There are many reasons to visit Dubai, including its beautiful weather, its luxury hotels and resorts, its exciting nightlife, and its many attractions. Dubai is also a great place to shop, as it is home to many of the world’s best designer brands.
1. Burj Khalifa :
Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper that was initially known as Burj Dubai before its inauguration in 2010. It has 57 elevators and 8 escalators. The design was influenced by Islamic architecture. From an observation deck on the 124th floor at the top, you can see a captivating view of the entire city.
2. Palm Jumeirah :
Palm Islands is the only completed Island. When viewed from above Palm Jumeirah is shaped like a palm tree. View the Palm Island from the high-rise skyscrapers, such as the Observation Deck at the Burj Khalifa.
3. Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner [Must Try] :
Desert Safari is an exciting tour activity for all age groups. Desert Safari in Dubai is a worth-for-money experience. Start your desert safari in the afternoon as the drive takes you through the desert to your destination. Stop to watch the beautiful sunset before reaching the campsite where you will have the opportunity to camelback ride, sandboarding, and trying out a henna design.
4. Dubai Fountain :
The world’s tallest and well-choreographed fountain show is considered to be one of the most breathtaking and mesmerizing experiences. Thousands of tourists visit to experience the light and music spectacular show that the Dubai Fountain put up every evening. While performing, the Dubai Fountain has as much as 22000 gallons of water in the air.
7. Dubai Marina :
Dubai Marina is a leisure complex with alfresco dining and sandy stretches to relax on, smart cafes, and pop-up craft markets line waterside. Also, one can watch sharks and whales on the shore. Dubai Marina also offers some great adventure sports, huge restaurants serving delicious cuisines, and Yacht rides.
8. Dubai Aquarium and underwater zoo :
It is one of the world’s largest aquariums and houses 140 various aquatic species. The underwater zoo has a huge collection of sand tiger sharks and many other endangered species which are being conserved in their natural habitat. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo has won a Guinness World Record for the world’s ‘Largest Acrylic Panel.’
9. Dolphin Dolphinarium :
Dubai Dolphinarium is a perfect spot for a fun family outing. Key highlights of this amusement are the 45 minutes live Dolphins and Seal Show to educate and entertain visitors of all ages while emphasizing the need for the conservation of dolphins and other endangered aquatic species in a safe manner. They also offer an opportunity to swim with dolphins.
10. Global Village :
Global Village is one of the best places to visit in Dubai with family. It combines cultures of 90 countries across the world in one place as a global village is an exciting event, hosted in Dubai, where multiple nations come together to set up their pavilion, offering a complete experience of culture, shopping arenas, food, and much more.
11. Dubai Miracle Garden :
Known for its uniqueness, the Dubai Miracle Garden is a must-visit spot for nature lovers. It is home to nearly 50 million flowers. Various models are being displayed such as animals, vehicles, the Burj Khalifa, and many more, all out of fresh flowers. Other attractions include Disney Avenue, Emirates A380, Cabanas, 3D floral designs, lake parks, a butterfly garden.
12. Ski Dubai :
Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort with 22,500 square meters of the indoor ski area. Here you can enjoy all types of indoor snow activities. Ski Dubai also offers a range of fun-filled activities such as climbing towers, giant snowballs, icy body slides, toboggan runs, and houses of penguins.
13. Dubai Garden Glow :
This garden consists of three activity zones: The Art Park, the Dinosaur Park, and the Garden Glow, to experience the magic that lies within. The Dinosaur Park is an exceptional place to watch more than 120 Dinosaurs. Art Park displays artworks made from used bottles, CDs, and plates. The Garden Glow consists of Animal Kingdom, Mushroom Park, World of Underwater, and some shows.
14. Atlantis Palm Hotel :
A stellar 7-star hotel, Atlantis Palm hotel is referred to as the Royal towers and there are fireworks here almost every night. Atlantis Palm has a diverse collection of 23 restaurants on-site that are open to all guests staying at this resort. Even there are chances to meet Hollywood stars.
15. IMG World of Adventure :
IMG World of Adventure is an indoor amusement park, divided into four “epic zones” where the two zones are themed with aesthetics of Cartoon Network and Marvel. The rest two are themed with iconic attractions of IMG Boulevard and The Lost Valley. Other than this Dinosaur Adventures zone boasts of rides with adrenaline roller coasters.
16. Ferrari World :
Ferrari World is the largest theme park. Everyone can enjoy it here, whether you go with your kids or by yourself. To drive a Ferrari, the expert will be there by your side, riding with you. There are many live shows apart from the rides, shopping, and food.
18. Dubai Frame :
Dubai’s architectural designs and structures are always magnificent, and Dubai’s frame is one of the most popular tourist places in Dubai. Standing tall at 150 m, Dubai Frame provides a bird’s eye view of the city’s famous and spectacular skyline. The daring ones even reach the skywalk that has a glass floor that gives one the view of Old Dubai and the advanced Dubai.
19. VR Park :
One of the most unique theme parks is the VR park, where you witness Augmented Reality. The park is established in the Dubai Mall and offers the 18 most enthralling experiences to people of all ages and has proved to be a better version of the gaming arcade.
20. Bollywood Park Dubai :
This is the very first Bollywood-themed park. Get a chance to watch the colorful shows of movies, music, thrilling rides, live shows, shopping options, and dining choices are the factors that make Bollywood Park Dubai an attractive place to hang out.
