Best Places to Visit in UAE of 2017

  • 01 Burj Khalifa

    Burj Khalifa
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    The tallest building in the world with a height of 828 meters, Burj Khalifa in Dubai used to be known as Burj Dubai. 162 rooms and an antenna in the top of the building have given the whole tower world’s attraction from the moment it came into existence in 2008. The construction of the tower was started in 2004 and it was opened to the public in 2010 as a part of the new development of the Government called Downtown Dubai. Burj Khalifa was considered to be the masterpiece of the popular large scale, mixed-use development. It was built and named in honour of the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The design of the building came into the artistic mind and famous designer Adrian Smith, then working for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

    Highlights: This tallest skyscraper has 162 rooms and has the world’s tallest elevator spans up to 140 levels. The highest occupied floor in the building is 153rd floor where parties and events are occurred frequently and it has a private terrace as well. Experts believe that Burj Khalifa is the perfect blend of different aesthetic senses from different cultures around the globe. The spider lily, a widely cultivated flower in Dubai is said to be the influence for the architectural design of the building. At 555 meters, the SKY or the highest outdoor observatory space exists spreads across the levels of 148 and 125 of the building. The recent attraction is the spiral flight which has 36 steps in white oak and has a length of 100 meters. It is made beautiful with the crystal LED Chandelier.

    Location: It is located at 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai main city, it is just 1.7 km away.

    Price: Prices vary according to timings and age but approximate pricing ranges from 125 AED to 500 AED.

    Timings: Opens daily from 9 AM to 11 PM.



  • 02 Dubai Dolphinarium

    Dubai Dolphinarium
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    There may not be any other zoo or aquarium where people are freely interacting with dolphins and seals than at Dubai Dolphinarium. An exclusive living space for the gentle, human friendly animals of the sea, dolphins and seals are protected and preserved properly at Dubai Dolphinarium and now it has received wide accolades and recognition. Located in the creek side park at Bur Dubai, the dolphinarium is a very special spot for children as well since they find these species of water very adorable and cute. The aquarium is supported by Dubai Municipality since it came into existence in 2008. There entertainment programs and shows at regular times here so that people would love to spend much time with their families and kids. The dolphinarium was built with an aim to motivate the young generation to protect marine life and its habitat intact.

    Highlights: The activities of bottlenose dolphins and seals leave everyone at pure laughter and joy and there are separate fun activities like acrobatics, singing, dancing, playing balls etc done by these charming animals. There are different pools for the dolphins and also a private habitat with sea water connected to these pools. A medical pool and seal pool constructed in addition to the existing pools make their lives better and safe. Here, one can spot Senya, Ksyusha, Tetka, Jerry and Fekla which are the bottlenose dolphins and four seals named Ghosha, Fila, Lusha and Max. Kids’ Summer Camp, Dubai Summer Surprises are some of the major events arranged here to grab the public attention on a large scale.

    Timing: The dolphinarium is open on all days from 10:00 to 07:30 pm except on Sundays.

    Entry fee: Different types of entry fees are there depending on your selection. To swim with dolphins costs one price while for watching the show costs different price.

    Shallow water- Swimming with Dolphins: 450 AED

    Deep Water- Swimming with Dolphins- 600 AED

    Location: Riyadh Street, Inside the Creek Park Gate No.1, Umm Hurair 2, Dubai. It is about 11 kms from Dubai main city via Abu Dhabi- Ghweifat International Highway or Sheikh Zayed Road.



  • 03 Dhow Wharfage

    Dhow Wharfage
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    There is no doubt in that Dubai is definitely touching the chord of the people around the world. With its beauty and the luxuries it attracts tourist. While you are in this favorite city there is one place which you can’t afford to miss Dhow Wharfage.  For those of you who are looking for some sightseeing option there you have the perfect place for you. Extending along the Deira creekside east of the Grand Souk between Deira Old Souk and Al Sabkha abra stations, the Dhow Wharfage offers an interesting look into the sea customs of old Dubai that have survived supernaturally in place at the heart of the twenty-first-century city. Saturated with history and extending sublimely along the Creek bank north of Maktoum Bridge are innumerable squeaking wooden dhows, moored in time-respected convention to stack and dump their assorted cargoes from everywhere throughout the area.

    Highlights: The wharfage is home to many lovely wooden dhows, some as much as a hundred years of age, which compartment here to stack and empty freight; thus the considerable canvas secured hills of stock  anything from containers of cigarettes to gigantic ventilating units  that lie stacked up along the waterfront. The dhows themselves run in size from the genuinely unobtrusive vessels utilized for short jumps here and there the drift to the substantial maritime art used to transport products around the Gulf and over to Iran, and even as far away from home as Somalia, Pakistan and India.

    Location: The Dhow Wharfarge is located at Baniyas Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates



  • 04 Dubai Miracle Garden

    Dubai Miracle Garden
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    Located in the district of Dubai Land, Dubai Miracle Garden or the flower garden is a rare sight of millions of flowers of different colours bloom together and the structures made of these flowers are really surprising and marvelously created. It came into establishment in the year of 2013, on the Valentine’s Day. It spreads over 72000 sq.meters featuring over 109 million flowers. In 2015, this garden was awarded the Moselle Award for New Garden Experiences. 

