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10 Famous Places In Dubai- You Must Visit At Once In Your Life

Dubai, this place doesn’t need a separate introduction of any kind. Dubai has made an auspicious place on the world map. The city has high rising buildings and shopping malls, that makes its most visited destination in the middle east countries. A report says that the city is the fourth most visited places in the world. It is also known as the entertainment city in the world. The city holds ultra-modern architecture, exotic and lively nightlife and also the beautiful skylines. Dubai is more famous for its world’s tallest building “Burj Khalifa”.

There is no doubt that the city has its cultural highlights and many more things to do as well as all the modern add-ons. Dubai has crowned as one of the best family-friendly holiday places in the world.

This is an Updated List. Latest for 2024 travelers. So if you plan to visit Dubai, Here is some list of famous places that help you while you visit the city

  1. Burj Khalifa, World’s Tallest Building
  2. Dubai Mall
  3. Jumeirah Beach
  4. Dubai Opera, Cultural and Entertainment Venue
  5. Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House
  6. Burj Al Arab
  7. Dubai Miracle Garden, Largest flower garden in the world
  8. Dubai Creek
  9. Dubai Aquarium, Largest Aquarium in the world
  10. Wild Wadi Waterpark

1. Burj Khalifa, World’s Tallest Building

Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is a landmark building in UAE. It is the tallest building in the world and one of the most famous tourist spots. The height of the Burj Khalifa building is 829.8 meters. On the 124th floor, it is the observation deck, here you can view the city skyline from this bird’s eye perspective is simply staggering.

One side of the Burj Khalifa is covered by desert and the turquoise blue ocean is on another side. There are many things are around the building that gives a never-forgettable view. There are a lot of water features like The Dubai Fountain, the World’s tallest performing fountain is made on the basis of the famous fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas.

Some Attraction Point in Burj Khalifa

  1. The highest outdoor observation deck in the world
  2. Elevator with the longest travel distance in the world
  3. Tallest service elevator in the world
  4. Corporate Suites on 112-154 Level
  5. At.Mosphere restaurant on 122 Level
  6. The Residences on 19-108 Level
  7. Armani Hotel 38-39 Level

Location:- Enter through Dubai Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown

Timing:- Daily from 8:30 am to late at night

Entry Cost:- Non-prime hours 125 Dh/person and Prime hours 200 Dh/person

2. Dubai Mall

The Mall
The Mall

Dubai Mall is the most modernized and the city’s famous key attraction point in Dubai. Basically, the mall is the entry point of the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Aquarium. The Mall is equipped with almost everything under one roof. That Place is best suited for lovers of high fashion. Mall has 70 signature outlets that will definitely beckon your attention. That is also including some retailers like Bloomingdale’s and Galeries Lafayette, which is the 1st in the Middle East.

It is also famous for its shopping extravaganza festivals like the Dubai shopping festival and Dubai Summer Surprise. The mall is loaded with all types of entertainment options like-

  1. Gaming Zone
  2. Ice Skating rink
  3. Multiplex

That place is best to see the lifestyle of a new era.

Location:- Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown

Timing:- 10 am to 1 pm (Sat-Wed), 10 am to 2 pm (Thu-Fri)

Entry Cost:- Nill

3. Jumeirah Beach

Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach

Dubai is not only a place of the desert, but there is also a number of beautiful beach destination for Dubai visitors. Area of the beach is surrounded by hotels that are strung out all along its length. Jumeirah Beach has excellent facilities like-

  1. A lot of sun loungers
  2. Restaurants
  3. Water-sport operators offering jet skiing

Jumeirah Beach is the first choice of Dubai’s people to spend his/her weekend holiday. There are many more places near the Beach to visit like-

  1. Majlis Ghorfat Um Alsheef- Summer residence of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed al-Maktoum.
  2. Majlis Gardens

Location:- Jumeirah Beach Road

4. Dubai Opera, Cultural, and Entertainment Venue

Dubai's Opera
Dubai’s Opera

When we think about the entertainment in the City, then the first name comes Dubai Opera. Dubai Opera is situated in downtown Dubai. That place is one of the worth visiting for-

  1. Music Entertainment
  2. Opera Shows
  3. Ballet
  4. Comedy Nights
  5. Concerts
  6. Classical instrument plays

This place is one kind of amazing architectural beauty that can seat up to 2000 cultural aficionados. On the Dubai Opera, you may also see the view of Dubai’s famous Fountain show and Burj Khalifa. This building is inspired by the shape of Arabain Dhow Ships and it is sure that this will catch your eyes. Basically, the structure of Opera is divided into three platforms-

  1. Theatre
  2. Hall
  3. Concert Hall

If you come to Dubai then don’t miss to visit the Dubai Opera. That place is good to spend some time in Dubai.

Some Basic Information Of Dubai Opera

Architect:- Janus Rostock

Seating Capacity:- 2,000

Opened for Public:- 31 August 2016

Location:- Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Dubai, UAE

5. Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House

Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House
Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House

This House is the best example of Arabian Architecture. Nowadays it is converted into a Museum. The House originally built by the Sheikh Saeed father in the year of 1896. History says that Sheikh Saeed is ruling over the city in the year 1921 from 1958 and he was the grandfather of the current ruler of UAE.

