14 Sights in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

1. Dubai Frame

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The Dubai Frame is an observatory, museum, and monument in Zabeel Park, Dubai. It holds the record for the largest frame in the world. The building has a height of 150.24 meters and a width of 95.53 meters. The building mainly serves as an observatory, providing views of old Dubai in the north and newer parts in the south.

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2. Burj Khalifa

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The Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the world's tallest building. With a total height of 829.8 m and a roof height of 828 m (2,717 ft), the Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in 2009, supplanting Taipei 101, the previous holder of that status.

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3. Dubai Miracle Garden

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The Dubai Miracle Garden is a flower garden located in the district of Dubailand, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The garden was launched on Valentine's Day in 2013. It occupies over 72,000 square metres (780,000 sq ft), making it the world's largest natural flower garden, featuring over 50 million flowers and 250 million plants.

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4. Spice Souk

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Dubai Spice Souk or the Old Souk is a traditional market in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Spice Souk is located in Deira, in eastern Dubai, and is adjacent to the Dubai Gold Souk. The Spice Souk is in the locality of Al Ras, on Baniyas Street, near the Old Souk abra station on Dubai Creek. The souk comprises several narrow lanes which are lined with open and closed-roof stores, and is a tourist attraction.

Wikipedia: Dubai Spice Souk (EN)

5. Ain Dubai

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Ain Dubai is the tallest giant observation wheel ever built, standing over 243 m (800’) high; opening in spring 2015, the wheel has been shuttered and effectively non-operational since March of 2022. Ain Dubai is located at Bluewaters Island, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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6. Etihad Museum

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The Etihad Museum, historically called the Union House and formerly as the al-Diyafah Palace and the Jumeirah Guesthouse, is a museum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates that collects, preserves, and displays the heritage of the United Arab Emirates in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific, and military history. It holds everything from old passports to personal artifacts of the rulers of United Arab Emirates. The historic signing of the Constitution of the United Arab Emirates, the raising of the first UAE flag, and the formation of the United Arab Emirates as a country on 2 December 1971 took place within the area that forms the museum today. The museum is designed as a document to signify the signing of the UAE constitution. It costs 25 AED for an adult to visit it.

Wikipedia: Etihad Museum (EN)

7. Dubai Opera

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Dubai Opera is a 2,000-seat, multi-format, performing arts centre, which is located within The Opera District in Downtown Dubai. It was developed by Emaar Properties to host a variety of performances and events including theatre, opera, ballet, concerts, conferences and exhibitions. Its plans were announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in March 2012 and it was completed in 2016. It opened on 31 August 2016 with a performance by Plácido Domingo. The first season featured Bizet's The Pearl Fishers opera and also the tenor José Carreras. Dubai Opera has flat floor capacity of 1,800 m2 (19,000 sq ft). This floor can be hired for weddings, gala dinners, fashion shows and exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Dubai Opera (EN), Website

8. IMG Worlds of Adventure

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IMG Worlds of Adventure is an indoor amusement park in the United Arab Emirates in Dubai. It is Dubai's first mega themed entertainment destination. The park is divided into five "epic zones". Two of the five zones represent global brands Cartoon Network and Marvel, while IMG Boulevard and the Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure zones are original concepts created by the IMG Group. Novo Cinema is the fifth section of IMG Worlds of Adventure and agreement was signed between Novo Cinema and IMG World of Adventure in May 2015. The park has no connection to the multinational talent management agency IMG, and "IMG" stands for initials of the founding family.

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9. Dubai Grand Masjid

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The Grand Mosque is a mosque in Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is located between the textile souk and the Dubai Museum close to a small stream in the Bur Dubai area. Originally built in 1900, demolished and built again in 1960, it then underwent a further rebuilding in 1998. It now holds up to 1,200 worshippers. Non-Muslims are permitted to enter the Mosque daily from Sunday to Thursday from 9 AM to 11:30 AM for free tours. The mosque is the hub of Dubai's religious and cultural life.

Wikipedia: Grand Mosque in Dubai (EN)

10. Jumeirah Archaeological Site

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The Jumeirah Archaeological Site is a site which dates back to the Abbasid period in the 9th century AD, in the district of Jumeirah in the city of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. It was first excavated in 1969 with different ancient items including architectural and decorative findings, ranging from a mosque, caravanserai, and residential houses to glazed pottery jars and plateware, bronze coins, glass and stone artefacts. It is owned and managed by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.

Wikipedia: Jumeirah Archaeological Site (EN)

11. Dubai Design District

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Dubai Design District (d3) is a purpose-built community in Dubai dedicated to the design, fashion, and culture community, including startups, entrepreneurs, and well-established international design, luxury, and fashion brands. It was established in 2013. It is a TECOM Group freezone business park consisting of three phases, the first of which is 11 building offices, completed in 2016.

Wikipedia: Dubai Design District (EN)

12. Ali ibn Abi Talib Iranian Mosque

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Al -Karashi funeral or Hosseini Al -Karashi, also known as the Ali bin Abi Talib Mosque for Husayniyah, on Imam Ali Street in Bur Dubai, is Hosseini and a Shiite mosque, located near the old textile market in the Bur Dubai region in the Emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. It was founded by the caravans who were displaced from the eastern coast of the Arabian Gulf.

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13. Mushrif Park

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Mushrif Park is 5.25 square kilometre family-oriented park in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is located in the eastern part of the city, about 16 km from the traditional center of Dubai. The park was created in early 1980s by Dubai Municipality and was widely expanded and refurbished in 1989.

Wikipedia: Mushrif Park (EN)

14. Majlis Ghorfat Umm Al Sheif

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The Majlis Ghorfat Umm Al Sheif is the preserved summerhouse, or majlis, of the former Ruler of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Located in the Dubai suburb of Jumeirah 2, the majlis is preserved today as a heritage site.

Wikipedia: Majlis Ghorfat Umm Al Sheif (EN)


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