Top 10 Must-see Places in Dubai

The city of Dubai is mainly known for its attractive tourism facilities in the world. It is a unique blend of ultra-modern architecture, magnificent lifestyle and traditional culture. 

Dubai is popular for its marvelous skyscrapers, fabulous shopping malls, luxurious hotels, crystal clear beaches, nightlife scenes, unique museums, zoos and much more. Let us explore a few of the most happening places to visit while you are in Dubai: 

Burj Khalifa

The landmark building is on every tourist’s wish list of travel places to visit in Dubai. This living wonder is over 828 meters tall and is the tallest building in the world. A trip to the observation deck on the 124th floor is a must-do which facilitates stunning 360-degree views across the skyscrapers to the desert and the vast blue ocean on the other side.

Dubai Creek

Known as the picturesque view of the city, Dubai creek cuts through the heart of the city. This natural saltwater creek separates the city into two towns- Deira and Bur Dubai. An influential element of the city’s growth, the enriched history of Dubai indicates towards pearl diving and fishing. You can travel across the creek by taking a trip on small wooden ferry known as “Abra” between the ferry points on the creek’s Bur Dubai and Deira banks.


Located in Jumeirah area in Dubai, this Arabian themed water park offers breathtaking views of Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Madinat Jumeirah. The water park is known to offer perfectly designed 30 rides and attractions with the 13 interconnected rides that allow guests to have more fun and offer seamless experiences. Need I say more?

Burj Al Arab

One of the world’s tallest hotels, Burj Al Arab is the most expensive ‘7-star hotel’. Its architectural design resembles a billowing dhow sail and the exterior of the building is lit up by a choreographed lighting show, colored lighting at night. 

Out of its two restaurants, Al Mahara features a large saltwater aquarium and offers entry through a unique simulated submarine voyage. Al Muntaha restaurant offers amazing views of Dubai from above 200m above the Persian Gulf and is suspended by a full cantilever that is accessible in a panoramic elevator.

Dubai Parks and Resorts

At Dubai Parks and Resorts, you get all your entertainment needs in a single location. You just have to choose what you want to do. This huge project incorporates best deals of world-class theme parks. There is something for everyone, no matter what your age is. 

  • Motiongate Dubai is based on the theme from Hollywood productions and they have rides based around movie blockbusters.  
  • Bollywood Parks brings the Indian movie industry alive on all its rides.
  • Both Legoland Dubai and Legoland Waterpark provide kids with a fun-filled day out in its interesting rides, water slides and wave pool to explore.
  • Riverland Dubai is an entertaining dining hub in the Dubai Parks and Resorts that satiates your hunger pangs while you are exhausted after a long and active day at the theme parks. 

The Global Village

It’s the regions largest and most- awaited family entertainment and the cultural event of the year. The Global Village is held every year which is the mini world tour in a glance. Other main attractions include food, fireworks, and entertainment for everyone. 

Kite Beach

Dubai’s sportiest beach-Kite Beach is apt for the wide range of water sports activities such as paddle boarding, jet skiing and kite surfing which the tourists prefer here all year around. Not only this, there is a lot more to do at the Kite beach. Just go ahead!

Atlantis-The Palm

The luxurious 7-star hotel Atlantis-The Palm is everyone’s living dream if they can afford the expenses. This luxury hotel has the ability to leave the tourists and visitors in awe. It has every luxury you could define. Don’t miss out on the Aqua Venture Water Park, it’s definitely worth visiting!

Deira Souks

Located in Deira, you can shop till you drop at the highly popular tourist place in Dubai-Deira Souks. The city offers a wide market for all varieties of spices to souks. You can even buy gold or textiles to your heart’s content. Then what are you waiting for?

Dubai Aquarium

One of the city’s topmost attractions, Dubai Aquarium is home to 140 sea creatures in the largest suspended tank on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall. You can view it for free and if you enter the Underwater Zoo, you can also walk through the aquarium tunnels. 

There are different activities that help you to get a closer look at marine life. Glass bottom boat tours (on top of the tank) are highly popular. Other activities such as shark diving and cage snorkeling are also held. 

Dubai has plenty of things to offer everyone and this incredible city has the unlimited abilities and opportunities to make all your dreams come true. So, when are you planning your next visit to Dubai?