Dubai is a classy veneer. A city built from the scratches of a hot sandy desert to an amazing tourist hot-spot. The beauty about visiting Dubai is that there is everything for everyone. There is fun for the sea lovers, world top class buildings and malls and great food.
If you are planning to visit Dubai soon, here are the top 5 must-try activities.
Take a flight over the city
If you have a few days for your visit, the best way to enjoy the view of the city is by taking a 25-minute flight above the city. You will be amazed with the Aerial view. During the flight, you will be able to see the Palm Jumeirah and the World Islands, archipelagos created by man in the form of the palm and the world map, respectively. You will also see the great city much clearer.
Try your hands at making pottery
If you are the adventurous type of a traveler, you could do something unusual with something everyone else does – craft your own ornament at the pottery studio, also known as Yadawei Ceramic Studio. People are taught to design decorations by themselves here. It’s not like you are going to attend daily lessons for a month to learn, the teachers are very skilled and they know how to make everyone learn in an hour or less.
Enjoy the 360-views of Dubai from Burj Khalifa
No one makes a complete visit to Dubai without visiting Burj Khalifa. In fact, this should be your first spot after you land at the airport. Find a good car rental in Dubai airport to get to this building as fast as possible. This is the tallest building in the world. This beautiful structure stands at 829.8 meters and viewers get to gaze at the city at the 124th floor. The good thing about visiting Burj Khalifa is that you can go there anytime 24 hours per day, but you should book your tickets in advance because there are crazy lines. At night, you will see the amazing lights across the city, but during the day you will see even more. There is the crystal blue ocean from one side and the desert on the other side.
There is a famous Dubai fountain in front of the entrance to the building. Like the Burj Khalifa, the fountain is also the tallest fountain in the world. After enjoying the views from the top of the building, you can find a lot of places to dine and shop downstairs of the building.
See huge sharks, rays, and snakes in Dubai Aquarium
Visiting Burj Khalifa should be a full-day activity because after you are done with the city views, the fountain, and the dining, there is one more activity to do. Visit the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. The Aquarium is situated on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall and houses more than 130 species. The good news is that visiting the Aquarium is free of charge. One of the largest aquariums in the world with 48-metre Aquarium Tunnel will amaze everyone.
Refresh yourself at Jumeirah Beach
To get a feel of freshness away from the hot sun in the city, you will need to visit the beach and the best beach to go to is Jumeirah Beach. It is a white sand beach on the Persian Gulf coast. It has almost any beach activity you would want in the entire universe. You can try there jet skiing, diving, and many other activities.
The Dubai museum is built using traditional blocks, poles, and lime. The museum was established in the Al Fahidi Fort, the oldest building in Dubai. The fort was used as a protective structure, ruler’s palace, prison, etc. until it was turned into a museum in 1971. The museum exhibits the crafts and artifacts that show traditional life in Dubai. There are also old war ships and maps from the past.
There are lots of activities and places to visit in Dubai, these are just a few of them. If you have a lot of time to spend in Dubai, make sure to visit the entire city. You will fall in love with this great city.