Top 10 Places To Visit In Beautiful Dubai

Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf.  This beautiful metropolis is also the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the country. The city of Dubai is located on the emirate’s northern coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. Not only is Dubai a fabulous global city, but it is also host to World Expo 2020.

Dubai is without a doubt a global city and business hub of the Middle East, and is also a main transport hub for passengers and cargo. Of course, Dubai is known for its massive wealth and oil. Known for its Western-style business model, it is a popular tourist spot from vacationers from around the globe. Dubai has also become popular for its innovative large construction projects and sports events. Additionally, it is known for having amazing high-rise buildings and skyscrapers, particularly the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. Dubai is one of the most expensive cities in the world, and the most expensive city in the Middle East.

Are you ready to visit beautiful Dubai? Here are some top places to experience while visiting this amazing city.

  1. Burj Khalifa Observation Deck

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, and is located on the southern end of Sheikh Zayed Road. This amazingly beautiful building stands over 2716 feet high, and looks like a shiny needle.

  1. Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall is just one of the spectacular malls in Dubai, if not the world. The world’s largest mall, it is home to 1,200 stores including the world’s largest candy store. Its’ total size is 12.1 million sq. ft. This is a great place to spend an entire day shopping or browsing.

  1. Dubai Fountains

The Dubai Fountain show is the world’s largest fountain show, and is located on the man-made Burj Lake outside the Dubai Mall. The fountain was created by the same team which created the Las Vegas fountains outside the Bellagio Hotel. Dubai Fountains is an amazing experience and a must-see in Dubai.

  1. Dubai Aquarium

The Dubai Aquarium is located in the Dubai Mall and has over 33,000 species of aquatic creatures. There is a huge 2.6 million gallon tank on one level, and an underwater zoo on an upper level.

  1. Dubai Gold Souk

Dubai is famous for its low cost gold and you can really find wonderful bargains at Dubai Gold Souk. Gold Souq market is notorious for its wall-to-wall gold. Whether you are shopping or just sightseeing, this is an amazing place to see.

  1. Bastakia-Al Bastakiah

Al Bastakiya or Bastakia is a charming historical quarter of Dubai with countless narrow winding lanes, traditional wind tower architecture, and old buildings.

  1. Centre for Cultural Understanding

This is a great place to visit if you want to understand the Islamic culture and the culture of the Gulf and the UAE. The center has a diverse calendar of events focused on the local culture, religions, customs and traditions, and also offers various insightful tours.

  1. Dubai Spice Souk

Also called the Grand Souq, Deira Old Souq or Deira Spice Souq, it is located in Deira next to the Gold Souq. The market consists of many small shops trickling out on to the walkway with a wide variety of spices.

  1. Hindi Lane

At one end of the Textile Souk you will find the Hindu Lane. You will see many stores and products that have been imported from India.

  1. Grand Mosque

This Grand Mosque is exceptional because the original version of the mosque was the oldest of all the mosques in the UAE.  Unfortunately, the mosque cannot be entered by non-Muslims.  Lucky for non-Muslims, it is part of Bateaux Dubai Dinner Cruise, and is a pleasurable way to experience Dubai.

Ready to make your own Dubai vacation memories?  Not sure how to get started planning your destination vacation to Dubai? Elite Travel Team can help! We will work with you to customize your itinerary and pick the areas that would best suit your travel style and needs. We are open 8am to midnight CST 7 days per week.   We go above and beyond to help you plan your most memorable vacation experience.  Contact us today at or 866-218-9188.  You can also book online at We look forward to hearing from you soon.



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