Top Attractions To Check Out On Your Dubai Tour

OT Staff

Burj Khalifa

The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa stands at 828 meters. Visitors can take the elevator to the observation decks on the 124th and 148th floors for breathtaking views of the city and beyond.

Burj Khalifa | Photo by Pranav Madhu on Unsplash

Palm Jumeirah

This man-made island is shaped like a palm tree and is visible from space. The Palm Jumeirah is home to luxury hotels, including the famous Atlantis, The Palm, and Atlantis The Royal. Visitors can enjoy high-end dining, private beaches, and the thrilling Aquaventure Waterpark.

Palm Jumeirah |

Museum Of The Future

The Museum grabs many eyeballs due to its unique architecture and facade featuring Arabic calligraphy. Inside, the museum takes you on a journey through the UAE's future via immersive technologies, such as augmented reality.

Museum Of The Future |

Dubai Frame

This architectural landmark offers panoramic views of both old and new Dubai. The 150-meter-tall frame provides an observation deck from which visitors can see the contrasting cityscapes: the modern skyline on one side and the historic neighbourhoods on the other.

Dubai Frame |

Dubai Creek

The historic heart of Dubai, Dubai Creek, is where the city’s traditional trading began. Visitors can take a ride on an abra (traditional wooden boat) to explore the bustling souks (markets), including the Gold Souk and Spice Souk, offering a glimpse into Dubai’s rich cultural heritage.

Dubai Creek |

Ski Dubai

Located inside the Mall of the Emirates, Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort that offers a surreal experience of skiing, snowboarding, and even interacting with penguins right in the middle of the desert. This unique attraction features real snow and a variety of slopes catering to all skill levels.

Ski Dubai |

Topgolf Dubai

If you fancy a game of golf, sling your club to the beautiful views of the Dubai skyline at Topgolf. And in between, you can also grab a chilled beer and tasty bites at their indoor restaurant.

Topgolf Dubai |

Aura Skypool

Suspended 200m in the air, Aura Skypool is the world's highest 360 degree infinity swimming pool. You can catch a panoramic view of the city from here, especially the Palm Jumeirah. If you don't wish to swim, relax to lofi beats while sipping on cocktails.

Aura Skypool | Aura Skypool/Google Photos

Alserkal Avenue

If you love gallery-hopping, Alserkal Avenue is a treat. The warehouse-turned-art complex houses over 50 galleries, several homegrown boutiques and cafes, as well as an independent cinema theatre.

Alserkal Avenue | Alserkal Avenue/Instagram

Of Scents And Stories: A Walk Around Dubai's Al Seef

Founded in the latter part of 2017, Al Seef, a waterfront promenade, commemorates the roots of Dubai Creek | Photos: Shutterstock