Abode to the world’s tallest building (Burj Khalifa), Dubai is certainly on the bucket list of many for numerous reasons. Considered one of the most sought after cities to enjoy glamour and glitz, it attracts people from all walks of life – honeymooners, families and businessmen.
Dubai is one of those places that seem like a fairy tale, no matter how many days you spend here. The blend of modern and ancient attractions is worth experiencing with your naked eyes. From adrenaline-pacing activities to eclectic dining spots and nightlife hubs, you will never get enough of this place. Already excited to visit it? If yes, you can easily book cheap flights from Pune to Dubai with round-the-clock availability. However, if you are still not convinced with the charm of Dubai, the following big names of Dubai will lure you to its majestic splendor.
Start your morning along the shoreline of Jumeirah Beach and witness why it’s the top spot in the itinerary of sun-seekers. Though water sports enthusiasts may prefer the serene and sapphire water of Persian Gulf, Jumeirah Beach is perfect as children’s playground, barbecue and picnic spot. Visiting later in the day? Make sure to keep a water bottle and sunscreen handy with you.
One of the closest things to the sky, Burj Khalifa is surely a top attraction in the to-do list of every visitor. With a total height of 2,722 ft (829.8 meter), this monstrous skyscraper has 211 floors that give you a bird’s eye perspective of Dubai. Although visitors are invited to escalate to the 124th floor, you can surely experience a spectacular vista of beautiful Persian Gulf. If you are ready to spend a bit more, you can ride up to the 148th floor, which is said to be the world’s highest observation deck.
Even though the city is known for its high temperature, this gigantic indoor ski is definitely a place to chill out. Being the first indoor ski center in the entire Middle East, Ski Dubai has five ski platforms, a chairlift, snowboarding zone, and a spacious room for snowball fights and toboggan runs. Have kids with you? Well, Ski Dubai has taken care of that as well by offering ski lessons and penguin colony, especially to woo kids.
Gold and Spice Souks
Take a walk through the city’s most famous traditional souks aka bazaars and get to know what business was like back in those days. Located on the south bank in Diera, these Gold and Spice Souks are famous for glittering jewelries including necklaces, earrings and bracelets, and unique, aromatic spices. Not only in Dubai and United Arab Emirates, this bazaar is regarded as one of the most renowned gold jewelry trading centers throughout the world.
Though skyscrapers are the first things that come to mind when you hear of Dubai, the city also boasts of historic structures, such as Bastakiya quarter which remind one about the 19th century (apart from these dominating edifices). The wind-towered buildings at Bastakiya Quarter now serve as cultural institutions, art galleries and cafes which comprise Majlis Galleries depicting Middle Eastern art. For history buffs, Bastakiya Quarter is a place to include in their itinerary.
Dubai Desert Conservation Reserves
When you are done experiencing the glitz and glam of urban Dubai, indulge yourself in this invigorating national park known as Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The first national park of UAE, Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve is known for encompassing more than 80 square miles of the Arabian Desert. Whether you want to go sand boarding, dune bashing, or dabble in archery, or camp on-site, Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve has got almost everything exciting for you.
With so much more to see, you must definitely plan your next trip to Dubai now. You can easily book cheap flights from Pune to Dubai. When you visit Dubai, you will surely love to spend more days than what you have planned for. So, don’t think much, just start preparing for your trip to Dubai and get ready to experience, explore and engage in the charm of attractions of this famous city.