taxi to reach LEGOLAND Dubai.
- By Taxi: From Downtown Dubai, head south of Sheikh Zayed Road, past Dubai Marina and Jebel Ali, until you see Dubai Parks and Resorts on the left side of the road.
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Laguna Water Park
Laguna Water Park is amongst the grandiose Dubai attractions which include a day full of fun with water slides, race slides, raft slides, a water play area, a lazy river, a chance to surf on the artificial waves or take a free fall slide.
People who want to relax by the water can rent a cabana and sip on some healthy juices while you watch others in a splash. Unwind at the rooftop café and where you can relish some international and national dishes to recharge you after the day’s delight.
Location: La Mer
Price: 92 - 116 AED
Timings: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (Tuesday - Sunday)
- Test your surfing skills in Laguna Waterpark's famous WaveOz 180.
- Dive into the Infinity Pool and float away with the beach in perfect view.
- Slide down the Constrictor and the Manta, the most thrilling rides of the Laguna Waterpark Dubai.
How to Reach?
- By Bus: One can take a bus from the airport and experience a short journey to reach the Business Bay station, two buses are running at regular intervals of time. If you’re traveling by bus 8, 9, 88, C10, or X28, drop off at Century Plaza 1/ Century and walk towards the Laguna waterpark beachfront.
- Shuttle Bus: La Mer also offers special free-of-cost shuttle buses if you’re staying at hotels located near city center in Dubai.
- By Car: By car, it becomes the easiest, all you have to do is point to La Mer on the smartphone GPS and it will drop you exactly at the location.
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With more than thirty water slides, Aquaventure Waterpark is one of the absolute must-visit Dubai tourist places which is an engrossing place for every member of a family. Apart from this thrill, one can also witness the sight of a Dolphin’s show, visit the largest aquarium in the city, go canoeing in the private beach which is not available anywhere else in Dubai with this privacy or try your surfing skills on the man-made waves.
There’s an adventure on every corner of this water park, and therefore it is undoubtedly one of the places to see in Dubai, especially if you want to make friends with the Sea Lions or take a scuba dive.
Location: Atlantis, The Palm
Price: 92 - 138 AED
Atlantis Aquaventure Timings: 10 AM to 6 PM(Monday-Sunday)
Lost Chambers Aquarium Timings: 10 AM to 9 PM(Monday-Sunday)
Do Not Miss:
- Zoomerango water slide: Famous for its deep vertical zooms and thrilling bursts from the mega plummets.
- Slitherine: The world’s first dual water slide with a frenzy of twists and turns.
- Poseidon’s Revenge: Experience record-breaking rides that plunge you into tanks with sharks and rays.
How to reach?
- By Metro: Board the metro headed to Damac Properties Metro Station, find your way to Dubai Marina tram station, board the tram to Palm Jumeriah Tram station, then head towards the Gateway Monorail Station, board the Palm Jumeirah monorail to Atlantis the Palm.
- By Bus: Take line 8 bus from Dubai Marina and after that board to Palm Monorail that will drop you to Atlantis The Palm.
- By Monorail: The Palm Atlantis Monorail Station is the closest public transport station and is about 1 km away (10-minute walk)
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The Green Planet
With an aim to bring every nature and animal lovers from around the world in one place, Dubai came up with The Green Planet, one of the major Dubai tourist places. This tropical home forest is home to over 3000 species of flora and fauna which we one witness during their trip to Dubai.
Some major attractions of this place are watching the Piranhas eat, the Australian walkabout, Sloth Encounter, and The Bat Cave. Apart from these personal experiences, one can spot animals like Sloth Bears, Sugar Gliders, Amazon Parrots, Leaf Cutter Ants, Squirrel Monkeys, and Pythons apart from other marine animals.
Location: City Walk
Price: 70 - 88 AED
Timings: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
How to reach?
- By metro: Take a red line metro from the nearest station is the Dubai Mall Station and from there a short ride by taxi.
