Places to Visit in Dubai

Places to Visit in Dubai

United Arab Emirates
Places to Visit in Dubai

Places to Visit in Dubai Overview

Dubai, the cosmopolitan city in the United Arab Emirates, offers a plethora of attractions and experiences for visitors. Here are some popular places to visit in Dubai:

Burj Khalifa: The world's tallest building, offering breathtaking views from its observation decks and luxurious dining options.

The Dubai Mall: One of the largest malls in the world, featuring an array of high-end shops, entertainment facilities, and the famous Dubai Aquarium.

Palm Jumeirah: An iconic man-made island in the shape of a palm tree, known for its luxury resorts, upscale residences, and stunning beachfront.

Dubai Creek: The historic heart of Dubai, where you can take a traditional abra (water taxi) ride and explore the traditional markets and heritage sites.

The Dubai Fountain: Located in Downtown Dubai, this mesmerizing fountain showcases a stunning water and light show synchronized with music.

These are just a few highlights of the numerous attractions Dubai has to offer. Whether you're interested in architecture, shopping, dining, adventure, or relaxation, Dubai has something for every traveler.

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Popular Places To Visit In Dubai


Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

Witness panoramic views of the Dubai Scape from the Observation Deck at the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world

Travel all the way to 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa on the world's fastest glass elevator

Enjoy a meal at the world’s highest restaurant, At.mosphere, located on the 122nd floor of the world’s highest building

Marvel at the indoor fountain in the Burj Khalifa, which is lit up with 6,000 twinkling lights in the evening 

Unwind at the Burj Khalifa Lounge, which prides itself as the highest lounge in the world 

To add to your experience here, catch unobstructed views of  the Dubai Fountain show from the Observation Deck on the 124th floor

Location: It is located at 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai

Price: 132 - 303 AED

For 124th & 125th Floor:- The time slots for Non-prime hours are from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm and 07:00 pm to 11:00 pm and the time slots for Prime hours are 4:00 pm to 6.30 pm.
For 148th,124th & 125th Floor:- The time slots for Non-prime hours are 07:00 pm, 08:00 pm, 9:00 pm, and the time slots for Prime hours are 12:00 pm to 6.00 pm.

Don't Miss:
- Head there right before sunset for the spectacular views of the ocean, desert, and dazzling lights.
- For a better experience, visit Cafe Treat, and Mission 828 VR.
- Explore the historic significance of Dubai with a visit to the museums of Al Shindagha and Etihad.

How to Reach?
- By Metro: The best way to get from Bur Dubai to Burj Khalifa is to Metro which takes 20 minutes, take the Red Line to the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Station
- By Bus: Alternatively, you can take the F13 bus, which takes around 40 minutes to get down at the Dubai Mall.

Insider Tip: Burj Khalifa is one of the most visited attractions in Dubai and normally experiences large queues. It is advised that you buy your tickets online and save about an hour of your time.

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Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah
  • Admire the architecture of the Palm Jumeirah islands which are, quite literally, shaped like a palm tree and are amongst the must visit tourist places in Dubai

  • At Aquaventure Waterpark, you may unleash your inner child by riding record-breaking waterslides, splashing in pools, or relaxing on the private beach with a cocktail.

  • Visit The Lost Chambers Aquarium, where you may snorkel or dive through lagoons filled with 65,000 aquatic creatures, including 14 shark and ray species.

  • Take a boat tour around the Palm Jumeirah coast, catching sight of some of the most iconic buildings here.

  • Freefall along the Palm in a tandem skydiving session with Skydive Dubai, an experience tailored especially for adventure lovers.

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Museum of the Future

Museum of the Future

One of the best tourist places in Dubai, Museum of the Future is a new age museum dedicated to the exploration of a possible future, showcasing how world will be in 2071

Admire the architectural expertise of Shaun Killa in the exterior walls of the museums, engraved with lines of Arabic poetry 

Visit the Journey to the Future and learn more about how astronauts survive in space 

Explore the Amazonian forests at the Digital Amazon exhibit and discover the rainforests where few humans have gone before 

Learn how you can help to reduce the effects of climate change on the human body in the Vault of Life, the Museum of Future's DNA Library

Attend a series of debates and events with key industry visionaries, where they'll have an open discussion about their future visions.

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Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner

Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
  • Spend a day on a safari across the undulating desert sand dunes, one of the top cultural experiences that the Dubai deserts have to offer\
  • Travel through the undulating desert sands during dusk, catching unobstructed views of the setting sun
  • If you have an inclination for adventure sports, you could also try your hand at sandboarding
  • Prepare to be enthralled by a traditional belly dancing routine, as you lounge in the Bedouin tents after a long day of safari 
  • Enjoy a barbecue buffet dinner to end your day, choosing from a plethora of vegetarian and non vegetarian options 
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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Take a walk through the underwater tunnels at the Dubai Aquarium, the elaborate underwater universe home to thousands of marine species.

