Landmarks to visit in Dubai

Dubai has quickly plummeted to the top 20 world destinations for tourists and with good reason. There are many attractions in Dubai ranging from amusement parks and nature parks to shopping malls and landmarks and the list is still growing with the government implementing its diversification policies. This article lists a few of the landmarks you can visit.

  1. Burj Khalifa

If you want to enjoy Dubai from a bird’s eye view, what better place to be than the Burj Khalifa. It is the tallest building in the world, standing at 828 meters. The modern day Babel is a testament to the glories of engineering and the true vision of Dubai to be a world leader. You can book tickets for the afternoon or the evening. You are guaranteed not to have to wait in line. Oh, and free snacks!

  1. Palm Jumeirah

Dubai has three planned palm islands and Palm Jumeirah is the newest. If you decide that you don’t want to be in the middle of the city, it is a good place to be. There are places in the palm where you can enjoy the view in addition to other activities such as up-market shopping. You can stay in the luxurious hotels and enjoy the breeze during your honeymoon of office leave.

  1. Al Sahra Desert Resort

For the best of the Arabian Desert, the Al Sahra Desert Resort is ideal for short term visits or even a few weeks stay. It is built over 37 meters square feet of sand dunes. You can enjoy activities such as horseback riding, camel rides, henna painting or just simple Arabian coffee drinks. There are bus rides to the resort.

  1. International Convention Exhibition Center

As the most important event Avenue in the Middle East, the Center is well linked with the many parts of the country, being accessible by rail or road. It is a great value for business travelers having in close proximity hotels where one can stay. You can enjoy foreign exhibitions and the availability of private meeting rooms to ease your business visit to Dubai.

  1. The World/ World Islands

The world Islands are 300 hundred artificial islands that take the shape of the world map. They are a truly satisfying way to learn geography while learning geography. They contain private homes, estate homes, and dream resorts. It would be hard to visit the islands without getting a sense of how man has conquered the concrete jungle.

  1. Bur Dubai Abra Dock

A good place to visit when you are overwhelmed by the city is the Bur Dubai Abra Dock. It gives you a feel of the old Dubai. It is cheap, fun and authentic. Here, you can enjoy a ride in the traditional wooden dhow called Abra. It is also a good place to take an Instagram selfie!

This list is non-exhaustive. There are many more landmarks in the country including the Dubai Marina Walk, Dubai Festival City, Fountain’s Creek and the other two palm islands among others.