When making a list of souvenirs from Dubai, don't forget to include dates into it. This juicy, golden fruit has a bunch of useful properties. Nowhere else in the world will you find a better choice of dates' varieties, but in the UAE. About one fifth of the world's yield of dates is harvested here.
In addition, for the thousand-year history of growing these honey fruit Arabs have invented many ways to cook them. Fresh, dried, dried – in the Emirates you will find dates glazed with chocolate, poured by honey, stuffed with nuts. They also make date jam and syrup... And this is not a complete list of the date fantasies of Arab chefs!
Prices: 1 kg of dates costs 60 dirhams, but the range of prices is large enough and depends mainly on the variety. Finding dates is easy; they are sold everywhere – from the special date stores to shopping centers and markets.
As it turns out, you can find real snow even among the sands of Arabian Desert. Participate in traditional winter amusements at the Ski Dubai.How much: from 180 dirhams17Ski Dubai: The Ski Resort in the Desert
Every day of the UAE citizens begins with this drink and so it ends with it — it is the time for you to try Karak tea made on the basis of the Bedouin traditions.How much: from 2 dirhams22Dubai
Learn how to cook tasty and popular dish using conventional peas and enjoy it. Falafel is very popular in almost all cuisines of the Middle East.How much: from 25 dirhams15Dubai
This dish seems very familiar to you, because it resembles an ordinary pilaf — be sure to taste it and you’ll know the secret.How much: from 20 dirhams17Dubai
In the restaurant Local House you can taste an unusual dish – a camel burger.How much: from 45 dirhams27Local House Restaurant
In Dubai Aquarium you can see one of the largest crocodiles in the world. It's a descendant of the dinosaurs that weighs 750 kilograms!How much: from 200 dirhams31Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Take an unforgettable balloon flight above Arabian Desert to see a bird’s-eye view of shifting sands in the rays of the rising sun.How much: from 750 dirhams17Dubai
Rent an Abra boat and go on a short journey across the Dubai Creek Bay to the heart of Dubai. Reveal the beauty and originality of the historical downtown.How much: from 1 dirham30Dubai
Try an unusual sport — «parachute swimming» or parasailing that combines yachting and skydiving. Feel yourself like a sky conqueror!How much: price unknown15Jumeirah Beach
You have to try a new and exciting adventure! Ride through the streets of Dubai and waves of the Persian Gulf on the unique water bus.How much: from 135 dirhams16Wonder Bus
Snowboard ride on sand dunes. Surprised? Desert in Dubai is an excellent place for such an adventure.How much: from 100 dirhams29Big Red Sand Dune
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