“Everything has its beauty, but not everyone sees it. “
Dubai is located on the Persian Gulf coast of the United Arab Emirates. It’s one of the most popular and vibrant business and vacation destinations in the Middle East. Dubai is famous for its nightlife, culture, diverse cuisine, fabulous shopping, beautiful beaches, boating, expansive sand dunes and sprawling desert. One of Dubai’s top attractions is its one-of-a-kind Burj Al Arab luxury hotel (pictured below).
Fun Dubai Attractions
Discover the wonders of Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. It’s also known as the “Arabian Jewel.” Tour Sharjah, the “Pearl of the Gulf” and visit King Faisal Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the United Arab Emirates.
Visit Dubai’s Burj Khalifa (pictured below). The building stands at a record height of 2,717 feet (160 stories) – twice the height of New York’s Empire State Building. It can be seen up to 10 miles away. Burj Khalifa’s top floor features a Rooftop Observation Deck. The views are amazing! Visitors zoom to the top via the world’s fastest elevators (double-deck cabs, each deck holding up to 22 people) – traveling at 22 mph. Spectacular dancing fountains can be found at the foot of the Burj Khalifa.
Enjoy shopping at the Dubai Mall, the largest shopping mall in the Middle East. It features more than 1,200 shops, over 150 restaurants and casual dining eateries, an Olympic-size indoor ice rink and a state-of-the-art Aquarium with more than 400 sharks. Dine al fresco and enjoy views overlooking the Burj Dubai Lake and the tallest tower in the world, the Burj Khalifa. Dubai Mall also has a 22-screen cinema complex and fun entertainment for kids, including an indoor theme park.
Dubai Shopping Festival
Dubai’s month-long Shopping Festival attracts millions of visitors from around the world every year. It typically takes place in late December and runs through January. Take advantage of Dubai’s duty-free shopping.
Dubai International Film Festival
The 7-day Dubai International Film Festival is another popular attraction which draws celebrities from around the globe.
Book Dubai Sightseeing Tours, Day Trips and Fun Things To Do
Book a fun Abu Dhabi Guided Day Tour from Dubai. Visit the Grand Mosque, the Heritage Village and Emirates Palace. Explore Dubai’s massive sand dunes and cross the Arabian desert in a 4×4 vehicle. Experience the exhilaration of Sandboarding, one of the most popular sports in the desert. Take a fun Jet Ski Tour of Dubai along the city’s beautiful waterfront. Indulge yourself on a Luxury Yacht Tour of Dubai.
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The Best Time To Visit Dubai
October-April/May is the best time to visit Dubai, when it’s a little cooler. Summers are very hot with high humidity, especially during July and August. Winter months (December-March) may bring light rainfall.