Best Tourist Attractions to Visit in the United Arab Emirates

UAE has become favorite for family holidays and city breaks with its iconic sky lines of high rises and famous beaches. Here is Top 10 tourist attractions to visit in UAE.

1. Burj Khalifa

World’s Tallest building at over 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa is one of the United Arab Emirates most famous buildings and the soaring sky-high landmark of Dubai. A tallest freestanding structure in the world with highest observation deck in the world, and elevator with the longest travel distance in the world. A trip up to the observation deck, with its panoramic views across Dubai, is a sightseeing highlight for tourists.

2. Sheikh Zayed Mosque Abudhabi

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque stands out as one of the world’s largest mosques, and the only one that captures unique interactions between Islam and world cultures.

The mosque’s architects were British, Italian and Emirati, and design inspiration was borrowed parts of Turkey, Morocco, Pakistan, and Egypt among other Islamic countries, revealing a glistening architectural marvel with an astonishing capacity of 40,000 worshippers and visitor

3. Desserts in UAE

Deserts are synonymous when you talk about the UAE. The country has so much in desert area than the cities
Top 3 Deserts in UAE

1. Rub’ al Khali Desert

Also known as the Great Sandy Desert, Rub’ al Khali is the largest sand desert in the world with an area of about 250,000 square miles. It is considered to be one of the most important ones as well, as it has vast reserves of oil and natural gas beneath its sands. The dunes in this desert are said to be so high that it is nearly impossible for human beings to move around here.s.

2. Al Badayer Desert

A hidden oasis on the Sharjah map, Al Badayer has the UAE’s most impressive dunes. With dune driving, dune-bashing, quad biking and an endless number of dunes, Al Badayer has enough adventure to keep you occupied from sunrise to sunset

3. Liwa Desert Abudhabi

The Liwa Oasis is a 100 km long crescent shaped oasis situated 220 km north of Abu Dhabi island. Entry is free and desert safaris have varying packages.

4. The Hajar Mountains

Nature lovers will find plenty of hiking, trekking, and bird-watching opportunities, while the vast amount of picturesque wadis (dry riverbeds; valleys) in the area are also fun to explore

5. Jebel jais

The UAE’s highest peak, Jebel Jais is part of the spectacular Hajar mountain range that were formed over 70 million years ago in the eastern part of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates and Oman. At the top of the road, a series of landscaped terraces and viewing platforms offer up mountain vistas that roll right down to the sea


The Bastakia quarter of Dubai is the last remaining fragment of Old Dubai and shouldn’t be missed. This small heritage area really evokes the simpler, gentler past of the city before skyscrapers took over the skyline. Narrow lanes are lined with beautifully preserved buildings in typical Arabian architectural styles, many with wind-tower features.


Visiting beaches are one of the best things to do in Dubai. For warm sunshine, seaside dining and family fun, Dubai has a variety of stunning beaches to enrich your holiday experience. Sunset beach, kite beach, the beach by JBR, Jumeirah beach and Marine beach are the top rated beaches in Dubai 


The bustling Dubai Creek has been the lifeblood of the city for generations and continues to entice visitors today.
And for just AED1, you can hop aboard one of many traditional boats or abras to cross the creek that separates Bur Dubai from Deira, Dubai’s city centre.


Souks have always been an important part of Arabic life, offering a unique glimpse into the country’s culture and history. Souks in Dubai are a fascinating slice of history well preserved, chockfull of culture and traditions.

For many visitors to the United Arab Emirates, shopping is one of the main attractions. There are megalithic, glitzy malls by the dozen, but for a more local approach to shopping jaunts, you can’t beat the souks.


Dubai Mall is the city’s premier mall and provides entry to the Burj Khalifa, as well as the Dubai Aquarium. There is also an ice-skating rink, gaming zone, and cinema complex if you’re looking for more entertainment options. The shopping and eating is endless, and there are nearly always special events such as live music and fashion shows within the mall.

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