It is an exciting place to visit for foodies, fun seekers, shoppers, art lovers and desert rats. Whether it’s the simple life or futuristic luxury, you’ll find a peaceful place brimming with energy, optimism and openness.
A ground breaking feat of architecture with two observation decks on 124th and 148th floors as well as at the atmosphere restaurant-bar on the 122nd floor. This is the world’s tallest building.
Is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional Arab village, complete with a souq, palm fringed waterways and desert-coloured hotels and villas festooned with wind towers. It’s very enchanting at night.
One of the most beautiful mosques, snowy-white and intricately detailed. It is open to non-muslims.
Formerly known as Bastakia Quarter, the narrow walking lanes here are flanked by sand-coloured houses topped with wind towers which provide natural air conditioning.
This building is meant to evoke the sail of a Dhow. It is to Dubai what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. This iconic landmark sits on an artificial island and comes with its own helipad and a fleet of chauffeur driven Rolls Royce Limousines.
Home to Ski Dubai, an ultraluxe 24 screen multiplex cinema and more than 560 stores. It’s one of the leading malls in Dubai and is a must visit.
A dozen ingeniously interconnected rides follow a vague theme about Arabian adventurerJuha and his friend Sinbad the Sailor who shipwrecked together. There are plenty of gentle rides for tots, plus a big-wave pool and a white –water rapids “river”.
Super clean and has lots of activities including kite surfing, soap football, beach tennis, beach volleyball and kayaking.
Known as the “mother of all malls” boating of 1200 stores, it’s entertainment spot that pulls crowds daily. It has a genuine dinosaur skeleton, a gorgeous souq and a designer fashion avenue.
A choreographed dancing fountain spectacularly set in the middle of a giant lake against the backdrop of the glittering BurjKhalifa. The water undulates as gracefully as belly dancers.
This is the most mesmerizing sight of this mall where thousands of beasties flit and dart amid artificial coral. Other attractions are sharks and an Australian crocodile named King Croc.
A 155 million year old dinosaur skeleton unearthed from Wyoming in 2008
Olympic sized ice rink is ringed with cafes and restaurants for ski lovers.
Drop your kids here and enjoy guilt free shopping. This edutainment miniature city is complete with a school, fire station, hospital and a bank where they dress up, fit into adult roles and even get a salary!
About 1 km of beachfront with an open plan cluster of low lying buildings wrapped around breezy squares and plazas. It also has restaurants, shops an outdoor gym, grassy areas and an open –air cinema.
Located at the Atlantis Palm resort, this is a must visit for adrenaline junkies. A 1.6km long “river” with rapids, wave surges and waterfalls meanders through the vast grounds anchored by 2 towers.