- By Bus: You can take Subway, line 106 bus or Line 81 bus, line 106 bus.
- By Taxi: You can book any private or public taxi and head directly to City Walk.
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Dreamland Aqua Park
If the heat in Dubai isn’t quite your thing, then stay in the waters at Dreamland Aqua Park, a paradise for water lovers! Black Hole is one of their famous slides which takes one through a black tube which sometimes is lit with colorful bulbs until you splash into a pool of water.
Other ‘must try’ enthralling slides here include Kamikaze, Twisting Dragons, Slide Five and Mighty GoGround. You can laze around in the Dead Sea area or, you can relax every muscle of your body at the Jacuzzi. The Pool Game, which puts children through water obstacles, is something that they adore the most, which is why it is amongst the best places to see in Dubai.
Location: On the coastline of Umm Al Quwain
Price: 175 - 219 AED
Timings: 10.00 a.m. to 06.00 p.m.
How to reach?
- By Bus: Bus Lines 102, 103 and 104 to Umm Al-Quwain, take a 25-mins taxi to reach the park.
- By Cab: If you opt for cab services, it will take 50-60 mins to reach Dreamland Aqua Park from Dubai. The two recommended routes are Muhammad bin Zayed Road (E311) and Emirates Bypass Road (E611).
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Museum of Illusions
Let your eyes get tricked with the Museum of Illusions as it will take you to a power-packed entertainment journey. You can capture unique pictures with the striking illusions like the Vortex Tunnel, Rotating cylinder, and several others.
The Museum even features a room that defies gravity and everything there is upside down. Apart from this, you can take a look at the collection of holograms, painting, and other playful games & puzzles. Everything you see here will be a delight to the eyes and a teaser to the brain. Whether you are here with your friends, family, or partner, this destination is one of the best places to visit in Dubai.
Location: Al Seef - Dubai Creek - Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Price: 69 - 77 AED
10 am – 10 pm (Sunday to Thursday)
10 am – 11 pm (Friday and Saturday)
- You wouldn't want to miss the Vortex tunnel and be amazed by it.
- Forget the laws of gravity in the Anti-Gravity Room.
- Amuse yourself by Head on the Platter.
- Hollow Face Illusion which has the capacity to tease your brain shouldn't be missed.
How to reach?
- By Metro: Take the Red Line to either Al Fahidi or Burjuman Metro Station, which are very near to the museum.
- By Bus: The closest bus stop to the museum is the Heritage Village near the Al Bastakiya, which is five minutes away from the museum.
- By Taxi: You can always choose taxis by navigating the location given.
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Your Dubai trip will be incomplete without visiting Dubai Opera which is another best place to visit in Dubai. Situated in Downtown Dubai, Dubai Opera is the brilliant focus of culture and expressions in Dubai and the sparkling pearl of The Opera District.
Dubai Opera's stage has a staggering cluster of world-class ability. With musical show, artful dance and traditional music shows and preparations at the center, Dubai Opera will likewise organize melodic theater, form appears, jazz, drama, family appears and a full scope of live excitement. Its exceptional 2000-situate multi-arrange theater, make it one of a kind from the others. This is one of the best activities to do in Dubai at night.
Highlights: The Dubai Opera configuration offers the interesting adaptability of a proscenium curve theater, an acoustic show corridor, and 2000 square meter level floor occasion space. Dubai Opera additionally gloats various spaces and scenes, including a shocking housetop eatery and sky cultivate with perspectives of The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa.
Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, Near Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.
Price: 95 - 950 AED
Timings: 10:00AM – 9:00PM
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Dubai Gold Souk
The city of Dubai is known for balancing the cultures of the Middle East as well as the luxury that makes it so popular amongst tourists. You will get to spend time marveling at the sheer beauty of the gold displayed in the stores there such as Damas, ARY, and Alukkas.
The smaller stores around are quite a sight to see and experience. The Old Souk marine station is very close to the Gold Souk and the Dubai fish and vegetable market are nearby attractions too.
