What To Do In Dubai
Collected by Deborah L Williams
Alserkal Avenue, Warehouse #5 Street 8 / Street 17 - دبي - United Arab Emirates
A mainstay—and a founder—of the Dubai cultural scene, The Fridge is a management company and a warehouse in the gallery district, where on any given evening, you can find hipster music, or traditional Indian dance, or an intimate oud performance....
Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
Sharjah is a small Emirate about ninety minutes from Abu Dhabi, on the other side of Dubai’s skyscrapers. The Museum offers an amazing tour through the history of Islamic art, architecture, and culture: medical instruments, navigational tools,...
WAFI Mall, Level 1, Oud Metha Road, Dubai, UAE 26th Street - دبي - United Arab Emirates
Tucked into the Wafi Mall complex is a mini golf experience that goes way beyond anything you'll find on a beach boardwalk: glow-in-the-dark mini putt. You can play up to eighteen holes, chasing your iridescent neon ball across an outer...
Street 8 - Al Quoz 1 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Alserkal Avenue runs through an industrial area in Dubai where you'll find the core of the city's art scene inside a group of warehouses. The galleries and exhibition spaces here are a must-see for art lovers and those who...
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Dubai's latest entry in the cultural scene is the gleaming new opera house, built in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa. The auditorium is lovely, with wonderful leather seats, and state-of-the-art acoustics. The experience of swanning across the...
1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Two architectural wonders helped put Dubai on the map: the Burj Al Arab hotel, which resembles the sail of a ship out on the gulf waters, and the Palm Jumeirah, a residential development on a manmade archipelago that fans out in the...
Sheikh Zayed Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Admit it; you're curious. A ski hill in the middle of the desert, on the Persian Gulf, no less, is as wild an idea as humankind has ever concocted—but isn't dreaming big what Dubai is all about? The slopes at Ski Dubai are no substitute for...
Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
To walk the narrow alleys of Al Bastakiya is to travel back to the early days of Dubai, when low stucco buildings dominated the cityscape rather than gleaming glass towers. Many of these old buildings feature "wind towers," an ingenious way to...
Al Musalla Rd. - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Dubai isn't just about shopping and architecture. The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding offers enriching and intellectually stimulating tours, meant to engage and inform visitors about Emirati history and...
Al Muraqqabat Street , Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
To get a feel for the real Dubai, there's no better way than to book a tour with Frying Pan Adventures. Frying Pan was the first culinary tour outfit in Dubai, and their success is well deserved. A day with Frying Pan will get you out of the...
1 41 A St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
When the swell is up and the waves are high, Sunset Beach is Surf City, UAE. Count on left-breaking waves at the Jebel Ali end and right-breaking waves at the northern tip of the beach. In between, expect a busy beach full of tourists, locals, and...
Sweihan Road,Al Shamkha - Near the Abu Dhabi International Airport - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
A visit to the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital is worth every minute of the drive out of Dubai (about 45 minutes). This facility, the only one in the world, is devoted to the preservation and health of these amazing which play a central role in the...
17, The Iridium Building, Umm-e- Suqeim Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Whether you want to explore the stretch of sand dunes 40 minutes outside of Dubai or visit the largest expanse of uninhabited desert in the world, known as the Empty Quarter, a desert safari is the way to do it. There are any number of tour...
Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Everything is bigger in Dubai, and this aquarium is no exception to that rule. With offerings like glass bottom boat tours, cage snorkeling, and shark diving, it's perhaps among the most interactive aquarium's out there as well! Still, if you'd...
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