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#1Go buggy driving in the desert in DubaiGo buggy driving in the desertEugene Krasowski

While everyone else is going on toured buggy racing, we will tell you how to go driving buggies and ATVs in dunes on your own.

AED 200Big Red Sand Dune
#2Try sandboarding on sand dunes in DubaiTry sandboarding on sand dunesKateryna Plakhotna

Do you want to ride a snowboard on sand in summer? Then you should definitely try sandboarding in the desert!

AED 100Big Red Sand Dune
#3Go to a desert jeep safari in DubaiGo to a desert jeep safarioddviser

Desert safari on all-wheel jeep will make your trip to Dubai one of the most memorable adventures in you life.

Rub' al Khali desert
#4Get on the top of the Burj Khalifa in DubaiGet on the top of the Burj KhalifaMargaret Cain

Get on the observation deck of the world’s highest building - the view from up there is just fascinating!

AED 125Burj Khalifa
#5See a skeleton of a gigantic 155,000,000-year-old dinosaur in DubaiSee a skeleton of a gigantic 155,000,000-year-old dinosaurmaxwell

In the Dubai Mall, there is a skeleton of dinosaur, which is more than 155 million years old.

FREEThe Dubai Mall
#6Admire the singing fountain in DubaiAdmire the singing fountainR.R.Mix

Look how the fountain jets draw fancy colored patterns, flying up to a height of 150 meters. It`s an absolute stunner.

FREEThe Dubai Fountain
#7Take the Dubai Fountain lake ride in DubaiTake the Dubai Fountain lake rideEugene Krasowski

Performance of the highest fountain in the world! Take front-row seats to see the best show in town!

AED 65The Dubai Fountain
#8Take an abra boat in DubaiTake an abra boatNikitos

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.

AED 1Dubai Creek
#9Buy a traditional Arab coffee pot dallah in DubaiBuy a traditional Arab coffee pot dallahMickey Collins

When shopping for souvenirs, consider buying a traditional Arabian coffee pot dallah.

AED 20
#10See Camel Races in DubaiSee Camel RacesEugene Krasowski

There is one more entertainment for Dubai residents - Camel race controlled by the robots. You have to watch this!

FREEAl Marmoum Camel Race Track
#11Dinner at 495-meter height in DubaiDinner at 495-meter heightJoan Naples

Have dinner in the highest restaurant in the world, which, just like most latest and greatest things is in the UAE.

AED 125At.mosphere Restaurant
#12See the King Croc in DubaiSee the King CrocJDI

You can see one of the largest crocodiles in the world in Dubai Aquarium. It's a descendant of the dinosaurs that weighs 750 kilograms.

AED 200Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
#13Buy burqa in DubaiBuy burqaoddviser

Try on a traditional Arab accessory that used to be a symbol of beauty and femininity. Feel the Arab authenticity.

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#14Buy bakhur for your house in DubaiBuy bakhur for your housechateau

This wonderful invention will bring you back into the atmosphere of the Middle East at any time, even upon arrival home.

Spice Souk
#15Fly on a Seaplane in DubaiFly on a Seaplaneoddviser

Take a small seaplane journey and get a bird's-eye view of Dubai. All it takes is your desire and a bit of courage to fly up on a seaplane.

AED 1695
#16Try canyon cliff diving and waterfall swimming in Hatta in DubaiTry canyon cliff diving and waterfall swimming in HattaAbarrane

Swimming, admiring the beauty or maybe high diving? The choice is yours!

Hatta Pools
#17Buy dates in DubaiBuy datesoddviser

Making a list of souvenirs from Dubai, do not forget to include a box of dates in it. These juicy fruits have a bunch of useful properties, they satisfy hunger and are insanely delicious.

AED 60Spice Souk
#18Take a trip in a glass-bottom boat in DubaiTake a trip in a glass-bottom boatoddviser

Get on a glass-bottom boat and watch sea creatures of underwater world.

AED 120Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
#19Taste a camel burger – a sandwich with camel meat in DubaiTaste a camel burger – a sandwich with camel meatmaxwell

In the restaurant Local House you can taste an unusual dish – a camel burger.

AED 45Local House Restaurant
#20Take a taxi for women in DubaiTake a taxi for womenJDI

There is a special taxi only for women in Dubai. A man can also take a cab, if he travels with a female friend, wife, sister or mother.

#21Attend falconry in DubaiAttend falconrySuper Сrabe

Experience the beauty of a flying proud falcon, which is considered to be a symbol of the UAE and is revered by locals.

Rub' al Khali desert
#22Try camel milk ice-cream in DubaiTry camel milk ice-creamoddviser

You can try exotic Emirati dessert in arabic cafe "The Majlis" – camel milk ice-cream.

The Majlis café
#23See zillions of gold jewelries at Dubai Gold Souk in DubaiSee zillions of gold jewelries at Dubai Gold SoukJDI

You should definitely see tons of gold on Dubai Gold Souk market.

FREEGold Souk
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4 picks in Dubai

Top-7 rooftop bars in DubaiTop-7 rooftop bars in Dubai

What are the perfect places to hangout in Dubai? With stunning views of the city, chill breeze, good cocktails and nice music. Read a pick of the best rooftop bars in Dubai.

Top-5 Dubai skyscrapers with free access to the roofsTop-5 Dubai skyscrapers with free access to the roofs

A practical guide to walks on the roofs of skyscrapers in Dubai.

Top-5 dishes that are definitely worth a try in the EmiratesTop-5 dishes that are definitely worth a try in the Emirates

Arabs are true food gourmets — so you should definitely taste their traditional dishes and delicacies!

Top-5 unusual oriental drinksTop-5 unusual oriental drinks

In the Emirates, tasting of different drinks is an art. Indulge yourself in delicious aromas and flavors and find out which beverage is recognized as a true elixir of youth!