Location: Dubai's commercial business district in Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya.
Timings: Monday to Sunday 9:30 AM - 9:30 PM except on Friday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
How to Reach: The best route is through the Dubai Metro to Al Ghubaiba or through the regular Abra (boat) which will get you here directly.
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The Jumeirah Mosque is the only mosque in Dubai that has opened its doors to those of non-muslim faith. Visitors can come to the Jumeirah Mosque six days a week and are required to dress modestly. Women need to wear a headscarf while visiting the mosque. If you do not have the adequate attire, you can always borrow it from the mosque itself.
The Jumeirah Mosque is made completely out of white stone and is a spectacular sight to marvel at both during the day and night. The mosque can accommodate up to 1200 worshippers at any given time. There is a large dome at the center of the mosque which is stunning, and you will marvel at the architecture of the monument.
The real beauty of the place can be seen at night when the mosque is lit up and you can see intricate artistry all around the monument, highlighted under the lights.
Location: Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10 am daily (except Friday)
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Mall of the Emirates
The Mall of the Emirates was founded in the year 2005 and is the second-largest shopping center in Dubai after The Dubai Mall. It is one of the most popular places to visit in Dubai.
There are numerous cafes, restaurants, shops that have hundreds of high-end brands, theatres, etc at the Mall of the Emirates but the main attraction is the walk-in chilling freezer which takes you straight to Ski Dubai.
There are large windows that separate the beautiful winter landscape from the mall, so you can enjoy the view, watching others ski and snowboard while seated at the mall in your summer-wear.
Highlights: 560 high-end brands, as many as fourteen cinemas, 6.5 million square feet of area, Kempinski Hotel, which is a five-star one, Ski Dubai.
Location: Mall of The Emirates, E11 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10:00AM - 12:00AM
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Located across the Al Manara Road junction, the Kite Beach is apt to its name. The beach sees thousands of tourists every year, who visit this beach specifically to enjoy water sports and participate in kitesurfing. That’s what the beach gets its name from.
Kite Beach is family-friendly and teems with tourists throughout the year. The sands are soft and clean, and the pristine white texture will relax your soul. You have a great view of the Burj-Al-Arab from the beach too. There are other activities available to enjoy here apart from kite surfing, namely beach volleyball, beach tennis, kayaking, soap football, etc.
There are a lot of facilities available too, which make your time worthwhile here. There are many food trucks and cafes, wifi, shower, and washroom facilities, changing rooms, etc. On Friday and Saturday, the beachside teems with a seaside market that sells art and craft items, souvenirs to take home, etc.
Location: 35 A St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Best Time to Visit: February to August is the ideal time to visit the beach.
Things to Keep in Mind: Swimsuit (fully clad) for women and men while swimming.
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The Aura Skypool is one of the newest entries in the list of gems of Dubai. This one is the highest infinity pool in the world and offers a 350 degree view of Dubai's skyline. In addition to this, the pool is open for all and acts as a perfect place to click some postcard perfect pictures with the Arabian Gulf as a backdrop.
Guru Nanak Darbar
Guru Nanak Darbar is built in the demand from the Sikh community for a dedicated place of worship. The Gurudwara is believed to be the first of its kind in the entire region. It has a dedicated floor for a community feasts for about 5,000 people at a time and a huge hall for devotional songs.
The main prayer hall of the new Gurudwara has a 7.2-metre high ceiling and 18-metre diameter dome roof. The function hall can accommodate up to 900 people.
Location: It is located in Jebel Ali which is around 35 km from Dubai center. Taxi is the best mode of transportation to reach the temple. The closest metro station is Ibn Batuta.
Timings: It is opened daily from 4:30 AM to 9 :30 PM
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Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club
For someone who is visiting Dubai in a leisurely manner and has quite some time in hand, then you can have an amazing time at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club.
