places to visit in uae

Best 11+ Places to visit in UAE

Routine life could make you bored as it creates obstacles to being creative. Travel pushes our limits and us from our comfort zone. And trips especially to international locations are the most fascinating as they allow one to explore different cultures and places. 

Further, some of the destinations are top-notch choices when it comes to international trips and one such location is UAE that no one wants to miss. This country has 7 emirates and all are beautiful in their own way. Out of so many places to visit in UAE, we have rounded up the best one today for you. So during your UAE tours, you can get the best out of the trip!!

So are you ready to be on this virtual tour with us? 

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

This is one of the most beautiful mosques in the world representing modern art. It is truly a depiction of how ancient art is fused with modern Islamic art. On the basis of size, it is counted as one of the biggest mosques in the world. 

This is decorated with white marble, gold, mosaic tiles, and glasswork. You can witness beauty blend with art. Also, this place has the world’s largest handmade carpet. Thus, to witness lavish beauty, include this one on the list of the best places to visit in the UAE

Reasons to Visit This Place in UAE:

  • Get an insight into the cultural art of the UAE
  • 24-carat-gold covered chandeliers
  • To enjoy a peaceful and spiritual aura

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Ferrari World 

Ferrari World

If you are an adventure lover and looking for a place where you can satisfy your urge to have fun and adventure. It houses the world’s fastest rollercoaster, longest loop ride, and more than 40 world record-breaking rides. 

This place is also unique as this is the only brand-based theme park in the world. You can visit this theme park if you want to enjoy:

  • A big dose of an adrenaline rush when you ride the world’s fastest rollercoaster 
  • Various Italian dishes in different food eateries
  • Many magical and entertaining show 

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

The next destination would surely astonish you as most of the visitors of UAE come to visit this place only. And the place is Burj Khalifa, one of the highest buildings in the world. Further, this place offers a breathtaking view of the entire Dubai which is wholesome. With its observational deck, you can enjoy the best scenery of the city while feeling a breeze of fresh air. Apart from this, here you can enjoy many other things like:

  • Eating in the world’s highest restaurant 
  • Travel in the fastest elevator on planet 
  • Enjoy the most exotic gold coffee or Cappuccino 

Art Museum 

Art Museum

Sharjah is known as the cultural capital of UAE and as per the name it has many cultural places to visit. One such is an art museum. Home to art, creativity, and beauty, the Sharjah Art Museum is the best place to visit in UAE for art admirers. Here, large galleries are open all year, where you can engage yourself in a world of artistic curiosity and creativity. 

Visitors to this one-of-a-kind museum can be part of the museum’s regular program and workshops. Additionally, you can enjoy the museum’s various collections and temporary exhibitions that are held on a regular basis. This place should be visited for the given reasons:

  • To access the large variety of books 
  • Insight into the art and history 
  • To be part of a temporary exhibition 

Hatta

Hatta dubai

Along with the natural beauty, if you want to enjoy adventure activities then Hatta is a place to explore. It is surrounded by a mountain range which allows visitors to enjoy various kinds of adventures. Further, you can even choose to stay to spend some time in mid of nature. Due to cooler temperatures and peaceful aura, this is one of the off-beat places to visit in UAE. Here are the reasons you should not miss visiting this place: 

  • To enjoy the best kayaking option in clear water 
  • Challenge yourself to trekking and hiking activities 
  • To enjoy a journey to history and culture through local people and their home 

Palm Island 

Palm Island

Besides the natural wonders, UAE also has some world-famous man-made wonders and one such of its own kind is Palm Island. It consists of three beaches Palm Jumeirah, Deira Island, and Palm Jebel Ali which create the shape of a Palm tree. A popular luxury resort on Palm Island, Dubai is the Palm Island Dubai Hotel. 

