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15 Places to visit in Dubai!

Hey there, fellow travel enthusiast! If you're planning a holiday in Dubai, then you're in for a real treat! This city is full of amazing sights and attractions that are sure to leave you in awe. So, without further ado, here are the top 10 places you must visit in Dubai.

No.1 Burj Khalifa

As the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa offers a breath-taking view of Dubai. With an observation deck located on the 124th floor, visitors can enjoy stunning views of the city from above. The building also boasts a variety of other features, such as high-end restaurants, luxury hotel accommodations, and a sky lounge.

Night view of Burj Khalifa from the top

No.2 Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is a shopper's paradise, with over 1,200 stores spread out over a massive retail space. The mall features a wide variety of shopping options, from luxury brands to more affordable retailers, as well as numerous dining and entertainment options. Visitors can also explore the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, located inside the mall, which is home to over 140 species of marine life.

Family in awe inside Dubai aquarium and underwater zoo

No.3 The Palm Jumeirah

A man-made island shaped like a palm tree, The Palm Jumeirah is a unique and stunning feature of Dubai. The island is home to some of the most luxurious hotels in the city, as well as a variety of restaurants, bars, and shops. Visitors can stroll along the boardwalk, enjoy the beach, or take a boat tour of the island.

Aerial view of the Palm Jumeirah

No.4 Dubai Miracle Garden

With over 45 million flowers arranged in stunning displays, the Dubai Miracle Garden is a must-see attraction for nature lovers. The garden offers a serene and colourful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, with breath-taking displays of floral arrangements and sculptures.

Top view of Dubai Miracle Garden with plane

No.5 Dubai Creek

As a traditional abra (water taxi) takes visitors across the creek, they are transported back in time to the days of old Dubai. The area is rich in history, with traditional markets and historic buildings that provide insight into the city's past. A visit to the creek is a great way to experience the cultural heritage of Dubai.

Dusk skyline view of dubai and Dubai creek with seagull and traditional abra - water taxi

No.6 Dubai Museum

The Dubai Museum is a fascinating attraction that showcases the history and culture of the city. Housed in the oldest building in Dubai, the museum features exhibits on the region's past, including Bedouin life, pearl diving, and historic trade routes. Visitors can also explore the exhibits on Emirati customs and traditions.

Sunset view from mid far of the Dubai museum

No.7 Dubai Marina

The Dubai Marina is a trendy waterfront district that is full of high-end restaurants, shops, and bars. With beautiful views of the city and the marina, visitors can enjoy a night out on the town or a leisurely stroll along the water. The area is also home to a variety of luxury hotels, offering visitors a chance to stay in the heart of the action.

Aerial view of the Dubai Marina and skyscrapers

No.8 Ski Dubai

A unique attraction in the middle of the desert, Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort that allows visitors to hit the slopes year-round. The resort features a variety of slopes for all skill levels, as well as a snow park for sledding and snowboarding. Visitors can also enjoy a hot cocoa or a meal at one of the resort's many restaurants.

Inside indoor Ski Dubai resort

No.9 Dubai Frame

The Dubai Frame is a unique architectural feat, offering stunning views of the city from its 150-meter height. The structure is shaped like a picture frame, with a clear view of the city skyline on one side and the historic districts of Dubai on the other. Visitors can take an elevator to the top for a truly breath-taking view.

Ground view of Dubai Frame

No.10 Jumeirah Beach

One of the most popular beaches in Dubai, Jumeirah Beach is known for its crystal-clear waters and soft white sand. Visitors can relax on the beach, take a dip in the ocean, or explore the nearby shops and restaurants. The beach is also home to numerous hotels, making it a popular destination for tourists.

View of Dubai skyline from Jumeirah Beach with palm trees

No.11 Old Town

If you're looking to take a step back in time and get a glimpse of old Dubai, the Old Town is a must-visit destination. This charming neighbourhood is full of narrow streets and alleys lined with traditional wind towers and historic buildings. You'll find plenty of shops, cafes, and restaurants to explore, and the atmosphere is absolutely delightful.

Night scene of Dubai old town with beautiful night lights, palm trees and Burj Khalifa in view

No.12 The Gold Souk

For anyone who loves jewellery or just appreciates the art of craftsmanship, the Gold Souk is a fascinating and dazzling destination. This traditional Arabian market is located in Dubai's commercial district and features over 300 shops with an incredible selection of gold, diamond, and other precious gemstone jewellery. You can haggle over prices and browse through the glittering displays, and it's a wonderful place to shop for a unique and memorable souvenir.

Jewellery shop display with beautiful gold jewels in Dubai's Gold Souk district

No.13 Global Village

If you're looking for an exciting and eclectic destination that's full of culture and entertainment, the Global Village is the place to be. This vast outdoor entertainment and cultural destination is home to pavilions representing more than 75 countries from around the world. Each pavilion showcases its country's unique culture and products, from handicrafts to food and beverages. There are also a variety of rides and attractions, as well as a stage for live performances. The Global Village is only open from November to April each year, so make sure you plan your visit accordingly!

View of tops of buildings of Dubai's Global Village

No.14 The Dubai Fountain

The Dubai Fountain is a spectacular water and light show that takes place in the heart of Dubai. The fountain features a stunning choreography of water jets and music, providing visitors with a mesmerizing and unforgettable experience. The show takes place several times a day and is free for all to enjoy.


No.15 Kite Beach

Kite Beach is a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts, offering a variety of activities such as kite surfing, paddleboarding, and kayaking. Visitors can relax on the beach and enjoy the stunning views of the ocean or take a walk along the boardwalk, where they can find a variety of food trucks and cafes.

View of Burj Al Arab and Dubai skyline in distance from Dubai's kite beach

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