Tourist attractions in Dubai

Discover the best landmarks and the essential tourist attractions on your visit to the famous emirate city of Dubai.

Essential monuments and tourist attractions

Burj Khalifa

At 2,717 (828 meters) feet high, the Burj Khalifa is Dubai’s most famous skyscraper and the highest building in the world.

Burj Al Arab

Burj al Arab Hotel is the only 7 star hotel in the world, and, since its creation in 1999 is classed as the best hotel on the Planet.

Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah is one of Dubai’s top attractions. Find all about it, the best place to see it, and how to get there.

Dubai Fountain

Dubai Fountain is the largest in the world and one of the most spectacular. This is Dubai’s answer to the Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas.

Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek is a saltwater inlet that runs 6 miles inland through the famous emirate city and is one of the best locations to explore on holiday.

Al Bastakiya

Localized in Bur Dubai on the southside of the Creek, Al Bastakiya is one of the oldest areas of Dubai, and also one we recommend the most.

Jumeirah Mosque

The Jumeirah Mosque is the most famous shrine in Dubai, both for its stunning architecture and due to it being the only one that allows access to visitors.

The World

The World is a complex of 300 artificial islands which, when seen from above, form a map of the globe.

Dubai Museum

Dubai Museum is the most important cultural center in the city. In the exhibition spaces, you will learn all about the different sides of life in the city.

Saeed Al Maktoum House

Saeed al Maktoum House is a beautiful example of elegant 19-century Arabic architecture. It is home to a fascinating collection of photographs and objects.

Heritage House

Heritage House is a traditional house which reflects Dubai’s past. You can visit all the house and its wonderful patio.

Al-Ahmadiya School

Al Ahmadiya school is one of Dubai’s original centres of education and today houses a fascinating museum.

Safa Park

Created in 1975 in the old outskirts of the city, Safa Park today is an enormous park in the heart of Dubai. Find out all about it here.

Creekside Park

Locate in Bur Dubai, on the banks of Dubai Creek, Creekside Park is one of the largest parks in the city. Find out everything it has to offer.

Heritage Village

Situated in the Al Shindagha neighbourhood, Heritage Village and Diving Village form peculiar reconstructions that introduces visitors to Dubai.

Global Villages

Global Village in Dubai is an enormous leisure, cultural and retail space, filled with pavilions, shops, restaurants and attractions. Find our more here!

Dubai Zoo

Dubai Zoo is the oldest Zoo on the Arabian Peninsula and one of the most distressing we have ever seen. Find out why here.