Area Attractions

Dubai is the perfect blend of new and old, offering the best of boths worlds; A dynamic business hub to many travelers world wide, and a tourist heaven.

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Dubai's Fashion and Style

Dubai Mall

10.5 km
The Dubai Mall features the world's largest gold souk with 220 retailers, a 79,000 sq m Fashion Island with 70 flagship stores dedicated to haute couture as well as the Middle East's first Galeries Lafayette department store, one of the world's largest aquariums, an Olympic-sized ice skating rink, Oasis Fountain Waterfall and WaterFront Atrium.

Mall of The Emirates

21.1 km
A Dubai Shopping paradise, the Mall of The Emirates is home to more than 450 retailers and also features a complete range of entertainment options, including Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski destination in the Middle East, a two-level Magic Planet, the 14-screen VOX Cinemas and the Dubai Community Arts and Theatre, with a 500 seat-theatre and art gallery.

Mall of The Emirates

21.1 km
A Dubai Shopping paradise, the Mall of The Emirates is home to more than 450 retailers and also features a complete range of entertainment options, including Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski destination in the Middle East, a two-level Magic Planet, the 14-screen VOX Cinemas and the Dubai Community Arts and Theatre, with a 500 seat-theatre and art gallery.

Wafi City

1.5 km
An award-winning Dubai shopping mall, Wafi has won the best shopping mall, Best Restaurant, Best New Hotel, Best Spa and Best Independent Boutique awards in 2008. With a legendary souk, world-class shopping and the finest dining in Dubai with an unrivalled collection of art and lifestyle, Wafi offers a unique shopping experience with over 350 stores offering the world's most original, revered and influential brands.

Historic Destinations in Dubai

Dubai Museum

8.1 km
A visit to the Dubai Museum is a must-do on every sightseeing in Dubai itinerary. Housed within the beautifully restored Al Fahidi Fort which was erected around 1787 to defend the city against invasion, the museum’s diverse collection of exhibits offers a fascinating insight into the city’s rich history and cultural heritage.

Bastakiya

7.9 km
Next on the list of sightseeing in Dubai is the old Bastakiya district, with its narrow lanes and tall wind towers, offers a tantalizing glimpse of old Dubai and lies in the Bur Dubai area. Immediately to the east of Al Fahidi Fort is the largest concentration of traditional courtyard houses with wind towers in Dubai. In the past, the city was famous for a mass of wind towers that lined the Creek on either side. These were not merely decorative; they were the only means of cooling houses in the days before electricity.

Sheikh Saeed’s House

8.7 km
Dating back to the late 1800s, Sheikh Saeed’s House was built in a commanding position in the Bur Dubai area at the entrance to Dubai Creek, so that the Ruler could observe shipping activity from the balconies.

Dubai's Unique Outdoor Scene

Desert Safari

8.5 km
This off-road Arabian adventure takes you from the bustle of Dubai city to the desert of golden sand dunes. Travel to the desert and experience dune bashing (desert driving). In the evening, enjoy an Arabian BBQ buffet dinner and dessert beside a blazing bonfire with traditional cups of coffee and dates, underneath the pitch-black night sky. Be entertained by belly dancing to traditional Arabic music.

Burj Khalifa 'At the Top'

10.8 km
Take sightseeing to new heights with an entrance ticket to Burj Khalifa's 'At the Top,' one of the world’s tallest observation decks, located on the skyscraper’s 124th floor. After entering through Dubai Mall, enjoy a multi-media presentation about Dubai’s history, and then zoom up to the observation deck by high-speed elevator to enjoy free time ogling the views. See Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, Burj Al Arab and more; it's as if the the city was built to be seen from this vantage point!

Ski Dubai

21.5 km
Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East and offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing, or just playing in the snow. Young or old, there is something for everyone, from the beginner to the snow sport enthusiast. Ski Dubai is a unique mountain-themed attraction that offers you the opportunity to enjoy real snow in Dubai all year round. Ski Dubai is located in the Mall of the Emirates.

Aquaventure Water Park

33.5 km
A huge, 97-acre water park, Aquaventure offers a themed Mayan atmosphere, lush landscaping, unique water rides and attractions, and opportunities to interact with animals. The ingenious "transportainment" system that connects all of the Power Tower attractions doesn't eliminate lines, it allows guests to remain in their inner tubes and immersed in the water while they float from one ride to the next.

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Dubai Opera

10.8 km
The Dubai Opera situated in the new “Opera District” in the heart of Dubai offers an enticing schedule which can be likened to that of London's West End and Manhattans Broadway. With views of the Dubai Fountain and next to the Burj Khalifa, the building was inspired by the shape of Arabian Dhow ships and is sure to catch your eye.