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Things To Do in Dubai
Why Dubai – Dubai is a city and emirate of United Arab Emirates(UAE), known as city of Superlatives. In Dubai, you will find the world’s tallest building, the most glittering gold souk(market), most luxurious hotel of the world, largest man-made island The Palm, world’s largest natural flower garden. This all makes Dubai the fastest growing city in the world. What to see in Dubai? So explore Dubai and Feel like ROYALS in DUBAI. Read this article for Things to Do in Dubai. Read about Dubai’s official Airline – Emirates Business Class review from my fellow travel blogger friend.
Reasons for choosing Dubai – Dubai is perfect for Adventurers, Luxury Travelers, Family travelling, Kids & Youngsters, Honeymooners, Solo Travelers, Event Hosting, Business & Corporate Meetings, Culture Lovers, Food Lovers, Shopper’s Delight, Theme Park Lovers.
Things to Do in Dubai can be classified into 7 parts –
1.) Architecture of Buildings and Unique Skyline – Dubai has got unique skyline which consists of specifically designed buildings. Also the world’s tallest building make the Dubai skyline worth watching and most unique in the world.
2.) Nature in Dubai – Dubai is surrounded by Arabian deserts & Persian Gulf. So for nature lovers you can enjoy peaceful deserts and clear waters of Persian Gulf. The beaches are sunny all year round and also Dubai beaches are very beautiful and offer many water activities. Star gazing, moon-rise and sunsets are the most famous in Deserts near Dubai.
Dubai has world’s largest flower garden within 780,000sq.ft area and has more than 109 million flowers planted. Also there is one more exciting wonderful place called Dubai Glow Garden with Dinosaur Park for adults and children to enjoy. Very bright, colorful and illuminated this garden is.
3.) Adventure Sports Lovers – Take a zip-line across the Dubai mall from world’s tallest building, Ski Diving over Palm, Dune Bashing in deserts with 4 X 4 vehicle, Paragliding, Swimming with Dolphins, Ferrari Rides and many water sports.
4.) Theme Park Lovers – Dubai has got many theme parks for all ages and groups. Some of them are –
- Bollywood Park
- IMG – World of Adventure
- Wild Wadi(Water Adventure Parks)
- Dolphin Aquarium
- Motion Gate
- Wonderland Amusement Park
- Global Village
- Hub Zero
- Mattel Play-town
- Ferrari World(at an distance of about 130 km)
- Ski Dubai
- Frozen Theme Parks.
5.) Culture, Traditions & Food – Experience true Arabic culture while watching live Arabic Belly dance on sand dunes, camel rides in deserts, listening to Arabic music. Enjoy delicious Arabic cuisine in Arabic styled restaurant. Try henna , falcon holding and Arabic clothing to get immerse into Arabic traditions. You can visit natural history museum and fort in Old Dubai area where you can have Abra(traditional styled boats) ride along the creek.
6.) Event City – Every day, all year round Dubai is hosting world class events. From art, music, dance, sports, live shows/concerts, food events by international chefs, comedy shows, street arts, acts /acrobats etc. All these events are performed by A-class performers in their respective fields and are attending by high profile celebrities of the world.
7.) Shopper’s delight(Shopping Destination) – Dubai is known as city of Gold and Brands. Shop for antiques, perfumes, spices and traditional clothes from markets/souqs in Old Dubai. Dubai has modern shopping too with all brands under one roof. Hosting Gallery Laffayete, Armani, Miachel Kors, Hush Puppies, Clarks, Elizabeth Arden , Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren and many more. There are deals and hot sales all year round which makes it a favorite destination for shopping lovers.
Dubai is the safest place and cleanest city of all. Everything is well planned and runs on time. Administration of Dubai is very helpful and friendly to tourists. People of Dubai are very calm, peace-loving and hospitable. Click here for complete 4 Day Itinerary of Dubai-Abudhabi.
Dubai has one of the most fascinating skylines and modern-day wonders.
Currency – Emirates Dirhams
International Airport – Dubai
Modes of Transport in Dubai – Metro, Tram, Taxi, and Bus
October to March is the best season to visit Dubai
Clothing – Summer clothing preferred and light jackets in winter
Carry umbrellas, sunscreens as sometimes Dubai has lots of sun.
There is no language barrier in Dubai as all people understand English.
If you have only one day in Dubai then read this post about How to see Dubai in one day
Very soon post on my blog, is coming comprising of day wise itineraries and planner for what to see in Dubai.
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