1. The Burj Khalifa

The Burj Khalifa is for sure  THE location to check out in  Dubai!

The highest high-rise building on the planet (828 meters)  has actually been open to the general public considering that 2010 and has actually rapidly ended up being  the sign of the city.

Every day, countless visitors flock to the tower and  take among the fastest lift on the planet as much as the  seeing platforms found on the 124th and 125th floorings 

From there, you can delight in an  remarkable panorama over the entire city!

Which’s not the acme yet!

You can even increase to the  148th flooring, to reach  the  greatest seeing platform on the planet ( 555 m high).

You ought to check out the Burj Khalifa at night, to delight in the view over the illuminated city from the greatest observation deck on the planet

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Burj Khalifa: The greatest high-rise building on the planet remains in Dubai!

To check out the Burj Khalifa, you ought to actually  book your avoid the line ticket online beforehand

This will permit you to  select your go to time slot and prevent the long waiting lines to purchase your tickets.

Another essential benefit is that tickets are less expensive online than straight at the counter. Which’s the exact same for all the activities you can do in Dubai!

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View from the Burj Khalifa

2. The Dubai Shopping Mall

In the town hall, ideal beside the Burj Khalifa, there is  the Dubai Shopping Mall

This big shopping mall is the most gone to shopping mall on the planet!

With  more than 1200 stores and numerous dining establishments,  you will for sure discover something that fits your taste and your budget plan.

And there is more:

This  shopping temple likewise houses indoor waterfalls, a fish tank ( more about it listed below), an  ice rink, a  go-kart track, a  flight simulator movie theaters game video games and a lot more!

The Dubai Shopping Mall is  open every day from 10am till midnight Dining establishments and  food court till 1am.

If you wish to prepare your go to, you can take a look to the main site to see all the existing stores, dining establishments and tourist attractions.

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Dubai Shopping Mall

3. The Dubai Water Fountain

This water fountain (the biggest water fountain on the planet) is among Dubai’s primary traveler destinations.

The water fountain program occurs a number of times a day  on the synthetic lake situated at the exit of Dubai Shopping center, at the foot of Burj Khalifa.

You need to attend it throughout your journey to Dubai!

The very best is to go there at nightfall, when the tower is lit up. It’s merely wonderful to enjoy the ballet of water jets dancing to music.

The program occurs  every thirty minutes in between 18.00 and 23.00 ( there are likewise a couple of throughout the day).

The gain access to is complimentary of charge.

Quick suggestion: To get a terrific perspective, attempt to be there as early as possible, as the water fountain program brings in countless travelers!

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The Dubai Water Fountain

4. Deira district and its souks

Dubai isn’t almost high-end and excess: there are still  standard and genuine areas to check out!

Throughout your stay, you ought to actually take a  walk through Deira district, a picturesque and popular location including  a number of souks:

  • The Gold Souk and its a great deal of stores with spectacular jewellery screens. It’s the biggest of its kind in the Middle East.
  • The Fragrance Souk, in Sikkat Al Khail street.
  • The Spice Souk and its vibrant stalls to stockpile on curry, saffron, cinnamon and more.

To  check out the Old Dubai and Deira, the very best is plainly  to reserve an assisted trip!

Throughout this  3-hour trip, your guide will reveal you  the souks in addition to  Dubai Museum, which I point out a bit even more down this short article.

The guide is actually fantastic, he will teach you whatever about the culture, faith, every day life and history of Dubai.

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The Gold Souk of Deira

5. Bur Dubai

Bur Dubai is the other  common district you ought to certainly check out in Dubai.

This area is likewise among the  earliest in the city. It lies simply opposite Deira, on the other side of Dubai Creek.

To arrive, you will need to  take  an Abra, a little standard wood boat (1 AED per individual).

The brief crossing will permit you to delight in a stunning view and see ” Dhows”, the old ships with intense colors providing the souks with products.

Here are the very best locations to check out in Bur Dubai:

  • Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum Home: The old home of the Al Maktoum household till 1958. You will see images and files about the history of the city.
  • Old Souk, among the earliest in Dubai. You can discover whatever there: slippers, keepsakes, materials, standard lights …
  • Meena Fete, a market where you can purchase Indian products: materials, spices, fashion jewelry.
  • Hindi Lane and its Indian stalls. The very best location to attempt standard meals at an affordable rate.
  • Sheik Mohamed Cultural Center: Here you can have lunch with an Emirati in a conventional home. The center was opened by the Sheikh to permit travelers to find out more about United Arab Emirates (UAE) customs. Booking is needed, click on this link.
  • Al Seef Market, where you can appreciate reproductions of standard homes, with dining establishments and stores.
  • Dubai Museum: I will inform you more about it in area 9 of this guide.

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The Old Souk in Bur Dubai

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