Best Places to Visit in Dubai
Dubai is the fourth most visited places in the world that is famous for the high-rising architectural wonders and excellent collection of resorts and spas. It is a place that was once the talk of the town for its stellar tower Burj Al Arab, only to be replaced by the Palm Jumeirah and today the staggering, Burj Khalifa. Lets just say, this city never stops growing and is on a rapid rise building futuristic towers as well as fascinating attractions. If you continue reading this list of tourist sites that I have prepared, you will be taken on a guided tour to some of Dubai’s best places to visit where you can find tons of fun things to do. Certainly, it is a holiday experience taken to another level, where there exist world’s largest gardens and markets; an entertaining venue filled with cultural shows; indoor aquatic world and lots more. So, start reading and the blog and bookmark the places you would like to visit during your tour in Dubai.
Dubai Miracle Garden: World’s Largest Flower Garden
I bet, even the regular visitors cannot hide the tingling sensation in their feet while visiting the Miracle Garden in Dubailand which is one of most visited tourist attractions. And my only suggestion for you is to stop for a moment, take a deep breath and explode with excitement because why wouldn’t you! After all, this is the world’s largest flower garden that offers a visual treat to your eye with around 109 million flowers to witness, where you may take the whole day to admire and perhaps sniff the bubbly scent of the garden. Lets just say, Miracle Garden is without a doubt one of the most popular places to visit and is widely visited by nature lovers.
Bastakiya: The Old and Traditional Town of Dubai
Discover the other side of Dubai by visiting Bastakiya which is also known as Al Fahidi Historic District or Al Bastakia. It is located alongside Al Fahidi Fort and Dubai Creek and is an ideal spot to take a heritage walk tour sightseeing the neighbourhood of Dubai. Here, the place offers an interesting insight into the Arabian culture. It is here you can explore the architectural wonder of the old houses, brown wooden doors, wind towers and white mosque making it is a worthy place to visit. This historical place, Bastakiya may even offer a tizzy feeling to the culture lovers and a soothing balm to the city’s otherwise modern silhouette. The old town of Dubai is open on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30 to 12:00 and 9:00 to 10:30 on Saturdays.
Deira Souk: The Largest Gold Market in the World
The city of Dubai has a lot of souks (markets) but Deira is one ideal destination that every tourists enjoy visiting. Conveniently located close to Dubai Creek, it is said to have been established during 1830s, in fact, when you come here, you can still witness the old architecture style and the wooden archways in the market. But wait, let me tell you the best part and the only purpose of your entire trip here is probably to witness a variety of gold displayed on the shop windows and even better buying them with a constant though, you’d only wish you own them all! Besides the gold, the tourists and locals also come and take home varieties of other spices like cumin, saffron, frankincense, rose water and incense from the separate market situated adjacent to the Gold Souk.