One of the most amazing Dubai tourist places, the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club promises you a relaxed vacation and an exciting time in the midst of everything that’s nice, such as taking care of your fitness, riding a horse, go on swims, pamper yourself with a spa, enjoy delicious delicacies and cuisines, and enjoy the warm hospitality of the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club. Don't forget to check out the best spa parlors in Dubai.
Highlights: Gym, swimming pool, Zumba, yoga, horse riding, spa, etc. Dine world-class cuisines at - Palermo, Epona, Ippos, and the Splash Pool Bar.
Location: Al Qudra Road, Opposite to Arabian Ranches, next to Studio City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Timings: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Bastakia (Old Dubai)
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, coral, 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 Bastakia 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. 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.
Location: Al Hamriya,Bur Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Saeed Al Maktoum House
Stationed in the locality of Al Shindagha, this historic building is the former residential house of one of the old-time rulers of the Emirates; Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum and has proven to be one of the best places to visit in Dubai due to its historic significance.
The building is now converted into a museum and has an array of artifacts from all over the Arab world. You will get to see historic photographs, documents, and furnishings from years dating back to the 1800s and you can get a chance to catch his panoramic landscape of Dubai’s skyline.
Location: Al Khaleej Rd | Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Timings: Monday to Sunday 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM except on Friday it is 3:00 PM - 8:30PM
How to Reach: You can use public buses and the metro as well to get to this museum.
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The World Islands were developed by Dubai’s visionary development company called Nakheel. As the name suggests, the World Islands are islands spread across the coast of Dubai that looks like the world map in the ocean. These islands are on for rent or sale, as pleased by the customer.
Of course, these cost beyond what you and I can convey, but this is a view we can most definitely enjoy. The only way to travel between the islands is by yachts or by air. The World Islands were completed in 2008 and have been up for rent and sell in the categories of homes, community islands and resorts in Dubai.
If you can own one of these islands and make it your home, you can enjoy blissful vacations in your own private island off Dubai’s coast.
Highlights: 300 private islands that are divided into estate homes, private homes, resorts, and community islands.
Location: The World Islands, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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If you consider yourself a braveheart and want to experience the most thrilling thing in Dubai then visit the Sky Views Dubai. Sitting on the 52nd and 53rd floor of Sky View Hotel, this place is a new style observation area which does not limit you. From the glass slide from 53rd floor to 52nd floor to the Edge walk experience between the twin towers, a lot of activities are available here.
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve is an initiative by the Dubai Government that allows you to spend a good amount of time camping at the deserts of Dubai (over 9 in number) and dine in the company of night stars which are primarily organized to experience a Bedouin lifestyle. Over here, you can experience camel safari and falcon shows, several other activities that will get you to the true essence of Dubai.
Highlights: This reserve provides an array of activities such as Falconry, Archery, Horse Riding, Dune Driving, Camping, Hookah.
Location: The office is located on the Airport road and they will take you to the desert where you can participate in a variety of activities.
Timings: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
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It displays the historical story of life before oil was discovered in the emirates. One room inside the museum is full of old maps of Dubai. Each part of the museum reeks of the extravagant culture of the past days. There is a model mosque and also depictions of a typical desert life. There are various cabinets which are full of old archaeological findings from Al Quasis.
Price: 1 - 5 AED
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Dubai Spice Souk
Located in the district of Deira near to the Gold Souk, this is a traditional spice souk in Dubai that offers a variety of fragrant spices to choose from. It’s a heavenly place which has a series of aromatic spices that is only available in this part of the Middle East.
The colors alone are enough to make you want to stay here for a longer time. It is the biggest spice market in Dubai and has textiles and household items as well. The narrow passageways are a delight for the photographer’s eyes and you will get a chance to see the fresh stock of herbs and spices coming in from Iran, India, and Southeast Asia.
Location: 26 34 St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
How to Reach: You can reach the place by public transport (bus) or by the metro.