    The flowers used here are maintained by the re-use of waste water irrigated through drip irrigation method and these flowers take 757,082 litres of water every day. The recent development in the garden is the mesmerizing butterfly garden opened under the name Dubai Butterfly Garden which is the world’s largest and Dubai’s first indoor butterfly garden. The garden is a haven for overly 15000 butterflies that belong to 26 different species.

    Highlights: There are multiple formations on flowers which have gained international recognition within a short span of time. The attractions include a floral clock, an aromatic garden, peacocks, birds, castles etc. One can spend up to 2.5 hours in the par enjoying the ravishing beauty of thousand flowers arranged so beautiful.

    Timings: During weekdays, the garden will be open from 09:00 am to 09:00 pm and on weekends that is on Friday and Saturday, it will be open from 09:00 am to 11:00 am.

    Entry fee: Adults: AED 40, children: 30 AED

    Best time to visit: The usual time of operation of the garden is from October to April and in the months of June, July, August, September, the garden will be closed due to the high temperature level which is not suitable to spend time in the garden.

    Location: The garden is located in Dubailand district, 22 kms away from the main city centre.

    Non-operational Months: The garden remains closed from late-May to September. 




  • 05 Burj Al Arab

    Burj Al Arab
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    Accolades from all over the world come and fall on Burj Al Arab for being the most luxurious and stylish hotels in Dubai, located on the coast of the vivacious Persian Gulf. Faultless opulence and impeccable service accommodate branded amenities and spacious rooms and thus it becomes the third tallest hotel in the world and a pearl of Dubai’s commercial scenario.

    The private island holds the hotel is located about 280 meters away from Jumeirah Beach and its connection with the mainland is via an artificial bridge. To resemble the sail of a ship, the designers have given their heart and mind to create an alluring structure to the hotel and thus it exactly mimics a cruising ship on the sea. It rises up to 321 meters above the sea level and its atrium lobby is the topmost in the world. From Wild Wadi Water Park the hotel is very close and one can reach there by walking for five minutes.

    Highlights: In terms of hospitality, Burj Al Arab sets new standards with superlative service and amenities. Mind blowing decorations and attractions embrace even the sidelined beauty present in the hotel to make it look like a fairyland. The underwater aquarium restaurant where you can reach through a simulated submarine would let your eyes widened. A sturdy fleet of Rolls Royce on the front court and a vast helipad are the yet another celebrated attributions. Thus celebrities are not uncommon here. Would you be surprised to know that you will get your cappuccino sprinkled with gold dust? Furthermore, the ground surface made of layers of rocks circled with a concrete honeycomb is a brilliant architectural pattern will protect the foundation from erosion.

    Amenities: 28 double storey floors that accommodate around 202 bedroom suites are the main feature of the hotel. Free Wi-Fi, free parking, room service, laundry service, kitchen in all room, hot tub, fitness center, multi cuisine restaurant etc are some of the default amenities you can find at the hotel.

    Location: It is located at Jumeirah, Dubai. From Dubai airport it lies 26 kms away.



  • 06 Grand Mosque

    Grand Mosque
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    Another famous mosque in Dubai which is a must visit for you is the Grand Mosque. This architectural show-stopper is one the world's biggest mosques, with a limit with regards to a surprising 40,000 admirers. It highlights 82 vaults, over a 1,000 segments, 24 carat gold overlaid light fixtures and the world's biggest hand tied cover. The primary corridor is besieged by one of the world's biggest light fixtures –10 meters in distance across, 15 meters in stature and measuring twelve tons. 

    The mosque's first function was the memorial service of its namesake, Sheik Zayed, who is covered at the site. One can likewise discover reflecting encompassing the mosque making it more beautiful. The striking white and gold hues sparkling in the sun are changed during the evening by an exceptional lightning framework which mirrors the periods of the moon. Spend some time by the pool gazing at its beauty while you visit this one of kind mosque in Dubai.

     Location: The Grand mosque is located in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

     Timings: The mosque remain open for the Non Muslims from Saturday to Thursday 9:00 AM-10:00 PM and Friday 4.30PM-10:00



  • 07 Spice Souk

    Spice Souk
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    Adjacent to the popular Dubai Gold Souk, in the eastern part of Dubai, in Deira. There are a lot of inner lines and stalls which exhibit the fresh aroma of different types of spices. In large baskets, the intense fragrance of spices, rose petals, medicinal herbs are kept safe and those who walk around will fall for these items in the basket.

    Spices ranging from frankincense to shisha are sold here along with numerous traditional herbs which were the ingredients added to give more flavours to Arabic and South Asian food items. Apart from spices, the stores have household articles, textile items, artifacts, rugs etc. Haggling is the main type of trading in the souk. The establishment of large supermarkets and stores have influenced the number of the stores in the souk to be decreased.

    Highlights: The collection of incense burners, saffron, sheesha pipes, henna kits etc is the best and largely sold items in the market.

    Timing: The souk is open from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm and from 05:00 pm to 10:00 on all days from Saturday to Thursday and on Fridays, it will be open from 04:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

    Entry fee: The entrance to the souk is absolutely free.

    Location: The spice souk is located at Sikkat Al Khail Road in Deira, Dubai. It is located at a distance of 14 kms from Dubai via Baniyas Road.



