You must visit Dubai to believe it is real. The futuristic architecture, the mysteriousness of the desert and the amazing beaches are just a part of the whole that makes Dubai one of the most visited place on Earth. There are so many grandiose landmarks that are awe-inspiring and it is simply unimaginable how could a man built such attractions.
Here is what top things to see and places to visit in Dubai.
Say hello to the tallest building in the world. With its impressive 829 metres, it dominates the Dubai skyline. You can get to the observation deck on the 124th floor and be stunned by the sights in front of you or get to the Top Sky lounge on the 148th floor where you can enjoy the luxurious VIP experience. If you manage to be at the right time on the observation deck you will catch a breathtaking synchronised water spectacle from the Dubai Fountain show. This show is another one of the spectacular attractions in Dubai you mustn’t miss.
Here in Dubai, the term mall redefines its significance. It is a massive building and considered as one of the largest shopping centres in the world. It is truly a shopper’s paradise with over 1300 stores. In addition, it has lots of entertainment facilities like a cinema, ice rink and aquarium that holds thousands of underwater animals. It also offers a great escape from the heat and it is a place where you can enjoy food from the Arabic cuisine in over 150 restaurants. And also this – a huge indoor waterfall.
This is a wonderful architectural triumph of Dubai in the shape of a palm. Basically, it is a man-made island and one of the largest artificial islands in the world. It is also considered as the symbol of human ingenuity. There are lots of luxurious hotels including the most iconic- Atlantis, The Palm. You can easily get there as there is a monorail running down the trunk connecting the mainland tram system with the island.
Who says you can’t ski in the desert? In Dubai, you certainly can. Make this one of the best ski holidays in Dubai you can ever imagine by enjoying the indoor ski resort with 22 500 m2 indoor ski area. The temperature is -1 to 2 Celsius Degrees so make sure you take your ski clothes.
Once you take in all of the incredible futuristic design and sights of the city it is time to enjoy the majestic landscapes of the desert. It is only a 20-minute drive from downtown Dubai and you can get to the Arabian desert experiencing all of its mysterious beauty. You can even go on a desert safari with an off-road vehicle, quad biking and sandboarding. Then you can enjoy the traditional barbeques, get some henna on your body and camel rides.