Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates and the capital of the Emirate of Dubai. Located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai aims to be the business hub of Western Asia.
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The Burj Khalifa, known as the Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m and a roof height of 828 m, the Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in 2009.Learn more Book this experience
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The Dubai Fountain is a choreographed fountain system located on the 12 hectare manmade Burj Khalifa Lake, at the center of the Downtown Dubai development in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.Learn more Book this experience
Wrap your retinas around the real Dubai on this sandy Arabian desert experience and Bedouin camel farm visit! First up, you'll bump across the sun-kissed sand dunes in a 4x4 on the way to a magical Bedouin camp. The sandy excursion continues as your Bedouin hosts welcome you in, sit you down for a lavish Arabian feast under the starry skies, and tantalize your eyes with some belly dancing. There's also the option of sand-boarding, henna painting, camel rides and shisha!Book this experience
Dubai Creek is a saltwater creek located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Previously, it extended to Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary but as part of the new Dubai canal it extends through to the Persian Gulf.Learn more Book this experience
The Dubai Frame is an architectural landmark in Zabeel Park, Dubai. It has been described by The Guardian newspaper as "the biggest picture frame on the planet, ” however is also controversial as the "biggest stolen building of all time.”Learn more Book this experience
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There's a world's worth of entertainment inside Global Village, including 31 theme-park rides, more than a hundred carnival games, a Ripley’s Odditorium, and even a haunted house! With the meal option, you can treat your tastebuds to dining experiences from every corner of the globe – Naseem Beirut, Grand Dhaba, Belgrave, and Chin Chin. This ticket includes a food voucher worth AED 40. The famous *Ripley's Believe It Or Not!* is a quirky display of visual illusions and pop culture memorabilia, as well as a collection of stories that are so strange, they're hardly *believable*. The *Cyber City Stunt Show* is a performance that tells the story of an action-filled city and cyber cops. Watch as the "Legion 5 military troopers" take over to liberate its citizens.Book this experience
Business Bay is a central business district under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The project features numerous skyscrapers located in an area where Dubai Creek has been dredged and extended.Learn more
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The Dubai Mall is a shopping mall in Dubai. It is the largest mall in the world by total land area, and the 26th-largest shopping mall in the world by gross leasable area, tying with West Edmonton Mall and Fashion Island —both of which are older than it.Learn more Book this experience
Check off two Dubai must-dos without having to book separate tours or organize transport with this full-day combo. Take a morning city tour around sights and enjoy an afternoon-and-evening desert adventure with a dune bash, sunset dinner, entertainment, and more. Enjoy a perfect introduction to the glamorous city of Dubai on a comprehensive tour that covers all the popular Dubai attractions! Take a drive around the city and see the places of Old Dubai and New Dubai! Dubai is famous for its desert safaris and no Dubai tour is complete without quality time spent at a desert camp! Embark on a heady drive over the sand dunes in Toyota Land Cruiser, driven by an expert driver. Enjoy a taste of traditional Arabia with a sumptuous barbecue dinner, live belly dancing, lots of fun activities and sand dune bashing!Book this experience
Zabeel Park is an urban public park located in the Zabeel district of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is bounded by Sheikh Rashid Road to the north, the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road to the northwest, while the Sheikh Zayed Road cuts through the south.View on Google Maps Book this experience
Dubai Museum is the main museum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is located in the Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787 and is the oldest existing building in Dubai.Learn more Book this experience
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Don't hold your breath. No, really! You'll learn how to breathe underwater on this fun introduction to scuba divers at Deep Dive Dubai, home to the world's deepest pool! Dive into fun without the need for any prior experience as your plunge into the mysterious depths and submerge yourself to an impressive 12m/40ft using top-notch scuba diving gear. Your underwater adventure kicks off with a concise yet thorough briefing on the must-knows of scuba diving and the equipment you'll use. After a splash of practice in the shallows, you'll be primed and ready to explore. Bringing someone along? Spectators can share in the thrill through the expansive viewing windows!Book this experience
Jumeirah Mosque is a mosque in Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Construction began in 1976; the mosque is built in traditional Fatimid style which originated from Syria and Egypt.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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Safa Park is a 64 hectare urban park located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is 10.53 km southwest of the traditional center of Dubai along Sheikh Zayed Road. The park is bordered by Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Wasl Road, Al Hadiqa Street, and 55th Street. There was some demolition here many years ago.Learn more Book this experience
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Take a leap of faith with the Desert Dropzone's tandem skydiving package! Feel the adrenaline rush of free-falling at a mind-blowing speed of over 120 miles per hour. Fear not, as you'll be securely harnessed to an experienced, top-notch instructor. The package comes with more than just an unforgettable skydiving experience. Within 48 hours of touching back down on solid ground, you'll receive a treasure trove of photographs and a professionally edited video of your skydiving adventure. The tandem package also includes peace-of-mind medical insurance. Nestled 35 km outside the shimmering city of Dubai, the Desert Dropzone offers a unique perspective of Dubai's enchanting sandy dunes. It's a desert safari like no other, a journey through the skies above the breathtaking landscape. And for those social media aficionados, the Desert Dropzone offers an extra treat. Why not spruce up your Instagram feed with a one-minute, edited, high-octane video of your skydiving feat?Book this experience