  • 08 Dubai Museum

    Dubai Museum
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    The main museum in Dubai is the Dubai Museum located at Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787. It is known to be the oldest existing building in Dubai. It was opened by the ruler of Dubai with an aim of displaying the traditional way of Emirate’s life, in 1971. At the entrance, there is one fort that was constructed earlier and various displays along with it. From there, one will move to the galleries along the path and in the galleries, you will come to witness the general portrayals of the culture of the Emirates which was famous during the 1800s. 

    The local antiquities and handicrafts from different countries and continents like Africa and Asia are well presented. These items were the traded collections. The number of visitors to the museum was increasing year by year and thus its fame was enhanced and reached beyond the horizon.

    Highlights: The strong Al Fahidi Fort is the Numero Uno attraction at the museum that has an immaculate exhibition of the emirate’s transitions from fishing to become one of the illustrious leaders of commerce, finance and trade. There are displays of how important the sea to the natives before they started digging out oil and there is another room where the artefacts of ancient archaeological brilliance excavated from the nearby sites.

    Timing: The museum is open on all days from Saturday to Thursday from 08:30 am to 08:30 pm and from 02:30 pm to 08:30 pm on Fridays.

    Entry fee: Adults have to pay 3 dirhams and children have to pay 1 dirham to enter the museum.

    Location: It is situated at Al Fahidi Street, Bur Dubai, Opposite to the Grand Mosque in Dubai, UAE. It is situated at a distance of around 12 kms from Dubai main city and one can reach there via Abu Dhabi- Ghweifat International Highway.




  • 09 Gold Souk

    Gold Souk
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    Adjacent to the popular Dubai Gold Souk, in the eastern part of Dubai, in Deira. There are a lot of inner lines and stalls which exhibit the fresh aroma of different types of spices. In large baskets, the intense fragrance of spices, rose petals, medicinal herbs are kept safe and those who walk around will fall for these items in the basket. 

    Spices ranging from frankincense to shisha are sold here along with numerous traditional herbs which were the ingredients added to give more flavours to Arabic and South Asian food items. Apart from spices, the stores have household articles, textile items, artifacts, rugs etc. Haggling is the main type of trading in the souk. The establishment of large supermarkets and stores have influenced the number of the stores in the souk to be decreased.

    Highlights: The collection of incense burners, saffron, sheesha pipes, henna kits etc is the best and largely sold items in the market.

    Timing: The souk is open from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm and from 05:00 pm to 10:00 on all days from Saturday to Thursday and on Fridays, it will be open from 04:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

    Entry fee: The entrance to the souk is absolutely free.

    Location: The spice souk is located at Sikkat Al Khail Road in Deira, Dubai. It is located at a distance of 14 kms from Dubai via Baniyas Road. 




  • 10 Safa Park

    Safa Park
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    An important spot in the history of Dubai and the people over there, Safa Park has been going through many redevelopment these years. It is a 64 hectare huge park which was an erstwhile accommodation centre for illegal migrants from South Asia mostly. The park came into establishment during 1975 after the inhabitants were removed from there. Despite its location near to Sheikh Zayed Road, the park creates beautiful anthologies to entertain the people come here to escape from the daily humdrum. All the major sparkles of Dubai are visible from the park as its point of standing is at the centre of everything.

    Highlights: Among the multiple highlights the park has, the major one is the three lakes within the park that attract an excess of unique species of birds and the park is a haven for 16924 trees belong to differing types as well as various bushes. To relax completely, one can find green carpets of grass throughout the park which is kept tidy always, a small forest and a hill that offers a beautiful view of the whole park. Adding unconditional beauty to the lake, there is a waterfall sourcing from the hill along with a fountain and small boats floating freely on the water. Though these things are present, the park is pregnant with a sublime silence. A regular hang out space for families, the park is occupied with four entrances from different roads. The barbecues at the edge of the park have a lot of food lovers gathered around always. Children’s favourite spot is this park where they can play and couples find it as a soothing romantic place to enjoy. Some come to simply sit and stroll around while some others find the private space to read books. The amusement park within the park has several bikes which attract teenagers as well as it acts as the jogger’s companion.

    Timings: It is open all days from 08:00 am to 10:00 pm. But from Thursday, Friday and Saturday, it will be open from 08:00 to 11:00 pm.

    Entry fee: 3 dirhams per person is the entry fee.

    Location: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE. It is located 10.53 kms southwest of the traditional center of Dubai.



  • 11 Desert Conservation Reserve

    Desert Conservation Reserve
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    The first national park of UAE if Dubai Desert Conservation Centre and Dubai has dedicated a huge land in order to carve out the best habitat for the rare species of wildlife under a single project. The rehabilitation of endangered species was done very carefully and thus now the land is a highly protected environment that preserves the last of the desert wildernesses. 

    Since the development of Dubai was in a blink of an eye, there was a huge threatening toward the flora and fauna of the desert and the Government thus brought forth the idea of protecting those species to balance the nature with the fast paced development the city will attain in the recent future. To be measured, the land is about 225 square kilometers and recognized as a natural reserve which consists of about 5% of the total landmass of Dubai. Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa is a predominant attraction found here.

    Highlights: A day tour can show you the best of the reserve with the help of a trained guide. You will be able to know more in detail about the list of endangered species belonging to varying flora and fauna found only in deserts as the conditions here are conducive for their growth. Different types of antelopes, desert cats, rodents, hedgehogs and rabbits, desert dogs, snakes and many reptiles, small insects, spiders and unique desert plants and shrubs are together living in the reserve in harmony.

