Dubai is the most fascinating area which gives a pleasant experience to them as many attractive places, sand dunes, beaches, hotels and architectural wonders takes visitors to enjoy the charm of the city. It is a home to diverse culture, races and traditions with many magnificent places like zoo, aquariums and gardens that takes you very close in company of nature. It satiate your hunger and gives mind boggling experience that leaves alluring impression on the minds of the visitors. For the beginners this tour is the perfect place to spend your precious time with your family or beloved ones makes your trip memorable and offers a novel experience with the savour of mouth-watering cuisines. A list of Top 10 Places to know before traveling to Dubai for the first time :-
1- Jumeirah Beach Residences (JBR)
A leisurely stroll along the beach takes you to explore the beauty of the place to enjoy the scenic view of the beach with a sip of piping hot cup of coffee. There are plenty of opportunities that satisfy your need like fashion, home, handicraft shops and stylish boutiques. There is also a small Covent Garden market which offers jewellery, food treats and home wares. Enjoy fine dining at some restaurants and also there are specific dedicated areas surrounded with modern and aesthetic beauty that showcases the panoramic views.
2- Wander the Souks of Dubai
Wanders Souk in Dubai takes you to the shopping paradise which is surrounded by the colourful stalls. Impressing gold souk, perfume souk, spice souk, fruits and vegetable souks and Meena Bazaar takes you to shop at the souks. There are hundreds of stalls selling variety of goods. A crucial part of trade in Dubai as the bustling souks where you will wonder through the textile souk to swank in coloured silks and embroidered silks. Dubai souks is an essential experience where you will enjoy the lavish gold jewellery with traditional fragrances and treasures.
3- Visit the Desert
Amazing and must visiting place that gives you the crazy experience while enjoying dune bashing. Dubai is very hot and humid during the summers as the magic and Beauty of the red sand dunes takes you to enjoy camel riding, henna tattooing, belly dance and Tanura dance. While visiting the Arabian Desert you will also enjoy flavoured sheesha that makes your journey unforgettable. A chance to visit Arab Emirates that gives you a delightful experience takes you to visit the landmarks of Dubai during the tour. You will enjoy sunrise & sunset views, adventurous activities and also rides.
4- The Dubai Coffee Museum
One of the Dubai’s heritage hubs with international standards and relaxing atmosphere in a traditional architecture. Located at the Al Fahidi district is a largest coffee museum in the Middle East, dedicated to coffee where you will learn all about the origins and preparation of coffee. It’s integrals to Arabic tradition of hospitality surprising that showcases the coffee culture also consists a reading room, children’s corner and a cafe.
5- Enjoy the Kebabs
Kebab is a common dish of the Middle East as one can find kebabs at some outlets in Dubai. Kebabs are prepared with seafood or meat which are genteelly mixed with onions, tomatoes and pepper. It’s a quintessential dish in Dubai which can also be prepared at homes as well. Many layers of meat are stacked in it. Its outer cooked surface can be served as sandwiches. It is like a hamburger that can be easily baked in a pan in an oven. Lip smacking dish in unique style is prepared with chicken, goat, fish or beef.
Bastakiya is one of the ultra-modern architecture with picturesque site that got its name from a town named Bastak. Bastakiya has resorted buildings features wind towers that has been declared as a conservation area. An open public area is a Sheikh Mohammad centre with Dubai Museum, Majis gallery and Arabian tea house. It offers you fantastic views of the Emirati historic district where some buildings were being separated by narrow lanes. Bastakiya tour is like walking in the ancient Dubai as it gives a glimpse of the old Dubai.
7- XVA Gallery
XVA Gallery features art works of established international artists that gives you an opportunity to enjoy different perspective and creativity at a single place. Gallery introduces you to world of art, artists and impeccable creativity. It exhibits the local and international collection of galleries, located at the heritage of Dubai district which exhibits focus on the exhibitions of the foremost artists which express their different cultural identities. International art fairs such as London, Hong Kong based arts is a convenient stock area that allows for viewing many artist works.
8- Hop on the Abra
The tour takes you to view all surrounding area of Dubai Creek in a relaxing transport. It’s a budgeted vehicle like a boat is the cheapest and fastest mode of transport that takes you to view the beautiful sights next to the creek. Abra is a small motor boat that takes you along the existing heritage sites. It operates between mangroves, Yas Island and a hotel is most interesting way to explore the surrounding areas.
9- The Palm Islands
The beautiful man-made Island in Dubai that is designed in the shape of Palm tree is divided into two parts named Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali. At the Island many architectures are found such as cafes, 5 star restaurant, glittering beaches, entertainment centres and many more. The Island is considered as the eighth wonder of the world. The Island consists many private beaches and wide variety of retail outlets that gives a spectacular scenery of Dubai.
10- Jumeirah Mosque
There are plenty of mosques in Dubai but Jumeirah Mosque is the only one that allows people of diverse culture to enter in the mosque with covered head. It is designed with white stone, a dominant landmark with modern building materials that gives a unique opportunity to learn about the Emirati culture and region in a relaxed manner. Jumeirah mosque tour is operated by the Sheikh Mohammed Centre gives amazing experience of the Islamic culture.