Three Must-See Attractions in
Guide to three of Dubai's amazing holiday attractions
Dubai is home to a number of amazing attractions, all of which attract
travellers from different parts of the world. However, some are more special than others, and you – if you are
visiting the city soon – should make a point of adding to your itinerary.
We have put together a short guide of three of these amazing attractions, to make
sure that you don’t miss out!
|Perhaps the most featured and the best
known attraction in Dubai
is the world's tallest building Burj Khalifa, completed after 5 years of
construction in 2009. (Image copyright:
The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa gives travellers the opportunity to see Dubai from a whole new
Standing a whopping 830-metres tall, the Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper like no
other, and allows guests to travel up the fastest elevator in the world to reach two different observation decks,
one at 448-metres, and the other at 555-metres, which is the newest observation deck named the SKY
Apart from the stunning view from up top, the Burj Khalifa is surrounded by an
11-hectare park that was inspired by the symmetries of the desert flower, Hymenocallis, which is lined with palm
trees and a series of water pool with jet fountains. The Burj Khalifa Park is a blissful retreat where you can
indulge in nature.
|Known as souks, the traditional markets
are a popular attraction, where you can find
an amazing range of goods and products. (Image copyright:
Souks are traditional markets, and there are a number of them scattered around
Dubai, each selling different products and goods. The most popular souk, for obvious reasons, is the Gold Souk.
Here you will find amazing gold trinkets, jewellery and Arabic designs at very reasonable prices.
Other Dubai souks include
the textile souk, spice souk, and perfume souk, each selling exactly what their names suggest, again, at very
It’s good to note that none of the prices of any of the goods or products are set
in stone, so brush up on your bartering skills in order to get the best deal.
Aquaventure Water Park
|Riding with dolphins is only one
of the many attractions that you will find
at Aquaventure Water Park in Dubai. (Image copyright:
Filled to the brim with heart-thumping, adrenaline-pumping, record-breaking
slides, Aquaventure is a Dubai water park that
will blow your mind.
Split into two zones – The Tower of Poeidon and The Tower of Neptune – Aquavenure
offers a cool retreat away from the city’s blistering heat, even if only for a day!
At The Tower of Poseidon, prepare to feel total weightlessness on the Zoomerango,
or take on the monstrous leviathan that is the Aquaconda. Will you be brave enough to take on the world’s largest
At The Tower of Neptune, there is a number of mysterious and dark tunnels to
explore, a few of which will catapult riders into shark lagoon which is filled with rays and sharks. What’s more,
there are a number of fast and furious water coasters and the chance to face the Leap of Faith.
From exciting water rides to souks where you can shop until you drop and seeing
the city from the top of the world’s tallest building, Dubai is a magical city that offers nothing but fun, and a
number of thrills and spills that will have you going back for more! What will you do or see first during
your vacation in
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