10 Things To Do In Dubai

Over a couple of decades, Dubai went from a virtually unknown city in the UAE to one of the top 5 most visited cities in the world. Dubai is a fantastic travel destination and has something special for everyone. Here are the 10 most popular things to do in Dubai.

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1. Visit the Global Village

The Global Village is one of the most popular attractions in Dubai, and the best thing about it is that there is a perfect attraction for every age. From rides to concerts, you can spend the whole day in the Global Village and still go back the next day for more.

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2. Experience Old Dubai

Dubai wasn’t always filled with skyscrapers and futuristic buildings. It used to be an old down, and part of it is preserved in the Al Fahidi Quarter. Its history dates back to the 19th century and it really gives you an idea of what Dubai used to look like.


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3. Travel on the sightseeing bus

If you are staying in Dubai for a limited period of time and want to get the most out of your trip, a city sightseeing bus if your perfect option. It will take you to the most iconic spots in Dubai and tell you a lot of things about the city you never knew before.


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4. Go skiing

You would never imagine Dubai, located in the desert, to be a hot spot for skiing, but Dubai actually has the third-biggest indoor ski slope in the world. Located in the Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai allows you to take a break from the heat and experience the thrill of skiing.

5. Negotiate in the local market

The Souks of Deira is a market district where you can find anything from spices and fish to carpets and souvenirs. There are also popular attractions such as an education museum, but you will probably enjoy haggling with the merchants the most.

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6. Admire the flora

If beautiful flowers and plants make your heart beat faster, you cannot be in Dubai and not go to the Dubai Miracle Garden. It’s filled with the most gorgeous, exotic, and nice-smelling flowers that are often arranged into mind-blowing pieces of art.

7. Have a beach day

Dubai is a popular destination for beach travel, so even if you come to Dubai for other things, visiting the beach is a must. The Kite Beach is a great spot for any beach-related activity, from sunbathing and swimming to adding some extreme to your life with kiting.

8. Get closer to the ocean

The ocean and its inhabitants can be both thrilling and terrifying, but there is nothing to fear at the Dubai Aquarium. This place has more ocean creatures than you can imagine, including sharks, and an underwater corridor to make you feel even more ethereal.


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9. Check out the Dubai Frame

The 150-meter Dubai Frame looks like the most fabulous frame for your selfies or sunset pics, but it’s actually more than that. It’s also a museum of Dubai past and future, as well as a viewing deck with the most amazing panorama of the city.


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10. Get your breath taken away at Burj Khalifa

Even though the Burj Khalifa is only 10 years old, it’s already the most popular tourist spot in Dubai. As a tourist, you can travel to the 124th floor in one of the most breathtaking elevator rides of your life or simply admire the skyscraper in its architectural glory from afar.

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