Ultra-modern architecture, high-end hotels, magnificent bird-eye view, funky theme parks, powerful adventures, and pompous lifestyle are the reasons that Dubai takes a bow in front of the world. It is the most famous Arab city displaying extraordinary luxury, unbeatable entertainment options, and poised skyline.
Get your tourist visa for Dubai and be spoilt for choices, as here are some cool tourist attractions-
- Burj Khalifa
Enjoying the view of the city from the world’s highest observation deck nestled in the world’s tallest building is awe-inspiring. Watch the sweeping panoramic views of the endless span of dunes at one side and the turquoise water flowing with the beautiful skyline on the other. High-speed elevator whizzes you up to the 124th floor and 125th floor where you sip tea and bask in the view in the open terrace.
- Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Dubai Mall is a hit destination and amongst its array of fun zones, the largest aquarium and underwater zoo is a star of the show. It is a 10-million liter tank inhabited by the fascinating 140 marine species including sharks, rays and other colorful fishes. Duck into the 48-m tunnel that wraps overhead and gives 270-degree views, get up close with the sharks in feeding sessions, plunge into the deeper depths with animals, do cage snorkeling and watch wonders at the Underwater zoo.
- Ski Dubai
Here is the chance to ski, snowboard, chat with snow penguins and have a friendly snowball fight in the middle of the desert. Ski Dubai is situated in the Mall of the Emirates and has a snow park, slope, cafe, and ski school. Toboggan, zip line, chairlift ride, and ski training are few other activities in this winter wonderland. And feel the warmth with a cup of hot chocolate at Avalanche and Ice Café.
- Desert Safari Dubai
One of the trendiest activities in Dubai is to hit the untamed Arabian desert. The blazing golden dunes are a source of the untainted fun and heart-thumping activities. The dune bashing, riding the camel, skiing on the sand and riding the ATV pumps the adrenaline. Then, refresh at the embellished camps with live shows and delicious dinner. The several desert safari Dubai timings, itineraries, and offers, let you choose the best-valued package.
- IMG Worlds of Adventure
Dubai’s largest indoor theme park is anything but dull. It is composed of 4 zones, Marvel, Cartoon Network, The Lost Valley and IMG Boulevard. The former two are filled with rides based on iconic characters like Hulk, Spider-Man, Avengers, Ben 10 and Powerpuff Girls. Interact with the life-size dinosaurs at the Lost Valley and have chills go down your spine as you search exits at the Haunted Hotel. Later dine and shop around.
- Atlantis The Palm
Staying like a king on the traveling days is luxury. Dubai has several choices to pamper you and keep you entertained at the same time. Atlantis, located on the Palm Jumeirah Island, is a multitasking resort that homes the Middle East’s No 1 water park, a private sandy beach, fancy restaurants, spa and more. Take the leap of faith at Aquaventure Waterpark, experience the spellbinding underwater world at Lost Chambers, swim with dolphins at Dolphin bay and unwind at the spa.
- Bollywood Parks Dubai
Fan of the Hindi cinema? Swing by the Dubai Parks & Resorts. It has 4 parts, of which one is Bollywood Parks covering 1.7million square feet. The first of its kind in the world has exciting rides and shows themed on famous movies, such as Lagaan and Krrish. Eat great food, shop around, join the mafia Don, enjoy a picturesque setting, play adventures of Dabangg and Sholay, and meet your favorite Bollywood superheroes.
- Dubai Fountain
Set on the 12 hectares manmade Burj Khalifa Lake, this is one of the largest choreographed fountains in the world. Sprouting 22,000 gallons of water up to 500 feet up in the sky, and with the use of 6,600 lights and 25 color projectors, the visual splendor could be seen from 20 miles away. So, grab a spot near Dubai Mall or take a stroll through the 272-m Boardwalk, or simply sail on the boat near the fountain.
Visit these landmarks in Dubai and make the most of your journey.