1. Burj Khalifa
Among the various places to visit in Dubai, Burj Khalifa is very exotic. It is a skyscraper that was originally known as Burj Dubai before it opened in 2010. It has 57 elevators and 8 escalators. The interiors and the ambience inside seem shrouded in artistic exuberance. The structure and interior fittings testify to the exorbitant amount that has been invested in this project.
The design is influenced by the Islamic architecture of this region. There is an observation deck on the 124th floor called The top. You can have a mesmerizing view of the whole city from there. There is a fountain inside which is said to be lit by 6,600 lights and is the second largest fountain built in the world.
Location: It is located at 1 boulevard Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid – Dubai
Hours: It remains open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and again from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Price: AED: 136.45
Insider Tip: Burj Khalifa is one of Dubai’s most visited attractions and normally experiences large queues. It is advisable to buy your tickets online and save about an hour of your time.
2. Palm jumeirah
The Palm Islands are a set of 2 man-made islands mainly Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali. Tourists can have the chance to visit Palm Jumeirah which is one of the most popular tourist spots in Dubai and it is the only completed island. The island takes the form of a palm tree. It is a major tourist spot in Dubai.
The best way to see the Palm Islands is from the air or atop one of Dubai’s many skyscrapers, such as the Burj Khalifa Observation Deck. To visit the islands, you can take a speedboat to Palm Jumeirah to visit some of the main attractions in the area.
Location: Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Hours: Open 24 hours a day
3. Dubai fountain
The tallest, most amazing and most choreographed fountain in the world is a sight to be amazed. Standing at an imposing height of 900 feet, the Dubai Fountain stands in the middle of Burj Lake and attracts thousands of tourists every evening who flock here to experience Dubai’s nightlife and watch the spectacular spectacle of light and music that the dubai fountain holds every evening. .
You will be amazed to find that the fountains have a unique structure which consists of five circles with a unique mechanism of nozzles that shoot water with a very high intensity. In this Dubai attraction, there are 6,600 super lights and twenty-five color projectors that give an illusion of over a thousand expressions of water.
The fountain plays on different songs and on different rhythms; from classical, contemporary, to Arabic and world music. When running, the Dubai Fountain has up to 22,000 gallons of water in the air at all times.
Location: Fashion Parking – Dubai Mall – Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Dubai – UAE
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Price: AED: 59.81
4. Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner (Must Try)
Without a doubt one of the most exclusive activities to try in Dubai is Desert Safari. Exploring endless deserts on your trip to Dubai is an adventure not to be missed. The moments you spend experiencing a Dubai Desert Safari will forever be with you as a cherished memory. It is a highly recommended activity that you can indulge in with your family and friends. Desert Safari in Dubai is definitely a profitable experience.
This tour departs in the afternoon through the Dubai Desert with several photo stops on a thrilling dune walk to a camel farm, the first destination. Stop to watch the beautiful sunset before reaching the campsite where you’ll have the opportunity to go for a camel ride, sandboard, and try on a henna design. After your appetite, enjoy a delicious barbecue dinner and shisha (the famous Arabian water pipe). Belly dancing shows and sumptuous buffet dinner with vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
Location: Dubai Desert, Dubai
Hours: 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. seven days a week
Price: AED: 38.61
5. dubai mall
Among the various tourist spots in Dubai, the Dubai Mall is a place that attracts a large crowd of tourists. It is a magnificent sprawling structure with lively interiors, expensive boutiques, portraying the rich and splendid Dubai lifestyle. It is the largest shopping center in the world in terms of total area. Inside there are over 1,200 stores.
The mall attracts nearly 54 million tourists each year. It has 22 cinema screens and a huge number of over 10 cafes and restaurants in Dubai that serve delicious food and various cuisines. It also has more than 14,000 parking spaces. The Dubai Aquarium, which is also one of the most famous tourist spots in Dubai, is located inside the mall on the ground floor. It has received more than 5 awards for its interior fittings and immaculate structure.
Location: It is located on Financial Center Road, Dubai.
Hours: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, it remains open from midnight to 12 noon and the rest of the days from 10 am to 11 pm.