8 Best Tourist Places to Visit in Dubai

by Luna johnsonAugust 14, 2023
Tourist Places to Visit in Dubai

Dubai, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates has emerged as the top tourist destination across the globe. Architectural marvels, cultural sites, world-class facilities, adventure sports, etc. have contributed together to make Dubia the first choice of travelers from different corners of the world. Dubai has everything to offer from shopping to beaches for people of all age groups. 

In this article, we will be discussing the Top Tourist Places to Visit in Dubai and broadly these are the must-visit places in Dubai, anybody who is traveling to Dubai should not miss these places otherwise his trip will be incomplete. Dubai has hundreds of places to visit but, we will cover only the Most Popular Destinations in Dubai. 

Also, check: Beaches in Dubai: Enjoy Water Activities, Sun, Sand & Sea

Table Of Contents

Burj Khalifa 

  • It is the tallest building in the world and also an engineering masterpiece. 
  • Witness scenic and awe-inspiring views of the Dubai landscape from the Observation Deck at the Burj Khalifa. 
  •  Transport yourself to the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa with the help of Glass elevator which is known to be the world’s fastest glass elevator. 
  • Don’t forget to have a meal at At.mosphere, the world’s highest restaurant, located on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa. 
  • Visit the Burj Khalifa lounge, the highest lounge in the world.
  • You can catch mesmerizing views of the Dubai Fountain Show from the Observation Deck on the 124th floor 

            Location   -    Burj Khalifa, 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin          Rashid  Blvd, Dubai

            Price         -         132 - 303 AED

           Timings    -    Monday to Sunday
                          8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Palm Jumeirah  

  • Palm Jumeirah is an artificial(man-made)  island in Dubai.
  • It is known globally as a perfect synonym of beauty and elegance. 
  • It looks like a huge palm tree when viewed from the sky, which stretches into the vast Persian Gulf.  
  • Major tourist attractions of Dubai like Atlantis, Lost Chambers Aquarium, and Aquaventure Waterpark are present on this island. 
  • The actual beauty of this island can be witnessed by taking an aerial tour over the island by airplane or helicopter. 
  • Sky diving over this island will give you a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a stunning aerial view of the Palm Islands. 

          Location - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

           Price       - 1516 - 1815 AED

          Timings -  Monday to Sunday
                            12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Museum of the Future

  • It is one of the best tourist destinations in Dubai. 
  • The Museum of the Future is a modern-day architectural marvel. 
  • It showcases futuristic technologies and innovations and the world of tomorrow. 
  • It is a new-age museum committed to the exploration of the future, presenting how the world will look in 2071.
  • The exterior walls of the museum are engraved with the lines of Arabic poetry. 
  • You can attend various events showcasing future visions of different industries. 

          Location - Financial District of Dubai, UAE

           Price  - Child entry ticket (under 4 years old) - Free

                     Entry ticket (4 years old and above) - AED 149

          Timings - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Ski Dubai 

  • Escape the burning Dubai heat at Ski Dubai, a huge ski resort. 
  • It is situated in the Mall of Emirates. 
  • Take help from resident ski experts to improve your skiing and snowboarding abilities. 
  • Experience different types of snow sports, including skiing, snow zorbing, snowboarding, etc. 
  • Don’t forget to enjoy Ski Dubai’s signature hot chocolate at Avalanche Café
  • Try the world’s first indoor sub-zero Zip Line

           Location -  Sheikh Zayed Road - Dubai -United Arab


           Price - AED 180 to AED 500

           Timings - Sat-Wed: 10:00 am – 23:00 pm

                          Thurs – Fri: 10:00am – 00:00am

Dubai mall 

  • Dubai Mall is the world’s largest shopping mall where you can buy almost everything under one roof at the best prices.
  • Dubai Mall is a retail heaven where you find almost every brand, two hundred eateries, and a lot of entertainment and leisure options. 
  • A popular tourist attraction named The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is also present within the mall. 
  • Dubai Mall is home to 1200 stores ranging from Nike to Louis Vuitton.
  • You can have an amazing virtual reality experience at VR Park. 
  • Kids theme-based edutainment park called KidZania, which is an ultimate paradise for kids where kids will be learning along with unlimited fun activities is also present in the Dubai Mall. 

           Location - Downtown Dubai - Dubai - UAE             

           Price - Free entry

           Timings - 

           Monday to Wednesday-10:00  am to 11:59 pm

           Thursday to Saturday -  10:00 am to 1:00 am

           Sunday - 10:00  am to 11:59 pm

Dubai Marina

  • Dubai Marina is one of the best tourist destinations in Dubai 
  • It is the most beautifully landscaped place in the city.
  • Take a walk along the Dubai Marina in the evening. 
  • Enjoy a lavish meal with views of the water at one of the eateries and cafes present at the sides of the Marina. 
  • Witness the sparkling skyline of Dubai while enjoying a dinner cruise on a traditional Dhow boat.
  • Explore Dubai Marina with a speedboat, taking a glimpse of the major landmarks that line the shore. 

           Location - Residential district in Dubai, UAE

           Price - Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina - AED 100 - 500

           Timings of Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina:

            9:00 PM to 10:30 PM (Everyday)

Dubai aquarium and underwater zoo 

  • Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is home to thousands of aquatic animals, comprising over 140 species. 
  • Explore the underwater universe containing thousands of marine species by taking a walk through the underwater tunnels at the Dubai Aquarium. 
  • Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world with the capacity to hold 10 million liters of water. 
  • Take a glance at the endangered tiger sharks which are preserved in the enormous tanks of the Underwater Zoo. 
  • If you want to do some adventure activity then, take part in the Swim with the Sharks session which will take you to the bottoms of the shark tanks. 

           Location - 3rd Floor, Dubai Mall, Financial Center         Street, Along Sheik Zayed Road, Next to Burj Khalifa - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

           Price - 70 - 89 AED

           Timings - Sunday to Wednesday- 10 AM to 10 PM

                              Thursday to Saturday - 10 AM to 12 AM

Global village

  • Dubai Global Village is a one-stop destination for entertainment, shopping as well as dining. 
  • Dubai Global Village has pavilions of different countries offering varied events, and activities.
  • To explore different cultures of different countries, visit as many pavilions as you can from 26 pavilions each representing a particular participating country. 
  • One of the best places to visit in Dubai is the replicas of the seven wonders of the world at Global Village. 
  • You can taste the food from all over the world at the restaurants present at Global Fest.
  • 1500 different stores and booths are present to offer a wide range of traditional apparel, jewelry, trendy accessories, and more.

           Location - Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, Dubai

           Price - 13 - 16 AED

           Timings - 

             Saturday-Wednesday: 04:00 pm - 12:00 am 

             Thursday-Friday: 04:00 pm -     01:00 am


In the end, Dubai has an endless list of tourist places to visit but,  you have till now got a brief idea and knowledge about the major and the most popular tourist places to visit in Dubai. Dubai offers endless opportunities for travellers to explore different types of places ranging from Burj Khalifa to Palm Jumeirah. The city not only offers places to visit but, also offers different activities ranging from adventure to cultural like sky diving over Palm Jumeirah, skiing at Ski Dubai, swimming in the Dubai Aquarium, etc. 

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