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Top Attractions You Must Visit In Dubai

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Dubai is one of the best holiday destinations in the world. From the state of the art architecture and large shopping malls to beautiful beaches and sand dunes, Dubai holidays offer an all-inclusive experience for you and your family.

Here are the top attractions in Dubai you must visit.

Top Must-See Attractions To Explore On Your Trip To Dubai

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Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and Dubai’s top tourist attraction. It is 828 meters high and has 163 floors. If you are planning a holiday in Dubai, a trip to the observation deck on the 124th floor is a must-do. The 360-degree views of the city’s skyline from this bird’s-eye perspective are simply breathtaking. Ensure that you buy entrance tickets well in advance to avoid long queues, especially during the weekend.

Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall is one of the largest malls in the world, offering one of the best shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences for families. The mall has over 1,200 stores, all under one roof for the ultimate shopping experience. There’s also an aquarium and underwater zoo with 33,000 aquatic animals in the mall. Here you can choose to go for adventures such as swimming with sharks, or simply observe outside.

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Dubai Museum

If you ever wondered how Dubai looked before all the skyscrapers, Dubai Museum is a must-visit. Set inside Al Fahidi Fort, the Dubai Museum recounts the city's history. The entrance has an intriguing display of Dubai’s old maps, showing the mammoth expansion that hit the Emirate region after the oil boom. The right hall exhibits weaponry, and the left hall displays Emirati musical instruments.

Dubai Frame

Other than being one of Dubai’s most picturesque sites, the Dubai Frame also displays galleries of the city’s history and future. It is strategically located between Dubai’s old neighbourhood and the modern sprawl. It is 150-metres high, making it the largest frame in the world. It is open all year, including weekends and public holidays, but visiting times may vary during the holy month of Ramadan.

The Global Village

Dubai’s Global Village allows you to experience the best shopping, dining, and entertainment from all over the world. This open-air market highlights the best cultures in a lively festival through a group of pavilions, each representing the best of different countries. You’ll be able to sample international cuisine and enjoy a wide range of awe-inspiring entertainment experiences. The Global Village operates from November through to April, so start booking your tickets now.

The Dubai Miracle Garden

The gates of the Dubai Miracle Garden reopen every year at the onset of winter. This garden sits on 72,000 square metres and has more than 150 million flowers, making it one of the most picturesque places in Dubai. The breathtaking landscaping of the Dubai Garden features different floral designs, such as the heart tunnel, the floral castle, the floating lady, the Emirates A380, the floral villages, the smurfs village, and many more. There’s also amazing entertainment for you and your family to enjoy, including live music and street dancers. The Dubai Miracle Garden is definitely a must-see on your next family holiday to Dubai.

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The Dubai Fountain

The Dubai Fountain is one of the most spectacular views you’ll ever see. It is choreographed to music and shoots water as high as 500 feet, which is equivalent to a 50-story building. You can experience the Dubai Fountain through a thirty-minute Abra show lake ride or at the fountain bridge. The Dubai Fountain performances occur every day.

For even more ideas, take a look at Brightsun Travel’s latest blog on places to visit in Dubai with the family, which details even more things you can do, particularly well suited for the whole family, from children up to grandparents.

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