Dubai is one of the Largest tourist attractions of the world. It has a warm, sunny climate that is ideal for tourism. Dubai’s lure for tourists is based mainly on shopping and it is often described as “shopping capital of the Middle East”, but also on its possession of other ancient and modern attractions. Apart from shopping, Beaches,Entertainment, Adventure, Heritage, Hotels, Spas etc are other attractions every tourist can experience
There are Numerous tourist spots in the city which are Unique from rest of the world. Here are a few.
It is the tallest artificial structure in the world. the magnificent centerpiece of Downtown Dubai, a new, world-class destination. Within a year of its opening Burj Khalifa has established itself as one of Dubai’s biggest tourist attractions. You can buy clothes, stuffed animals etc. Burj Khalifa replicas, jewelry boxes and perfume bottles, among other goodies.
The Dubai Mall is home to just about every major fashion brand in the world. Adorned with a 440,000 square feet Fashion Avenue, which is recognized as the largest collection of fashion brands under one roof anywhere in the world. It also has a 250-room luxury hotel, 22 cinema screens plus 120 restaurants and cafes.
Dubai Aquarium and Zoo
The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo with the 10 million liter tank, located on the Ground Level of The Dubai Mall. One of the city’s top tourist attractions, the Dubai Aquarium houses 140 species of sea life in the huge suspended tank on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall.
It is a luxury hotel in Dubai and probably the only 7-star hotel in the world. features ultra luxurious suites overlooking the sea, 9 signature restaurants and an opulent full-service spa. Al Muntaha is on the top floor but its tough bright interior prevents you from seeing the views outside. Al Mahara is an expensive fish restaurant with an aquarium larger than most people’s apartments and Sahn Eddar serves afternoon tea. Best of the lot is the beach-based Majlis Al Bahar.
Mall of the Emirates
The multi-level shopping center currently features more than 560 international brands, more than 700 stores and 11 anchor stores. There are outlets for books, stationery, toys, gift, fashion, art, accessories, electronics, jewellery, watches, furniture, cosmetics, perfumes and financial services.
Dubai’s indoor ski resort is part of the sprawling Mall of the Emirates and covers 22,500 square meters. It opened in 2005, and features a 60-metre “mountain”, five slopes of varying difficulty – including the world’s first indoor black run – and a handful of kickers and rails. The adjacent Snow Park has sled and toboggan runs and a climbing tower.
Palm Islands are two artificial islands, Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali on the coast of Dubai. Private villas are located on Palm leaves. They are built in two rows, with a road in the middle, so that every villa has direct beach access. The best way to view the Palm Islands development is from the air or atop one of Dubai’s many high-rise skyscrapers, such as the Observation Deck at the Burj Khalifa.
Dubai Creek is a saltwater creek and its way from the trading port on the Gulf to the Ras al Khor bird sanctuary on the desert edge of Dubai. Great dhows, laden with goods for the stores, still chug down the creek with diesel smoke coughing out of their smoke stacks. The creek is also home to the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, comprising an 18-hole tournament golf course, clubhouses, residential development and the Park Hyatt hotel.
Dubai Miracle Garden
With more than 45 million flowers on display, the Dubai Miracle garden has truly earned its place as the world’s largest garden. It showcases a wide variety of different flowers that are arranged in different shapes. The blooms of these flowers have been fashioned to look like hearts, stars, igloos, pyramids and other figures.
Apart from these there are many more tourist attractions such as Dubai Museum, Bastakia, Jumeirah Mosque, Deira Souks, Jumeirah Beach, Heritage House etc which also provide immense pleasure and joy.