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Dubai Water Canal Is 6 Months Old Today
10 beautiful pictures to celebrate the occasion.


Orbi Dubai
BBC and Sega interactive nature project will launch the amazing world of Orbi in Dubai this May.


Al Mizhar-2 Park
Spread over a total area of about 1.7 hectares, the new Mizhar-2 Park is one of the neighborhood parks opened in Dubai.


Al Khawaneej Pond Park
The Dubai Municipality has opened Al Khawaneej Pond Park as part of the 37th Plantation Week.


Jumeirah Mosque
Situated on Jumeirah Beach Road, the enchanting Jumeirah Mosque with its huge central dome is the best known mosque in Dubai. Non-muslims can visit the mosque through an organised tour with the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for


IMG Worlds of Adventure
IMG Worlds of Adventure is an all-day adventure offering access to over 20 signature rides and attractions, including live shows and a 5D cinema experience.


Dubai Creek and Deira
The best way to see the impressive buildings that have sprung up along Dubai Creek is from the waterway through an abra.


The Dubai Fountain and Lake Ride
The Dubai Fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, and is 275 metres long with five circles and two central arcs. Over


Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo
With 10 million litres of water and thousands of aquatic animals, Dubai Aquarium is one of the largest indoor aquariums in the world.


Dubai Parks and Resorts
Dubai Parks and Resorts is the region’s largest integrated theme park destination comprising three theme parks


The Green Planet
The Green Planet is the region’s much awaited and only standalone educational and recreational bio-dome, featuring over 3,000 stunning plants and animals.


Aventura Nature Adventure Park
Aventura Nature Adventure Park opens its gates to Dubai and the UAE tourists and residents, offering a thrilling experience like no other. Find out more.


Bollywood Parks Dubai
Bollywood Parks Dubai is a first-of-its-kind family theme park that showcases rides and attractions based on the authentic Bollywood experience. Buy your tickets now!


Imagine - the ultimate multimedia show
Dubai Festival City (DFC) has officially launched IMAGINE - its cutting-edge multi-media entertainment spectacular, in front of a crowd of thousands at Festival Bay.


Riverland Dubai
Check out Riverland Dubai at the centre of Dubai Parks and Resorts offering a unique themed dining, retail and entertainment destination for all ages.


Dubai Water Canal
Dubai Water Canal is the latest addition to the Dubai scene and serves as an extension of Deira Creek and Business Bay. Enjoy the arches, waterfall and walkway.


Dubai Butterfly Garden
Covering 4,500 sq metres with 9 custom built domes, a butterfly museum and a butterfly flower park, Dubai Butterfly Garden is the largest covered garden in the world.


Legoland Dubai
LEGOLAND Dubai is now open at the Dubai Parks and Resorts where visitors from all ages can enjoy extensive rides, dining and entertainment. Buy your tickets now!


Motiongate Dubai
MOTIONGATE Dubai is bringing some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters to life featuring 27 action-packed rides and attractions. Book your tickets now!


Dubai Garden Glow
Dubai Garden Glow aims to educate people on the importance of reducing their carbon foot print and preserving the world by using recyclables. Visit now.


Dubai Miracle Garden
Featuring more than 45 million blooming flowers in stunning designs, awesome shapes and structures, Dubai Miracle Garden is full of eye catching colour.


Burj Al Arab - Tower of the Arabs
Since its opening in December 1999, the Burj Al Arab has been one of the most photographed structures in the world. Sometimes referred to as "the world's most luxurious hotel


Burj Khalifa - The world's tallest tower
Unveiled in February 2010, the Burj Khalifa stands 828 metres high - 320 metres taller than Taipei 101 which held the record since 2004. The Burj Khalifa currently holds seven records, including the highest occupied


Global Village
Global Village, Dubai’s leading family entertainment and cultural attraction gets bigger and better every year. If you’re looking for a theme park to keep the family entertained, the hugely popular Fantasy

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Desert Safaris
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Big Bus Tours
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Hop on the bus and enjoy panoramic views of the city.

The Wonder Bus Tours
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The first and only amphibious-based city tour in the Middle East.

Seawings Tours
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Enjoy an aerial tour of Dubai.

Parks in Dubai
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Spend the day lounging around one of these popular locations.

Al Fahidi Fort and Dubai Museum
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Open from 8.30am to 8.30pm everyday and from 2.30pm to 8.30pm on Friday.

Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood
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Majlis Ghorfat Umm Al Sheif
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Open from 7.30am to 2.30pm (Sunday to Thursday).

Coins Museum
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Open from 8am to 2pm (Sunday to Thursday).

Beaches in Dubai
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A 'must do' when in Dubai.
The UAE is surrounded by two bodies of water, both offering different diving experiences. Dubai is good for shipwrecks, which are home to Barracuda, Snappers and Jacks, with common
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HAPPENINGS
Cool stuff for a hot day.
Plus, there are deals on F&B.
Because summer is the best time to be in one.
The story of Dubai is set to unfold in real time at Saruq Al Hadid, the newly opened museum in Dubai’s historical district
So you don't have to just sit around.
Plus, there’s a new attraction.
An all-female performance will take place at DUCTAC in tribute to Italian National Day.
Dubai’s first private museum for contemporary Middle Eastern and international art, Salsali Private Museum, is hosting a six-month exhibition on sculptures.
A preview of what a holiday here looks like.
This calls for some summer pampering.
And the offer is valid until 31st August.
Who doesn’t love an extra bit of pampering?
Pre-sale registrations now open.
There's something for all ages.
Your guide to the 'Garden City'.
The speed will be a lot better, too.
In celebration of International Yoga Day.
Renowned and upcoming artists showcase their works.
Did you know that the place where the tango is danced is called ‘milonga’? Find everything there is to know about the passionate dance of tango at the Dubai Tango Festival.
Darts is just as fun to watch as it is to play - especially when world-class rivals are competing and the stakes are high.
Your little ones will thank you.
Prepare for an indulgent evening of food and music. ‘Russian Seasons’ is a gala dinner with cocktail reception.
Gather the girls for some pool time fun.
Three of our favourite stand-ups are back by popular demand at The Laughter Factory - with Dominic Holland, Kai Humphries and Addy Van Der Borgh taking equal billing on the May tour.
As part of the ‘World Classical Music Series,’ Dubai welcomes the talented baritone Rodion Pogossov, who has performed around the world and regularly at New York’s Metropolitan Opera.
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