The wealthiest city among all the seven emirates, Dubai is the heart of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The land of man-made wonders is the best tourist attraction in the world. The city has concentrated on a wide range of construction development to attract transport and tourism. It has a lot of things to offer for people coming from across the world.
Every attraction in Dubai is created by keeping in mind its uniqueness. Be it the skyscrapers, theme parks, beaches, or malls each has its own specialty and unique explorer. There are many places you can visit in Dubai that will surely confuse you. So to abolish your confusion, we have a list of the ten best places to visit in Dubai.
The Global Village
The Global Village is the most awaited event for family entertainment in Dubai. The event is attended by tourists from across the globe. The event is a complete blend of culture, shopping, entertainment, delicious cuisines, fireworks, music, and much more. In the pavilions, tourists can perfectly catch the sight of monuments and the culture of seventy countries.
Thousands of retailers from different countries come here to showcase their products at heavy discounts. Not only shopping there are many rides for the kids and adults. The Global Village is the place from which you won’t return back with empty hands.
In the year 2019, the Global Village will witness around 4,30,000 visitors, and each year this figure is increasing. The Global Village gives lifetime of memories that you will cherish throughout your life.
The Dubai Mall
One of the largest malls in the world, The Dubai Mall is home to around 1200 stores,120 restaurants, and three large car parking areas. As soon as you enter the mall you will be mesmerized by seeing the human waterfalls. The waterfalls pass over all the four floors of the mall.
There are many indoor activities areas in the park – Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Kidzania, Dubai Ice rink, and many more. The Dubai Mall has the outlets of every top-rated brand, be it Armani, Chanel, or Gucci. The Dubai Mall is located at the Financial Center Road, Dubai. The timing to visit the malls is 10 AM to 12 PM.
Away from the hot and humid temperature of Dubai, Ski Dubai is the coolest place to visit. Ski Dubai is the first ski resort in Dubai. The area it covers is around four thousand five hundred square meters. There are five levels of treks available for beginners to professionals.
Sledding, tobogganing, mountain climbing, ziplining, riding snow bullets, etc. are some of the thrilling activities offered by the coolest place in Dubai. Not only fun but here you can learn about different snowbirds by their keepers. The not-to-miss activity in this park is a penguin encounter that will leave you amazed.The timing for visiting the park is 10 AM to 12 midnight from Sunday to Thursday and 9 AM to 12 midnight, Friday and Saturday.
Dubai Miracle Garden
The Dubai Miracle Garden does justice to its name. The garden is beautiful and is full of miracles. This floral wonderland covers a land area of around 72,000 square feet. The garden has around fifty million flowers blooming all over the garden. The major species of flower in the garden are marigold and geraniums.
The major attractions of this garden are Lost Paradise, Cabanas,3D floral designs, and Disney Avenue. Apart from sightseeing, you can relax and eat at some international food restaurants.
The Butterfly Garden here adds the feather to the cap, as here you can witness around 15,000 free-flying butterflies.
The Dubai Miracle Garden is only open in winters from November to Mid-May. The garden is located at Al Barsha South 3, Dubai. The timing for visiting the beautiful garden is 9 AM to 9 PM, Sunday to Thursday, and 9 AM to 11 PM Friday and Saturday.
Atlantis Palm Hotel
Atlantis Palm Hotel is the first-ever hotel in Dubai built on an island. The most luxurious seven-star hotel is located at Palm Jumeirah. The hotel has 1548 rooms that are divided into two wings named East tower and West tower. Both the towers are joined by a bridge called The Royal Bridge Suite.
Each room in the hotel has a flat-screen television, private balcony, minibars, and even complimentary coffee and tea-making facilities. The hotel provides the facility of a water playground for kids and a gaming zone for teens that make the hotel a perfect place for family entertainment and relaxation.
The Dubai Frame
Dubai is always known for its architecture and structure, and The Dubai Frame is one of the finest structures of Dubai. One of the major attractions of Dubai, The Dubai Frame is the heart of the city. The frame has a height of 150 meters and a breadth of 53 meters.
Through the frame, you can see both the faces of the city, one of luxury and tall buildings and another of heritage and sand. The place is the best to see the things this city offers. The Dubai Frame is located at the Zabeel Park, and the timings are 9 AM to 9 Pm from Monday to Sunday.
The BurjKhalifa is a skyscraper that holds several records. Many tourists from across the globe only come to Dubai to visit the tallest building in the world. It has two observation decks, one on the 124th floor and the second on the 148th floor.
The best time to visit BurjKhalifa is during the sunset or the sunrise as the view that time will leave you awe-struck. It has a height of around 2716 feet and has around 162 rooms. The skyscraper is located in Downtown Dubai.
The most pleasant mosque of Dubai, Jumeirah Mosque is the must-visit place. The mosque is probably visited by most tourists coming from the globe. The Mosque is built with great care and is inspired by nature and Arabic calligraphy.
The mosque has built-in shades of blue, off-white, cream, and gold color. The exterior of the mosque is in off-white color whereas the interior is of subtle yellow and pale gold. This is the only mosque where the people from the non-Muslim communities can enter. The authorities of the mosque state that their aim is to spread peace in the world.
The Mosque is situated at Al Musalla Street. The timing to tour the Mosque is 10 AM to 6 PM every day, except Friday.
The Dubai Museum has a big historical significance. It is the oldest building in Dubai. The museum has some forts and galleries that portray the history of the city. The Museum showcases the history of the time before the oil was discovered in the Emirates.
The Museum has a mosque and a room full of old maps of the city. If you want to learn more about the city, this place is a must to visit. The plays show the hard work of Dubai from being just a desert land to the city of several records.
The Museum is located at Al Fahidi Street, and its timing is 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM from Monday to Sunday and from 2:30 to 8:30 on Friday.
Guru Nanak Darbar
The Darbar was made by the demand of the Sikh community, for worship. It is said that this is the first of its kind of Gurudwara in the entire region. It can accommodate around five thousand people at a time. It is a mixture of modern and traditional style, thus making it a perfect place to visit.
It was opened in 2012. The Guru Nanak Darbar is located at Jebel Ali, and the visiting hours are 4:30 AM to 9:30 PM
From peace to adventure the city offers everything to its visitors. Do you find this city fascinating? If yes, then don’t think too much and book your tickets to the land of man-made wonders. Have Fun!