Top 8 Things to Do in Dubai: Best Tourist Places
Dubai in UAE is popular for its nightlife entertainment, beaches, high-rise buildings, grand shopping malls, luxury hotels, unique museums and zoos, and a lot more. We present to you some of the most happening and famous places in Dubai that every traveler must explore. Dubai is an example of what hard work and dedication can do to a city.
- Burj Khalifa
Described as both a ‘Vertical City’ and ‘A Living Wonder,’ Burj Khalifa, developed by Dubai-based Emaar Properties PJSC, is the world’s tallest building. Rising gracefully from the desert, Burj Khalifa honours the city with its extraordinary union of art, engineering and meticulous craftsmanship. At 828 meters (2,716.5 ft), the 200 plus story Burj Khalifa has 160 habitable and is responsible for a number of world-firsts. The tower became the world’s tallest man-made structure just 1,325 days after excavation work started in January 2004. Burj Khalifa utilized a record-breaking 330,000 cubic meters of concrete; 39,000 tons of steel reinforcement; 103,000 square meters of glass; and 15,500 square meters of embossed stainless steel. The tower took 22-million-man hours to build.
- Dubai Mall
This downtown mall is known for luxury stores like Cartier and Harry Winston. It also has an aquarium, ice rink, and 360-degree views of the city from the world’s tallest building, The Burj Khalifa.
- Dubai Miracle Garden
Dubai Miracle Garden is one of a kind in the region and in the world for such a unique display and extravagant outdoor recreational destination. It is one famous tourist attraction. Miracle Garden in its first phase is providing state-of-the-art services and facilities including open parking, VIP parking, sitting areas, prayer room, toilet blocks, ablution facility, security room, first aid room, carts for handicapped visitors, retails and commercial kiosk and all other related services available to facilitate visitors.
- Global Village
Global Village is the first family destination for culture, entertainment and shopping in the region. It is a unique and integrated destination to enjoy the world’s finest shopping, dining and entertainment experiences and offers guests a wide range of events, shows and activities that are the largest and most varied in the region. It offers many fun surprises to millions of guests in the open air. It highlights the best of culture from countries of the world in a lively festival and takes guests on a journey through a group of pavilions, each representing the richness and culture of a different country. It offers unique international cuisine and awe-inspiring entertainment experiences across a wide range of entertaining games and interesting tours. All its exceptional experiences can be enjoyed by purchasing a ticket worth only AED 15. The Global Village operating season starts in November each year and runs until April the following year.
- La Mer
Enjoy laid-back fun at La Mer, Dubai’s eclectic beachfront. Explore bustling backstreets, treat the kids to action-packed fun, or kick back on the beach with a breeze for company.
- The Dubai Fountain Choreographed to music
The Dubai Fountain shoots water as high as 500 feet –that’s as high as a 50-story building. Designed by creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Vegas, Dubai Fountain Performances occur daily on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake.
- The Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall Choreographed to music, the Dubai Fountain shoots water as high as 500 feet –that’s as high as a 50-story building. Designed by creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Vegas, Dubai Fountain Performances occur daily on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake.
- Dubai Aquarium
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is one of the most captivating attractions in Dubai. Located The Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world, offering a memorable journey into ocean life. With the capacity to hold 10 million litres of water, Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world and it illuminates the marvels of the ocean floor, showcasing one of the most diverse collections of aquatic life. Located just above the aquarium, Underwater Zoo brings visitors up close with penguins, piranhas, crabs, water rats, sea horses, jellyfish and plenty more.