Top 5 incredible things to do in the city of Dubai

By Bhakti_Luhar | May 6, 2019
Middle East > United Arab Emirates > Dubai

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

One of the most popular tourist attractions, Dubai is known as a traveler’s paradise. The city is famous for its skyscrapers and lavish lifestyle. It is a heaven for shoppers as there are abundant options available for shopping.
Amongst the fastest growing cities in the world, Dubai has a lot to offer everyone related to shopping, experience, luxury, adventures and glamour.
So, let’s explore more about exactly what all can you do while you are in Dubai:

1. Visit the old Dubai

Get ready to do some backpacking here as you can visit the old Dubai by walking!
Dubai Creek, the heart of Dubai, where the history of Dubai lies is a must-see. Along with, visit the Dubai Museum to know more about the Arabic lifestyle, traditions and forms of economy- pearl diving and fishing.
Visit the intricate alleyways of spice, gold and textile souks that display the Arabic culture.
While you are at Dubai creek, take a ride across the water in the traditional water boats known as Abra to Deira. You can buy as much as gold you want from Deira Gold Souq. Dubai is also popularly known as the “City of Gold”.

Old souq, Dubai

Old souq, Dubai

2. Explore the new Dubai

Dubai has emerged at a very quick pace with some of the record-holding structures. Some of the best places include Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Mall, Mall of Emirates, The Dubai Frame, Atlantis-The Palm, The Miracle Garden, Palm Jumeirah, La Mer, etc. These are to name a few as the list is endless.
Explore various attractive theme parks such as IMG Worlds of Adventures, Motiongate Dubai and a lot more that are sure to entertain your soul.

Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina

3. Activities not to miss

The city of Dubai is highly entertaining as well as an adventurous destination to tick off the activities in your bucket list. Some of these breathtaking activities include skydiving, riding a hot air balloon, desert safari, skiing at Ski Dubai, etc. However, there is a lot more to do while you are in Dubai.

The Desert Safari, Dubai

The Desert Safari, Dubai

4. Water activities that will pump your adrenaline

Hit the waves and enjoy the exhilarating water sports such as Jet Ski, parasailing, kite surfing, water ski, diving, speedboat, etc.
You can visit the numerous water parks in Dubai that are each best in its own such as Wild Wadi, Aquaventure Waterpark in Atlantis, Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi, Iceland Waterpark in Ras Al Khaimah and many more.

5. Various cuisines to pamper your taste buds

As a fact, Dubai is an international city that is home to people from all over the world. So, it is obvious that you will find all sorts of cuisines and gourmet dishes that will soothe your taste buds.
Enjoy the local Arabic food, Lebanese, Asian, Middle East, Italian, Mexican, French, etc. There are many small and big restaurants and lavish five-star hotels that serve mouth-watering food.

A restaurant in Burj Al Arab

A restaurant in Burj Al Arab

It’s absolutely true that tourists are spoilt for choices when they visit Dubai and are attracted to visit here more frequently.
So, there is no reason to wait! Pack your bags and fly to this amazing city, Dubai!

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Written by Bhakti Luhar
Hi everyone! I am a freelance content creator and a travel and health blogger residing in India. I write contents, articles and blogs that mainly focus on travel, health and more. An avid book reader by heart. Here, I would love to share useful travel tips that may help you travel and explore the world more often.

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