Dubai Travel Guide Information, Places to Visit, Tourist Attractions
The glistering city of Dubai, the land of scintillate night scenes and warmth lies on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf.
Dubai, currently the largest city in the United Arab Emirates is one of the most visited cities in the world, as it brings out the best in summer and a beautiful night scene.
Are you thinking on taking a vacation in Dubai? Or you are thinking of enjoying your honey moon in Dubai? For the best summer experience, this article would give a short run through on the attractions, places and packages in the extravagant city of Dubai.
But, if you are a tourist, here is your guide to everything you need to know about Dubai so you can get yourself acquainted with the basis.
Accommodations in Dubai
A suitable hotel reservation shouldn’t be an issue as there are a lot of hotels in Dubai. Ranging from hotels such as Atlantis The Palm and The Palace Downtown Dubai to hotels of lower costs depending on your budget. You should quickly settle in the hotel of your choice and brace yourself for a fun filled summer experience.
Transportation in Dubai
There are various means of transportation in Dubai; Airports, cars, trains and buses.
Dubai airport is one of the world’s busiest international airport. You can book a comfortable direct or indirect flight to Dubai at most international airports in North America, Europe and Asia.
You might decide to rent a car or just use a taxi, for new comers and visitors it is most advisable to take a taxi as Dubai routes might be confusing.
Dubai taxis come in different color combinations;
Pink and white.
Yellow and white.
Blue and white.
Green and white.
Dubai has an efficient and futuristic metro. Dubai metro is the longest automated train system in the world. In the Dubai metro stations, trains are very much affordable, clean and air conditioned and I will advise that you have the experience. You will like it!
Attractions in Dubai
- The Burj Khalifa
The majestic Burj khalifa, the tallest skyscraper ever sculpted by man lies in Downtown Dubai. The Burj Khalifa is the most conspicuous attraction in the whole of Dubia.
The experience begins from the beautifully groomed tower gardens, the walkways and the worlds tallest fountain, the Dubai fountain.
Book your tickets in advance to avoid a long wait, step into the Burj khalifa elevator as it accelerates up to the observation deck for an all round view of the city.
The view across the city horizon from the observation deck at the 124th floor is a must see.
The distinctive Dubai museum is built out of coral-blocks put together with lime. The right hand hall consists of weapons and the left hand hall, musical instruments.
- Dubai Creek
The city of Dubai is divided into two towns by the Dubai creek; Deira north and Bur Dubai south. Down Dubai creek’s bank, North of Al-Maktoum lies the famous Dhow Wharfage.
- Jumeirah Mosque
The Jumeirah Mosque is said to be the most admirable amongst Dubai’s mosques. The Mosque, a replica of Cairo’s Al-Azhar Mosque serves as a beautiful display of Islamic culture.
It is most appealing at nighttime when lit with flood light.
- Heritage and Diving Village
Dubai’s culture, heritage and architecture is displayed at the heritage and diving village. Recreational activities are also carried out as well as music and dance performances. Visitors also purchase traditional medicines from specialists.
- Dubai Aquarium
The Dubai aquarium consists of a very large transparent tank suspended on the ground floor of the Dubai mall and routes or tunnels for a closer look at the sea life.
- Burj al-Arab
The Burj al-Arab rooted on a man-made island on the Dubai coastlines is the worlds tallest hotel and one of the most expensive hotels.
A graceful colored display of light lights up the exterior at nighttime. Astonishing in every aspect is the Al-Mahara restaurant which allows a beauty view of sea life while eating and the sky view bar.
- Aquaventure Water Pack
The Aquaventure water park is a perfect place to cool off after a heated day of sightseeing and shopping. The park houses the worlds largest water slide, often referred to as a leap of faith. There are also water slides for children, water coaster rides and underwater sea life views.
Other attractions and notable places in Dubai include;
- Old Dubai (Bastakia).
- Jumeirah Beach.
- IMG worlds of adventure.
- Dubai opera.
- Alserkal Art District.
The Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates are the most popular centers for the city’s shopping, consisting of other features such as skating, gaming and cinema complex. Special events such as the annual Dubai shopping festival and the Dubai summer surprise are carried out within the mall.
Fancy a bit of summer adventure? The city of Dubai is perfect for a mind-blowing experience.