Dubai City in the United Arab Emirates is known for different luxuries, and top landmarks that will surely surprise you. The main language there is Arabic but most people can understand and speak English. Going from one place to another is not expensive and really easy to travel- safe and sound. As it is one of the leading cities, this country has highly developed infrastructure that places it as one of the wonders of the modern world. Well, the audacity of the city’s ruler is that magnificent!
Here are a few more things to know before your visit:
Weather wise, the best time to tour around the beautiful places of the City is from November-March. Sun-seekers coming from everywhere visit Dubai to take advantage of the weather as it daily highs from 70s to the low 80s. The rest of the months are very hot but you will find air-conditioned complexes to keep off the heat. Amazingly, Dubai must be the only place in the world where you can ski in the snow even If it’s over 100F outside!
The city is the quintessential home of skyscrapers, the merchants has established the greatest science behind the tallest and most lavish buildings. One of the well-known Burj Khalifa, as a mega-tall skyscraper that has received numerous engineering awards from around the globe. The tower was designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), who also designed the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) in Chicago and the One World Trade Center in New York City.
Located in the Al Fahidi Fort , this one is the oldest existing building in the city, and is really a must visit! A tour of the Dubai Museum is a ride through the emirate’s relics all the way from the third millennium B.C. You’ll find incredible displays like small wooden boats, archeological ruins, exhibits that depict the pre-oil era, paintings, mosque, date farms, souks and desert life, and stone inscriptions.
The Dubai Fountain delights thousands audience each day. The fountain has a unique design comprising five circles of varying sizes and two arcs that performs range of different world music. This plays over 22,000 gallons of water in the air at any given moment. This will ultimately delight your senses by experiencing a dance of water accompanied by lights and music!
Well, drinking is allowed in the right places. And take note, it’s punishable to drink in public places but keep in mind the best places for wine in the city where it’s always classy style with friendly staffs. Travelers detained for any form of alcohol concerns are typically jailed for some days while waiting a court hearing.
Needless to say, Dubai wraps up a bunch of wonders that are pretty easy and secure to tour around. If you want a well prepared travel, check out eTips or Dubai Travel Guide and Offline City Map & Metro for a memorable trip in one of the wonders of the modern world!