Tourist Attractions: 5 Top-Rated Must-See Places in Dubai

You often hear of Dubai referred to as the land of wonder and the land of opportunities. Is it the unique skyline and its white-sand beaches? Or the architectural marvels and deserts with dunes, Dubai has so much to offer. If you're planning a trip to Dubai, there is so much for you to see and do there. You can spend your days visiting the luxurious shopping malls with all the high-end and premium brands, or explore the desert in a desert safari. Spend your day walking around the streets of the Jumeirah, and you can even excite your inner child at the Aquaventure Waterpark.

After spending a few days here, you'll fall in love with Dubai so much that you might want to buy property in Dubai. Speaking of falling in love with Dubai, here are the top 5 must-see places in Dubai you will love. 

Burj Khalifa

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, which makes this architectural gem a must-visit sight. You can head to the topmost floors of the Burj Khalifa, from a total of 1floors, to enjoy stunning panoramic views of the city. This tall tower is the world's highest observatory point – the best time to go here is in the evening so you can watch the sunset over the city. That is, you haven't visited Dubai until you've seen the Burj Khalifa!

Dubai Miracle Garden

If you love nature and everything pretty, then you must visit the Dubai Miracle Garden! The garden hosts the world's most extensive flower garden. So it should be on your list of things to see in Dubai. With over 50 million flowers and 250 million plants, and gorgeous landscapes, think of this garden as the most jaw-dropping garden in the world. If you want to admire the entire garden, it could take you the whole day! Ps, this is, without a doubt, one of the most picturesque spots in all of Dubai.

Deira Souk

Dubai is known for its gold souks and spice souks, so of course, your trip to Dubai is incomplete till you've visited a souk here. Deira Souk is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Dubai, and it is the largest gold market in the whole world. If you want to buy some gold in Dubai, this is the place to go. When you visit, make sure to notice the old-style architecture, the unique gold pieces on display in the shops and just the hustle and bustle of the area. After that, you can head on over to the Spice Souk, which is just around the corner.

Jumeirah Mosque

The Jumeirah Mosque is a traditional Fatimid style mosque which initially opened its doors to the public in 1979. You can be amazed by the enormity of the mosque, the beauty of the architecture and the gorgeous stone carvings. The best way to see this mosque and understand its historical significance is by opting for a tour of the mosque. Do note; this is one of the few mosques in Dubai which is open to non-muslims, making it all the more special.

Aquaventure Waterpark 

Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis The Palm, which makes it one of the most luxurious waterparks in the world. Literally in the middle of a human-made island, this waterpark has water around – so when you're high up on the water slide or ready to slide down a water tunnel, you'll be able to enjoy a 360 degree of the calm blue waters that surround this island. Also, this is the only waterpark in the world where you can see sharks and stingrays swimming above the water tunnel. 

Other than these, you must check out the famous Mall of the Emirates – think of this as a unique and exclusive shopping experience. You should even watch the water fountain show at the Dubai Fountains, which is outside the Dubai Mall – this is the largest water fountain show in the world! Even the Dubai Aquarium is worth the visit, especially if you're fascinated by sea life. This aquarium also allows you to go shark diving. Last but not least, you should head on over to the white and sandy Jumeirah Beach, relax and just take in the view.