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The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Dubai’s Iconic Landmarks

Yes, it is true that Dubai is a real estate investment hub, but we cannot ignore the fact that Dubai is also one of the booming tourism hot spots in the middle east that is known for inspiring landmarks comprising glamour, history, and culture. There is so much to explore here, but most of the travelers have limited days and they can’t decide what to visit & what not.

So, we are here to help you with our ultimate guide to exploring Dubai’s iconic landmarks within your limited time. Here we are dividing your Dubai Tour into 5 parts- Modern Places, Historical Places, Cultural Places, Entertainment Zones, and Natural Wonders. So, you can easily place your trip to Dubai.



Burj Khalifa


Let’s start your journey with the modern marvels for which Dubai is known as a global city.  These modern marvels are landmark developments, and when we are talking about landmarks in Dubai then how can we forget to visit Burj Khalifa? This 2,717 feet tower is the tallest in the world, comprising many hotels, restaurants, and commercial & residential segments. Generally, people visit Burj Khalifa for observation decks and enjoy the eye-catching views of the city skyline, desert, and ocean.

Burj Arab Hotel


Burj Al Arab Hotel is another marvel in Dubai that you can’t afford to miss. This 60-story high tower comprises the most luxurious five-star rooms to stay and only a few lucky people can afford it. Those who can’t afford to come here to just visit and take photos and selfies.

Palm Jumeirah


When we talk about modern man-made wonders in Dubai then how can we miss mentioning Palm Jumeirah? This palm tree-shaped archipelago comprised world-class hotels, market place, multi-cuisine restaurants, and luxury apartments. And the best thing about Palm Jumeirah is, it comes under a free zone, so any foreigner or expat can buy property here. Nakheel Palm Beach Tower & Como Residences are the latest off-plan project here.

If you want to buy off-plan property in Palm Jumeirah or any other free zones of Dubai then TopLuxuryProperty can help you find the best option for you, within your budget and expectation.


A visit to Dubai is never complete without an exploration of historical gems. With the name Dubai, the only things that come to our mind are high-rise towers, luxury cars on the road, nightclubs, big malls, and beaches. But there are lot more to explore in Dubai, there are many lesser-known historical places that are full of excitement.

Dubai Creek


When you visit Dubai Creek the actual picture of the famous book “Arabian Nights” will come in front of your eyes. This place is known for old Arabian-style markets (souk in the Arabic language), old buildings, and some museums which you must visit. Here you will not only get familiar with the actual traditions of Arabs but also can purchase many things that are rare in other places.

Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood


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If you want to explore how Dubai looked during the mid-nineteenth to the 70s of twentieth century then you should visit Al Fahidi. Traditional Arabic-style homes not more than two stories and small streets paved with stones are enough to take you back to the golden era of Arabs.


Just like historical avenues, cultural hubs in Dubai have their own importance because only here you can get a complete introduction to art & culture. And most importantly here you can take many pictures and capture memories with your family or friends.

Dubai Opera


When we talk about the cultural hub in Dubai the Dubai Opera is worth mentioning on top of the list. This is one of the biggest platforms in the Middle East to host arts & entertainment. With a seating capacity of 2000+ people, Dubai Opera is a multi-format theater, concert hall, and flat floor. We recommend, if you are in Dubai then you must visit this place.

Etihad Museum


If you are interested to know about the story of the UAE Foundation then come to the Etihad Museum on Jumeirah Road. Here you will find many things that are directly linked with the heritage and traditions of Dubai & UAE.


Dubai is famous for fun & entertainment and the best thing is that most of the entertainment zones here are family-friendly. So, let’s find out what you can explore here for entertainment.

Dubai Mall


One of the largest malls in the world, here you cannot only enjoy shopping from the big brands and enjoy delicious foods but also visit many other popular entertainment zones like Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. Here you can see countless aquatic animals and different species of fish.

IMG Worlds of Adventure

If you are a big fan of Cartoon Network, Marvel, and DC then this place is heaven for you. This is one of the biggest indoor amusement parks in the world. So, you can come here with your kids & other family members and watch your favorite superheroes live and enjoy other activities.


Even though Dubai is a city of high-rise towers, modern infrastructure, and a wide desert, many natural wonders entice nature lovers from different parts of the world. Let’s explore these places in Dubai.

Magical Garden Dubai


Who doesn’t love flowers? Could you believe there is a place in Dubai where everything is decorated or made from colorful flowers like a big clock, Emirates A380 Airbus, a giant sculpture of a floating lady, and many more? Visit Magical Garden Dubai and see yourself.

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve

If you want to explore the adventure side of the Desert in Dubai then Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve is the place for you. Spread over 225 square kilometers, this is the place where you can enjoy different activities like trekking, night safari, camping, camel riding, etc., and enjoy nature, away from the hubbub of the city.


Dubai is not only a city for real estate investment but also a tourism hotspot. Every year, millions of people come here to visit the many famous places. If you are also planning to visit Dubai but have no idea where to start and which places are best to visit, then our ultimate guide to exploring iconic landmarks in Dubai can help you. And if you are planning to buy a property in Dubai, then Top Luxury Property can assist you in finding the best deal from reputed real estate developers.


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