Things to do in Dubai for first time travellers

Dubai is the Middle East’s most popular city and the UAE’s second-largest emirate. Spanning over an area of 4115 square meters, its offerings are quite massive, making it overwhelming for visitors, especially first-timers, traveling to Dubai. So if you are trying to figure out what to include in your bucket list during your debut trip, this list of epic things to do in Dubai will help you to plan a failsafe holiday program. 1. Take to ‘At the Top’ at Burj Khalifa Burj Khalifa is the ultimate symbol of modern Dubai. Located in the glamorous Downtown Dubai, it is a structure of superlatives; from holding the title of the world’s tallest building to the world’s highest observation deck, it is a must-see on your first time Dubai visit. One of the best ways to see this building up-close is via booking ‘At the Top’ ticket. It allows you visit its observation deck on the 124th alone or both 124th and 148th levels (subject to your ticket choice.) Catch the most stunning views over the whole of Dubai’s cityscape as you stand here. Watch multimedia displays on Dubai’s history and enjoy one of the world’s fastest elevator rides as part of your Burj Khalifa visit. 2. Head to the Dubai Mall & Dubai Fountain Before or after your Burj Khalifa expedition, make your way to the Dubai Mall, being right next to this massive structure. Things to see and do here are so endless that you should set aside some generous amount of time to make the most of them.  Shop at its over 1200 outlets, dive into its dining scene with some 200 plus options, and drop into some of its top leisure and entertainment attractions. See over 33000 aquatic animals freely swimming within Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo and feel one of the region’s ultimate icy attractions at Dubai Ice Rink. Little ones must check out KidZania Dubai, while teens must definitely enter Ekart Zabeel and VR Park Dubai for that extra dose of adventure and amusement. Give a perfect wrap up to your Dubai [...]