There are a total of seven United Arab Emirates, and Dubai is one of the main emirates. It is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf. This city is mostly known for its highest buildings and skyscrapers. Dubai government maintains its flow of foreign cash through tourism. Dubai is famous mainly among tourists because of its shopping and possession of its modern and ancient attractions. It’s hard to believe that some years ago, Dubai was all deserted to maintain this old look.
There is a city called Bastakia, which is a live example of old Dubai. Not only this there is a lot more to go just like, but it’s also an activity which will make you felt like belonging to ancient time, camping in the center of the desert, having a traditional dinner and coffee, a Tannura and belly dance and a lot of more. It’s a golden chance to feel like Arab Marchant.
List of places to visit in Dubai:
As told you before, Dubai is a beautiful country with beautiful places. Every place is famous for its look and beautiful architect. Overall the whole country is attractive, but if you talk about the places so there are some of the places hard to say no. here is the list of those places:
1: Dubai museum
2: Mall of the Emirates
4: Dubai Frame
5: Sheikh Zayed Road
6: Heritage & Diving Village
7: Burj Al-Arab
This museum is located in Al-Fahidi Fort, which was built in 1787. Its purpose-built was to defend Dubai creek. The walls of the fort were built with traditional coral-blocks and held together with lime. The ceiling is constructed with palm fonds, mud, and plaster. It is having an upper floor, which is supported by wooden poles. This port was served as a residence for the ruling family in history, and now it is a city premium museum, one of the best tourist attractions. It is having an exhibition of old maps of Dubai emirates in the entrance, not only maps it has a courtyard with several boats and a palm leaf house with a wind tower. The hall at right has weapons, and the left hall has musical instruments. The ground floor is giving a traditional look with the traditional old Arab Emirates.
Mall of the Emirates:
It is one of the famous malls in Dubai because of having a ski Dubai facility inside. The indoor sky sloop is having chair lifts and the penguin enclosure. The mall is having an accurate temperature of -4* degree Celcius. There is also a cinema complex and a family entertainment center having both small and big rides. There are thousands of shopping opportunities and a lot of eating options, with countless dishes.
In the northern bank of Dubai creek, the Deira lies. It is a place for different nationalities who call Dubai home. Deira is famous for its souks, which means markets. Deira’s gold souk is one of the biggest gold Bazar in the world. The Deira’s spice souk contains all the spices all around the world and has every imaginable spice. Its stalls are every time overflowing with frankincense, cumin, paprika, saffron, sumac, and thyme. With these spicy fragrances, the smell of rose water and wood also has its attraction. Not only this, but its fish souk also provides a much less touristy experience.
If you visit Deira and are a traditional lover, then you shouldn’t miss the two architectural gems. One is the heritage home built in 1890 for the wealthy Iranian Marchant but later became under Sheikh Ahmed bin Dalmouk, the famous pearl Marchant in Dubai. Today for the tourists, it’s a golden chance to visit the interior traditional family home. The second architectural gem is Al-Ahmadiya School, which was constructed in 1912, and it is the oldest school in Dubai, but now it’s a museum showing public education.
It is an architectural landmark present in. It is the biggest picture frame present all around the world. Fernando Donis was the man who conceived this project and won the design competition which was given to him by the government of Dubai. It also holds a record of the largest frame in the world. It is an iconic structure that frames the impressive view of both the old and new Dubai. It was launched in January 2018. It is 150-meters high and 93- meters wide. The visitors can see Burj Khalifa on one side, and the other hand will show Deira, Umm Harara, and Karama.
Sheikh Zayed Road:
It is a road running through Dubai’s modern downtown business district. This highway is eight-lane wide; it is rimmed with towering glass, chrome, and steel high rises along with its entire length. It is the longest road in the Arab Emirates, starting from Al-solah in the emirates of Abu Dhabi and ends in the Ras Al-Khaimah Emirates. Most of Dubai famous malls are located along this road.
Heritage & Diving Village:
In the heritage and Diving village Dubai’s architectural, cultural and maritime heritage is showcased here. It also displays the pearl diving and dhow building. These two are the oldest of Dubai’s historic economic mainstays. There are even coastal village life, traditional Bedouin recreations with Persian homes, a traditional coffee house, and a small souk (market) where handicrafts are practiced by potters and weavers and presented throw the stalls. From October to April, musical nights are held, and there is also a specialist of traditional medicines from who you can get advice.
It is the world’s tallest hotel, 321-meters high, having its artificial island on the Dubai coastline. This hotel resembles billowing dhow sail, the exterior part of this hotel is lit up by the choreographed, colored lightning which shows at night. Burj Al-Arab is the most expensive hotel in the world, having luxurious suites costing $15,000 for one night. It has an underwater restaurant called the Al-Mahara restaurant whos floor-to-ceiling is made up of glass so you can enjoy viewing sea life while eating. You can also enjoy lunch at California-style fusion restaurant scape.
Dubai is a well-known country worldwide, as many people have a dream to visit there. Dubai has many famous buildings globally and is record-holders like Burj Al-Arab and Dubai frame. Desret Safari Dubai is another attractive thing popular about Dubai. Not only these, but there are also many more hotels, buildings, malls, and markets that not any other country can compete with.