If you are stuck on the question, “where to go during summer holidays”; we have an answer for you. Dubai is the rising destination for holiday tours. You just imagine shopping in the malls of Dubai and you are having a desert safari tour in Dubai. Isn’t it an incredible feeling to be able to do all this magnificent stuff and visit exotic places in Dubai? Here are the 7 most miraculous places you must visit in Dubai:
1. Burj Khalifa:
Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper of Dubai and the tallest structure ever built in the world. At a height of 829 meters, it is the highest freestanding structure in the world too. Its construction started in the year 2004 and completed in the year 2009. It has a petal-like structure and the center of the building is elevated. Therefore, its design reminds you of Hymenocallis flower.
This edifice is named after the ruler of Abu Dhabi , Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It has the longest elevator route in the world, with the capacity of 12 to 14 people at a time. It has about 160 floors and elevator goes up to 148th floor. You have to stand approximately 95 km away from this structure, to have a glimpse of the top of it.
2. Palm Islands:
Palm Islands are a set of three artificial islands, made for the first time in the world. In other words, they are a marvel of engineering. They together form a shape of a palm tree and a circular line around it. It is a scenic view right from the beach.
Palm Islands were made in 2004 by the ruler of Dubai, Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, to attract the tourists. It is approximately 78 km long coast.
3. Burj Al Arab:
The Burj Al Arab is a hotel situated on an artificial island. It stands third in the list of the tallest hotels in the world. The Burj Al Arab is the five star hotel which boasts of having seven star facilities. Its rooms have floor to ceiling windows showing panoramic views. The hotel provides Rolls Royce to guests for travelling. In addition to this, the hotel provides many other facilities like spa, sauna, etc. The Burj Al Arab has the world famous Wild Wadi Water Park.
4. Dubai Creek:
This is an exciting place to visit in Dubai. The Dubai Creek is located in the heart of the city. Ancient Greeks used to call it river Zara. If you have dreamt of going on a cruise, it can be accomplished here. You have an option to hire a water taxi or a wooden dhow for the purpose.
With a visit to Dubai Creek Park, you can watch mesmerizing dolphin and seal shows at its Dolphinarium. Apart from this there are various scenic street shows on the streets of a Dubai Creek. For a remarkable sightseeing experience of Dubai Creek Park, be sure to take a cable car ride. You must end sightseeing at Dubai Creek with a beautiful sunset.
5. Dubai malls:
Dubai is well-known for malls. To be precise, there are 72 completed shopping malls and 35 shopping malls open for shopping in Dubai. The Dubai Mall is one of the most renowned malls in the world. In addition to this, 8 shopping malls are still under construction. Therefore, even window shopping in the malls of Dubai is not a bad idea.
6. Desert Safari:
Desert safari tour in Dubai is a must do activity on the “to do list” when you visit Dubai. You have to hire a four wheeler to reach Dubai desert. There are 3 types of tours: morning tour, evening tour and overnight tour. If you choose a morning tour, you would be able to see beautiful sunrise from sand dunes. In the morning, the hot air balloon rides are available. If you choose an evening tour you would be able to see spectacular sunset views. On an overnight desert safari, companies offer henna painting services, camping facilities, along with refreshments. Only down side of these tours is that, it is somewhat crowded.
The history of souks (Street markets) takes us back in the 19th century. The spice souk and the gold souk are some of the most famed souks in Dubai. The spice souk is well known for the best quality spices and dry fruits. In the spice souk, the fresh stocks arrive every day. The gold souk is renowned for its best quality material and incredible designs. Other than spice souk and gold souk, there are perfume souk, textile souk and Souk Al Bahar (Restaurants). However, bargaining is a very crucial part of shopping in these souks.
We hope you will have great experiences in Dubai. We wish you a very happy journey!