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Whether you are a history buff or a traveller simply interested in history, there can be no place better than the Etihad Museum for paying a visit. At Etihad Museum, you get to see some of the historic items that changed the course of history for the United Arab Emirates.
The Etihad Museum is clearly one of the best historic places to visit in Dubai. Everything from rare videos and sounds to documentation of the historic meetings, important figures, moments from the period of 1968-1974.
Highlights: Historically accurate and extremely well-documented archives, some of the most iconic and personal items, masterpieces that belonged to the Founding Fathers are on display.
Location: 1 Jumeirah Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Price: 10 - 25 AED
Timings: 10:00AM - 8:00PM
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The Dolphin Bay at Atlantis is one of the most remarkable places to visit in Dubai. If you are one of those adventurous people who love the idea of getting in the water and swimming with dolphins, then visiting Dolphin Bay is the right thing to do for you.
You will come across some of the most sophisticated and well-trained dolphins here at Dolphin Bay. It doesn’t matter what kind of experience you have as a swimmer, if you are a novice, you can stay in the shallow waters and enjoy being with the dolphins, if you are an expert, you can go for scuba diving with the dolphins in the deep end.
Highlights: Complimentary entry to Aquaventure Water Park on the same day, vests and wetsuits are provided.
Location: Atlantis, The Palm, Crescent Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Price: 838 - 974 AED
Timings: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Bur Dubai Village
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.
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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.
How to Reach: You can reach the location through the Ghubaiba bus and train station nearby.
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Located in Creekside park along the side of Bur Dubai, this colourful cluster of lego-style buildings in Creek Park is jam-packed with dozens of interactive and inspiring learning stations. The stations are specifically geared for kids between 2 and 15. The place boasts of a wide range of activities.
Activities: There are daily educational workshops, story events, competitions, theatres and it’s own Planetarium. There is also a Toddler’s Area to engage kids below 6 years of age in interactive learning.
Location: Al Riyadh St | 90 Awolowo Way Ikeja Lagos, Dubai +234, United Arab Emirates.
Price: 10 - 15 AED
9 AM–7 PM (Sunday-Thursday)
2 PM–8 PM (Friday-Saturday)
How to Reach: The best way to get here is by taxi.
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An important spot in the history of Dubai and the people over there, Safa Park has been going through many redevelopments from years. It is a 64-hectare huge park which was an erstwhile accommodation center for illegal migrants from South Asia mostly. The park came into establishment during 1975 after the inhabitants were removed from there.
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.
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.
Location: Street 8, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Timings: The Avenue is open on all days except on Fridays from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm.
Price: Entry is free of cost.
Towers is one of the most amazing places to see in Dubai. There are four
hundred suites and rooms, and the Jumeirah Towers is the home of about thirteen
nightclubs and dining ventures, where you can escape anytime. The Jumeirah
Towers are the only towers that provide you unlimited access to the Wild Wadi
You also have complete access to Jumeirah Tower’s private beach at any time of the day. Staying at the Emirates Towers is an experience in itself and therefore, as a traveller, you can always come here and experience the hospitality and wonders of the Emirates Towers.
Highlights: Private beach, unlimited access to Wild Wadi Water Park. Emirates Tower’s atrium lobby is one of the best places for business in Dubai. The towers also have a string of venues for social and business meets and host some of the most iconic conferences as well.
Location: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Ibn Battuta Mall
While shopping is fun, Ibn Battuta Mall makes it a beautiful experience too with its spellbinding architecture and plentiful things to buy. Named after a Moroccan traveler, the mall has just one floor but is widespread to cover over 250 shops, a multiplex, some restaurants, a five-star hotel, and even a gym.
To honor the man who traveled to places six lands, the mall is also divided into six zones, namely- China Court, India Court, Persia Court, Egypt Court, Tunisia Court, and Andalusia Court. To visit so many lands in one mall, you have to ensure that Ibn Battuta Mall is on your list of places to see in Dubai.
