What to Do in Dubai

Keep in mind that Dubai is a city where you can discover both tradition and modernity. When visiting religious and cultural sites, be sure to respect local traditions and dress appropriately. Enjoy your time here in this vibrant city!

1. Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

 


Visit the tallest structure in the world. The observation decks on the 124th and 148th floors provide a breathtaking view of the city's skyline at 828 meters. Take advantage of the opportunity to eat at Atmosphere on the 122nd floor.

 

 

 

2.  The Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall

 

This place is a hub for entertainment as well as retail. There are upscale shops, dining establishments, an aquarium, a virtual reality park, and more. Watch the fountain that dances outside the mall in the evening.

 

 

3. Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah<

 

 

An engineering marvel, this palm tree-shaped man-made island is home to opulent hotels, eateries, and beach clubs. You can either skydive over the island for a breathtaking view or take a monorail tour of it.

 

 

 

4. Dubai Museum and Al Fahidi Fort

Dubai Museum Fahidi Fort

 

 

Discover the culture and history of Dubai. The museum, which is housed in the 200-year-old Al Fahidi Fort, shows how the emirate developed from a small fishing community to a major world city.

 

 

5. Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek

 

 

To get a sense of Dubai's past, head to the Dubai Creek area. You can take a traditional "abra" (water taxi) ride across the Creek, explore the gold and spice souks, or visit the Dubai Museum housed in the Al Fahidi Fort.

 

 

 

6. Gold Souk Dubai

Gold Souk Dubai

 

 

Pay a visit to the renowned gold market to purchase jewelry and precious metals. Even if you have no intention of purchasing anything, the sheer amount of gold on display is breathtaking.

 

 

7. Dubai Desert Safari

Dubai Desert Safari

 

 

Discover camel riding, sandboarding, dune buggying, and an authentic Arabic barbecue dinner under the stars. Numerous tours also feature falconry demonstrations and belly dancing.

 

 

8. Jumeirah Mosque

Jumeirah Mosque

 

 

One of the few mosques that welcome non-Muslims is this one. Its stunning architecture is evidence of contemporary Islamic architecture. Take part in the "Open Doors, Open Minds" program to learn more about Emirati religion and culture.

 

 

9. Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina

 

 

Take a yacht cruise to see the skyscrapers, stroll around the marina, or eat at one of the many waterfront eateries. Don't overlook the Marina Walk, which offers a variety of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues.

 

 

 

10. Miracle Garden

Miracle Garden

 

 

An absolute must-see if you're in Dubai from November to May. A full-size Airbus A380 made entirely of flowers is among the stunning arrangements of more than 50 million flowers in this garden.

 

 

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