UAE is probably one of the world’s most popular countries among tourists. The United Arab Emirates is One of the most luxurious countries with the newest technologies and most advanced amenities.
A lot of people have dreamed their whole life of going to the UAE for a vacation or even living. UAE has a lot of famous buildings and places that are world-known and a symbol of modernity and wealth in this country.
In this article, we are going to introduce some of UAE’s most famous attractions that you should put on your trip plan to UAE.
Burj Khalifa is definitely the number one place on your list. Burj Khalifa is the tallest tower in the world with 830 meters in height and 360 degrees, panorama view over Dubai City. You can purchase a ticket and go to the terrace of Burj Khalifa to look at Dubai City on top of the world’s tallest skyscraper.
Burj Khalifa is a wonder in Dubai City that skyscrapers just grow out of the ground as plants and people call it the jungle of skyscrapers. Among these many skyscrapers, Burj Khalifa is still the most famous and greatest one.
Burj Khalifa is in Downtown Dubai next to the Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain and You can see it from every area of Dubai city.
Location: 1 Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Blvd, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Dubai Mall is the world’s greatest mall with a lot of services and places inside of it other than shops and stores. The world’s greatest Aquarium and Underwater is located inside the Dubai Mall.
You can find all of the world’s famous brands in the Dubai Mall as well as a lot of restaurants and coffee shops. There are movie theaters, a fascinating indoor playground for kids (KidZania), an Arabian-style Souk, etc.
Dubai Mall is a collection of wonders. In front of the Dubai Mall, you will see the Dubai Fountain which is the world’s greatest performing Fountain. You can finish your shopping and visit the mall by watching a performance of the performing fountain that dances to a number of the world’s famous music.
Location: Financial Center Street, Along Sheikh Zayed Road, Next to Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Another wonder of Dubai city is an archipelago of artificial islands called Palm Jumeirah. Palm Jumeirah is an artificial island in the shape of a palm tree that is located in the Persian Gulf next to Jumeirah Beach.
Palm Jumeirah is not just an empty land in the shape of a palm tree. There are houses, buildings, Atlantis Hotel, aqua park, and a lot more places that you will find in a city. It’s like Palm Jumeirah is a city for itself.
Dubai Skydive is in the Palm Jumeirah. You can experience skydiving and get a great look at the island as you are landing in the air.
Location: the Persian Gulf, Dubai coastline, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the world’s third grand mosque located in Abu Dhabi filled with beauty and charm. You can see the glamour and beauty of Islamic architecture in this mosque. The perfect design, architecture, and material have made the Sheikh Zayed mosque a piece of art that presents the history, heritage, and art of Islamic/Arabic culture.
They used modern equipment and material in building this mosque like gold, mirrors, mosaics, glass, etc. The sparkle and charm of this mosque will remind you of the power and wealth of Arabian Islamic countries like the UAE.
Location: Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, 5th St, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Louvre Abu Dhabi
UAE and France made an agreement in the year 2007 that this museum in Abu Dhabi is allowed to use Louvre’s name until the year 2037. The main purpose of the Louvre Abu Dhabi is to fill the void and space between western and eastern art and culture. There are 55 individual buildings in the Louvre Abu Dhabi where you can see various collections in them.
Some of the objects in the Louvre Abu Dhabi are permanent and some are temporary. There are historic pieces and objects in the museum that you can visit and some parts of the Louvre Abu Dhabi are featuring modern art pieces.
Location: Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Al Fahidi Historical (Al Bastakiya)
This neighborhood was built in the 1890s by immigrants from Iran. This district will remind you of the old days in the 19th century. You can see the architecture, the shape of cities and society, etc.
Al Fahidi Historical is also known as the Al Bastakiya.
If you are wondering about the society and cities of UAE before the modernization and petroleum discovery you should visit the Al Fahidi district.
Location: Bur Dubai, Al Hamriya, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Al Bidya Mosque
Al Bidya Mosque is an over 600 years old mosque located in a village near Fujairah city. It is known as the UAE’s oldest mosque. The path to the Al Bidya Mosque is very beautiful filled with wonders of nature.
It is a small mosque that maximum of 20 people can go inside and pray at the same time. But the material and architecture are what make it special. They have not used a single piece of wood in building this historic mosque and yet it is still stable just like the first day.
Location: Al Bidya Village, 35 kilometers away from Fujairah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Sharjah Art Museum
Sharjah Art Museum is one of the greatest art museums in the UAE and consists of 72 galleries. There are some permanent art pieces in this museum and some temporary exhibitions and galleries that are featuring a collection of art pieces for a limited time.
Most of the artists whose works are presented in the Sharjah Art Museum are Arab or Middle Eastern. There are art pieces from non-Arab or non-Middle Eastern artists in this museum but their work is featured under one condition. That the subject of their work should be the Arab culture.
Before the inauguration of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Art Museum was the greatest art museum in UAE.
Location: Al Shuwaihean, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
In this article, we talked about some of the most important attractions of UAE that you should definitely put on your trip plan of UAE. There are places in the four main cities of UAE: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, and Fujairah.