Top 10 places to visit in Dubai, best places to visit in Dubai

Top 10 places to visit in Dubai, best places to visit in Dubai

Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates known for the luxury lifestyle and first choice of every hodophile because Dubai is a city of joy and here is lots of best places to visit in Dubai.

Dubai also attracts tourists for its luxury shopping, futuristic architecture, and lively nightlife. The city has many things to do and there are lots of best places to visit and the city has many cultural highlights which attract tourists from around the world. 

The best time to visit Dubai in the month of November to April during the winter. January and February are the best months for shopping festivals that make the city come alive. Read Top 10 and best places to visit in Dubai.

10. Dubai desert safari

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This journey departs in the afternoon across the endless desert of Dubai with several photo-stops, a camel farm, stop to watch the beautiful sunset, camelback ride, sand boarding and trying to henna design.

After boosting up your appetite you can enjoy delicious barbecue dinner and shisha the famous Arabic water pipe and belly dancing shows and lavish dinner buffet of veg and non-veg options.

LOCATION: Dubai desert, Dubai.

TIMING: there are three desert safari tours that start from 8:30 am to 11:30 am in the morning slot, 3:30 pm to 9:30 pm in the afternoon and evening and one more that runs the entire night from 3:30 pm to 9:00 am. Desert safari Duba organise special packages and deal on special days like valentine’s day.

PRICE: 40 AED TO 250 AED depends on a different safari package available by the travel agency. 

09. Dubai aquarium

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This aquarium is the world’s largest underwater zoo in Dubai and Dubai aquarium is the best place to visit in Dubai for kids and families.

This amazing aquarium comes amongst the largest suspended aquariums in the world. The 10 million litre Dubai aquarium tank is home to thousands of aquatic animals and has more than 140 species.

This is the largest collection of sand tiger sharks in the world and more than 300 sharks and rays also included in the underwater aquarium.

You can walk through the 48 meter Dubai aquarium tunnel that offers you a 270-degree view of the aquarium.

To make the most amazing your visit to this best place in Dubai you should go to Dubai aquarium and see different activities that will help you to get a closer look at the sea life and apart from this glass-bottom boat tours are particularly popular.

Cage snorkelling and shark diving activities also mesmerising you and give a better experience of sea life. 

LOCATION: The Dubai Mall at ground & level 2.

TIMING: Mon-Fri 10 am-10 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am – Midnight.

TICKET: 120 AED To 1100 AED. 

08. Miracle Garden Dubai

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Miracle garden Dubai is the best place to visit in Dubai. If you are fond of flowers and nature then miracle garden is the best and perfect place for you. 

This garden is the world’s largest natural flower garden on the earth and launched on the valentine day in 2013. Miracle garden spread over 780,000 sq ft area.

Miracle garden featuring over 50 million flowers and 250 million plants.The lush greenery with the beautiful and mesmerising flowers.

LOCATION: Al Barsha South 3 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates.

TIMING: • Opens in mid-November and closes after six months for renovation because it’s required to protect the plants and flowers from the extreme summer heat. 

9 am-9 pm on a weekday (Sunday to Thursday) 

Friday at 9 am – 11 pm

Saturday at 9 am – 10 pm

TICKET: • Adult (age 12year old above): 55AED

Children (age 3 years – 12 years):40AED

 People of determination and children’s below 3-year-old: free no ticket needed. You can book your ticket on the miracle garden website.

07. Deira souks “a place of gold everywhere”

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The traditional market in the UAE is known as souks. If you are a shopaholic so Deira souks are the best place to visit in Dubai. 

Deira souk is a place where you will find everything from spices and hand made woven textile to gold and organic fruit and veg. Bargaining is an integral part of this market. 

Dubai’s most famous market gold souks are considered to be the largest gold bazaar in Arabia and one of the best places in the whole world to shop for fine jewellery gold, silver and gemstones. 

LOCATION: Deira souks, Dubai.

TIMING OF GOLD SOUKS: 10 am to 10 pm Saturday to Thursday (many stores close between 1 pm to 4 pm) and timing on Friday is 4 pm to 10 pm.

06.Dubai global village

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The global village is the best place to visit in Dubai and the first choice for a family destination for culture, entertainment and highlights the best of culture from other countries.

It offers much fun and a wide range of entertainment, finest shopping, dining and offers guests a wide range of events and shows.

It offers delicious and unique international cuisine, a wide range of games and interesting tours, music concerts, comedy shows and magic shows. 

There are 40 Pavillion set up around November to April where there are people from different countries showcasing local products.

LOCATION: Global Village is located at Exit 37, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road, Dubai, U.A.E.

