Dubai Attractions, Theme Parks

Things to see in Dubai:

If you’re visiting Dubai and wondering what the best things to see are then you must see this city bucket list. We have listed the top things to see among the City Tours, Attractions Tickets & Restaurants.

Top Things To See & Experiences You Must Have!


1. Old Dubai City Tour: (Things to see in Dubai)

This tour includes the old area such as Bastakiya, the old downtown of the Museum, located in the ancient fortress of Al-fahidi.

Take a water taxi ABRA across the Creek from Burdubai, and enjoy the spectacular view of the city as you head towards the District of Deira.

Here you will be enchanted by the large variety of exotic spices in the famous Souk, and be able to buy a souvenir in Gold Souk.

A chance for a unique photo of Jumeirah Mosque, which was built in the medieval Fatimid tradition. Then get your second half of the day shopping in many malls like Dub Mall or City Center.

Book the traditional city tour

Book the city tour with Burj Khalifa entrance ticket 

Check the availability for historic discovery tour 

Book the private tour with optional Burj Khalifa ticket


2. New Dubai City Tour: (Things to see in Dubai)

The city that constantly grows, improves, expands, and develops to the astonishment of visitors as well as residents.

The tour outlines the most recently developed projects and at the same time takes the chance to give an insight into future prospects.

The tour starts by riding the newly built metro monorail across Palm Jumeirah, the artificial island shaped into a palm tree.

Moving on to Atlantis Hotel, signature villas, apartment buildings, and a variety of retail outlets.

After that, you can even drive along the new marina for more photo opportunities, where you will have a quick look at the life of luxury at:

  • Emirates Hills
  • Emirates Golf Club
  • Meadows district.

The last stop is at a very popular location called Downtown, which has become the epitome for worldwide superlatives with the tallest tower with 828 meters high. The Burj Khalifa, and the largest shopping mall, Duba Mall. Right behind the Dancing Fountain, there is the Souq Al Bahar, a traditional Arabian marketplace, offering a variety of shopping and dining choices.

Book the private modern tour with monorail ride

Check the availability for city tour with Burj Khalifa & Dubai Aquarium 

Book the panoramic tour by night

Book the night tour with  fountain show

3. Iconic Photo Tour with a Photographer: (Things to see in Dubai)

The photographer guide will pick you up from your accommodation in order to start this iconic tour.

You will learn about history and traditions as well as the ultra -modern features. The photographer will take pictures of you in the most important points of the city such as:

Dubai Frame, a curious monument that resembles the frame of a photograph- Duba Mall- Souq Al Bahar – the Fountain, the world’s largest choreographed fountain system, at the center of the Downtown –

Burj Khalifa, 828 meters high, it represents the tallest building in the world (At The Top entrance fee not included)- Madinat Jumeirah,an authentic Arab city in miniature-

Burj Al Arab the most instagrammed building ever, a candle-shaped hotel located on an artificial island-

The Palm Jumeirah , an exclusive palm-shaped resort –

Atlantis The Palm, one of the most exclusive hotels in the United Arab Emirates, take a selfie in front of the entrance of the hotel- Gold Souq – Abra water taxi

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4. Burj Khalifa – At the Top: (Things to see in Dubai)

Dubai smells and sounds different from 450 meters (1,400 feet) in the air.

While the view is breathtaking, the experience is at a whole different level. You also have the chance to enjoy the most beautiful hour in the city, the golden hour. You will be dazzled by the sunset view with the city’s glistening lights and the desert wrapped up in a magical red glare.

Step out on to the Burj Khalifa’s open-air terrace for a 360-degree panorama of the city, sea and desert. Your visit includes: – Multimedia presentation on Dubai’s history and the building’s construction – Speedy elevators with LCD screens – Glass observation decks on floors 124 and 125 Sunrise tickets are also available so that you can enjoy special early access admission with complimentary coffee and a pastry.Every Friday and Saturday, level 124 will welcome visitors from 4.30am to enjoy breathtaking views of the city and to behold the beauty of the sunrise from 452 meters high. Proceed to The Café, located on the ground floor for a complimentary breakfast.

The scrumptious spread includes a choice of gourmet sandwiches and a hot beverage of the guest’s choice.

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5. Hot air Balloon Ride, Falconry, Breakfast & Wildlife Drive:

Enjoy the amazing feeling of floating as you ascend above the Earth. Every adventure on a hot air balloon is different, but there are always plenty of photo opportunities.
The skilful pilots will first fly high in order for you to see spectacular views and then come back down for what can be called a magic carpet ride. Experience a world-first phenomenon and fly with falcons at 4,000ft. During the flight, the falcons fly against the incredible backdrop of the Dubai desert.
As the sun rises over the Hajar mountains, you will see the beauty of the desert in a new light. The balloons travel with the wind and therefore land in a different spot in the desert every day. Before you land, the pilot will show you how to attach the clips of your belts to the basket and you will embrace the landing position.
After the hot air balloon adventure, you will experience a ride in an historic open top 1950s Land Rover to an authentic Heritage camp in the desert. After that, you will have the chance to freshen up at clean and private bathrooms. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and embark on an adventure in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.
Spot native animals like Arabian oryx, gazelles and learn all about the fauna and flora of the Dubai desert. However, the conservation guide will share stories of the desert and how its thriving ecosystem survives. Drive on set tracks through the golden sand dunes and stop along the way at a Ghaf tree forest.

6. Dubai Frame: (Things to see in Dubai)

The Dubai Frame is the new addition to the marvelous architecture the city boasts of consisting of two vertical towers of 150 meters height connected by a 100-square-meter bridge.

The Dubai Frame is a highlight of the Dubai skyline. A tour of the Dubai Frame is a must if you do not have much time for sightseeing and also if you want to see the entire city at once.

The Dubai Frame has a museum and gallery where you can see the growth of Dubai from a simple fishing village to the ultra-modern city it is today with the use of photos and advanced technology. further your visit to the museum, you take the elevator to the bridge to get a fascinating glimpse of the city.

On one side is the charming old Dubai and on the other side is the modern new Dubai. You can also view the beautiful city while sipping a delicious cup of coffee at the cafe on the bridge.

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