Dubai does not need an introduction when it comes to being one of the most popular tourist destination cities in the world. It is the fourth most visited place in the world, probably due to its ultra-modern architecture, vibrant and exotic nightlife, magnificent views and beautiful endless skylines.
It is a hot spot for entertainment and never stops growing. You can visit it every year and nothing will be the same from the bustle markets and entertainment spots, to cultural shows and many more. This Arab city always has something in store to keep the tourists coming.
Therefore, it should be on your list of places to travel to in the world. Here are some top-rated Dubai places to visit, which you should never miss to see.
1. Burj Khalifa
This is the tallest building in the world and is on everyone’s list of places to see in this Arab City. It has much more to offer than its observation deck on the 124th floor. You can see the city’s skyline and even take some of the most memorable and panoramic photos for your collection.
Photographers love this place at night, due to Dubai’s famous city lights panoramas. It is always a busy place, so buy your tickets for the top entrance in advance, especially if you plan to visit it during the weekend.
This tower is a wonder with loads of beautifully designed gardens and water features that will awe you. Moreover, it has the world’s tallest performing fountain, the Dubai Fountain. There is everything for everyone. You just have to create an itinerary for what you want to see for the day.
2. Dubai Museum
This museum is housed in Al-Fahidi Fort, which was originally built in 1787 to defend Dubai Creek. Since then the fort has had some restorations here and there, serving as a residence of the ruling family, a prison, garrison and a seat of government and now a museum, full of history.
At the entrance, you will find some fascinating exhibitions of old maps, showing the expansion of Dubai and the Emirates after the oil boom. It also has some traditional boats, weaponry, Emirati musical instruments, a palm-leaf house with an Emirati wind-tower as well as some 3,000-4,000-year-old artifacts.
You will also see some dioramas and exhibits displaying the traditional Emirati life, from Bedouin desert life to pearl fishing.
3. Dubai Miracle Garden
This is the largest flower garden in the world. It is a visual treat, which will send tingling sensations to your whole body. Moreover, it has over 109 million flowers that can take a whole day to admire and sniff.
Besides, the whole garden is just an aroma of mixed exotic flowers that can make you crazy in love. Most people just visit it, to see what it offers but nature lovers can practically fall in love at the sight of it. You can take loads of pictures here for your nature collection and memories.
4. Dubai Aquarium
This aquarium is situated in the Dubai mall. Therefore, if you are done with the rest of what the mall has to offer be it in form of entertainment or shopping, you can stroll down the world¢s largest underwater aquatic zoo. It has different marine species, approximately 140 in variety.
You can opt to play it safe and just walk through the 48-meter tunnel or be daring and opt for cage snorkeling or shark diving. Likewise, you can take a glass bottom boat tour around it. The experience will be memorable either way.
5. Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
Talk of exploring Dubai, this place is home to some indigenous species like the sand and mountain gazelles as well as the Arabian oryx. It is the best place to relax and see most of Dubai away from the bustle of city life.
It has four zones, but you can easily access one via tour operators or travel guides if you are planning a day visit. The three other zones are only accessible to the resort guests, so if you plan to stay at its luxurious wildlife resort, you will not have any issue accessing them.
6. Dubai Opera
The Dubai Opera is located in Downtown Dubai and is the best place for an assorted mix of music from opera shows, comedy nights, ballet, the classical instrument plays as well as different concerts held every now and then.
Besides, it is an architectural beauty, which can fit 2000 cultural enthusiasts. You can visit it any time of the year and you will find loads of different plays performing in different music theaters. Moreover, it has a rooftop eatery with a lot of mouthwatering cuisines.
Conclusively, you can visit Dubai any time of the year and you will never be disappointed. If you are a fun of traveling, you can go every year, but choose different places, where you have not been. Dubai never runs out of attractions. It just keeps growing every season.