Dubai is a city of dreams for everyone whether you are a local, expect, or tourist. It is a perfect holiday destination for everyone, doesn’t matter you are travelling with kids, as a couple, solo, leisure lover, nightlife or party lover. Dubai is for everyone, you will find DUBAI as a perfect holiday destination every time.
Here are the top 10 places to tick off your sightseeing list when you’re in town. So let’s get started.
1) The Iconic Burj Khalifa.
828 meters high, the Burj Khalifa is never to miss. The world’s tallest tower dominates the Dubai skyline, on a clear day, the view from the observation deck, floor 124 is mind blowing, and if you are looking some relaxation here, the Sky Lounge on the 148th floor is totally for you.
2) The Dubai Fountain.
You must not forget to be witness of this majestic water dance show in the center of downtown Dubai, The Dubai Fountain is located at the base of BURJ KHALIFA and just outside of DUBAI MALL, and it is world’s largest choreographed fountain system, its water streams goes as high as 150 meters in the air.
3). The Dubai Mall.
The shopper’s paradise it’s called and even an entire day here may be not enough, that much is here to see. You will have around 1200 shops 150 restaurants, an indoor theme park, an ice rink, a huge indoor waterfall and outdoor fountain and the giant Dubai Aquarium and underwater Zoo (kind of a paradise for kids).
4) Desert Safari.
Take a desert safariDubai-style with off-roading, quad biking and sandboarding followed by traditional barbeques, henna and camel rides. Or just drive out and experience the wonder of the desert on an adventure of your own.
5) Al Fahidi fort.
It is located in OLD DUBAI called Bur Dubai, earlier it was fort but now it has been converted into museum. A must see museum and just next to it you can see whole old Dubai which is full of Indian restaurants and local shops, you can shop and dine here and don’t forget to buy some beautiful souvenirs from here for your friends and family.
6) Dubai Water Canal
Dubai Water Canal is a 3.2km long waterway extending from the Creek in Old Dubai through Business Bay before finding its way to the Arabian Gulf. Dubai Canal creates 80,000 sqm of waterfront public space and facilities.
7) Dubai Opera
Dubai Opera situated in the new “Opera District” in the heart of Dubai with views of the Dubai Fountain and next to the Burj Khalifa, the building was inspired by the shape of Arabian Dhow ships and is sure to catch your eye.The stage area is designed in such a way that it can easily be converted into three different event platforms: theatre, hall or concert hall.
8) Dhow cruises
Cruising down in Dubai creek can be a majestic and romantic experience for one, and difficult to be missed. Imagine yourself having dinner on a Dhow Cruise with the fascinating lights of Dubai creek with Music and Tanura Dance show with a sip of your favorite drink and BBQ buffet dinner.
9) Ski Dubai
Ski Dubai is Middle East first and largest indoor snow park filled with around 3000 sqmt of snow. A really fun filled activity for the whole family.
10) Beaches and Parks.
Dubai Beaches and Parks are very nice, big and clean, I really would like to suggest you to take a break from malls n shopping and definitely visit Dubai beaches n parks …they are really amazing , some of them are Jumeirah beach, mamzar beach, kite beach, Zabeel park, safa park, creek park etc.
Tips for a stress –free travelling
Here are some tips for travelers, who like to make their journey bit easy and stress-free.
*First and most important think as we all know Dubai is an Islamic city, so try to wear respectfully dresses (not all covered but not all showy, you know what I mean).
*Pack light – try to pack light as it give you more freedom to move, Dubai is shopping paradise so you can shop some from there too.
* Try local food such as Falafel wraps, Shawarmas, medditarian food etc.
* In Dubai, consuming alcohol publically is a big offense, and smoking is only allowed in designated areas.
* Make sure you carry your entire needed document handy all the time like passport, visa and your valid id etc.
Preparation is the key.
Most important thing to keep in mind is Dubai’s climate which is mostly hot, so make sure you get enough weather related information well in advance. Make your booking in advance to get attractive deals for hotels, activities, food, flights and most important visa. Do proper research about your accommodation and your pick up and drop facilities, especially if you are travelling with young kids.