Many people hear Dubai and immediately think of oil-rich Arabic men and women living in mansions with luxury vehicles and exotic pets, but there is a great story behind the metropolitan city it is known to be today.
Here are six of the best things you can do on your visit to the city of gold, Dubai:
1: Take A Journey To The Past At The Dubai Museum
A trip to the Dubai Museum would enlighten and share the timeline of the country’s early humble beginnings. Take a walk throughout Old Dubai to the underground museum to a flashback in time showing a city that was built off the pearl industry, learn about the immense value of camels and visit some of the homes that are now replaced by tall beautiful skyscrapers!
2: Visit The Gold and Spice Souks
The traditional souks add another layer to the lavish shopping experience which can be found in the heart of this emirate city. You’ll take a journey to the past and have the chance to experience customary shopping at its best.
3: Experience Luxury at the Burj Al Arab
The Burj Al Arab is a hotel on a man-made island 280 meters from Jumeirah beach. You can’t possibly miss seeing this amazing building which takes the shape of the sail of a ship! Standing at 321 meters, it is the third tallest hotel in the world and is famously known as the World’s Only 7 Star Hotel! That’s right, it is one of the most luxurious and expensive hotels to stay in with the most expensive Royal Suite starting at $24,000 per night!
If you think it is stunning on the outside, you certainly won’t be disappointed if you go in! Prepare to be surrounded by stunning aquariums, 24-carat gold, marble floors and beautifully crafted carpets and rugs!
4: Experience a Vibrant Neighborhood
The wide array of neighborhoods and communities is what makes this city an exciting place to live in. With many new projects in Dubai, you’ll have limitless options to choose from. Bluewaters Residences Dubai is an iconic community which plays host to the world’s largest observation wheel, known as Ain Dubai. The Bluewaters Residences is, therefore, the epitome of fun and uniqueness which you should definitely visit.
5: Enjoy the Adrenaline of the Arabian Safari
Experience the original tourist attraction by taking a journey to the Arabian Desert. Offering an exhilarating experience, you’ll have the chance to take part in an adrenaline-pumping dune bashing followed by camel rides, quad biking and sandboarding before experiencing a traditional barbeque featuring live entertainment and henna painting.
6: Visit the Dubai Miracle Garden
Do you have a green thumb? Brace yourself because you’re about to become dizzy with happiness in Dubai’s Miracle Garden! Dubai is definitely known for going hard and breaking boundaries; this time, they have created heaven for a florists and botanists.
With more than 50 Million blooming flowers, strategically placed and designed in impressive shapes, the Miracle Garden is the largest flower garden in the world! Meet Mickey and Minnie Mouse in their large floral splendor, discover one of the Emirate’s air fleet showcasing a picturesque array of greenery and take a photo with your loved one under a string of heart-shaped floral displays that will steal your heart immediately!