Location: Sheikh Zayed Road
10:00 AM- 10:00 PM (Saturday-Wednesday)
10:00 AM–12:00 AM (Friday-Saturday)
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Dubai Butterfly Garden
Another one in the array of places to visit when in Dubai is the Dubai Butterfly Garden that exhibits more than 15,000 butterflies and vibrant colored flowers that will melt your heart away with beauty. There are 26 different varieties of butterflies and ten domes where you can spot them sucking nectar from the flowers.
This is a place where you can learn about the ecosystem of butterflies and delight your eyes with the stellar displays. If you are traveling to Dubai then this is a must-visit destination and must not miss out on a chance of touring it.
Location: Al Barsha South 3, Dubailand Area, Beside Dubai Miracle Garden - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Price: 55 - 60 AED
Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Saturday-Thursday), 9:00 AM–7:0 PM (Friday)
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Famed as Umm Suqeim beach, the Sunset beach is arched with the trails of coconut grooves and is a great spot for relaxing. Marking its spot in the best places to visit in Dubai it is settled close to Burj Al Arab and is one of the most serene coasts.
Ranging from water adventures like surfing, fishing, and kite surfing to the long trails of sand for sunbathing here, you can witness all of it. Stroll along with your partner, relax watching the sunset, or pump up your adrenaline with adventures at the Sunset beach
Location: Sunset Beach, Dubai
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Known to be Dubai’s first-fully integrated entertainment and motorsport zone, the Dubai Autodrome is one of the best places to visit in Dubai. It is located in the center of the MotorCity development center and has a 5.39 km long circuit for racing.
You can opt for the self-driven cars or can pump up the adrenaline to its notch by driving the cars on your own. There are two options available for karting: indoor & outdoor tracks.
Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 9 AM - 5 PM
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The shape resembling that of a helical, the Cayan Tower is a luxury apartment and every floor has the same architecture plan. The architecture of the building is quite intriguing and the shape is an expression of the relationship between a building’s form and the structural framework.
As the tower has a twisting shape it is one of the most amusing tourist places in Dubai. It is located in the proximity of Dubai Internet City and from this tower, you can gape at the stellar views of the Dubai Marina and Arabian Gulf.
Location: 1202, Al Barsha Heights, Tecom, Dubai Marina - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on all days except Saturday & Sunday.
Dubai Design District
The list of adjectives falls short to define the beauty of artworks showcased in the Dubai Design District. It marks its spot on the list of amusing tourist attractions in Dubai and is famed for its global and design festivals. The district is dotted with a number of chic-galleries and also displays the artworks of the up-coming artists.
Location: Dubai Design District PO Box 333 300 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Al Mamzar Beach Park
One of the most serene places for visiting in Dubai is Al Mamzar Beach Park that is a hidden jewel for travelers. The park sprawls over 106 hectares and is located close to the Mamzar beach. The entire park is adorned with a number of entertainment zones where the children and adults can spend gala time.
The best thing about this park is that it has well-manicured gardens, pool access, and beachfront that is a great spot for relaxing.
Location: Al Mamzar Beach St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
The Walk at JBR
Another one in the array of places to visit in Dubai is the Jumeirah Beach Residence that is a wavefront strip and is famed as the walk JBR. The entire beachside track is dotted with retail shopping spots, international retailers, handicraft shops, and boutiques.
Apart from this, here you can even witness the pop-up markets at the streets and shop for antiques, jewelry, and relish local meals at the stalls. Something that you must not miss is strolling at the beach and shopping for amazing trinkets.
Location: The Walk - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 24 hours open
Watch the sun set down along with the sparkling golden sands and relax at the Azure beach. This is one of the most tranquil places for visiting in Dubai that is located in the heart of Dubai. The beach is dotted with a number of stalls, where you can relish the local meals and the entertainment zones where you can party all night.
This beach is famed as a social paradise and is a great place to visit with family, friends, and partners! Apart from this, at this beach, you can even opt for a private island bed and gape at the beauties of Dubai.
