The Emirate of Dubai is probably the best known of the seven United Arab Emirates, in the south shore of the Persian Gulf. It is reputed to be one of the richest countries in the world, full of eccentricities and luxury.
If you visit Dubai, especially its main city, Dubai, get ready to find a world of opulence, plenty of first-class services; you will enjoy a great variety of attractions, some of them are listed below.
Top Attractions in Dubai
Let’s go discover the top-rated Dubai Attractions.
Maybe it’s the most emblematic building in Dubai, with its dhow-sail shaped structure. This hotel is the tallest in Dubai and the symbol of the country’s luxury. It also has an underwater restaurant, the Skyview Bar, for those who want a bird’s eye view of the city.
Not less famous than Burj al-Arab hotel, the Jumeirah Beach is another emblematic place in Dubai. The Palm Islands are cited here, an impressive collection of man-made islands, built to form a palm tree shape. You can stay at the beach, or take a flight to the beach to get amazed at the great view of the islands, you can only appreciate the sky.
This is a great opportunity to appreciate the Islamic mosque architecture: Jumeirah Mosque is the only mosque in Dubai open to non-Islamic tourists. You can take a guided tour, with a complete explanation of the meaning of each detail in this beautiful stone temple. And if you find it impressive by day, by night it’s simply beautiful.
Since 2010, with almost 830 meters high, this impressive skyscraper holds the title of the world’s tallest building. This is enough reason for a visit. And it has become another symbol of Dubai’s luxury. Here you’ll also find the fastest lifts in the world. It’s part of Downtown Dubai, a luxurious commercial and residential complex.
You’ll find here a great chance to play and fun. The waterpark is located in Atlantis Hotel, Palm Island. Here you can take a ride on the world’s longest water slide: The Anaconda. Toddlers can get fun in smaller slides, and all the family will enjoy the Underwater Safari. A well-deserved break for the exciting activities in Dubai.
The Dubai Aquarium
Continuing with your water adventures, you’ll appreciate his amazing underwater zoo in Dubai Mall.
The aquarium can be enjoyed in the Mall, for free, but also you can pay to enter the zoo tunnels. There are also tours aboard transparent bottom boats, on the top of the aquarium tank. You can also try shark diving, or cage snorkeling if you dare.
A beautiful historical museum was installed in the old Al-Fahidi Fort. A great chance to check a piece of Dubai History, learning the impressive growth of the emirates through the fascinating collection of maps. The exhibit shows several faces of traditional Dubai’s life, like art, fishing, music instruments, and weaponry. There’s a collection of traditional boats and even a palm leaf traditional house. This is the emirate’s main museum.
Desert Safari Love Lake
Love lake in Dubai is a heart-shaped man-made lake in the desert. You can enjoy the desert safari in the love lake, do BBQ and a lot more for couples.
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