Strategic position among the crossroads of important continents, Europe, Asia and Africa make Dubai conveniently accessible across all corners of the world. The city is very well connected to a number countries via different flight routes. Minimum flight distance to countries like UK and USA has further enabled it to emerge as a perfect stopover for transit flights. In addition to convenient accessibility, the city has purposefully invested money to build up mesmerising places, architectural structures and entertainment venues for everyone living and visiting this city. The city is full of attractive venues like theme parks and beaches with a plethora of dining and shopping options to amuse people of all ages. You might get a chance to step down the land of this amazing city, as your long distant flight has a two-day stopover in the city. If you are a frequent traveller, you will be able to decide your way to having fun. It becomes daunting if this is your first time.
The best way to extract maximum fun during a shorter stay in a city like Dubai is to contact a tour operator. There are a number of travel companies working in the city to help tourists and holiday makers. Perhaps, you enjoy the freedom of exploring this glorious city on your own, here I am sharing the best places to see in Dubai in a short period of time.
Explore Dubai Mall: The city has the dozens of lavishing malls and retail outlets; the mall has the privilege to be called as the world’s largest shopping arena with the internal floor area of 5.9 million square feet and leasable space of 3.77 million square feet. It is not a simple shopping place, rather it has a lot of fun things to amuse its visitors. In addition to a grand food court, it also boasts an aquarium, the underwater zoo, an indoor ski run, cinema, and Kidzania, a theme park for kids. Believe, it or not, you could spend hours here without getting bored.
Visit Burj Khalifa: Burj Khalifa is another architectural wonder constructed in Downtown district. The prestigious landmark of this city is world renowned as the tallest building in the world. The 828 metres high tower can be virtually seen anywhere across the city. Architectural design is inspired by a desert flower called Hymenocallis. The shimmery structure is made up of glass, aluminium and steel. Visitors can enjoy a 360-degree view of the whole city sky scrapper from the top of the tower.
Enjoy shopping at Souks in Dubai: Despite constructing the whole range of luxury shopping malls, it’s hard to ignore the charisma of traditional souks in the city. Where you can buy anything at bargain rates from spices, textile, household goods and home appliances to gold even.
Go on a trip to the desert: It is a kind of an essential activity, which you must not miss. No matter how shorter duration you are staying in the city, you should take out some time to visit desert either in the morning or evening. You will definitely enjoy the thrilling ride of desert safari and quad biking. If you are not an adrenaline lover, you may enjoy belly dance, barb q dinner and tea.
The best way to enjoy maximum in a shorter time is to explore the unique places and region- specific activities, which might be hard to find anywhere in the world.