22. Wild Wadi Water Park :
Wild Wadi Water Park is an outdoor water park in Dubai. This exciting amusement park revolves around the characters of Sindbad. Juha, Folklore, etc. Tumble Falls, Falcon Fury, Thunder Rapids, White Water Wadi are some of the rides you can enjoy. There is the facility of changing rooms and also a unique facility of wristbands.
24. Kidzania Dubai :
Kidzania Dubai is one of the top Dubai tourist places where kids can learn role-playing activities to develop their cognitive and motor skills. Here kids also learn how to manage money through the in-house currency of Kidzos.
25. Motiongate :
Motiongate is one of the Hollywood-inspired theme parks based on DreamWorks Animation, Columbia Pictures, Lionsgate, and The Smurfs. Get an opportunity to meet Hollywood characters strolling around the parks waiting to clicked with visitors. Besides shows like Penguin Strike, enjoy rides such as Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, Zombieland, The Smurfs, The Hunger Games.
26. Ifly Dubai :
Experience skydiving with a difference at IFly Dubai. They provide you with all the equipment you need. Once fully prepared with a wind suit and eye protection, enter the tunnel and fall forwards into the wind gust generated from beneath you. Every jumper gets to fly as high as four meters in an AC tunnel. A trainer is always around to explain the things you can do when not in gravity. Make sure you look at the camera to capture your experience.
27. Yas Island Water Park :
Yas Island’s development on the projects began in 2006. The Yas Island Water Park is a themed water park to experience more than forty thrilling rides. If you love surfing, go for Rush Rider. Must visit Cineplash to experience an underwater cinema.
29. Laguna Water Park :
The ultimate family destination to enjoy slides at Laguna Waterpark. Key attractions include the first WaveOz 180 FlowRider for the surf enthusiasts, a dedicated kids zone for the kiddos, the ultimate lazy river, boutique Cabana experience, enjoy a dip in the beautiful infinity pool, experience rooftop dining to relish some international and national dishes.
31. The Green Planet :
One-of-a-kind greenest ecosystems in the region that offers a unique blend of nature and science together. Green Planet is an enchanting indoor rainforest in Dubai. A treat for nature lovers, this rainforest houses impressive and diverse 3,000 species of exotic flora and fauna. Some major attractions of this place are watching the Piranhas eat, the Australian walkabout, Sloth Encounter, and The Bat Cave.
32. Dreamland Aqua Park :
Dreamland Aqua Park is one of the largest family water parks in Dubai. The park boasts of rides, slides, overnight camping cabanas, a tennis court, basketball court, go-kart circuits, a Mini Zoo, and an Amphitheatre that hosts various music concerts and events.
34. Dubai Opera :
Established in 2016 Opera is one of the finest and radiant cultural and art centers. Built by the famous Emaar properties, Dubai Opera is a multi-format performing arts center, Opera organizes melodic theater, a jazz, drama, and a full scope of live excitement with the capacity of holding approximately 2000 persons.
36. Jumeirah Mosque :
The Jumeirah Mosque is the only mosque in Dubai that has opened its doors to non-muslim faith. Women need to wear a headscarf while visiting the mosque. The mosque was built in the traditional Fatimid style originated from Syria and Egypt. The Jumeirah Mosque is made up of white stone.
37. Mall of the Emirates :
The second-largest shopping center in Dubai offers everything from clothes and bags to footwear and jewelry, from furniture and electronics to antiques and souvenirs. It is a one-stop-shop including 85 cafes and restaurants, a gaming arena, ski slope, the 500-seat capacity Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre, and Magic planet.
38. Kite Beach :
Located across the Al Manara Road junction, the Kite Beach is apt to its name. Here water sports include kite surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, and wakeboarding, etc. Other activities include beach volleyball, beach tennis, kayaking, soap football, etc.
40. Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club :
Established in 2006, the Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club offer facilities for sports, leisure, entertainment as well as business. Experience taking care of your fitness, riding a horse, go on swims, pamper yourself with a spa, enjoy delicious delicacies and cuisines.
42. Bastakia :
Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, also known as Al Bastakia is an old ruin. The construction of Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood dates back to the 1890s. The architectural details include grand gypsum, coral, and limestone buildings. Other places include the Arabian Tea House Café, Coffee Museum, Shaikh Muhammad Centre.
44. World Island :
The World Island was developed by Dubai’s visionary development company called Nakheel. These islands are on for rent or sale, as pleased by the customer. The World Island was completed in 2008 and had been up for rent and sale in the categories of homes, and community islands.
45. Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve :
The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve is an initiative by the Dubai Government. It was established by Emiri decree on 9 January 2002. Here you can experience camel safari and falcon shows, etc.
47. Dubai Spice Souk :
Located in the district of Deira, it is a traditional market in Dubai that consists of tiny shops selling groceries, plastics, and other house products to locals.
50. Children’s city :
Located in Creekside Park, this City is designed for children between 2 and 15 years. They conduct several programs like a nature center, space exploration, human body, computer & communication, planetarium, Toddlers area where they can investigate, explore, play, discover, and learn about the world.
52. Safa Park :
Safa Park in Dubai is a large municipal park located in Al Wasl. Sports facilities include a running track, tennis and basketball courts, the open ground used to play other sports like football or cricket. It also houses four different lakes that provide boating facilities, along with a fairground area, which includes a Ferris Wheel, Bumper car Rides, and Trampolines.