    Activities: Camel safari, dune bashing, dune dinner, archery, falconry, horse riding, wildlife safari, sand boarding etc are the majorly available activities at the centre.

    Location: E-66, Dubai Al Ain Highway, Murqqab Exit 50, Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai, UAE. It is located around 64.3 kms away from Dubai city and one can reach the spot via Dubai- Al Ain Road.




  • 12 Dolphin Bay

    Dolphin Bay
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    Flying to Dubai is in itself a great matter of happiness and when you get the perfect place for adventure there it will be a double treat.  And when it’s about meeting the friendliest creature on earth then there’s no stopping you. Dolphin Bay in Atlantis is a standout amongst the most advanced dolphin environments on the planet. The Dolphin Encounter is an exceptional ordeal where you get the chance to meet and play with our dolphins in shallow water. Swim with dolphins in Dubai and get a chance to play with these animals. And the best of all you will be all secure while you swim with the dolphins. Also they keep in mind about your swimming abilities and looking after that they allow you to swim. Regardless of whether you're an inn visitor or going by for the day, Dolphin Bay in Dubai offers an exceptional affair. Also you can try scuba diving or swimming here according to your convenience.

    Location: The Dolphin Bay is located at Atlantis, The Palm, Crescent Road - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

    Price: The approximate price starts from 820 AED.



  • 13 Mall Of The Emirates

    Mall Of The Emirates
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    Your visit to Dubai will be incomplete without heading out for a shopping in the malls. Girls get ready to go crazy while you hear about Mall of the Emirates in Dubai which is a must visit destination for you. Considered as the world’s first resort shopping mall this will definitely take your breath away. 

    The multi-level shopping mall as of now components around 630 worldwide brands with an aggregate gross leasable territory (GLA) of 233,467 sqm including retail chains, design, way of life, games, gadgets and home outfitting outlets and the biggest Carrefour in the city. Shopping center of the Emirates additionally includes an unmatched extravagance offer lodging more than 80 of the world's most eminent creator marks in Fashion Dome and Luxury Wing. For the accommodation of visitors, the shopping center has two abutting lodgings: the 5-star Kempinski Mall of the Emirates and the 5-star Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel.

    Location: The Mall of the Emirates is located at interchange four on Sheikh Zayed Road.

    Timings: Mall Of The Emirates stays open on all days of the week. However, from Saturday to Wednesday, you can visit the mall from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM and on Thursday and Friday, the mall can be visited from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

    Price: There is no entrance fee for Mall Of The Emirates however you’ll have to pay in accordance with the goods and services availed by you


  • 14 Women's Museum

    Women's Museum
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    Any country which respects women becomes 10 times richer than any other country. It’s the women which is the power of a country or a place. Women have always played an important role in shaping the future of a country and in honor of that Women's Museum in Dubai was constructed to share their powerful stories. 

    The museum paints a distinctive picture of Emirati ladies during that time and commends a large number of their accomplishments in each part of business, the arts, education, politics, and with society as a whole. Building up a name as the controlling power in the UAE, some of its most prominent ladies have been enlisted in the uncommon Women's Museum that has a fundamental influence in the rich history and carry on the fate of the present generation.

    Highlights: The museum makes an exceptional canvas of Emirati ladies during that time and praises a great deal of their accomplishments in each part of their lives identified with business, expressions of the human experience, training, governmental issues, and with society all in all. The Women's Museum is a national chronicle and documentation focus that is devoted to the ladies of the UAE. It likewise worries with all parts of their lives and with the recorded and social impacts as well as it has formed their rationality; their status in the public eye; and their place in the family. The Museum concentrates on offering data to guests in UAE with the different parts of the day by day lives of ladies in UAE.

    Location: The Women’s Museum is located at Al Sabkha, Gold Souq, Near Al Khor St, Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: The museum opens from 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM.

    Price: The approximate price is AED 20.

  • 15 Ibn Battuta Mall

    Ibn Battuta Mall
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    Your adventure in Dubai will never be complete without visit a mall and after exploring the grand mall there is another mall which is a must visit for you. Bringing together the culture, entertainment and the fun of shopping Ibn Battata Mall in Dubai will definitely blow your minds away. Having more than 270 shops, 50 eateries, a 21-screen silver screen and more than 4,500 parking spots on a sum of 521,000 square meters, Ibn Battuta is the world's biggest themed shopping center. 

    The shopping center comprise of six courts, each of whose plans are roused by a portion of the nations gone by the considerable Moroccan Berber pilgrim, Ibn Battuta:

    ·         Egypt Court

    ·         India Court

    ·         China Court

    ·         Andalusia Court

    ·         Persia Court

    ·         Tunisia Court

    Spend some time exploring the mall along with your friends and family. Make your way to the different courts and enjoy a cultural mixture while you investigate each one of them.

     Location: Ibn Battuta Mall is located at Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

     Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM- 10:00 PM.



  • 16 Black Palace Peach Dubai

    Black Palace Peach Dubai
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    While in Dubai there is another place which will definitely cheer you up. Black Palace Beach is one of the city's mystery jewels, with an area that is not entirely obvious yet certainly justified regardless of the exploring mission: between the imperial strongholds at Al Sufouh lies a minor pathway that takes you to this place where there is unadulterated unwinding. This untouched shoreline has delightful perspectives of Palm Jumeirah and the Burj Al Arab. So wander off the beaten track and find this cozy inlet. Straddled by castles and opposite of the Palm this place will make you forget all your worries.