Catch a glimpse of the endangered tiger sharks, preserved in the ginormous tanks of the Underwater Zoo 

For an added bit of adventure, attend the Swim with the Sharks session which takes you to the depths of the shark tanks 

Pay a visit to the King Croc exhibit, housing the world’s biggest reptile- a gigantic crocodile weighing a whopping 750 kgs

Try your hand at cage snorkeling, a guided diving session that takes you through the aquatic exhibits at the Dubai Zoo and Aquarium


Location: 3rd Floor, Dubai Mall, Financial Center Street, Along Sheik Zayed Road, Next to Burj Khalifa - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Price: 70 - 89 AED

Timings: Sunday to Wednesday- 10 AM to 10 PM
                Thursday to Saturday - 10 AM to 12 AM

How to reach?

- By metro: Take the metro to Burj Khalifa/The Dubai Mall station. Upon arrival at the station, head out to the main road. There is a feeder bus that goes from the station to the mall every 15 mins. Alternatively, the mall is a 15-min walk from the station via the air-conditioned Metro Link Bridge.

- By car: If you plan to drive to The Dubai Mall from the center of Dubai, take the first interchange and proceed through Financial Center Road (formerly Doha Street). You will see the approach road to The Dubai Mall on the right-hand side.

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Dubai Fountain

Dubai Fountain

Marvel at the Dubai Fountain, the tallest choreographed fountain shows in the world and one of the best Dubai attraction 

To add to the experience, take an Abra boat ride during the fountain show to catch the marvel from the Marina waters

The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk give you an opportunity to witness this marvelous fountain from just nine meters 

Reserve a table at any of the high-end restaurants by the lake and enjoy a lavish meal as you witness the Dubai Fountain show 

Location: Fashion Parking - Dubai Mall - Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Price:  17 - 29 AED

Dubai Fountain Lake Ride Timings: 5:45 pm-11:30 pm

How to reach? 
- By Metro: The best way to get from Bur Dubai to Dubai Fountain is to take a metro to Burj Khalifa Station which takes 20 minutes, after that it's a small walk to the Dubai fountain show dock area. 

- By Bus: You can take line 29 bus, it takes 38 minutes. Also, it is a 15-minute drive from Bur Dubai to Burj Khalifa.

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What are the romantic places to visit in dubai?

1. Miracle Garden: The biggest natural flower gardens in the world, Miracle Garden offers a romantic retreat in the lap of nature. The Garden remains open only between November to May, when the plants there are in full bloom.
2. Dubai Fountain: Dubai Fountain is the world’s largest choreographed water fountain show. With its fantastic display of light and sound under the open night sky, the Dubai Fountain show makes for a stunning romantic night out with a loved one.
3. Jumeirah Beach: A fantastic family destination in the morning, the beachside at Jumeirah transmutes into a serene, romantic walkway by night. The gorgeous skyline, coupled with the clear waves lapping by the sea, make for a stunning romantic stroll by the beachside. 
4. Dubai Garden Glow: A unique theme park with glow-in-the-dark attractions, Dubai Garden Glow offers a splendidly lit-up night. From spellbinding attractions to unearthly artwork, the Glow Park here promises an experience you’ve never had before.

What are the best places to visit in Dubai with family?

1. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo: Offering a jolly experience for people of all ages, Dubai’s Aquarium and Underwater Zoo allows its visitors to explore the marine life of the city under close inspection. The zoo houses around 33,000 species of marine animals. The VR Show section here further adds to the thrill.
2. Global Village: Global Village is one of Dubai’s most popular family entertainment arenas. The Village serves as a melting pot of cultures from across the world, with shops and diners offering treats stemming from all parts of the world.
3. Ski Dubai: Ski Dubai is the largest indoor Ski Park in the world. With its snow parks, ski slopes, and ski academies, Ski Dubai offers a fun package for the entire family. The Park also has an added attraction of housing real-life penguins, each one individually named!

What are the top attractions to visit in UAE?

The top attractions to visit in UAE are:

Burj Khalifa
The Dubai Mall
Burj Al Arab
Dubai Fountain
Palm Jumeirah
Dubai Aquarium
Desert Safari

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If you love photography, go in the late afternoon to catch the Dubai Frame in perfect light and the Museum of the Future's impressive exterior after sunset.

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