Dubai is one of the 7 emirates of the UAE and one of the most luxurious places on Earth. For now, it’s a very famous travel destination in the world and belongs to the list of the most visited cities. Dubai is one of the richest cities in the world, known for its cosmopolitan culture and luxurious buildings, which attract everyone to its side. Besides, it is known for its shopping and gold, which are really developed there. Moreover, Dubai is also called as the City of Gold due to its great amount of gold’s shops. Probably, we all love luxury and Dubai provides us with it. You can see luxurious buildings, hotels, cafes, restaurants in every corner of the city. If you live in a country where the winter is really cold, it’s the best opportunity to visit this incredible place and feel the warmth in summer in the middle of winter. Sure you won’t stand the hot weather of summer, so the late autumn or winter is the best time to be there. Anyway, this amazing place is one of those cities, which are really worth seeing at least once throughout your life. Well, if you’re interested in this Arabic country, let’s discuss the best Dubai attractions everyone needs to see.
1. Dubai Museum
Dubai Museum is one of the oldest buildings, built in 1787 and housed in Al Fahidi Fort. It’s one of the best places, where you can learn about the interesting history of the city, how it has become so developed and about the achievements of the city. An introductory video will show you the history of the city development and you’ll imagine it more clearly. The video starts telling about the history since 1960, providing details about the oil discovery and all the things what’s made the city so rich and incredible.
2. Mall of the Emirates
As we have already mentioned, Dubai (Do+Buy) is a city of shopping and you can find there everything you want cheaper than in European countries. But we can’t promise the same for the Mall of the Emirates, as you will find a lot of expensive boutiques there. It is located in one of the famous regions of Dubai, Al Barsha and is considered one of the biggest trading centers of the city.
3. Dubai Mall
Dubai Mall is the biggest one in the world with 1200 retail shops, food courts and restaurant, cafes, different expensive boutiques, ice rink, multiplexes, parks for both adults and children, fashion catwalk, world’s largest Waterfront Atrium and so on. Believe it, even a full day is not enough to explore the entire mall with its amazing attractions.
4. Dubai Fountain
When visiting Dubai, you should certainly pay attention to one of the main wonders of the city, the dancing fountains, situated at the base of Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall. The illusion of dancing iss given by the high-pressure water jets. The shooters shoot the water up and down and make them dance accompanied by music and colorful lights. You can see this wonderful performance with the 30 minutes interval. It’s especially beautiful at nights with an amazing light show.
5. Palm Island
You can find a lot of interesting attractions in Dubai, but the most creative and unusual place is the famous Palm Island, constructed with a palm shape. The construction of the Island is not completed for now, but even with the incomplete view, it’s a really incredible place worth visiting. You can see three islands there: Palm Jumeirah, the Palm Jebel Ali and the Palm Deira. They look magnificent from the sky. According to the rumors, you can see the complete view in 15 years or a little later.
6. Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is considered the tallest building in the world, measuring over 829 meters. Besides, it’s the most famous destination of Dubai, designed by Skidmore, Merrill and Owings. It hosts a lot of residential apartments (almost 30.000), 19 residential towers, nine hotels, Dubai Mall and the adorable man-made Burj Khalifa Lake. By the way, there you will experience the fastest lift in the world.
7. Atlantis Hotel
The world famous Atlantis hotel attracts with its unique beauty. It opened in 2008 and since has a great importance for the country. With the magnificent Palms Jebel Ali and Deira, it comprises the Palm Islands and waits for its definitive construction. The main building consists of East and West towers, connected with a huge bridge. Besides the hotel, you can see an amazing theme water park, which makes the hotel more incredible and worth visiting.
8. Dubai Creek
Dubai Creek has a great importance for the city as it divides the latter into two sections: Deira and Bur Dubai. They are linked via four bridges and one tunnel. For now, it serves as the main trading port of the subcontinent and is considered one of the famous attractions for Dubai’s tourists.
9. Gold Souk
Dubai is known for its great amount of really cheap gold. The numerous stores offer gold, platinum, diamonds and sometimes silver which are under a high control by government. Many traders from all over the world come here and start the bargaining, which is the main tradition of the Arabic market. The Gold Souk is located in the centre of Dubai’s commercial business district in Deira. Almost all owners of these shops are Indians and Iranians. They all came here for better life conditions and they really find it there.
10. Burj Al Arab
The Burj Al Arab is the world’s only 7-star hotel and an excellent example of the luxury life in Dubai. It is the fourth tallest hotel in the world and one of the most iconic buildings in Dubai. It’s also considered the symbol of the rich city. The designer of this wonder is Tom Wright. The building consists of 202 bedroom suites and is one of the most photographed structures in the world. By the way, we should warn you that it’s one of the world’s most luxurious hotel, thus it is rather expensive for the average visitor. Therefore, make sure you have enough money before choosing this hotel.