Dubai is one of the seven states that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE); it is located in the Middle East. The UAE borders the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf and is situated between Oman and Saudi Arabia. The United Arab Emirates was formed in 1971 by the then ‘Trucial States’ after their independence from Britain.
Dubai is an emerging city which forms part of the United Arab Emirates and in the last years it has been noted for its modern buildings and impressive buildings that have defied the desert and the sea. If you like shopping, Dubai is one of the best destinations to do it since you can find great shopping centers among which stands out the Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping malls.
Unlike other cities Dubai does not offer historical or cultural places of global importance but it attracts many tourists for its impressive constructions, luxury hotels, artificial islands that have become tourist attractions. Among the most important icons we suggest you visit in Dubai, are:
Burj Khalifa, is an impressive building, considered the highest in the world with over 830 meters high, for this reason all visitors of the city come to climb to the top and enjoy spectacular views of the city of Dubai from the floor 124.it’s advisable to purchase your entry in advance since it is common to find long queues to access to the building. Opposite the building you can admire the famous Fountain of Dubai with its beautiful water waves moving accompanied by amazing lighting.
Burj Al Arab, is a luxury hotel that has become a representative icon of Dubai due to its structure as a sailing boat and also for being the unique 7 stars hotel in the world. This hotel offers the best on services and luxury to its guests. It has modern limousines and even a platform for private helicopters.
Palm Jumeirah, is a group of artificial islands which together have a form of a palm tree (as its name suggests) its form can be better appreciated from a helicopter flight. In these islands were built luxury residences and the impressive Atlantis Hotel, very popular for its water park.
Ski Dubai, is a ski center built in the center of Dubai where you can practice winter sports like skiing or snowboarding. The entrance prices are relatively high, unlike other similar establishments, but it is advisable to visit this technological marvel created for the enjoyment of the visitors of the city where the sun and the desert predominate.
Aquaventure, is the most famous water park in Dubai and is part of the Hotel Atlantis located in Palm Jumeirah. The complex has various water attractions including an impressive Playground slide water pipes where we can glide and a wide beach. It is highly recommended place to visit with your family.