Dubai is known as the city of Gold because of the city being highly developed in all areas.
From a gulf port, it is now one of the most populous cities in UAE and is a famous center for business and tourism.
It is the capital of the Emirate of Dubai and is situated on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf.
Things To Do In Dubai
Ok this is the biggest mall in the world by area and has literally all the stores, and I mean everything. From Chanel to Sephora to Hollister To Aeropostale. If you love shopping, I’m pretty sure you’ll never leave this place. Its like all under one roof and so much to choose from..!!
The trademark of Dubai, the tallest construction in the world is the Burj Khalifa. It has one of those super fast lift but the queues are generally long but its worth it. The view is absolutely stunning, especially in the night. There are camera lenses which gives a clearer view but do not go if you are claustrophobic.
At night, there is a show of the dancing fountains with music and lights which is absolutely delightful.
Jumeirah Public Beach
This public beach has crystal clear water which is something you don’t see these days and also the sand is clean, no trash thrown here and there, again something very rare. It is very safe as there are many life guards and its your ultimate tanning destination also a dream beach. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit such a beautiful beach.
Burj Al Arab
All Advertisements about Dubai tourism has this piece of architectural beauty on it. Its a hotel, one of the best actually but people also enjoy the view from outside. The Sky Tea at a bar in this hotel is out of the world.
The Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island. The service provided here is highly luxurious..!! This is a place you must go if you visit Dubai, preferably for dinner.
Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
This blew my mind, the Dubai Mall is so huge, it has an aquarium and zoo inside it.
Yes, it is expensive but it is totally worth it. There is a short tunnel, which will take you through a collection of fishes and sharks and many other marine life. Take your time and make sure that you enjoy every moment of it.
There is an underwater boat ride too, this is a place that kids will love.
Things To Buy In Dubai
There are so many other things that you can buy in Dubai but you should consider a few of these things.
- Attar- An intense smelling oil which is used by every Arab woman is called Attar. It is available in many different sizes and different smelling perfumes. Starting price- 50 dirahms for 10 ml.
- Aladdin Lamps- The mystical Lamp from the fairy tale “Aladdin and the Magic Lamp”, is something you can take back home as a souvenir. There is a lot to choose from, which includes carvings and stones inlaid.
- Arabic Carpets- Arabic Carpets is an internationally loved home decor product. It comes in different sizes and colors, commonly reds and browns and tan shades.
- Gold- Dubai has tax free shopping which makes it your new shopping destination for buying gold.
So here you go, here’s almost all you need to know about the Shopping Capital Of The Middle East. A trip to Dubai an visiting all the major points of interest can be expensive but it is totally worth it.