    Highlights: One can also head out for a number of activities like scuba diving and snorkelling near the palace.

    Location: Black Palace Peach Dubai is located between the royal palaces facing the Palm Jumeirah.

    Price: You can enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of the place completely free of cost. One should surely visit this place and you will get all the lovely glimpses without paying any amount.


  • 17 Zabeel Park

    Zabeel Park
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    Another amazing place in Dubai which is a must visit for you is the Zabeel Park.  Zabeel Park is one of the main attractions in the Gulf, with a region comparable to 45 football play areas, and is home to youngsters' complex and edutainment focus. Zabeel Park is one of the bigger stops in Dubai, situated between Al Karama and World Trade Center at Zabeel Square on Sheik Zayed Road. The zone of the recreation center is identical to 45 football play areas, and elements more than 3000 palm trees with almost 7000 different trees of 14 distinct species. 

    It additionally contains huge expanses, experience play area, play zones, lake offering watercraft rides, ice arena and ice skating, kids' playground  and action rooms, model of mammoth chess drawing of Rubik's 3D shape sort structure, extensive amphitheater, secured zones for grills, picnics, bistros and great greenery. It incorporates running track around the recreation center border. An essential viewpoint is there is Wi-Fi availability in the entire stop.

     Location: Zabeel Park is located at the Zabeel district of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens from 8:00 AM- 10:00 PM.

    Price: The Park charges entry fee of Dh.5 per person. This fee also includes car parking for 2300 cars.

  • 18 Aquaventure Waterpark

    Aquaventure Waterpark
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    Make your Dubai vacation a special one while you visit this amazing park. For a ultimate water-themed thrills to escape from the summer heat spend a day at Aquaventure which is the biggest water park in the Middle East and Europe. Get a chance to explore the underwater charms and The Lost Chambers, the biggest aquarium in the Middle East.  Feel the thrill as you try the rides and slides, get very close with sharks and unwind on 700 meters of flawless private shoreline. 

    The best part is that here you will also have some time for recess in the new selective seating ranges. Both parks are housed inside the striking Atlantis, The Palm resort, making it simple to join both in 1 energizing day. Begin by launching on dilute napkins and plunging a 9-story, close vertical slide straight into a shark-filled tidal pond. Investigate the secret of the lost city of Atlantis through 20 remarkable displays, including a touch tank and Aquatheatre intuitive show.

    Location: The Aquaventure Waterpark is located at Atlantis, Crescent Road,The Palm Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM.

    Price: Approximate price starts from 250 AED

  • 19 Underwater Hotel Dubai

    Underwater Hotel Dubai
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    When it comes to accommodation we are always a bit more choosy than the usual. With all the facilities and comforts we always look for that perfect place to rest. Now tell me what if I tell you that you will have that perfect accommodation right underwater. Sounds fascinating right? Well then while you are visiting Dubai enjoy a comfortable stay at the underwater hotel. The dubai underwater property consist of 220 luxury suites equipped with all the modern day art facilities. 

    German designer Joachim Hauser is the main architect of the whole idea together with Professor Royal Dieterle.  Spend the most lucurious underwater stay while you visit Dubai this time. And not to forget, the underwater marine will definitely make you feel like a wonderland.

    Location: The underwater hotel is located at Burj Dubai.



  • 20 Al Mamzar Beach

    Al Mamzar Beach
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    When you are exploring the most enticing place in the world you should definitely visit the beach.  Nothing can be a better option than a beach just in the park for your recreational time. Whether you are planning to get tanned in the beach pr just sit idle sipping a glass of juice at the park, you will have everything right there. This richly arranged Shoreline Park comprises of a string of five exquisite sandy ranges and accompanies a swimming pool, play areas, water sports rentals, grills, green regions and cooled cabanas. 

    Al Mamzar Beach Park covers a zone of 106 hectares and offers grill locales, private chalets for contract, swimming pool, nourishment stands, shielded shoreline and safe tidal pond, a beautiful prepare and many kids' play zones. Channeled music is played for the duration of the day and there are wonderful grassed outing ranges. It is found roughly 5 km after the kill to Hamriya Port. Being one of the shoreline parks, it separates itself with its tremendous space and novel area on the brilliant sand beach.

    Location: Al Mamzar Beach Park is located at Al Mamzar - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Timings: Opens from 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM.



  • 21 SEGA Republic

    SEGA Republic
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    Make your Dubai holidays a memorable one while you visit this amazing theme park in Dubai.  Experience the fun like never before as you try some of the thrilling activities here.  Strategically placed at The Dubai Mall, the 76,000 sq ft stop highlights 16 exciting attractions and more than 170 recreations, from bleeding edge movement test systems and virtual encounters to one of the area's biggest variety of aptitude and reclamation amusements. 

    Created by Emaar Entertainment in relationship with Japan-based SEGA Corporation, one of the worldwide pioneers in innovative excitement, SEGA Republic presents to you an exciting way to experience the thrill. With the unlimited rides and the different activities you will definitely crave to visit this place once again during your stay at Dubai.

