Dubai is the business capital of the United Arab Emirates and one of the 7 emirates. This vibrant city is well known for modern architecture, luxury shopping, beautiful beaches, an artificial island, dynamic nightlife, tallest skyscraper and fascinating fountain. Dubai is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf and in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula. The total area of this beautiful city is 4114 square kilometres with a total population of 3.38 million. The official language of Dubai is Arabic however because of its diverse culture English is the most spoken language and the currency of the city is UAE Dirham. The climate of Dubai is hot and humid with average high temperature is 41degree centigrade.
1. Impressive skyline
When someone talks about Dubai the first thing that comes to your mind is the tallest skyscraper with ultramodern architecture, Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab. Dubai is the home of the magnificent tallest skyscraper in the world and the home of 911 high rise building altogether. It has at least 18 skyscrapers with height 300 meters or more. This city also has the 5 tallest residential building in the world.
2. Luxury shopping
Dubai is very well known for luxury shopping. Dubai is the home of the world largest shopping mall called Dubai Mall and many mega malls. Dubai mall facilitates more than thousand of shops and restaurants, towering aquarium, an ice rink and an amusement park to make your shopping more enjoyable. The mall of Emirates another centre for luxury shopping that also offers the opportunity to experience the world largest indoor ski slope. As UAE is a tax-free country you have the advantage of shopping in Dubai. Dubai holds a few shopping festivals throughout the year, one in January a month-long shopping festival, one in summer called summer surprise and another technology inspired festival in October called GITEX.
You will also find a number of souks (market) in the old part of Dubai each separately dedicated for jewellery, spice, and textile and for many more different trades. The spice and the gold souk are very popular. The gold souk offers many unbeatable deals on gold and jewellery. These traditional gold souk located in the oldest part of the city. The astonishing part of the souk is you will not see a single security guard protecting the tons of gold and jewelleries as they are really not concern about theft.
3. The palm island – Palm Jumeirah
The palm island is the world largest man-made island in the shape of a palm tree. This artificial island housed with more than five thousand residential house and flats and a range of world most luxurious hotels, including Atlantis The Palm. This is a great place to experience a holiday in island. The experience of helicopter tour on that island is amazing.
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Burj Khalifa the world tallest free-standing ultramodern architecture. This 829.9 meters tall and 163 story skyscraper is almost twice taller than empire state building in New York. A tour to the top of this building and the panoramic view from the 163 floors is amazing, you can have an idea how much this has changed and developed over the past few years. This is a great place to enjoy a romantic dinner with a panoramic view and with a stunning view of sunset. You will also have an opportunity to see the whole city, from beaches to deserts and all the skyscrapers all at once.
5 . Food
Dubai is the paradise for food lovers. Because of its diverse population, you will find the cuisine from all most every corner of the world in this modern city, From Arabic to Asian, French to Mexican and everything in between.
6. Desert safari
If you visit Dubai and do not go for a desert safari then your visit is not complete. You should go for a desert safari to enjoy the view of endless desert, authentic traditional Arabic barbecue, dune bashing, and belly dance and ride a camel. This amazing desert safari will also give you an idea about life in the ancient Bedouin villages.
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7. Cultural diversity
Dubai is one of the most diverse cities with more than 85% of its population coming from more than two hundred countries of the world. Because of its diverse population, you have the opportunity to learn about hundreds of different culture in one city and can have a great anthropological experience.
8. Adventure and entertainment
Dubai is the city where you can do anything, this lively city offers all kind of adventure and
entertainment opportunity, from camel riding to dine in the sky, driving F1 cars to dive with sharks, ski in the desert, snowboard, sky diving, water sports, hot air balloon ride and magnificent Dubai fountain. Dubai fountain is an amazing fun place for all age, this fascinating one thousand feet tall fountain illuminated with more than six thousand lights and multiple coloured projectors choreographed with music and flashes water up to five hundred feet into the air . This city is also known for its nightlife with a selection of world-class pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants.
the destination for you with lots of wellness and recreational indoor and outdoor activities. Dubai also has many beaches with total length more than one thousand kilometres to enjoy all kind beach activities and with guaranteed sunshine of most of the day of the year with the opportunity to get you tanned up. In kite beach, you will do kite surfing, puddling, or you can just sit down and enjoy the great view of Burj Al Arab, whereas the sunset beach is a great site just for lounging and reading books in quiet and enjoy the fascinating view of Arabian Gulf and Jumeirah and Al Mamza beach is an ideal place for jogging, sunbathing, fun and family gatherings. You have also huge opportunity to go for golf, windsurfing, dune drive and spa.
10. Miracle garden
Last but not the least Dubai miracle garden is one of the beautiful flowers gardens on the planet and must-visit site. This amazing garden is packet with lots of sculpture made of flowers imitating the famous castles, aircraft, and skyscrapers. The whole is a city also decorated with lots of magnificent artificial gardens and beautiful flowers.
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