TIMING: starts in November and runs until April 

TICKET: 15AED per person

Children under 3 year, people of determination and seniors above 65 do not require any ticket.  

05.Palm Jumeirah

The tree shapes Palm Jumeirah island is well known for luxurious hotels, posh apartments tower and restaurant.  

Palm Jumeirah is the best place to visit in Dubai which spans 12 hectares and the Jumeirah beach park is one of the greatest and finest places in Dubai for a family outing. This park is a fine blend of sand and grassland and more than ample space for picnics.

Palm Jumeirah has various facilities like children’s play area, barbecue area, picnic tables, showers, food kiosks, volleyball area and a lot more to do fun.

LOCATION: Jumeirah road- Dubai- United Arab Emirates. 

TIMING:7:30 am – 11 pm. 

ENTRY FEE: Entry is free.

04.Burj al Arab

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The Burj Al Arab is the best place to visit in Dubai. This is a luxury hotel stand on a man-made island that takes two years to make the island and three years to construct height of 1,054ft luxury hotel. 

This is the seventh-tallest hotel in the world. The shape of the Burj al Arab is inspired by the sail of a has also helipad near the roof at the height of 689ft above ground and this building 148 feet under the sea.

If you are an interior designer and love to see luxurious interior so Burj al Arab is the best place in Dubai for you because approximately 19,270 sqft of 24-carat gold leaf was used to embellish the interior.

This is one of the top expensive hotels in the world.

Some facts about the Burj Al Arab are as follow: 

28 double-storey floors which accommodate 202 bedroom suites

The staff to suite ratio id 8:1 and this is highest in the world

The world’s largest fleets of Rolls Royce’s are available for guests.

Each and every guest gets their own 24-carat gold iPad during their stay.

LOCATION: Jumeirah St – Dubai – United Arab Emirates.

03.The Dubai fountain

The Dubai Fountain is the world’s largest choreographed fountain system and best place to visit in Dubai. Dubai fountain water shows jets water streams high 150 meters in the air with the colourful, illuminated jet with music producing one of the most popular shows in Dubai.

The Dubai Fountain is situated on the 30-acre Burj lake that is equal to 2 football pitches. The water dances on the music that will leave you shaking a leg too.

LOCATION: fashion parking-Dubai mall-sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid blvd-Dubai.

SHOW SCHEDULE: • Saturday to Thursday


                             •  Friday afternoon shows 

                                1:30 pm and 2:00 pm

                             • Evening shows

                           6:pm-11:00 pm every 30 minutes

         TICKET: 20AED per person 

02.Dubai mall

Dubai comes in 2nd rank in the category of Best places to visit in Dubai.

Dubai Mall is the largest mall in the world that covers 1,124,000 square meter area.

This is the top and best place to visit in Dubai. It provides entry to the Burj Khalifa and also well known for underwater zoos.

if you are a shopaholic so Dubai mall is the best place for you because the Dubai mall consists of 1200 shops apart from this 120 restaurant and 250 room luxury hotel also consist in this world’s largest mall. 

There are an ice-skating rink, gaming zone and world-class cinema complex and the shopping and eating are endless. There are always special events like music and fashion shows within the mall.

Dubai mall is famous for the annual Dubai shopping festival in January and February and the Dubai summer surprises festival in July and August.

More than 75million people visit Dubai mall every year.

LOCATION: Doha road, just off Sheikh Zayed road

OPENING HOURS: • Sunday to Thursday 

                      10 am-12 am

                             •  Friday and Saturday

                         10 am -1 am

01.Burj Khalifa,

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Burj Khalifa is the first choice of every visitor to visit there and comes in 1st position for best places to visit in Dubai.

Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest tower at the height of 2,700 feet with two observation decks, a Las Vegas-inspired fountain, nine of the city’s best luxury hotels and multiple restaurants.

This futuristic and marvellous architecture mesmerises every visitor.

A trip to the observation deck on the 124th floor here is a must-do when you are in Dubai. The views across the city skyline from this bird’s-eye perspective are very mesmerising.

If you are planning to visit Burj Khalifa you should buy at the top entrance ticket in advance to avoid long ticket queues, especially on weekends.  

LOCATION: Burj park by Emaar.

OPENING HOURS: 8:30 am – 10:00pm

 ENTRY FEE: • 100-315 AED for at the top level 124+125

• 370-525 AED for at the top sky level 124+125+148

• Children below 4 years do not require any ticket.

I hope this top ten and best places to visit in Dubai will help you and if you are going between oct. 2020 to April 2021 so read this article Dubai Expo 2020.


I am Shivam Sharma, an Indian-based digital marketer and blogger for the last 5 year. I always love to share my deep-researched knowledge with people.

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