The majority of the homes on Dubai’s Palm Island are clustered along the island’s sandy shoreline. Visit this place would allow you to explore many world-famous destinations like:

  • Atlantis Hotel
  • Palm Island Villas
  • Palm Jumeirah Monorail

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Fujairah 

Fujairah 

It is covered by a beautiful mountain range- the Hajar Mountains. Here, one can visit ancient forts, beaches, mosques, and museums on UAE tours. This is one of the least human interacted Emirates that is housing many marvels. If you want to make sure of a relaxing and off-beat destination then this Emirates should be on your bucket list. Some of the must-visit places in Fujairah  are:

  • Fujairah fort and heritage village 
  • Al Bidya Mosque 
  • Friday market 
  • Fujairah museum 

Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall

Another place that you should not miss while you are on a UAE trip is Dubai Mall. This falls into the category of the world’s largest shopping mall. Besides the exclusive shopping experience, you can enjoy entertainment. The mall, which is near the Burj Khalifa, has over 1,200 retailers, offering everything from high-end luxury labels like Versace and Burberry to everyday wear! Apart from that, you want to explore the other items for a shopping list. This is also the host of the Dubai Shopping Festival which is an international level popular event. 

The places that you should not miss in Dubai Mall are:

  • The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo 
  • The indoor movie theater complex
  • The dinosaur skeleton
  • The kids’ area “Kidzania,”
  • The indoor fountain

Jumeirah Mosque

Jumeirah Mosque

It is the only mosque in Dubai that is open to non-Muslims six days a week and serves as a hub for cultural learning. The building is stunning and has a strong Fatimid influence. Make sure you come a bit earlier in the day if you want to enjoy a guided tour. Reasons to visit the Jumeirah Mosque are:

  • Here, you can visit the Islamic architecture with Fatimid style 
  • Enjoy the calm atmosphere of the place 

Emirates Palace 

Emirates Palace

The Emirates Palace provides a way to enter into a luxurious world. You are treated like royalty by the hotel staff, and the calming live music creates the ideal atmosphere for a magical stay. Here you can also enjoy various activities temperature control swimming pool, luxurious spas, and a marina. 

A diverse range of food experiences are offered by the several restaurants, bars, lounges, and cafés located inside Emirates Palace. It is an Arabian dream that fascinates everyone, especially with the pools, marina, and lighting. Further, adventure sports like kayaking, water skiing waterboarding, and so on can be enjoyed here. If you are planning a family trip for some relaxation then this is a popular place to visit in UAE. 

Global Village 

Global Village

Planning a trip to the UAE must include Global Village if you want to explore the cultural side of the UAE. Visit this cultural and entertainment event or place is mandatory for both visitors and residents. Global Village is a cultural melting pot that brings together foods, customs, and traditions from over 90 different nations. This is a must place to visit in UAE to explore the local culture of the Arab along with other countries. Things that you can enjoy in this place are:

  • Get entertained by the musical performance of international artists 
  • Adventurous and thrilling rides 
  • Taste international cuisines and dishes 
  • Enjoy shopping for ancient items 

Conclusion

So this is it with the best places to visit in the UAE. Make this list part of your bucket list if you want to cover all the major destinations in the UAE. From adventure activity in the middle of nature to the journey of history and culture, these places enable you to sense all the beauty of the UAE in every possible manner. A trip to the UAE would allow you to explore everything from the beaches to clubs and natural parks. So pack your bags and get ready for the most fascinating adventure.

Aayushi

Greetings, fellow travel enthusiasts! I'm Aayushi, and I'm here to share my exciting journeys with you. My travel blog is a cozy corner on the internet where I spill the beans on my explorations, favorite spots, and handy tips. If you're curious about the world's wonders, seeking travel advice, or simply daydreaming, you're in the right place. I'm all about finding beauty in the everyday, whether it's in a bustling market or a serene beach. Through my stories and snapshots, I hope to inspire your next adventure and provide a virtual getaway whenever you need it. Join me in unraveling the joy of discovering new places, cultures, and experiences. Pack your imagination, and let's wander together!

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