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Dubai
Dubai is a destination that mixes modern culture with history, adventure with world-class shopping and entertainment. Catch a show at the Dubai Opera, see downtown from atop the Burj Khalifa and spend an afternoon along Dubai Creek exploring the gold, textile and spice souks. If you’re looking for thrills, you can float above the desert dunes in a hot air balloon, climb aboard a high-speed ride at IMG Worlds of Adventure or skydive over the Palm Jumeirah.

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Dubai Fountains
Dubai Fountains
Owner description: Choreographed to music, the Dubai Fountain shoots water as high as 500 feet –that’s as high as a 50-story building. Designed by creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Vegas... more Owner description: Choreographed to music, the Dubai Fountain shoots water as high as 500 feet –that’s as high as a 50-story building. Designed by creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Vegas, Dubai Fountain Performances occur daily on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake. less
Attraction type: Fountains
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Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa
Owner description: Described as both a ‘Vertical City’ and ‘A Living Wonder,’ Burj Khalifa, developed by Dubai-based Emaar Properties PJSC, is the world’s tallest building. Rising gracefully from... more Owner description: Described as both a ‘Vertical City’ and ‘A Living Wonder,’ Burj Khalifa, developed by Dubai-based Emaar Properties PJSC, is the world’s tallest building. Rising gracefully from the desert, Burj Khalifa honours the city with its extraordinary union of art, engineering and meticulous craftsmanship. At 828 metres (2,716.5 ft), the 200 plus storey Burj Khalifa has 160 habitable levels, the most of any building in the world. The tower was inaugurated on January 4, 2010, and is responsible for a number of world-firsts. The tower became the world’s tallest man-made structure just 1,325 days after excavation work started in January 2004. Burj Khalifa utilised a record-breaking 330,000 cubic metres of concrete; 39,000 tonnes of steel reinforcement; 103,000 square metres of glass; and 15,500 square metres of embossed stainless steel. The tower took 22 million man hours to build. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Observation Decks & Towers
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Dubai Metro
Dubai Metro
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles
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Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings
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Aquaventure Waterpark
Aquaventure Waterpark
Owner description: The No. 1 water park in the Middle East and Europe is right here in Dubai. Get the adrenaline pumping with record breaking rides and slides, get up close and personal with sharks... more Owner description: The No. 1 water park in the Middle East and Europe is right here in Dubai. Get the adrenaline pumping with record breaking rides and slides, get up close and personal with sharks and rays or kick back and relax on 700 metres of pristine private beach or in the new exclusive reserved seating areas. Come and get your thrills, spills and divine relaxation at Aquaventure Waterpark. less
Attraction type: Water Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Ahlan First Class Lounge
Ahlan First Class Lounge
Ranked #1 of 9,604 Restaurants in Dubai
Price: $27 - $68
Cuisines: Bar, International, Pub
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ahlan Business Class Lounge
Ahlan Business Class Lounge
Ranked #2 of 9,604 Restaurants in Dubai
Price: $27 - $68
Cuisines: Bar, International
Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wise Kwai
Wise Kwai
Ranked #3 of 9,604 Restaurants in Dubai
Cuisines: Asian, Thai, Street Food
Good for: Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
McGettigan's
McGettigan's
Ranked #4 of 9,604 Restaurants in Dubai
Price: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, European, Gastropub
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge
West Beach Bistro & Sports Lounge
Ranked #5 of 9,604 Restaurants in Dubai
Cuisines: American, Bar, European, British, Pub
Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Rove Healthcare City
3.0 of 5
Rove Healthcare City
$49 - $140 (AED 180 - AED 514)
Ranked #8 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
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Rove City Centre
3.0 of 5
Rove City Centre
$50 - $133 (AED 184 - AED 489)
Ranked #16 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
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J5 Rimal
4.0 of 5
J5 Rimal
$44 - $252
Ranked #25 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Address Dubai Marina
5.0 of 5
Address Dubai Marina
$186 - $540
Ranked #5 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
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Grosvenor House Dubai
5.0 of 5
Grosvenor House Dubai
$107 - $459
Ranked #6 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
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The Oberoi, Dubai
5.0 of 5
The Oberoi, Dubai
$144 - $365
Ranked #7 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai
5.0 of 5
Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai
$481 - $1,314
Ranked #1 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
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Raffles Dubai
5.0 of 5
Raffles Dubai
$203 - $450
Ranked #2 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
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One&Only The Palm Dubai
5.0 of 5
One&Only The Palm Dubai
$568 - $1,551
Ranked #3 of 546 Hotels in Dubai
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