Over the years, Dubai has become the vacation hot spot of the United Arab Emirates. From a desert outpost, the city has transformed itself into an entertainment hub. It is getting famous by the day for its sightseeing attractions and glamorous add-ons. People from across the globe throng the city to experience the real fun. Take a peek at a few of Dubai’s most visited attractions.

Dubai Museum

This is a must-visit museum for enthusiasts willing to know more about Dubai’s social history. The tour begins at the al-Fahidi fort showcasing examples of traditional reed houses along with other artefacts.
Dubai Museum
What’s even more interesting is the modern extension constructed underneath the fort that displays the country’s history using state-of-the-art technology with authentic sounds and sights. The museum highlights the transition speed at which Dubai transformed from a poor village to a glitzy metropolitan city.

Burj Khalifa

Being 828 metres high and of 160 floors, this is by far the tallest structure of the world. Dominating the skyline, the tower has nine hotels and a magnificent fountain system. At 124th floor is the world’s highest open observation deck.
Burj Khalifa
Enjoy the picturesque images of the city at 452 metres above ground level. Timed entry tickets could cost Dhs 125.

The Dubai Fountain

Get awestruck by the world’s most gigantic dancing fountain. About 900 ft long, it shoots water about 500 ft above the ground that creates an enticing picture.
The Dubai Fountain
Catch the 30-minute shows every morning at the Burj Dubai Lake. The breathtaking light shows along with groovy music are sure to captivate any heart. The attraction can be easily reached via the Dubai Mall.

Dubai Marina

This is one of the more popular and newer areas of Dubai that remains flocked by locals and tourists. It offers a phenomenal skyline, a fabulous beach, world class hotels, restaurants, a mall, shops, and two walkways (Marina Walk and The Walk).
Dubai Marina
Marina Walk is built over the Marina Water where many rental yachts are available for cruising around. The Walk has a great open market that runs every fridays and saturdays.

Dubai is a city of shopping malls and high-rises. Blessed with silvery beaches and golden sunshine, the vibrant city offers innumerable attractions that can excite any backpacker. Wander around and you’ll soon realise that the city has so much more to offer besides its flashy veneer. Plan a trip to dazzling Dubai and fully engage yourself in the City of Gold.