The Global City and Business center of the Middle East, Dubai, the capital City of United Arab Emirates is located on the Persian Gulf. The western styled city draws a large proportion of its revenue from tourism and hence offers enticing venues for holidaymakers coming from throughout the world.
The Major attractions found in Dubai that you shouldn’t miss out
1. Ski Dubai
The first indoor ski resort in the whole of Middle East, Ski Dubai is also the largest indoor snow park in the world. With 3,000 meters of snow, it offers exciting and breathtaking skiing, tobogganing and snowboarding attractions to the tourists. The newest addition to ‘Penguin March’ which takes place several times a day, makes it an unavoidable tourist destination.
2. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
The largest suspended aquarium in the world provides you with an enticing underwater tunnel under a huge ray and shark- filled tank. The 10 million liter Dubai Aquarium tank is a home to over thousands of aquatic animals of almost 140 different species. It also houses the largest collection of Sand Tiger Sharks in the world. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo has everything for a quintessential family excursion.
3. Dubai Dolphinarium
Habitat for several dolphins and seals, Dubai Dolphinarium allows its visitors to watch and interact with them. Sponsored and promoted by the Dubai Government, the Dolphinarium offers the public to learn about the marine organisms in fun and entertaining way.
4. IMG Worlds of Adventure
The world’s largest temperature-controlled indoor themed amusement park features roller coaster rides, numerous thrill rides and many more attractions based on the popular global brands Cartoon Network and Marvel. Bringing the best for the family entertainment, it is a must-visit destination in Dubai.
5. Ibn Battuta Mall
Any trip is incomplete without a day being set aside to go on a unique shopping escapade of souvenirs and gifts for oneself and family and friends back home. One of the largest malls situated in Dubai, Ibn Battuta is the world’s largest themed shopping mall. The Shopping destination houses over 270 shops, 50 multi-cuisine restaurants, and a 21-screen cinema. The designs of its six courts have drawn inspiration from some of the countries visited by the ancient explorer, Ibn Battuta.
6. The Green Planet
The fully immersed vertical rainforest situated in Dubai offers an exhilarating exploration and interaction opportunity with exotic flora and fauna. The biodome that encloses an ecosystem houses over 3,000 plants and animal species and aims to raise awareness of the balance of nature and is an ultimate educational stop for the entire family.
7. Dubai Fountain
Constructed on the 30-acre human made Burj Khalifa Lake, the Dubai Fountain is the world’s second largest choreographed fountain system. Illuminated by 6,600 lights and 25 projectors, the fountain show comprising of contemporary Arabic and Western music is a perfect place to spend evenings with loved ones.
8. Wild Wadi Water Park
The outdoor waterpark is a perfect tourist destination to beat the heat having the best amusement experience. The waterpark houses three pools and seventeen different water slides which will get one’s adrenaline pumping. With kid-friendly rides and pools, this is a perfect water themed park for a fun family outing.
9. Dubai Butterfly Garden
The world’s biggest indoor butterfly and indoor park consist of many domes which house more than 15,000 butterflies from all over the world belonging to 26 different species. Garden which is open throughout the year serves as a perfect tranquil space attracting both adults and kids.
10. Dubai Creek
The saltwater creek situated in Dubai offers the tourists one of the best picturesque views of the city from a relaxing boat taxi. A delightful stroll along the esplanade of the creek in the soothing atmosphere is bound to make you feel relaxed and harmonized with the landscaped locale.