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Best sites to Visit in Dubai

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Glitzy Dubai has grown to become a premium holiday destination in the world. Once a desert outpost, the city has transformed itself with high-rises and posh malls. Tourists visit Dubai for different reasons including shopping, family fun, and sunshine. From Burj Khalifa to Dubai Creek and Bastakia district, below are the best attractions in Dubai, make sure you include them in your bucket list. 

  1. 1. Burj Khalifa 

The most famous landmark in United Arab Emirates Burj Khalifa is the tallest building and freestanding structure in the world. That is not all. It is also the highest observation deck on earth and a building with an elevator that travels the longest distance on earth. Most tourists visit the observation deck to get the vista of the city. Burj Khalifa is arguably the top tourist attraction in Dubai. 

  1. 2. Hajar Mountains 

The Hajar Mountains is famous for its winding roller-coaster roads that are perfect for hiking and trekking. There is also bird watching and picturesque dry riverbeds and valleys to explore. 

  1. 3. Dubai Mall 

The city’s best mall and one of the best places to visit in Dubai, it also provides the entry to the Dubai Aquarium as well as the tallest building in the world – Burj Khalifa, visitors can also explore gaming zone, skating rink and cinema complex in the Dubai Mall. The mall also hosts the annual Dubai Shopping Festival. You don't want to miss this one!

  1. 4. Old Dubai/Bastakia 

The Bastakia Quarter is a 19th century home of wealthy Persian traders who dealt with textiles and pearls. The neighborhood truly evokes the middle age era with its unique Arabian architecture and the narrow streets. 

  1. 5. Dubai Museum 

Built-in 1787 to protect the Dubai Creek from invasions, the Dubai Museum is located in the Al-Fahidi Fort. The walls of the forts are built from traditional coral blocks adjoined by lime. Visit the courtyard to check out traditional boats or the right-hand hall to see weaponry. The museum also houses collections from Al Qusais archaeological site that dates back 4000 years ago. 

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There are a wealth of websites that are often mentioned best travelsites, destinology, Expedia, travelbag,skyscanner, traveler to name but a few. It's best to hunt around and get quotes for what suits you and then compare as no one website will necessarily always be the best. I'm sure others will come along with other sites too so here's the list of travel sites and there's a long list so you can't say the particular single site best. 

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