5 Attractions To Visit In Dubai

By Stephen M March 20, 2022

Dubai has gradually grown to become a tourism hub. The megacity is currently one of the preferred travel destinations worldwide, thanks to massive investments over the years. Visitors are thrilled by the magnificent buildings, some of the largest malls in the world, various tourism destinations, and futuristic theme parks. If you are considering a Dubai holiday, here are some attractive places to explore during your visit.  

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is the tallest building anywhere in the world and is a sight to see. Visiting Dubai without exploring this magnificent building is a no-no. At the observation deck, you get a view of the entire city through a telescope. Enjoy the splendid view of the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina through the observation desk telescope.

Desert safari

A visit to Dubai without experiencing the desert life makes your journey incomplete. Enjoy a memorable Dubai desert safari in the red Arabian sands to have a feeling of Emirati life. Enjoy activities like quad biking, sandboarding, and dune bashing in the Bedouin campsite. You can also have camel riding, get henna painting, photoshoots in Arab traditional garments, among others, as you explore the desert. Evening desert safari is the most enjoyable moment to be in the desert. You will be treated to an intriguing cultural display, alongside tongue biting buffet dinner of both local and continental dishes.

Dubai Aquarium

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Oh yes, you read right, an aquarium and zoo underwater. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is home to some 33,000 aquatic animals. This beautiful suspended aquarium is one of the largest. The aquarium host about 140 marine lives, including sharks, stingrays, and manta rays. The 750 kg crocodile known as the King Croc is also there to welcome you. You can engage in cage snorkeling and shark feeding.

Dubai Mall

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Looking for local and international brands to shop for, the Dubai Mall is your surest bet. Being the largest mall in the world, it hosts almost all the luxury brands you can talk of. There is a place for everything, including restaurants, entertainment arenas, VR Park, and many more. Catch a glimpse of the Kidzania waterfall and the indoor aquarium.

Palm Jumeirah

If you are in search of a modern-day architectural wonder, then the Palm Jumeirah is a destination to be. The palm-shaped artificial island has many breathtaking sites, including the hotel Atlantis, luxury apartments, restaurants, and resorts. You can enjoy services like helicopter tours and sky diving for an aerial view of the Palm Jumeirah.