The original house is demolished, but the current house is reconstructed to the original site like-

  1. Original model by corporating carved teak doors
  2. Wooden lattice screens across the windows
  3. Gypsum ventilation screens with floral and geometric designs
  4. Approx than 30 rooms are reconstructed around the central courtyard

Things To See In Maktoum House

  1. Historical Photographs and Documents
  2. Letters, maps, coins, and stamps
  3. Traditional interiors

Location:- Al Khaleej Road, Bur Dubai

Timing:- 8:30 am to 8:30 pm (Sat-Thu), 3:00 pm to 8:30 pm (Fri)

6. Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab

There is another one of the most famous and luxury hotel is in UAE is Burj Al Arab. One of the reasons behind its popularity is, it is the 4th tallest hotel in all over the world. The total height is 321 meters and it is situated on its own artificial island on Dubai’s coastline. The structure of Burj Al Arab is designed to resemble the sail of a ship. In this luxury hotel, there is a helipad on its roof, and the height of the roof from the ground is 210 meters (689 ft).

Burj Al Arab is the most expensive hotels in the world, and the cost of its Luxurious Suite for one night is approx than 15,000$.

Some Major Attraction Point Of Burj Al Arab

  1. Al-Mahara Resturant, Underwater Dinner
  2. Skyview Bar, 27th floor in Burj Al Arab

Location:- Jumeirah, UAE

7. Dubai Miracle Garden, Largest Flower Garden In The World

Miracle Garden
Miracle Garden

That megacity is the witness of many miracles and one of them is Miracle Garden. This Garden is situated in the middle of deserts, one of the reasons for its popularity is also that it is the world’s largest flower garden. This garden offers to your eye to see approx than 109 million flowers to witness.

Miracle Garden has spread over approx than 7 hectares in the desert. A day trip of this garden admire and perhaps sniff the bubbly scent of the garden. If you plan a trip to Dubai then you add this place on your list because the beauty of that place you never be forgotten in your whole life.

Some interesting facts about the Miracle Garden

  1. Located in the middle of the desert
  2. Approx than 109 million flowers are in the garden
  3. Garden is spread over in 7 hectares
  4. Miracle Garden is the world’s largest flower garden

Open date:- 14 February 2013

Entry fee:- 12$

Location:- Al Barsha South 3, Dubai, UAE

8. Dubai Creek

Dubai's Creek
Dubai’s Creek

The creek is natural seawater, and Dubai creek divides the city into two towns like in north Deira and Bur Dubai in the south. In here visitors can take a trip on one of the many shows that have been restored as tourist cruise boats or take an abra (small wooden ferry) between the ferry points on the creek’s Bur Dubai Deira banks.

There are some most important and historical buildings are alongside on Deira side of the Creek like-

  1. Deira Twin Towers
  2. The old Dubai Creek Tower
  3. Sheraton Dubai Creek
  4. National Bank of Dubai
  5. Chamber of Commerce

The Dubai Creek is also home of  Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club.

In the creek, many of dhows here travel onwards to other countries like-

  1. Iran
  2. Oman
  3. Kuwait
  4. India
  5. African Country

This place is somehow suited for couples who want to spend some time in the hassle-free area.

9. Dubai Aquarium, Largest Aquarium in the World

Dubai Aquarium
Dubai Aquarium

If you see enough the city attraction, like Malls, Resturants and the glamorous life of Dubai. After this, you may take a break and go to the world largest Aquarium that is in Dubai. That place is the most amazing tourist place in the city, featured with approx than 140 variety of aquatic species. Aquarium has also a 48-meter long walk through the tunnel, that gives a adventures experience to you.

Some Attraction Point in the Aquarium

  1. Underwater Zoo
  2. Glass bottom boat tours
  3. Cage Snorkeling
  4. Shark Diving

Opened in Year:- 2008

Timing:- 10 am to 10 pm (Mon-Fri), 10 am to midnight (Sat-Sun)

Entry fee:- 15$ (Child), 20$ (Adult)

Location:- Financial Center Road, Ground and Level 2, UAE

10. Wild Wadi Waterpark

Wild Wadi Waterpark
Wild Wadi Waterpark

If you visit Dubai with your family and kids then I suggest you must visit at once Wild Wadi water park. That place is one of the famous attractive places in the city. You may enjoy a lot in this waterpark. The park will offer you more than 30 rides for you and your children to enjoy and fun. This waterpark is themed around the tale of Juha, a well-known character from the Arabian folklore.

Some more interesting things that you enjoy in Waterpark

  1. Wipeout and Riptide Flowrides
  2. Face three tornados at the Tantrum Alley
  3. Also, enjoy the 120 meters tandem slides at an amazing speed 80 km/h
  4. Float at Lazy river

That WaterPark is best for kids!

Open in Year:- 12 February 1998

Timing of waterpark:-

10 am to 7 pmMarch to May
10 am to 8 pmJune to August
10 am to 7 pmSeptember to October
10 am to 6 pmNovember to February

Entry fee:- 3700 Indian Rupees/Person

Location:- Jumeirah Street, Next to Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah 2, UAE


The list is endless and there are many certainties of other fun things to do and see in Dubai that you can’t imagine. Plan a trip to Dubai with your family is the best decision, the city has so many popular tourist places that you never be seen anywhere in the world. The article will somehow help you to plan a trip to Dubai. So don’t waste the time just pack your bags and go.

In the above article, we have mentioned the best places to visit in Dubai with your loved ones. From slow-rolling countryside to amazing seaport villages to the historic town. So, whichever place you pick for your vacations you will definitely enjoy your time. 

Hope this article has helped you enough and answered all your questions related to this amazing Dubai. If it helped you then let us know, and if you want me to make any changes any suggestions don’t wait just write it down. we love to see your opinions on us.

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