Dubai has the attention of the world for being the fastest growing city that was nothing but piles of sand until the late 1960s when everything changed.
Today, the cosmopolitan center is regarded as one of the most visited city of the world for its shopping, cuisine, entertainment and architectural marvels. Boasting a very low crime rate, Dubai is a hospitable city for both – visitors and expats alike.
Here, we list down some of the top reasons you should consider a visit to Dubai at least once in your lifetime.
- Experience the mix of culture and ethnicity
Dubai is home to 90% immigrants while 10% make up the locals or the Emirati. The different people that come to the city not only bring their luggage but also their customs, language, cuisines, and products – making the diversity apparent in the city’s infrastructure.
- Mind blowing architecture
Dubai boasts some of the most awe-inspiring architecture including the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest freestanding structure and Burj al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel. In fact, Dubai has more than 911 completed high-rises with several under development.
- The best of entertainment and adventure
From skydiving to dune bashing on the desert – the ‘city of gold’ has activities to cater all members of the family.
Want to ski with the penguins in the desert? The Dubai shopping malls have the solution with an indoor ski resort for skiing year-round.
Moreover, the Dubai shopping malls offer plenty entertainment venues with 7-star cinemas and play areas for kids such as the Chuck-e-cheese and Fun City at the Ibn Battuta Mall.
- Tantalizing cuisine
Food is a consideration for any traveler. Luckily, when it comes to food, Dubaians and tourists are both spoiled for choices with options to eat the cuisine from any part of the world. However, do not miss the traditional Arabic food when you are visiting the city of Middle East.
- Unparalleled shopping
Shopping in Dubai is synonymous with spending and more spending. The array of malls in Dubai hosts all the major brands from around the world. Here, you can find everything and anything from electronics, apparel, accessories, cosmetics, and homeware.
Luckily, the tax-free shopping in Dubai and annual discounts and festivals make the ‘spending’ a little easy on the pockets.
Moreover, Dubai has a number of souks to its name as well. The traditional markets or bazaars are dedicated for gold jewelry, spices, perfumes, textile items and even souvenirs.
In Dubai, you can do anything!
Besides these, there are 101 more reasons to visit the land of Emirates. However, these will be enough to give you an insight of how much the city has changed from having only one skyscraper in 1991 to a figure soon reaching thousand.
Dubai provides endless adventures and experiences to its travelers, making it one of the top destinations for vacationers from all over the world.
So, what are you waiting for! Plan your next vacation to Dubai and be dazzled with the offerings of the contemporary and multi-cultural city.