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.
Do we need to say more? Burj Khalifa, the landmark building is on every traveller’s list of tourist places to visit 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!
What would be the opening hours of this place?: Daily 8:30am-1am
Observation Deck Entry: Adults 125 AED (Immediate entry 400 AED)
Children: 4-12 95AED (Children under 4 free)
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 exploring the Dubai attractions.
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 – ₹169,947
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.
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.
What would be the opening hours of this place?:
Thu-Fri 10 AM -2AM
Sheikh Zayed Road
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.
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.
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.
Wild Wadi Timings:
November to February: 10am – 6pm
March to May: 10am – 7pm
June to August: 10am – 8pm
September and October: 10am – 7pm
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.
Family, couples and friends
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.
What would be the opening hours of this place?:
Daily: 7 am-12 pm and 17 pm -19 pm
Fri 17pm – 19 pm
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!
What would be the opening hours of this place?: Mon-Fri 10am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10AM- Midnight
Admission: Adults 70AED,
Location:Dubai Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road
The global village is a destination which provides a wonderful international shopping experience as well as entertains you with some of the best performances from artists all over the world. Global village also has food joints, serving delicious cuisine.
Details:Open from November to March every year.
This mall is the largest theme based mall in the world that boasts of being grand with more than 270 shops, there are also plenty of options to eat from in the form of 50 restaurants and also there is no issues of parking with the extra ordinary 4500 sqft parking spaces! This place has some marvellous architecture and is a great escape into luxury
What would be the opening hours of this place?: 10:00 am – 12:00 am