    Highlights: Some of the rides which are favorite here are: Giant Slider, Robotnik, Xyclone, Racer, Spingear, Wild Wing, Wild Jungle, Sonic Hopper, Storm-G, Initial D-4, Let’s Go JungleSpecial, Outrun    2SP, Halfpipe Canyon and Rope Rush, House of the Dead.

    Location: SEGA Republic is located at Level 2,Dubai Mall,Downtown Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: Opens daily from 10 AM to 1 AM

    Price: Approximate price starts from 170 AED


  • 22 Guru Nanak Darbar

    Guru Nanak Darbar
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    An uncommon bit of architecture with a blend of present day and customary building style Guru Nanak Darbar is an absolute visit for you in Dubai. It envelopes a warm grasp, regardless of standing or ideology, bringing peace, solace for everyone It is both a festival of life, and a landmark to the grandness of the One Who made it, a hallowed place of glory with a feeling of plain peace.  

    Standing separated from the congregation complex, the beige hued Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar Sahib has three levels of underground auto parks, and two stories over the ground. Every storm cellar is measured 25,000 square feet that can contain parking spot for up to 140 autos. As you venture through the holy porch, its heavenly excellence gets the attention and catches the faculties.

    Highlights: There are three stories The 21,000 square feet ground floor houses the feasting lobby, Kitchen, Pantry and store rooms. The front counter and Gurdwara office are additionally on the ground floor. Appropriate shoe stockpiling or Jora Ghar offices are accessible in a few zones since shoes are not permitted to be worn in the Gurudwara. There is a headscarf stand for both men and ladies must cover their heads inside the Gurudwara. Feel the magical bliss while you visit this Darbar.

    Location: The Guru Nanak Darbar is located at Al Muntazah Complex 212 Rd | Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: It is opened daily from 4:30 AM to 9 :30 PM



  • 23 Mushrif Park

    Mushrif Park
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    If you are planning to spend some leisure time exploring the beauty of the region then Mushrif Park is just the right place for you. Mushrif Park is a well known 1300 section of park situated in Mirdif (Al Khawaneej street) Dubai. This greenery forsake is a most loved place for families, both Adults and Kids will love this place in particular. 

    For Kids, there are many slides, swings, teeter-totters and a wed go-round to appreciate. There are numerous cafeterias where we get top notch burgers, popcorn and sulimani. One can also find a train which will be taking your from one place to another inside the park.  Also there is a swimming pool where people can enjoy a swim in the bosom of Mother Nature.

    Highlights: The Mushriff Park is just 5 minutes’ drive away from the desert camp and so it is an ideal place for a long night stay.

    Timings: Opens from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM.

    Price: The approximate price to the park is 10 dirhams per car. For swimming pool, adults pay 10 dirhams and children pay 5 dirhams.



  • 24 Deira Clocktower

    Deira Clocktower
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    A clear definition of Dubai’s Clock Tower has not been published anywhere but it is one of the major landmarks in Dubai. It is believed to be constructed by the people in Dubai lived during 1960s have designed and created the clock. 

    Deira Clocktower or Dubai Clock tower as people fondly call is a roundabout in Dubai. It is located in eastern Dubai in Deira exactly at the intersection of Umm Hurrair Road and route D 89 road. It is a predominant monument in Deira and the access to the famous Al Maktoum Bridge is provided by this monument.

    Highlights: It was designed by an architect Ziki Homsi and it was built by Architecture Design Construction as the people say. It came into existence as a symbol of Dubai’s life and one can witness or learn the importance of this tower in the lives of the natives. As the Telegraph newspaper listed out, Dubai Clock Tower is the prime attraction in Dubai and one of the 17 most beautiful clock towers around the world.

    Location: Deira, Dubai. From Dubai main city, it is hardly 10 kms to reach Deira Clock Tower.



  • 25 Heritage House

    Heritage House
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    Heritage House was built in 1890 and this one is a courtyard house that offers the visitors to explore the house of a wealthy pearl merchant. The unbelievable fact about the house is that it is built of coral and gypsum and houses a central courtyard which has beautiful verandahs that keep the direct sunlight coming away. Many of the rooms in the house have audio visual displays and the use of dioramas recreate the traditional life styles.

    Highlights: This building is praised as the exemplary structure that showcases how a traditional Gulf mansion can be. The large exterior walls without windows are the sturdy protectors of the house. The main room called Al Makhzan would be visible after you cross the finely carved teak doors that are beautified with palm and floral creations. In the main room, you can see mannequins that show the traditional dress and jewellery but the room is made extravagant with the Western imports, an old gramophone, a Seth Thomas clock etc.

    Timings: The house is open on all days from 08:00 am to 07:30 pm but on Fridays, it will be open from 02:30 pm to 07:30 pm.

    Entry fee: The admission to the house is free of charge.

    Location: Al Ras Area, Deira, Dubai, UAE. From Dubai city, the Heritage House is located around 14 kms away.



  • 26 Alserkal Avenue

    Alserkal Avenue
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    An industrial compound accommodating warehouses in the industrial zone of Al Quoz in Dubai is Alserkal Avenue. Now, it is being celebrated as an arts and culture district with a wide array of galleries, facilities and platforms. It houses residencies for local and international artists as well. 

    The time Alserkal Avenue was just an industrial location has flown away and not it displays itself as a mix of industrial business and creative spaces. There are 60 art houses, design and creative venues which have foundations, private collections and community projects. It was founded in 2007 and from then on it was gathering the region’s artists and other people who belong to different sorts of lives to have discussions and dialogues, to share their ideas and enhance their artistic values to a great height.

