Dubai is synonymous with grandeur and is known for its pompous lifestyle, modern architecture, exotic and lively nightlife and magnificent bird eye view of the beautiful skylines. Dubai has transformed itself from a desert out the spot to a destination where tourists flock for fun, shopping and spend some time at this beautiful place. Thousands of visitors fly to Dubai to enjoy the beauty it offers. Dubai is a great holiday spot. Here is a list of best places to visit in Dubai.
1) Dubai Frame
Dubai frame is one of the most picture perfect and newest landmark, located in Zabeel Park. The Dubai frame consists of 150 metre two high towers which are connected by the 93 metre glass bridge at the top. To get to the bridge, an elevator takes its visitors over there, from where one can admire the panoramic view of the new and old Dubai. Apart from the bridge, the Dubai frame also consists of a museum on the ground floor that showcases the city’s transformation from fishing village to thriving metropolis. The Dubai frame, Zabeel park is open daily from 10am to 7pm. It provided free entry for the elderly and kids under 3 years of age.
2) Dubai Safari
Taking a tour of Dubai by safari is another main attraction of the country. The Dubai safari, Wildlife Park currently comprises of about 2000 animals representing 250 species from all over the world. not only this, but the wildlife park also comes with the UAE’s largest aviary exhibit, world’s first drive-thru crocodile exhibit and the UAE’s only drive-thru hippo and tiger exhibit. The Dubai safari is located at the Al Warquaa 5 district the farm, near dragon mart. It is open daily from 9 am to 9 pm. It also provided free entry to the elderly people and kids under 3 years of age.
Experience the dose of culture at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi is not exactly in Dubai but, it cannot be resisted because of its Architecture and the artworks it offers. The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Saadiyat island art museum offers more than 600 artworks including 300 on loan from 13 museums in France. The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Saadiyat island art museum is open from Wednesday to Saturday, 10 am to 8 pm and Thursday to Friday from 10 am to 10 pm. However, the Saadiyat island art museum is closed on Monday.
4) Soho Garden
Soho garden brings the new concept of enjoying the nightlife of Dubai within the grounds of Meydan. One of the newest places opened in Dubai and is already one of the hottest places to be visited in Dubai. The Soho garden features a daytime pool area and four bars namely, a Glasshouse bar, Bellini bar, tiki bar, and Negroni bar. Soho garden is located in Meydan, Dubai and is open from 5 pm to 3 am, every Friday with free entry.
5) World’s longest urban zip line
Marina is the world’s longest urban zip line that Dubai holds for the adrenaline junkies. It is one of the new addition to the city that you should definitely not miss. The zip line is 1 km stretching from the top of JBR’s Amwaj tower to the terrace of the Dubai marina mall. The zip line features 16-degree incline and reaches an average speed of 80 km per hour. So, the speed lovers must visit this place at least once if visiting Dubai. You can book your spot on Xline Dubai marina and yes, you can even fly with your friend as it is a double line. It is open from 10 am to 6 pm Sunday to Thursday and 10 am to 7 pm Friday to Saturday.
6) Dubai Fountain
It is again one of the main attractions of Dubai. You can now enjoy the best possible view of the fountain show, thanks to the Dubai fountain boardwalk. The all-new 272 meter floating viewing platforms allows one to watch the beautiful view from just nine meters away, where the water show reaches a height of 152 meters. The Dubai fountain boardwalk is located next to the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa. The show starts at 5 pm and lasts till 11 pm daily.
7) Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah1 has come up with the development of La Mer beachfront. The seaside area will be made up of three areas namely, La Mer South, La Mer North, and the Wharf. Currently, only La Mer South, La Mer North are developed completely and can be visited by the public. La Mer South, La Mer North is home to more than 130 shops, cafes, and restaurants. La Mer is located between the pearl Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bay.
8) Enjoy sundowners
La Mer also comes with the licensed restaurant and lounge which is now open to the public. The two-story venue comes with unlicensed restaurant and terrace on the ground floor, which is open all day. Apart from the restaurant, this two-story venue comes with a licensed lounge with outdoor seating arrangement upstairs which is open from 5 pm.
9) Urban maze
Mazes are fun. Dubai offers one for you now with a new challenge on your way. Dubai has the finest known to be the world’s first indoor urban maze,’ Jumble’, which promises all sorts of turns and twists with a lot of fun and mind-bending challenges on your way. You can enter the maze with a group of 3 to 6 and work together through a series of rooms, each one goig through a physical challenge or problem to solve.
Jumble is located at Al Barsha 1, sheikh Zayed road. It is open from Sunday to Wednesday from 2 pm to 10 pm and Thursday to Saturday at 2 pm.
10) Beach club
Who does not enjoy sun-bathing. Dubai offers a new luxury beach club that looks like an actual treat. This beach club comes with infinity pool, 1 km of prime beachfront real estate and a restaurant and bar which serves Provencal cuisine and interesting cocktails.
DRIFT is the best destination to be known for sun-bathing. DRIFT is located at the one and only royal mirage, Al Sufouh. It is open daily from 10:30 am to 7 pm.
11) Cultural district
Al Seef has now been opened at the shores of Dubai Creek. Al Seef is a perfect destination for shopping, dining and entertainment that will consist of 500 shops, floating restaurants, and an authentic souk.
Al Seef is located at the Dubai creek, adjacent to the Al Fahidi historical district.
12) Ice Park
Dubai has come up with its first ever Ice Park which is the all-new coolest attractions Dubai has to offer. It is a winter themed park opened at the Dubai garden glow in Zabeel Park. It comes with a number of sculptures made of ice including a frozen Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Sheikh Zayed grand mosque and a camel. The temperature the park maintains is chilly 8 degrees.
13) Saturday Brunch
To get a taste of Spain, visit the new Tapas and Paella brunch at El Sur in the Westin. There, you will get the variety of Tapas and Paella served to the table, with indoor and outdoor dining options. The Westin is located at the Dubai Mina Seyahi and is open on Mondays from 7 pm to 9:30 pm.
14) Black tap
Black tap is one of the most famous and favourite restaurants. Earlier, it was opened in Jumeirah Al Naseem, but now it has been opened in the Rixos Premium on JBR. It serves the same epic burgers and gravity defying freak shakes. It is open daily from 11 am till 12 am.
15) Experience the gent’s night
Well, now this concept can also be experienced by the men’s. The funky fusion tapas bar cuisine uno has launched a brand new Monday gents night. On arrival, you can enjoy a free drink as well as a special three-course menu. Cuisine Uno is located at the Steigenberger hotel, business bay, 2nd floor. It is open on Mondays from 8 pm onwards.
16) Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is hard to be missed if visiting Dubai. It is one of the tallest tower standing 828 meters high. The true majesty of the building is best appreciated up close, or even better, from inside. The view from the top of the building is stunning.