With thousands of hundreds of tourists visiting this Arab city every year, the entertainment city of the world, Dubai, needs no introduction! Ultra modern architecture, exotic and lively night life, magnificent bird eye views of the beautiful skylines, Dubai is synonymous with grandeur and a pompous lifestyle.
We present you some of the most happening tourist places in Dubai every traveller needs to explore:
1. Burj Khalifa – The Tallest Building In The World
Do we need to say more? Burj Khalifa, the landmark building is on every traveller’s list of tourist places in Dubai. The staggering bird eye views from the 124th floor are an experience of a lifetime, with the desert covering one side and the turquoise blue ocean on the other.
Tip: Consider your sightseeing in Dubai incomplete until you’ve witnessed the city from up above!
Ideal for – Every single traveller!
Opening Hours: Daily 8:30am-1am
Observation Deck Entry: Adults 125 AED (Immediate entry 400 AED)
Children: 4-12 95AED (Children under 4 free)
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2. Burj Al Arab – Most Expensive ‘7 Star Hotel’
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Dubai is the Burj Al Arab. It is the fourth tallest hotel in the world and the most expensive ‘7-star hotel’ which holds many feats. Burj Al Arab is beautifully lit up in the evening by choreographed lighting and offers a myriad experience of Dubai sightseeing.
Ideal for – Photographers and the extremely affluent ones; until you can manage your savings for this one!
What’s Special? The Skyview bar at 27th floor that offers the most exquisite views of Palm Jumeriah.
Tariff: ₹75,394 – ₹169,94
3. Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah beach is amongst the most popular places to visit in Dubai, ideal for all travelers. With series of exotic hotels lined up throughout the road leading to the beach, world class facilities and majestic sunset views at the beach make for a picture perfect destination.
4. Mall of the Emirates
Number four on our list of the best places to visit in Dubai is Mall of the Emirates, equipped with almost everything under one roof. Be it the cuisine from every part of the world to the numerous brands to shop or the exclusive Dubai Ski, which consists of a fantastic ski set up and a penguin enclosure – all at a temperate of -4 degrees Celsius. Mall of Emirates has to be on your list of the top tourist attractions in Dubai.
Thu-Fri 10 AM -2AM
Location: Sheikh Zayed Road
5. Dubai Mall
Popularly known for its shopping extravaganza festivals– ‘Dubai shopping festival’ and ‘Dubai Summer Surprises’, this mall is for the shopaholics who are sure to be spoilt for choices. Dubai Mall provides entry to Burj Khalifa and also houses the famed Dubai Aquarium and is loaded with an array of entertainment options – gaming zone, ice skating rink and multiplex.
6. Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House
Sightseeing in Dubai is incomplete without a visit to the house of Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum, which houses the Dubai Museum of Historical Photographs and Documents giving a glimpse of Dubai’s history. The house is the epitome of Arabic architecture, which has splendid design, coupled with luxurious interiors.
Opening Hours: Sat-Thu 8:30am-8:30pm, Fri 3-8:30pm
Admission: Adults 2AED, children 1AED
7. Wild Wadi
Wild Wadi is a popular amusement park located in front of Burj Khalifa, which is packed with some fun filled rides of more than 25 types. This is a perfect place to enjoy with your family, while getting to know about the Arabian folklore, upon which Wild Wadi is based.
Best for: Kids!
Wild Wadi Timings:
November to February: 10am – 6pm
March to May: 10am – 7pm
June to August: 10am – 8pm
September and October: 10am – 7pm
8. Dubai Creek
The creek is a natural sea water, which cuts through the centre of the city. Tourists could take a boat or abra to view the port on the other side. The picturesque view of the town, enriched by the history of Dubai makes it one of the most romantic tourist places in Dubai.
Ideal for: Family, couples and friends.
9. Deira Souks – The Markets Of Dubai
Attention Shopaholics! Your paradise for unlimited shopping is right at the most popular tourist place in Dubai – Deira Souks. Get the essence of Dubai’s business culture. There is a market for all types of spices to souks for just gold or the textile souks – shop to your hearts content from the wide array the city has to offer.
Ideal for: Women!
Daily: 7 am-12 pm and 17 pm -19 pm
Fri 17pm – 19 pm
10.Dubai Aquarium – The Underwater Zoo
Have you been to an underwater zoo? Yes, one exists! Visit Dubai Aquarium, is one of the popular tourist attractions in Dubai which has varied activities, including an underwater zoo, glass bottom boat tours, cage snorkeling and shark diving. It’s a unique mix of experience, so be sure to have some fun!
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10AM- Midnight
Admission: Adults 70AED, Children 55AED
Location: Dubai Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road