    Highlights: The galleries here are made distinct and beautiful by arranging individual programs which represent the emerging or established artists along with some exhibitions, talks, discussions, community events and so on.

    Timings: The Avenue is open on all days except on Fridays from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm.

    Location: Street 8, Al Quoz 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Price: Entry is free of cost.

  • 27 Ghantoot Beach

    Ghantoot Beach
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    Located out of Dubai, this is a private beach of Golden Tulip Hotel which includes a pool and a café so you can take a break if you get too much sand in your feet. As the sun sets, the bar in the hotel comes to life. Barbecues and volleyball are known to draw out the evening owls in this beach. It’s a great place to escape Dubai on a weekend and you could even team it with an overnight stay at the resort. 

    Highlights: There are volleyball nets and barbecues. There is also a water sports club which offers water skiing, wake boarding, banana boating and other activities. 

    Price: Public access to the beach will cost approximately 30 AED. 



  • 28 Dubai Mall

    Dubai Mall
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    Located in the heart the prestigious Downtown Dubai, described as ‘The Centre of Now,’ is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination, has welcomed more than 80 million visitors in 2014. The Fashion Avenue, the precinct dedicated to high fashion, positions The Dubai Mall as the fashion capital of the region. Another niche component of the mall is The Souk, an elegantly designed precinct featuring jewelry shops, accessory outlets, traditional Arab clothing and handicraft stores, among others. 


    Highlights: The Dubai Mall also features the world-class Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo featuring thousands of aquatic animals and a 270-degree walk through the tunnel. The strong family entertainment components include KidZania an innovative children’s ‘edutainment’ concept; the SEGA Republic, a 76,000 sq ft high adrenaline indoor theme park; the 22-screen Reel Cinemas megaplex with a total capacity of 2,800 seats; and the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink.

    Timings: Opens  from 10 AM to 11 PM on Sunday to Wednesday. 10 AM to 12 midnight on Thursday to Saturday.



  • 29 Deira Island

    Deira Island
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    Deira Island is a group of artificial islands of Dubai. This project was initially supposed to be a part of the Palm Islands and was then fondly known as ‘Palm Diera’.

    Highlights:
     Deira island comprises of four man made islands that lie adjacent to the Deira District of Dubai. This development is sought to offer a relaxed island living to the lucky residents of the place. Given the time and the money going in the Diera project, it is certain that in another few year’s this island will boost the tourism industry of Dubai. Post completion of the project, there will be beach front hotel resorts, 21 km of beaches, a waterfront night market, residential communities, a huge amphitheatre which can accommodate some 30,000 people and a shopping mall. This island will bring forth impressive views of the skyline of Dubai and across the Arabian Gulf.

    Location: The Deira island is located in Dubai in United Arab Emirates.

    Timings: The Deira Island stays open all round the year.

    Price: There is no entry fee.


  • 30 Dubai Village

    Dubai Village
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    Bur Dubai Village, also known as the Dubai Heritage Village is located near the mouth of Dubai Creek that takes tourist back in time through a series of heritage villages complete with recreated architecture and local artisans. For patrons, the village is a great place to find unique handmade items to take home as souvenirs or gifts. 

    Highlights: The vicinity offers many places to stroll around like Pottery shopping, visit traditional markets and enjoy live performances of Arabian folklore such as Raza, Ayyala, and Harbeya 

    Timings: It is opened every day from 08:00 to 20: 00, however on Fridays many shops will be closed as the operational hours are 15:00 to 22:00. 

    Getting There: You can reach the location through the Ghubaiba bus and train station nearby. 



  • 31 The Green Planet Dubai

    The Green Planet Dubai
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    If you are a lover of nature then The Green Planet Dubai is a must visit for you while in Dubai. Imagine a whole new tropical forest right in the city where you can explore the various flora and fauna? From forest floor to flooded rainforest this place gives you that perfect feel of a rainforest. There is an instructive and recreational office set to bring issues to light for the fragile adjust of nature and the value of one of our reality's most established living environments, making it the perfect instructive goal for the whole family.

    Highlights: The one of a kind Green Planet is outlined as an enclosed biological system, The Green Planet reproduces the captivating universe of the tropical woods with more than 3,000 plants and creatures and the world's biggest indoor man-made and life-managing tree.

    Location: The Green planet Dubai is located at City Walk - Al Wasl - Dubai - United Arab Emirates.

    Price: The approximate price starts from AED 95- AED 149


  • 32 Underwater Zoo

    Underwater Zoo
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    One of the largest aquariums in the world, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo also holds the record for housing the world’s largest acrylic panel. A gigantic crocodile is a resident here and is one of the major attractions in the underwater zoo. Embedded inside the Dubai Mall, the facility is home to the mysterious Cephalopods in the Kraken’s Lair, and a selected assortment of animal species that thrive in desert environments are on display at UAE’s Night Creatures.The well-maintained underwater zoo is open to thronging tourists throughout the year. The world famous aquarium and zoo figure on most itineraries of tourists flocking to Dubai.


    Price: Price start from 100 AED per person. A membership program is also one of the main draws of the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.



