Awesome Places to Visit in Dubai

Dubai Shopping Mall

What’s not there in Dubai? World’s tallest building, skiing in the middle of the desert, skydiving above a man-made island, swimming with sharks in the world’s largest mall, and world’s most beautiful fountain system; everything is available in Dubai. From the adventures in the desert to the world-class shopping, Dubai has almost everything to offer its tourists. Not only adults, even kids can enjoy with various entertaining options in Dubai. It has something for everyone who comes to visit it.

Here are some Most Visited Attractions of Dubai

1.Dubai Water Canal

dubai canal waterfall

3.2 km long waterway, Dubai Water Canal is a beautiful extend of water from the Creek in Old Dubai to Arabian Gulf and it makes its way through the Business bay. The canal was opened in the year of 2016 and it passes through the centre of the city. The canal helps to change the face of Downtown Dubai and it is turning the W Hotel and St. Regis into magnificent waterfront properties. Locals and visitors have the options like running, walking, and cycling along the 6.4 km waterfront.

2.Burj Khalifa

The-Burj-KhalifaDiscover the world’s tallest architectural marvel – Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The building is a global icon and a result of brilliant engineering. It’s not about the engineering but it’s also about the imagination and design of this building which was truly one of the nicest thought came to the mind of engineers. The Burj Khalifa has two observation decks – One is at 124th and 125th floor and another one is on the 148th floor which is considered world’s highest observation deck.

3.IMG Worlds Adventure

World’s largest Indoor theme park, IMG worlds of adventure is very famous amongst locals and tourists. State-of-the-art rides bring all of your favorite cartoon characters come alive in five themed zones. With the presence of The Avengers, Powerpuff Girls, and the giant-size dinosaurs in the Lost Valley, IMG Worlds of Adventure is one of Dubai’s largest and most entertaining theme parks. Kids can enjoy the multi-sensory dinosaurs and other cartoon characters.

4.Ski Dubai

Dubai offers some incredible things to do to its visitors and skiing in the desert is one of them. Available inside the busy Mall of the Emirates, one will find the most innovative idea and an interesting sports adventure –skiing, which is one of the most exciting tourist attractions to be explored in the world. Surrounded by the restaurants and shops, you will enjoy taking part in this famous sport. Not only skiing, you can play with penguins, build a snowman or roll down the hills.

5.The Dubai Fountain

dubai fountain

The most amazingly choreographed fountain system, The Dubai Fountain System is famous worldwide for its illuminated jet sways. Located and submerged in Burj Lake, The Dubai Fountain System is spread in the area of 30 acres. The fountain jets use 22000 gallons of water and go 140 m high in the air. The water of this fountain system dances to different choreographed melodies. The popular soundtracks from all over the world are played to entertain visitors.

6.The Dubai Mall

Be a shopaholic and purchase whatever you want from the world’s largest shopping mall – The Dubai Mall. The world’s largest roof for shopping is located next to the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa. Over 12 hundred retails stores for a cheerful shopping experience and about 100s of food joints are there to satiate your hunger pangs. The Dubai Malls covers around 1 million sqm and, which is equivalent to 200 football grounds. Over 70 signature outlets are there to attract visitors. Retailers like Bloomingdale’s and Galleries Lafayette are the first in the middle-east. The mall is not just limited to the shopping and dining but it also offers the full family entertainment options such as The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo and massive indoor cinema complex.

7.Palm Jumeirah

Palm-DubaiThe world’s first man-made Island, The Palm Jumeirah is the perfect example of human efforts. If someone takes an aerial view, the Island looks like exactly in the palm shape. Palm Jumeirah is famous for housing Dubai’s most luxuries hotels and resorts including Atlantis the Palm, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, the One & Only, The Palm, and many more. The palm island is well-developed with roads, tunnels, and all public transport. The best entertaining option is sailing on a yacht or a speedboat.

8.The Lost Chambers

This is the perfect place getting surrounded by sea-life in a breathtaking walk through the glass tunnels. The diver can witness Sharks, stingrays, piranhas, lobsters, and very tiny seahorses. The theme is designed around the Lost City of Atlantis. The underwater tunnels are made to experience the lost civilization of ship wrecks and ruins. The 10 beautiful chambers are made to let you experience the most exciting and colorful underwater life.


The record-breaking attraction of the city, Imagine is most loved by the locals and visitors. The great combination of lights, water, and fire, the visual treat showcases the modern entertaining technology, with video-mapping, 360-degree fountain system, powerful lasers, and surround sound. This is the newest entertainment technology that has never seen before. The powerful laser light system has been recorded its achievement in the Guinness World Record.

10.Dubai Museum


The Dubai Museum is housed in Al Fahidi Fort which was built in the year of 1787 and this is the oldest existing building in the city. Opened in 1971, The museum features galleries that offer the recreation of Arab Houses, Mosques, Souks, date farms, and desert and marine life. The museum also houses the sets of pearl merchant weights, scales and sleves. Artefacts from Asia and Africa can also be seen here.

It’s not an end with these few popular attractions of Dubai. The city has a lot much to offer its guests. From the natural wonders to the man-made marvels, everything is ready to entertain you. You are just one click away from booking one of the Dubai Holiday Packages to unveil all the fun available in Dubai.

About Neha Singh

Neha Singh is a postgraduate in Mass Communications, who loves everything about life. Traveling is extremely close to her heart and writing came to her naturally. An avid trekker & explorer, who often takes off some time from her busy life for mountaineering. She loves meeting new people & gets attached to their culture very easily. Her ambition is to explore as many places as she can in her life. She strongly believes in Gandhian principle – “simple living high thinking”.

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