Dubai is dynamism of culture and alchemy of energy. Dubai is glamour and luxury redefined. It is a unique blend of profound traditions and modernity. It is a fascinating conflux of energy, optimism and different cultures. Dubai is known for its dynamism and innovation. Home to the world’s tallest building and fastest roller-coaster – it is definitely a trip to the future. Yet another beautiful thing about Dubai is the energy of nightlife. Over the years as UAE has dynamically transformed itself, Dubai has been visited and revisited only to realise that the enigma of Dubai always has something new to surprise and enchant tourists into its energy. Let’s take a route off the beaten path and let us explore what Dubai has to surprise you in 2017 or later.
Here we have compiled a list of the ten new as well as some hidden tourist attractions in Dubai:
Dubai Opera House
Dubai Opera House is an immersive and huge arts centre that encompasses around 1901 seats and is spread across sixty thousand square metres. It is situated within the Opera District in the downtown area of Dubai. It is characterized by multi-format quality arts theatre and is an enticing destination for various entertainment production houses. In a rhythmic way, the theatrics of this place are so powerful that it can be converted into concert hall, exhibition space and banquet hall in a jiffy. This is a must fly-by place, the next time you visit Dubai.
Museum of the Future
The incubator of ideas and the driver of innovation – this is what Dubai is known for and the Museum of the Future is a manifestation of the same. Built on a motto of “See the future and create the future”, the museum was recently unveiled by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The building showcases the new age artistry as it is built using 3D printing technologies.
Bluewaters Island is a project under development which is under construction and is half a kilometre off the Jumeirah Beach coastline and is situated near Dubai Marina. The estimated cost of this project is 6 billion Emirate Dollars. The prime attractions of this island will be a Dubai Eye which is a giant Ferris wheel with a height of two hundred ten metres and is taller than the tallest Ferris wheel in the world. The estimated completion of this project is in 2018.
The Butterfly Garden
Yet another place to appreciate Dubai, the butterfly garden is next to Miracle garden and consists of three beautiful domed tents full of flowers, trees and of course thousands of butterflies. It has a capacity to host about 300 people and is climate-controlled thereby providing visitors as well as the butterfly species a favourable environment.
IMG World of Adventures
IMG Worlds of Adventure is an amusement park in Dubai. The distinguish fact about this park is that it is Dubai’s premier and maiden mega themed entertainment destination that consists of four adventure zones. It is the world’s largest temperature controlled and indoor themed destination that encompasses an area around 1.5 Million square feet. This park has a capacity to host more than 20,000 guests in a day.
IMG Worlds of Adventure is a shot of adrenaline as it has the thrill of roller coasters all around and consists of attractions based on Cartoon Network shows and Marvel super heroes, not-to-mention it also has twelve state-of-art cinema screens.
Very soon the whole new Utopia of the Aladdin city will be a reality. According to the sources, this mega project will be completed sometime around 2018. This is an iconic project that is inspired by the tales of Aladdin and Sinbad the Sailor and is hence being crafted to relive their world. The development consists of three primary towers which are spread across four thousand acres.
Jumeirah Beach Residence
A walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence could be one of the most memorable walks in the life. It is a couple of Kilometres stretch of roads full of Shopping outlets, restaurants that offer myriad culinary that finally leads to Jumeirah beach. This is one of the best places to relax in Dubai plus delicious food is an added happiness.
The house of Saeed Al Maktoum
This is one of the most underrated places in Dubai. This is the house of Dubai’s former ruler Saeed Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum. This house was constructed in 1894 and it is one of the oldest standing buildings in UAE. This place is now a museum which offers some of the very rare pictures of bygone Dubai.
Dubai Festival City
Dubai festival city breathes its own aura. The unique thing about this city is that it is a mini city, one of its kinds created within the city. This place has everything – malls, schools, residential enclaves, commercial buildings etc within its premises.
The city of Dubai is always ready to surprise and re-surprise, hence next time you fly to Dubai – do not stick to the usual tourist places. The city has its own glamour and colors that gets under the skin to enchant the visitors. Dubai is a peek into the future from the windows of Arabian past.