  • 33 Indoor Trampoline Parks

    Indoor Trampoline Parks
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    The only thing that comes to our mind when we think about trampoline is jumping high up in the air. While you are in Dubai don’t miss a chance to visit Indoor Trampoline Park and defy gravity as you fly high. Indoor Trampoline Park is guaranteed the best fun filled workout for your kids. The park is loaded with different kinds of activities like Open jump, Jump Box Beat, Kids court, Dodged ball etc. This park is like a one stop destination for all. Reminiscence your childhood memories as you get more bouncy in more than 120 interconnected world class trampolines. There is another park Bounce which is a hit among the kids. Especially designed for the age group of 5-14 years and is the best summer camps for kids in Dubai.

    Timings: Opens daily from 10 AM to 10 PM.

    Price:
    The approximate price ranges from 69 AED to 180 AED




  • 34 The Jam Jar

    The Jam Jar
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    Jamjar is an innovative facility that helps to nurture young artists and to establish Dubai’s artistic stage through multiple art programs and social projects for the kids aged between 5 to 16 years. The studio swanks a Public DIY Painting Studio and hosts exhibition all year-round, and events presenting diverse art forms. Parties at the jamjar deliver's a colorful experience, with painting courses providing complete stationaries with apron, canvas, brushes and unlimited paint. Each participant can portray and take home their artistic creation at the end of the day.




    Location: Stationed at the RKM Properties in Al Quoz and can be reached by any local transport.

    Price: From 100 AED per child for the two-hour package (price varies depending on the size of canvas). A minimum booking of nine kids is required and maximum of 30 kids



  • 35 Wadi Water Park

    Wadi Water Park
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    Located in Jumeirah and facing the splendid Burj Al Arab, the Wild Wadi Water Park offers 30 thrilling rides and other attractions and is one of the best recognized outdoor water parks in West Asia. Themed around the tale of Juha, a character from Arabian folklore, the outdoor water park is designed to be a delight.The park had featured on The Amazing Race 5 and The Amazing Race Asia 1 and boasts of high-adrenaline rides. It also holds the distinction of having housed the largest water slide outside of the North American continent.

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    Price: All entry charges are decided according to physical specifications like height, and Wild Wadi Water Park’s rates and opening hours are subject to the discretion of the management.



  • 36 Snow Slopes in Dubai

    Snow Slopes in Dubai
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    Situated inside the behemoth shopping mall that is the Mall of the Emirates, this indoor ski resort sprawls over 22,500 square metres for fun in excess. Imagine skiing in the snow in Dubai! Ski Dubai is the very first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, and the massive area is set in a mountain-theme. Here’s the best opportunity to get rollicking in the snow all year round, with great rides and even penguins making this indoor resort their home. Ski Dubai, the indoor ski resort is open throughout the year, where the 5 runs offer a unique experience to suit different levels of expertise. The themed restaurants are a delight in their own fashion.


    Price: Starting from 250 AED onwards, the resort offers a wide array of activities for a gala time in the snow. A ski school on the premise is a wonderful way to support the participants.



  • 37 Royal Island Beach

    Royal Island Beach
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    This club beach is the first development to open its doors to the public on Dubai's World Islands. The resort covers an area of almost 40,000 square metres and hosts an array of international restaurants, long beach areas, swimming pools, chalets and an events area. Royal Island Beach Club is the perfect destination to enjoy a five-star meal and sip drinks or smoke shisha, all with unparalleled views of the impressive Dubai skyline.


    Highlight: The island sports with a choice of two exclusive beaches, along with a swimming pool, onsite beach volley ball court and Dubai’s hottest dinning hotspot.

    Price:  Access to the beach will cost approximately 250 AED



  • 38 The Lost Chambers Aquarium

    The Lost Chambers Aquarium
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    Well the name itself sounds interesting right? If you are planning for a trip to Dubai, don’t miss your chance to check out this Atlantis-themed aquarium with underwater halls & tunnels housing marine life. This is another one of the best places to visit in Dubai. Not only just explore the underwater creatures, you will also get a chance to feed them. There are more than 20 marine life displays in this Dubai aquarium, including a touch tank where you can get a starfish or stroke an ocean cucumber.

    Highlights: What's more, in case you're interested to know whether a Moray Eel is a snake or fish, or how to tell if a grouper is male or female, then agree to a Behind The Scenes Tour to join the aquariums creature specialists as they uncover the privileged insights of the profound. Learn firsthand about the fish healing facility, the water filtration frameworks, and other entrancing tips that uncover how to look after more than 65,000 marine creatures.

    Location: Atlantis The Palm, Dubai - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Price: The approximate price starts from AED 120 per person


  • 39 Old Dubai in Bastakia

    Old Dubai in Bastakia
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    Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, also known as Al Bastakia is an old ruin worthy town that will send culture lovers into a fine tizzy. While here, you can roll down the sandy lanes to the modern white mosque, noting the splendid architectural details of the grand gypsum, coal, and limestone buildings and marvel at the carved wooden doors with brass knockers and the intricate gates that adorn every building here. Take a stroll upstairs for the incredible view of Bastakiya rooftops and take a good long look at the wind towers. This traditional form of air-conditioning, constructed to funnel cool air into the house, was an architectural series of buildings in southern Iran. 

    Highlights: The vicinity offers some major attractions in Dubai like Ave gallery, XVA Gallery, Old city wall, Sheikh Muhammed Centre for cultural understanding and much more.