DUBAI CALLS FOR A HOLIDAY

Dubai, a city that has to be visited to be believed

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Dubai, a city that has to be visited to be believed, ranked as fourth most visited places in the world that includes record-breaking architecture alongside traditional quarters, an excellent collection of resorts and spas while man-made islands just out of the coastline. It is certainly a holiday experience taken to next level where there exists an entertaining venue filled with cultural shows; the indoor aquatic world and lots more. Take a walk around the Bastakia district, and you’ll discover the Dubai of old, then cruise along Dubai Creek in a traditional dhow, and you’ll soon realize there’s more to this city than its flashy veneer.

Here are the top places to tick off your sightseeing list when you’re in town.

Burj Khalifa

Dubai’s landmark building the Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world and the most famous of the city’s points of interest. It is on the checklist of most of the visitors to visit the observation deck on the 124th floor. The true magic of the building is best appreciated when observed closely or even better from inside on a clear day. On the ground surrounding the Burj Khalifa, are the building’s beautifully designed gardens, with winding walkways.

Dubai Mall

It is the city’s premier mall and provides an entry to the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Aquarium. A person who loves entertainment there is more options like the ice-skating rink, gaming zone, cinema complex, a choreographed outdoor fountain and the giant Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. It’s a paradise for endless shopping and eating. There are always special events such as live music and fashion shows within the mall.

Dubai Museum

The oldest structure in the city, Al Fahidi Fort is a not to miss destination when visiting Dubai. One can learn about the evolution of Dubai right from being a tiny deserted fishing village to become one of the futuristic states. The fort’s walls are built out of traditional coral-blocks and held together with lime. The courtyard is home to several traditional boats and a palm-leaf house with an Emirati wind-tower. The left-hand hall showcases Emirati musical instruments and the right-hand hall features weaponry, and Below the ground floor display halls with exhibits and dioramas covering various aspects of traditional Emirati life.

Desert Safari

Dubai, a city that has to be visited to be believed, ranked as fourth most visited places in the world that includes record-breaking architecture alongside traditional quarters, an excellent collection of resorts and spas while man-made islands just out of the coastline. It is certainly a holiday experience taken to next level where there exists an entertaining venue filled with cultural shows; the indoor aquatic world and lots more. Take a walk around the Bastakia district, and you’ll discover the Dubai of old, then cruise along Dubai Creek in a traditional dhow, and you’ll soon realize there’s more to this city than its flashy veneer.

Here are the top places to tick off your sightseeing list when you’re in town.

Burj Khalifa

Dubai’s landmark building the Burj Khalifa, which is the tallest building in the world and the most famous of the city’s points of interest. It is on the checklist of most of the visitors to visit the observation deck on the 124th floor. The true magic of the building is best appreciated when observed closely or even better from inside on a clear day. On the ground surrounding the Burj Khalifa, are the building’s beautifully designed gardens, with winding walkways.

Dubai Mall

It is the city’s premier mall and provides an entry to the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Aquarium. A person who loves entertainment there is more options like the ice-skating rink, gaming zone, cinema complex, a choreographed outdoor fountain and the giant Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. It’s a paradise for endless shopping and eating. There are always special events such as live music and fashion shows within the mall.

Dubai Museum

The oldest structure in the city, Al Fahidi Fort is a not to miss destination when visiting Dubai. One can learn about the evolution of Dubai right from being a tiny deserted fishing village to become one of the futuristic states. The fort’s walls are built out of traditional coral-blocks and held together with lime. The courtyard is home to several traditional boats and a palm-leaf house with an Emirati wind-tower. The left-hand hall showcases Emirati musical instruments and the right-hand hall features weaponry, and Below the ground floor display halls with exhibits and dioramas covering various aspects of traditional Emirati life.

Desert Safari

No trip is completed without the marvellous desert safari, engage in this luxurious experience as you take part in a variety of thrilling activities. It is a mixture of cultural entertainment, adventure and sumptuous dinner under the stars. The real highlight of the tour is an exciting, adrenaline-pumping 4x4 Land Cruiser drive deep into the desert to explore the vast stretch of the golden dunes by plummeting low in the deep ditches and escalating high on the summit of the dunes. This is followed by a visit to our traditional Arabic Bedouin campsite, which enables you to capture the real essence and beauty of the desert, as you relish traditional Arabic coffee, smoke a flavoured Shisha, and rivet in the mesmerizing belly dance movements and Tanura horse shows.

No trip is completed without the marvellous desert safari, engage in this luxurious experience as you take part in a variety of thrilling activities. It is a mixture of cultural entertainment, adventure and sumptuous dinner under the stars. The real highlight of the tour is an exciting, adrenaline-pumping 4x4 Land Cruiser drive deep into the desert to explore the vast stretch of the golden dunes by plummeting low in the deep ditches and escalating high on the summit of the dunes. This is followed by a visit to our traditional Arabic Bedouin campsite, which enables you to capture the real essence and beauty of the desert, as you relish traditional Arabic coffee, smoke a flavoured Shisha, and rivet in the mesmerizing belly dance movements and Tanura horse shows.