Location: Rixos Premium Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm
Al Sufouh Beach
Famed as the “Secret Beach” Al Sufouh Beach is one of the most impressive places to visit in Dubai. The beach is tucked away from the buzzing city life and is settled close to Burj Al Arab. The beach is arched with the trails of palms and the environs are quite relaxing that makes it a great spot for spending quality time.
The waters of the beach are not very shallow and you can dive deep into the waters and explore the underwater kingdom.
Location: Al Sufouh Beach, Dubai
Timings: 24 hours open for all
Al Qudra Lake
Tucked close to the striking skyline of Dubai the Al Qudra Lake is one of the most interesting places to visit when in Dubai. It is dotted with several other lakes in its proximity and is a great leisure spot. The lake is interwoven with the laid back vibes and stellar vistas of nature.
Apart from the soothing water, here you can even spot an array of avian species that include oryx, desert foxes, and more than 200 other bird varieties.
Location: Al Qudra Lake, Dubai.
Timings: 24 hours open
Dubai Coffee Museum
Are you a lover of caffeine? Add the Dubai Coffee Museum in your list of tourist attractions in Dubai as this is a place that brings all cultures together over coffee. In this museum, you can witness the laid back vibes and learn about the coffee culture with the movies.
The museum has artifacts that have coffee making equipment and here you can learn about the aromatic brews and their origin.
Location: Villa 44, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, Bastakiya - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday to Thursday only.
Price: Starting from INR 1000 per person.
Looking for places to visit when in Dubai? Head to the Oli Oli with your family as it features 8 different galleries that sprawl over two floors. Each one of the galleries is equipped with modern equipment and displays the artworks.
The idea of the galleries is inspired by global educators and artists. At this gallery, you can experience 40 different artifacts and learn a lot at the spaces like the creative lab, fort building, and the future park. If you are here with your family, then this place is a paradise for the kids where they can have fun all day!
Location: 62 4 A St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Price: 40 - 43 AED
Al Jaber Gallery
If you are an art lover then one of the most classic tourist places in Dubai is the Al Jaber Gallery that features an exotic collection of antiques, arts, and distinct crafts that will melt your heart away. Apart from this, the collection even owns a collection of carpets that are handcrafted and ranging from the small to full-sized each one of them is available in stock.
Location: Financial Center Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 10:00 am to 12:00 am
Dubai Street Museum
Love street art? Add Dubai Street Museum in your list of places to visit in Dubai as this outdoor gallery showcases the artworks of popular names like Hua Tunan, Ashwaq Abdulla and Inkman.
There are amazing murals made with spray paints and the gallery features an elegant painting called the “Prohibited” where there is a girl & boy peeping through a window. Apart from this, it even has a calligraphy quote that denotes, “A positive spirit resides in our soul”.
Location: Dubai Street Museum, Dubai.
Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on all days.
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Vacationing with your family? Tour the XPark Jr. that is arched with well-manicured gardens and adorned with beautiful flowers making it the best park of Dubai. The park features a number of swings, slides, and a whole lot more unique adventures.
Your kids can play in the mud or can test their skills by climbing the nets. Apart from this, the kids can even witness the petting zoo as that is the best place in the park.
Location: 35A Mizmelah Street, Kite Beach - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Timings: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
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Hatta Heritage Village
Located in the Al Hajar Mountains, on the outskirts of Dubai city, the Hatta Heritage Village shows the traveler the beautiful traditional life in Dubai. You will get to observe the strong attachment of the people who hail from this old town, people whose ancestors were farmers and handicraft men.
The other significance also lies in the houses that you will see here, which were built from mountain rocks in the old year. There are over 17 houses, 2 castles and even a fortress here that you can revel in. You can explore the sculptures here as well and enjoy the folklore, the songs and the performances that grace the village every night.
Location: Al Hajar Mountains, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Timings: Can visit the place from Saturday to Thursday
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