The majority of people associate Dubai with luxury. And while there is no denying that Dubai is a city of luxury, there is so much more to it than that. Dubai is a city that has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a place to relax or a place to party.
Get a 360 view of the city at the top of the Burj Khalifa. Have some fun at the indoor ski resort at Ski Dubai. See the underwater world at Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. Lastly, go to the iconic Wings of Mexico for the photo shoot.
What are the most popular things to do in Dubai?
When it comes to things to do in Dubai, the options are endless. Everything from shopping in the malls to exploring the winding souks in the old city to embarking on a desert safari is possible in just one day. One of the most relaxing ways to experience the city is to take a cruise down Dubai Creek. Here you can take in some of the city’s oldest architecture, including the Bastakia Quarter and Al Fahidi Fort. The Yacht Club and the Jumeirah Mosque are also popular stops on the cruise. Other popular attractions include the Dubai Miracle Garden, the Dubai Frame, and Al Barsha.
Why should you visit the Burj Khalifa?
Visit the tallest structure on earth to see magnificent views of the city, the Burj Khalifa. It rises over the city at almost 830 meters high. The 124th story of the building, offers a panoramic view of Dubai’s skyline. Take in the city’s rich colors during the day and the night sky loaded with stars and sparkling city lights. It is one of the perfect spot for the Instagram photo.
A must-see in Dubai: SKI Dubai
No trip to Dubai is complete without a visit to Ski Dubai, the world’s largest indoor ski resort. Activities you can do here are see with the penguins, roll down the hills, ride the chairlift going to the top hill. You can challenge yourself on the slopes or just take it easy and stroll around in the snow. Kids of all ages will enjoy this magical winter wonderland.
Buy ticket for SKI Dubai at Klook
Get up close and personal with aquatic life at the Dubai aquarium and underwater zoo
Get up close and personal with the wonders of the deep sea at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. Here you can see huge sharks, sea turtles, and rays. You can even ride on a glass-bottom boat tour and see a closer look at aquatic life. There are also plenty of interactive activities for kids, including face painting, fish feeding, and much more. The aquarium also has a cinema and exhibits, so you’re sure to get an educational experience as well as a fun one.
Buy ticket At the top and Dubai Aquarium at Klook
Discover the Wings of Mexico Statue in Dubai
The 22-meter-tall Wings of Mexico statue is a depiction of Mexico’s rich culture and heritage. Jorge Marin, a well-known Mexican sculptor recognized for his representations of the human form, produced the statue. Since its unveiling in 2015, the statue has grown to rank among Dubai’s top tourist attractions.
The bronze Wings of Mexico sculpture has two wings that are wide out, creating the appearance that it is preparing to take flight. Each feather on the wings is painstakingly sculpted and meticulously fashioned to give them a genuine appearance. The statue is stunning at night since it is lighted.
The angel depicted in the statue is a symbol of hope. It represents the hope that exists in the world, and it is a reminder that there is always a brighter tomorrow. The wings of the statue represent freedom. They represent the freedom to dream, the freedom to soar, and the freedom to achieve.
Location Map of Wings of Mexico Statue
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Nathaniel Amoyen is co-founder of Joanathx. Full-time ex-pat worker at day and writer at night.