Dubai is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations around the world. Dubai is full of luxury skyscrapers and huge shopping centers. This article will show you the top places that you must visit in Dubai.
Burj Al Arab
The 321 meters tall Burj Al Arab is the fourth tallest hotel worldwide and the only seven star hotel in the world. It is very popular among photographers and is said to be the emblem of the country. Its shape mimics the sail of Middle East’s traditional sailing boats. The building is linked to the city by a private bridge.
BurjKhalifa is the tallest man made structure in the world with the height of 829.84 meters. It is situated in the downtown Dubai and attracts tourists from around the world. It is said that the skyscraper was built to prove that the country is not an oil based nation but a tourist based economy. It was initially named Burj Dubai but later renamed to BurjKhalifa after asking for some financial help from Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahya, UAE’s president.
Dubai Mall is one of world’s most visited shopping center. This is one of the largest entertainment destinations for visitors. It attracts more tourists than New York City and Los Angeles. Attractions that are most visited are the Dubai aquarium, Discovery Centre, Dubai Ice Rink, under water zoo, Oasis Fountain Waterfall, indoor park, Gold Souk, Luxury hotel, Cinema and many more.
This is an indoor ski resort entertainment venue. It is 22,500 square meters wide and found within the Mall of the Emirates. There are five different steepness and difficulty levels that you can choose from so all levels of ski enthusiasts can enjoy their time here. There are slopes and other obstacles that will help you enhance your skills.
The palm islands are actually two man-made islands that are called the 8th wonder of the world. They can be seen from international space station just like the other landmarks. The islands have many hotels, restaurants and villas where you will find decent accommodations. The 5 star hotel Atlantis is famous on these islands.
Dubai is a great place for its man-made infrastructure but most of us are yet to visit for fun activities.