Modern and Traditional Places to Visit in Dubai 2020

Dubai city is a hot spot in the United Arab Emirates and one of the most popular touristic destinations worldwide. There are many places to visit in Dubai whom millions of tourists visit each year. If you are planning to visit Dubai any time soon, then you need a reference for the city’s top highlights to check them out.

We have blogged about the top places to visit in Dubai and sites we highly recommend for you. Dubai city tour is widely famous for covering all fancy shopping malls and luxury restaurants, but Dubai sightseeing is more than that. The city has many cultural places and countless things to do, here are some of them:

Most Popular Places to Visit in Dubai

Dubai Museum

Dubai museum is one of the best places to visit in Dubai taking place in the Al Fahidi Fort, and it is one of Dubai touristic places that represent the history and heritage of the city. Visitors will get connected with different environments of the old rural life of local emirates.

The museum sections display original tools that were used in daily life practices besides some pottery, weapons, and antiques displayed in the monuments section.

Wings of Dubai Museum

The huge transaction that the country witnessed from simple Bedouin town into an urban city is shown amazingly through the wing of “Dubai between the past and the present”. This wing of the museum shows how Dubai developed from a simple desert environment into an international megacity.

There are other wings in the museum that reveals more about the traditional life of Old Dubai like the wing of the traditional home, the sea wing, astronomy, and natural phenomena wing and 1950 market wing which reflects shopping atmosphere, merchandise, vendors, and shops back in those times.

From our perspective of view, your Dubai tour must include a visit to the Dubai Museum to introduce dear visitors to our beloved civilization. The museum is already popular as best places to visit in Dubai, which receives about 1800 visitors daily.

Dubai Museum

Bastakiya

Bastakia quarter also called old Dubai, comes in second place regarding Dubai cultural sites. It has many names like Al Fahidi historical district or Al Fahidi residential neighborhood. Our Dubai tour usually includes a visit to Bastikia for is cultural importance.

Having a walk-in this place is like traveling back in time and living in the past because everything is reflecting historical significance. You will find textile shops, spices shops, arts and handicrafts, and souvenirs shops. Keep walking through the narrow alleys to find out more antiques and perfume shops.

Bastakiya

Jumeirah Mosque

Who doesn’t want to travel to Dubai, the city where most celebrities spend their holidays? Before we write a blog about places to visit in Dubai, we made sure to provide a variety of different destinations like cultural places, shopping malls, and religious sites.

Jumeirah mosque is not only a religious structure. It reflects a very important historical period of the Fatimid. Jumeirah mosque was entirely built from white limestone with a capacity of 1,200 worshippers. The mosque welcomes visitors from all faith to witness its architectural beauty and Islamic art.

Such a relieving experience to be open-minded and to accept other cultures and religions with love. Don’t miss this landmark and make sure to include it in the best places to visit in Dubai.

Jumeirah Mosque

The Old Souks

The old souks are one of the traditional places to visit in Dubai. Some of the souks are dating back to old Dubai, and their walls are still serving the souk (market). You’ll find the real aspects of old Dubai out there. Walk around the shops of spices, gold, and Arabian fragrant. you can reach The souks by Abra (traditional small boat).  

The Old Souks

Dune Buggy Safari

So much fun riding by yourself a buggy or a quad bike through the desert of Dubai. It is one of the most popular things to do in the city is going on quad bike safari Dubai. Don’t miss all the fun and excitement of this experience. You will also get to enjoy safari camp activities.

Dune Buggy Safari

Burj Khalifa At The Top

One of the most well-known destinations in Dubai is Burj Khalifa. The building is listed on everybody’s places to visit in Dubai list. They consider The Burj to be the tallest building in the world with 160 floors. It has restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, spas, and more. A lot of things you can do in the luxurious tower.

Burj Khalifa At The Top

Dubai Aquarium

Dubai Aquarium is located in the Dubai mall ground floor and one of the top best places to visit in Dubai attractions. The Aquarium is a home for 140 sea creatures included sharks. You can still view the Aquarium when you enter the mall, but if you want to get to the under-water zoo tunnels, there will be entrance fees. Read More About Dubai: Different Styles Of Restaurants In Dubai 2020.

Dubai Aquarium

There are many more traditional and modern places to visit in Dubai but we try to gather the most efficient in this blog. You can still check Jumeirah beach, Burj Al Arab, Mall of Emirates, Dubai Opera, and Dubai theme parks as a part of your modern destinations plan in Dubai. Don’t forget to uncover the historical and cultural side of the city, and go visit some of the traditional places we have mentioned.

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