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Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Dubai, capital of the Emirate of Dubai and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, is a fantastic tourist destination. There you can find shiny skyscrapers, lovely beaches and sand dunes, fine dining, new exeriences and unforgettable adventures. On your way back you will have a suitcase full of wonderful memories.

5 days is the best amount of time to properly visit the city and  see all the most impressive attractions.

November to February is considered to be the best time to visit the city. In that period temperatures are really pleasant.

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Most popular city pass fo visiting Dubai

Dubai: Burj Khalifa Level 124 + 125 & Sky Views Entry Ticket

4.5/5  

Witness the views over Dubai from the observation deck of levels 124 and 125 of the iconic Burj Khalifa and enjoy the adrenaline-pumping experiences at Sky Views Dubai with this combo entry ticket.

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€65.30

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Tickets for Aquaventure Waterpark

4.5/5  

Explore 17 sun-kissed hectares of thrilling waterslides and a private beach!

As low as

€81.70

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Top things to do & see in Dubai

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The city of Dubai

Country United Arab Emirates
Emirate Emirate of Dubai
Time in Dubai UTC+04:00 (UAE Standard Time)
Language spoken

Arabic

English

Currency Emirati Dirham (AED)
Religions

Islam

Christianity 

Hinduism

Airports

Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB)

Al Maktoum International Airport (IATA: DWC) in Jebel Ali, 37 kilometres southwest of Dubai

No matter what kind of traveler you are, because this city is able to conquer both those looking for a cultural holiday with a pinch of adventure, and those who aspire to a holiday where relaxation, comfort, modernity and fun dominate.

Where is Dubai?

Dubai is situated on the Persian Gulf coast of the United Arab Emirates and is roughly at sea level (16 m or 52 ft above). The emirate of Dubai shares borders with Abu Dhabi in the south, Sharjah in the northeast, and the Sultanate of Oman in the southeast.

When was Dubai founded?

Established in the 18th century as a small fishing village, the city grew rapidly in the early 21st century into a cosmopolitan metropolis with a focus on tourism and hospitality. In the early 19th century, the Al Abu Falasa dynasty of the Bani Yas tribe established Dubai, which remained a dependent of Abu Dhabi until 1833.

History, art, architecture

In Dubai there are a lot of buildings and structures of various architectural styles. Many modern interpretations of Islamic architecture can be found here, due to a boom in construction and architectural innovation in the Arab World in general, and in Dubai in particular, supported not only by top Arab or international architectural and engineering design firms such as Al Hashemi and Aedas, but also by top firms of New York and Chicago. As a result of this boom, modern Islamic – and world – architecture has literally been taken to new levels in skyscraper building design and technology.  Dubai is known for its skyscrapers that soar in the skies and are among the tallest buildings in the world. Just think of the Burj Khalifa  skyscraper which became part of the Guinness World Records as the tallest building in the world.

Dress Code in Dubai

The dress code is never compulsory and many people wear western or other eastern clothing without any problems, but prohibitions on wearing “indecent clothing” or revealing too much skin are aspects of the UAE to which Dubai’s visitors are expected to conform, and are encoded in Dubai’s criminal law. You don’t have to hide your figure, as you do in Iran or Saudi Arabia, and there is no law requiring you to cover your hair with a scarf (unless you are entering a mosque).