Sights and attractions in the UAE
Shopping, sightseeing, high-end resorts, white sand beaches, artificial islands and the UAE’s security – all combine to make the country a favorite destination for tourists. Many tourists visit the country every year. The UAE government has invested heavily in the country’s tourism industry to make it the world’s most popular tourist destination in the near future. Let’s find out about some of the most popular and interesting places in the country.
UAE Dubai Museum
It Located in Dubai, this magnificent museum is located in the Al-Fahidi Fortress, which was built in 18 years. It is the oldest architecture in the UAE. The walls of the museum are made of traditional coral blocks. The upper floor is supported by wooden poles. And the ceiling is made of palm front, plaster and mud.
The museum displays a variety of historical models that represent the lifestyles of the amirs before they were discovered. The museum’s gallery houses a variety of ancient artifacts, some of which date back more than 3,000 years.
Bastakia Another name on the list of places of interest is Bastakia. This Bastakia is representative of ancient Dubai and is one of the tourist destinations in present day Dubai. Visitors can get a glimpse of ancient and historic Arab architecture by visiting Bastakia.
Bastakia’s wind towers illustrate how the people of ancient Dubai kept their homes cool before they were supplied with electricity. Some of Bastakia’s historic houses are now used as museums and galleries. And in the galleries you can see various ancient traditional jewelery including old paintings, handicrafts.
Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab is another name in the list of the most interesting places in the United Arab Emirates. Burj Al Arab is a 6 star hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the 4th tallest building in the world. The hotel is built on an artificial island 260 meters from the coast.
The building is modeled on an old Arabian sailing ship. The family property of Sheikh Nahyan is the Burj Al Arab – one of the richest rulers in the Arab world. The Burj Al Arab has been voted the most luxurious hotel in the world by readers of the influential British newspaper Daily Telegraph’s travel magazine Ultra Travel.
The hotel has won two prestigious awards in the categories of ‘Best Hotel in the World’ and ‘Best Hotel in the Middle East’. The construction of Burj Al Arab has cost about 850 million US dollars.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is another name in the list of the most interesting and interesting places in the United Arab Emirates. The mosque is a modern example of incredible beauty. Its location is in the city of Abu Dhabi. It is the biggest mosque in the United Arab Emirates. The mosque is built on 30 acres of land and can accommodate 40,000 worshipers at a time.
The use of gold, mosaic tiles, glass and marble can be seen inside the mosque. And the exterior is made of white stone. And 99 names of Allah are inscribed on the wall of Qibla.
Undoubtedly the most spectacular and interesting place in the Dubai, UAE is the Burj Khalifa. It is that the tallest edifice within the world. The height of the building is 629.6 meters. The skyscraper is used as home, hotel and office. However, the most interesting place for tourists is the observation deck on the 124th floor of the building.
But how to get so high? Thinking – it will take a long time to get on the elevator / elevator. But no, in Burj Khalifa you will find one of the fastest elevators in the world. Which will quickly reach the 124th floor and take you to the observation call. In a 360 degree view from the deck you can see the whole of Dubai – the Dhu Dhu Desert on one side and the sea on the other.
And the night scene is more aesthetic. Photographers especially like this time. Because of the colorful lights at night, the city of Dubai and its streets open a new door of beauty.
There are some other places of interest in the UAE such as Dubai Creek, Dubai Miracle Garden, Desert, Thousand Mountains, Ferrari World, Dubai Shopping Mall, Emirates Palace, Sharjah Arts Museum etc. Millions of tourists from all over the world visit these places every year.