There are indeed dozens of sites and attractions to see in Dubai. Dubai over the last decade has reached extreme importance in tourism. Due to the hard work, now there is hardly a place like this Middle Eastern Disneyland, making you to do hundreds of activities, depending on your interest of course. Now let us see some variations, up to different needs on what you can do in Dubai:
For Sun-Sea-Sand tourists
For all those who wish to spend their time of their lives in Dubai, there are plenty of beach resorts, some even offering beachside villas for an unforgettable vacation in the city. The huge Jumeirah Beach is the place to be for many, but you must also visit the beautiful palm-shaped island, to see all the luxury that it can offer, including the huger than huge Atlantis-The Palm where one of the world’s best water park is waiting for you. There are plenty of clubs and restaurants in the hotel with some great night out. You must visit the beautiful Madinat Jumeirah, which is a large complex, containing an endless souk, three beautiful Arabic palace-like hotels. It also contains a whole web of unbelievably turquoise canals on which you can have a wonderful tour as well. Many people decide to stay in the Madinat Jumeirah and once you see it, you will understand why.
For cultural tourists
Dubai is not exactly famous for its cultural attractions, but there are many that you can visit. Let us start at the Al Fahidi fort, a monumental fortress that is the oldest building of Dubai, which houses the Dubai Museum containing all the historical treasures of Dubai. You must also pay a visit to the nearby Al Bastakiya quarter, as part of the old city centre of Dubai. Al Bastakiya is just beautiful with its restored houses with their wind towers, the air condition of the old times. You must see the wonderful labyrinth of the traditional Arabic souk in Deira, just by the Dubai Creek. Close by, you will find the Heritage and Diving Village, a superb place to see life in the old days. If you feel to go on an excursion, go to see the Hatta Villages another must-see historical site of Dubai.
Dubai is business and it loves businesspersons. To prove this, the metropolis is packed with the best business hotels ever, superb for meetings. If you stay at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, the hotel is directly connected with the huge World Trade Centre, which is the headquarters of business life in Dubai, hosting hundreds of business events yearly. You must see the Exhibition City and the Jumeirah Lake Towers where the new empire of jewellery industry of Dubai is based. You must visit the huge Media City and Internet City, not to mention the Gold and Diamond Park and the huge Jebel Ali Free Zone, offering the best business possibilities for retailers.
Dubai loves families and it is proved with the offering of tens of huge theme parks for children. The Aquaventure, the Wild Wadi Water Park, the Wonderland theme park, the Children’s City, the Dubai Zoo and all the indoor wonders such as the SEGA Republic, the Underwater Zoo and the Ski Dubai not forgetting about the Dolphinarium all offer great programmes for families with children. If you feel like having a great day out in the nature, you must take a boat to the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, to spend a day there.
As you see, visiting Dubai is more than worth. There are many places to suit just everyone’s needs. You will see only happy people when you go to Dubai, because there is no other place in the world, where there is so much to do that much to see, as in Dubai.