Most Iconic Place to Visit in Dubai

DubaiDubai is a city rich in fun, leisure and business. Talk about its beaches, sightseeing activities, parks and wildlife, architecture, shopping centers, hotels and restaurants, technology and much more, Dubai deserves every visit. There are several human-made islands, record-breaking architecture as well as traditional quarters to complement what makes a city. The city plays host to the famous Formula One and other sports.

There is so much to see and do in Dubai. To explore the best of Dubai, you can hire a private jet, yacht or limo service. Whether new or moving to Dubai, you can pull together a fabulous itinerary by visiting these iconic destinations discussed below.

Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab, loosely translated as the Tower of the Arabs is the world’s only 7-star hotel. The tower soars to a height of 321 meters to dominate the Dubai skyline. It is the fourth tallest hotel in the world. It is a majestic building and one of the most iconic symbols of Dubai. There are various view points where you can take photos. Burj Al Arab is one of the most photographed structures in the world and voted as the world’s most luxurious hotel.

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest tower build out of the sheer work of amazing engineering. You can see the story of this tower if you take a trip to its top. Its high point is the view from A The Top, which is located on level 124. The journey of this tower begins on the lower ground level where we have the Dubai Mall. Throughout the trip to the top, visitors are entertained by a multi-media presentation of the exotic history of Dubai.

The Dubai Foundations

dubai foundationsAt the base of the world’s tallest tower sits one of the most amazing foundations – the Dubai Foundations, which makes the world’s largest dancing foundations. These foundations run on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake. These foundations can shoot as high as 500 ft and are 900 ft long. They have five circles of different sizes and two central arcs.

Palm Jumeirah

One of the Dubai’s architectural triumphs is the palm-shaped island of Palm Jumeirah. It is a human-made island, and one of the largest in the world. Locals and tourists enjoy the vast range of exotic hotels including One&Only, Fairmont, Waldorf Astoria and perhaps the most luxurious one – Jumeirah Zabeel Saray.

Dubai Creek

The Dubai creek is a natural seawater inlet cutting through the center of the city in one of the historical parts of Dubai. Visitors can have a small water taxi and view the old trading port and many dhows from the water. Visitors will be captivated by the colors and the bustle of loading and unloading dhows plying along the ancient trade routes on their way to East Africa and India. Dubai creek sits on the original site where Bani Yas tribe settled. While at this creek, a ride across the water on a traditional abra is a must.