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Things to Do and See in Dubai, UAE

By Davedtc @davedtc

Dubai is a shining gem of the United Arab Emirates or UAE. An ultra-modern city, Dubai is known for its glamour, luxury and opulence. When it comes to architecture and design, the city has broken several world records. Right from owning one of the largest malls in the world to the tallest building in the world, Dubai has always surprised and awed the world with its architectural feats. Due to all these reasons and more, Dubai is one of the most popular holiday destinations for people across the world. If you are planning to visit Dubai in the near future, here are some of the best things to do and see in Dubai.

Things to Do in Dubai

Adventurous Activities
Not many know that Dubai is not all about glamour and luxury. In fact, it is one of the hotspots for adventure activities. Right from the most adventurous aerial activities to the most daring water activities, it is a haven for adventure lovers. Skydiving is one of the most popular activities, where you get the aerial view of Palm Island as well as the entire Dubai city. If you like aerial adventures, you can also try ziplining and hot air ballooning. Water adventures are also quite popular in Dubai. Apart from water sports like jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking, kite surfing and surfing, you can also try scuba diving and snorkelling here. Rock climbing, mountain biking, skiing, etc. are also popular in the city.

Visit Amusement Parks
One of the best things to do in Dubai is visiting amusement parks and Dubai has some of the best in the world. One of the ultimate amusement park destinations would be Dubai Parks & Resorts, housing three theme parks and a water park. While Motiongate and Bollywood Park is perfect for adventure-loving adults, Legoland Dubai and Legoland Water Park is great for the little ones. Moreover, if you want to have fun and thrilling time without being bothered by the heat of the city, head to IMG Worlds of Adventure, which is an indoor theme park. There are also several interesting water parks in the city, the most popular being Wild Wadi, Atlantis Aquaventure and Laguna Water World.

Places to See in Dubai

Kite Beach
Dubai is a beach-city and is home to some of the most marvellous beaches you will ever see. If you have to pick just one, it should be Kite Beach. It is one of the most popular public beaches in Dubai. The beach is well-known for its water sports, especially kite surfing. Also, the beach is great for people -watching. With a skatepark right on the beach, visitors can see skaters practicing. There are also several open-air cafes and eateries where you can enjoy some cool drinks and delicious snacks. Apart from all this, Kite Beach is great for lounging and enjoying the view not only of the waves but also of the gorgeous sail-shaped Burj Al Arab.

VR Park Dubai
If you want to enjoy some thrill, adventure and fun, the VR Park Dubai is a place you must visit. Located inside the Dubai Mall, VR Park Dubai is a theme park that brings together virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). The place has 18 interactive rides, attractions and experiences, each unique and immersive. The genre of the attractions ranges from leisure to adrenaline, making it possible to find something that you would love to try. The best part is that you can enter the place for free and only pay for those attractions that you are really interested in. Some of the interesting attractions of VR Park are Burj Drop, APE-X, John Wick Chronicles, The Raft, The Walking Dead VR Outbreak, Travel Bus, VR Sports, etc. With its fabulous and nerve-wrecking attractions, VR Park Dubai promises to take you to a different world for a few hours.

While the above ones are interesting places to see and things to do in Dubai, there are several more that you can include in your itinerary. In reality, the city is brimming with so many old and new attractions, you would want to visit again and again to see everything!

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