Places To Visit In Dubai

If you visit Dubai you will soon realise that there is no end to the list of places you will want to visit. Dubai boasts of some of the most exquisite architecture found in the world. It also sits on the border of the world’s largest sand desert. Hence, it is a little wonder that this is a tourist hot spot.

Burj Khalifa

It stands a towering 2722 feet high. It is the tallest man-made structure in the world. Right at the top you will find an observatory where you will be able to see the city’s skyline. The world’s highest outdoor observatory is also found right here.

Most of it is used as residencies and hotels. It holds many records such as the world’s highest restaurant, highest nightclub and the second highest swimming pool.

Palm Jumeirah

This is a chain of man-made islands along the shore of Dubai. This was the first of the three palm islands that were built on the Arabian Gulf. The others are Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira. The beauty of these islands can only be observed from above. Palm Jumeirah is home to a several hundred families and a number of hotels. It also has several theme parks and shopping malls for the entertainment of tourists. The first monorail in the Middle East was installed in Palm Jumeirah.

The Empty Quarter

The Empty Quarter is the world’s largest sand desert and it takes up about a fifth of the Arabian Peninsula. It has one of the harshest climates on earth and unique wildlife. Unless you are the adventurous kind you will need the assistance of the tour guides available. You can tour this desert by choosing from the numerous desert safari deals the tour companies have to offer.

These tours have been designed to show you how the Bedouins used to travel and live in the days gone by and also give you some fun. You can enjoy camel rides, traditional dances and music and authentic food among many other activities. You can choose a morning desert safari Dubai or an evening one depending on your preference

Mall of the Emirates

This mall has everything you could possibly want. It has several retail outlets, over a hundred flagship stores, hotels and recreational activities. It also has a skiing facility where you can have ski lessons or ski for pleasure.

The Dubai Fountain

This is a great place to enjoy soothing music accompanied by dancing fountains of water. The Dubai fountain is situated on the Burj Lake and its fountains can reach a height of 140 metres. The dancing fountains are accompanied by powerful incandescent lights of many colours. The lights are so bright that this fountain is even visible from a distance of 20 miles. You can even go on a ride in the lake.

The rulers of Dubai have spent many millions of dollars to create some of the world’s most beautiful man-made structures, so this is one of the best destinations if you like to observe modern art.