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Dubai Safari Park is an eco-friendly safari park located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The park's major source of energy is solar energy. The Park is located on Al Warqa 5 on the Hatta Road. The park has 2,500 animals from more than 250 species. The park replaced the Dubai Zoo on its 50th anniversary. The park plans to increase the animal number to 5000 by 2020. On May 15, 2018, the Park closed for renovations and improvements and remained closed for the next nine months.Learn more Book this experience
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Nad Al Sheba is a locality in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Situated south of the Dubai Creek, Nad Al Sheba is best known for its racecourse, the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse, which hosted the Dubai World Cup annually until 2009Learn more
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Al Barsha is a collection of sub-communities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Al Barsha is one of the newer residential developments, and is located in west Dubai, south of Al Sufouh. Al Barsha is bounded by E 11 and E 311. Its various subcommunities include: Al Barsha First Al Barsha Second Al Barsha Third Al Barsha South One Al Barsha South Two Al Barsha South Three Al Barsha HeightsLearn more
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Dubai Internet City is an information technology and business park created by the Government of Dubai as a free economic zone and a strategic base for companies targeting regional emerging markets in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.Learn more
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Global Village in Dubai is located on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road E 311 road Dubai. It combines cultures of 90 countries across the world at one place. It claims to be the world's largest tourism, leisure, shopping and entertainment project. It is the region's first cultural, entertainment, family and shopping destination. Every year, it has over 5 million visitors over an area of 17,200,000 sq ft. The current admission fee is AED 20. Global Village Announced New Dates For 2021 Global Village announced the opening date of its 26th season as 2021-22. Destination season 26 will last 167 days until the end of April 10, 2022. It also invites aspiring business acumen to register their interest. Bring your new street food kiosk or food cart to life in the next edition. Potential partners can submit their concepts and quotations before August 1.Learn more
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The AAM Tower is a 46-floor office tower in Dubai Media City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is 243.8 m tall. The building was designed by Arenco Architectural & Engineering Consultants. It was also developed by Al Nekhreh Contracting Co. LLC. The construction of the building started in 2005. It was completed in 2008.Learn more
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Madinat Jumeirah the Arabian Resort - Dubai is a 5 star resort in Dubai. It is the largest resort in the Emirate, spreading across over 40 hectares of landscapes and gardens. It is designed to resemble a traditional Arabian town.Learn more Book this experience
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To get to Dubai, travelers can fly into Dubai International Airport (DXB), one of the busiest airports in the world. Major airlines such as Emirates, Etihad, and British Airways offer direct flights from cities around the globe. Alternatively, you can also fly into Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and then take a 90-minute bus or taxi ride to Dubai.
When planning your trip, it's a good idea to book tickets in advance for popular attractions like the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, and the Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in the world. You should also consider purchasing a Dubai City Pass, which offers discounted entry to many top attractions and includes a hop-on hop-off bus tour.
The costs of visiting Dubai can vary greatly depending on your travel style. Budget travelers can expect to spend around $50-$70 per day, while mid-range travelers may spend $100-$200 per day. Luxury travelers can easily spend upwards of $500 per day on upscale accommodations, dining, and activities.
Some of the best things to do in Dubai include visiting the Burj Khalifa, exploring the Palm Jumeirah, and taking a desert safari. You can also take a stroll around the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, visit the Jumeirah Mosque, or relax on the beautiful Jumeirah Beach.
For dining options, try Al Mallah for delicious shawarma and falafel, or Pierchic for a fine dining experience with stunning views of the Burj Al Arab. For a truly unique dining experience, visit Dinner in the Sky, where you'll enjoy a gourmet meal while suspended 50 meters above the ground.
When looking for accommodations in Dubai, there are options to suit all budgets. For a luxury stay, consider the iconic Burj Al Arab or the stylish Armani Hotel Dubai. For more affordable options, try the Rove Downtown or the Premier Inn Dubai Al Jaddaf.
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For an unusual travel experience in Dubai, consider exploring the Al Qudra Oasis, a man-made desert oasis located about 30 minutes from the city center. Home to over 100 species of birds and numerous native plants, Al Qudra offers a peaceful escape from the city's hustle and bustle. Rent a bike or pack a picnic and explore the area's beautiful landscapes, including the Love Lake, a heart-shaped lake that's perfect for a romantic outing or a relaxing day in nature.
The best time to visit the emirate is from October to May when the temperatures start to rise and the heat in summer invites you to stay in air-conditioned places.
Please note that during the Ramadan period, many prohibitions will restrict your stay and especially your bathing pleasures.
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