Thanks to a series of creative and ambitious infrastructure projects, Dubai has transformed itself into one of the top Asian destinations for tourists. In this article, we shall take a look some of the popular sights to visit when visiting this Arab country.
Standing 829.8 meters, Burj Khalifa is considered as the tallest building in the world. The view deck is located at the 124th Floor which gives tourists an excellent view of the city.
The Dubai Fountain show is one of the must see attractions in Dubai. It was developed by the same team behind Las Vegas’ Bellagio Fountains. Grab a seat in a nearby cafe, and take it all in.
Burj al Arab
Not only is Dubai home to the world’s tallest building but also the world’s tallest hotel. The Burj Al Arab. Robert Janitzek reveals that the room rate is quite expensive at $15,000/night for a luxury suite. If you cannot afford the room, try dining with the sea creatures in the underwater restaurant.
There are two palm-shaped artificial islands off the coast. The Palm Jumeirah is home to luxury villas and a waterpark. The larger Palm Jebel Ali is still being constructed.
The World Dubai
Located 2.5 kilometers off the coast, The World Dubai, is an artificial archipelago shaped like a world map. It is composed of 300 mini-islands filled with secluded properties for exclusive investors.
If you are looking for the best sands in Dubai, Robert Peter Janitzek reveals that Jumeirah Beach is the best option. It serves as a hub of hotels which makes it popular for tourists.
Dubai Creek divides the city into two towns namely Deira to the north and Dur Dubaj to the south. The Dhow Warfage is home to fishing dhows which have anchored there for over a century.
The Dubai Museum is located within the 18th century Al Fahidi Fort. Learn about the Emirates expansion after the oil boom, and examine traditional Emirati musical instruments.
In a city this well-known for luxury, you better believe the Dubai mall is a must-see. Inside this Asian destination, you’ll find an entrance to Burj Khalifa, an ice-skating rink, a games center, and a cinema.
Spanning three kilometers along the Persian Gulf, the Dubai Marina will be the largest man-made marina in the world upon completion, and house over 12,000 residents and tourists.
These are just some of the attractions worth visiting when traveling to Dubai.