Top Rated Attractions in Dubai that are a Must-Visit

Top Rated Attractions in Dubai

If you’re here in Dubai for only a few days and are confused where to begin from, then you have reached the right place. These attractions in Dubai listed below are a must visit.

1. Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab
The Burj Al Arab is a five-star hotel, the highest official ranking. It is the fourth tallest building in the world. The shape of the hotel is designed to represent a sailing ship. The Royal Suite, charged at US$24,000 per night, is recorded at number 12 on World’s 15 most expensive hotel suites compiled by CNN Go in 2012. This hotel is a must visit!!

Location: Jumeirah 3

Telephone Number: 04 301 7777

Official website:

Wild wadi

wild wadi

Situated in the area of Jumeirah, next to the Burj Al Arab and the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. It is the most famous waterpark and family attraction in Dubai.  Wild wadi is a themed water park built on the legend of Juha and Sindabad

Location: Jumeirah Road, Next To Jumeirah Beach Hotel – Dubai

Telephone Number:  04 348 4444

Prices:–rates/ (Check website for current price.)

2. Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is the tallest tower in the world.  To maximise your experience of this attraction it’s highly recommended to view it from “At the Top”- the highest viewing platform in the world. It’s an entire journey which showcases all of Dubai and how the world’s tallest building was built.  Book your tickets online to save time and money. Make sure you book well in advance as the slots sell out pretty quickly.

It’s impossible to go back home without visiting this attraction.

Location: 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd – Dubai

Telephone Number:  800 28843867

Official Website:

Book your tickets:

3. The Dubai fountain

Dubai Fountain


This is one of the biggest attraction in Dubai located adjacent to the Dubai mall and Burj Khalifa. It is the world’s largest choreographed fountain system set on the 30-acre manmade Burj Khalifa Lake. This show is a must watch for everybody visiting or living in Dubai and the best part is that it’s absolutely free!!

Location: Financial Centre Road، Downtown Dubai – Dubai

Official website:

Show Schedule: 

Afternoon shows, daily (except Fridays)

1:00pm and 1:30pm


Afternoon shows (Fridays only)

1:30pm and 2:00pm


Evening shows, daily

6:00pm – 11:00pm, every 30 minutes

4. Dubai Parks and Resorts

Discover Parks and Resorts in Dubai


Dubai Parks and Resorts consist of four theme parks which will entertain you four times better. Motiogate’s theme is derived from Hollywood movies and on the other hand Bollywood parks and resorts have taken their theme from Bollywood action packed movies. LEGOLAND Dubai focuses on entertaining the kids primarily with their interactive rides and LEGOLAND waterpark is an on-going project opening soon.

Location: Sheikh Zayed Rd, Opp Palm Jebel Ali – Dubai

Telephone Number: 800 2629464

Official website:

5. Global village

Global Village

Global village is the region’s first cultural, entertainment, family and shopping destination in an open-air theme park. Since it’s a seasonal attraction it’s open from November through April only. It showcases over 36 pavilions which are themed according to the country they represent. It’s like travelling to different countries and experiencing diverse cultural activities all in one day.

Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, land – Dubai

Date: 01 November – 08 April 2017

Telephone Number:  04 362 4114

Ticket Price:  General Admission- AED 15 (Check Website for current Price) 

Official website:

6. Dubai mall

Dubai Mall

This is world’s largest mall and has been recently listed as the world’s most-visited shopping and leisure destination. It has over 1200 shops and is a part of the downtown Dubai complex. The Dubai fountain and Burj Khalifa, other top attractions is Dubai are also located right adjacent to this mall.  This mall hosts some of other top attractions – World’s largest Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Dubai Ice Rink, SEGA Republic.

Location: Financial Centre Road، Downtown Dubai – Dubai

Telephone Number:  800 382246255

Official website:

7. Dubai museum

Dubai Museum

The Dubai museum is located in Fahidi fort and was built in 1787. It is the oldest existing building in Dubai. The Dubai museum first opened its doors to visitors in 1971. Their purpose was to exhibit their traditional way of life in Dubai. This comprises of local antiques and artefacts.  They also showcase how life in the emirate before the initiation of oil.

To fully understand Dubai and UAE, the Dubai museum is a must visit. Your journey will be incomplete without visiting this top attraction. 

Location: Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai

Telephone Number:  04 353 1862

Price: 3Dhs. (Check Website for Current Price)

Official website:

8. Dhow Cruise

Dhow Cruise Dubai

Touring around Dubai in the dhow is a unique experience which you cannot miss when in Dubai. There are several packages for dhow cruise which includes a dinner buffet, music and belly dancing. So sit back and enjoy the ride!!There are two locations you can choose from- Dubai Marina and creek.  

Location:  Multiple Locations (Check website for all available options)


Hours: Open today · 8:45–11PM

9. Dubai Desert Safari

Desert Safari Dubai

When the term desert safari is said the first thing that pops into our mind is Dubai. This is an adventure you cannot skip. Fee the thrill and excitement of dune bashing and once you reach the tents which are decorated in traditional style carpets and pillows you can chill by the bonfire and watch the belly dancing show and enjoy the barbeque buffet.

Location: Multiple Locations (Check website for all available options)


10. Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai Miracle Garden


Dubai Miracle Garden is located in the south of Al Barsha. It houses a wide variety of distinctive flowers that are assembled in various shapes and maintained around the year.

Flowers are arranged in diverse shapes like hearts, stars, carriages, butterflies, peacock, Eiffel tower, and etc. the garden has been listed in the Guinness book of records for having the longest flower wall.

Location: Al Barsha South 3, Barsha, Dubailand Area – Dubai

Prices: Adults: 40 AED
Children 3-12 years old: 30 AED
2 Years and below and Guests with disabilities: Free

(Check Website for Current Price):

 Official website:

If you leave Dubai without visiting these top attractions, then you trip was definitely incomplete. So you must visit these “Top Rated Attractions in Dubai” places.


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