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Sightseeing in Dubai

Get the most out of your sightseeing in Dubai

Seeing first-hand how Dubai's can-do attitude turns vision into reality can be an inspiring experience. Make the most of your sightseeing by ensuring you combine Dubai's most modern feats with visiting the old city, where a glimpse of traditional Gulf style living can still be found.

Dubai sightseeing areas

The Creek: its waters bisect the city – it is the ideal place to start sightseeing in Dubai.

Deira: a constant hive of activity, this area really reflects how the old meets the new.

Bur Dubai: sightseeing is a must here, thanks to the plethora of historic buildings.

Oud Metha: largely residential, but with many recreational, retail and educational facilities.

Sheikh Zayed Road: the buildings stand like beauty queens competing to be the tallest, most stunning and graceful.

Jumeira and Satwa: raising the stakes in glamour, this area is all pampering parlours, café culture, malls and beach life.

The Southwest: the new face of Dubai, which includes Dubai Marina and many other developments. 

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Al Fahidi Historical District

Al Fahidi Historical DistrictOne of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai and the last wind tower quarter left on the Arab side of the Gulf

Al Quoz art galleries

Al Quoz art galleriesThe local Dubai art scene is flourishing in the Al Quoz industrial area, with several gallery offerings in the area

At The Top, Burj Khalifa Experience

At The Top, Burj Khalifa ExperienceUnparalleled views from the 124th floor of the world’s tallest building

City Sightseeing Dubai

City Sightseeing DubaiA unique experience to open top, double-decker, hop-on hop-off tours.

Deira Gold Souk

Deira Gold SoukFamed the world over, this is a major reason why many people opt for Dubai for their holiday

Dhow Wharfage

Dhow WharfageSteeped in history and stretching gloriously along the Creek bank north of Maktoum Bridge, with dhows and abras galore