Things to Do in Dubai
Dubai is the largest and most crowded city in the United Arab Emirates. Located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, it has emerged as a global center and business hub of the Middle East. It is the principal city of the Emirate of Dubai, one among the seven regions that make up the country. Book flights to Dubai and explore this exciting city.
Dubai has recently attracted world attention by many innovations of construction projects and sports events. The city is iconic for skyscrapers and the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa. As of 2012, Dubai was ranked as the 22nd most expensive city in the world and the most expensive in the Middle East. It has grabbed a position of ‘best places to live in the Middle East’ by U.S. global consulting firm Mercer. When you plan your visit to Dubai, make sure to check some of the best things to do in Dubai.
Mall of the Emirates: A multi-level shopping mall in Dubai which features more than 630 retail outlets, 100 restaurants and cafes, over 50 luxury stores, more than 200 flagship stores and thousands of parking spaces. The mall was recognized as one of the top five shopping malls in Dubai by Forbes. The mall features many leisure activities including the Magic Planet family entertainment zone, a 14-screen VOX Cinema and the Dubai Community Theater and Arts Center.
Ski Dubai: An indoor ski resort that features an 85-meter-high indoor mountain with 5 slopes, a 400-meter-long run and other features that are changed on a regular basis. Ski Dubai also houses a number of penguins and people are allowed to interact directly with the penguins.
Burj Khalifa: Currently the tallest structure in the world, it is 2,722 ft. tall including the antenna. It was known as the Burj Dubai before its inauguration. The observation deck is located on the 148th floor holds the record of being the world’s highest observation deck. Burj Khalifa features The Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa Park. The building holds many records such as having the world’s highest restaurant, elevator installation, nightclub, skyscraper and much more.