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Dubai

Dubai, the main city in UAE was my next destination during my visit to Abu Dabhi. Dubai is one of the most popular cities in UAE is a main tourist draw for people from around the world. There are many options to travel from any where in UAE to Dubai. The cheapest is by bus which costs 25AED for a 1 way ticket and takes around 2 hours.

Since I was having only 4  days, I knew covering all the places there would not be possible hence I decided to prioritize the places that can be covered. The main tourist attractions in Dubai is the Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeriah, Atlantis Hotel among others.

The first place of interest I visited was the dubai museum which was close to my hotel.The museum has various sections and Chronicles the emergence of dubai from a tiny village to a bustling metropolis.

Dubai Museum Exterior

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The museum has various replicas of the weapons and the items used the localites in the days gone by.  This shows us the progress made by the city over the duration of time.

Inside the museum

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The museum also has some archeological artifacts and ruins from the 1st Millenium BC

Ancient Humans

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The next place to visit was the dubai mall which has a wonderful aquarium and also Burj Khalifa the world’s tallest tower. The aquarium has variety of fishes, sharks and other marine animals up close.  Spent sometime clicking photos before moving to other parts of the aquarium located in the second floor. Spending close to an hour there i headed to burj khalifa which is located at the basement.

Aquarium & Burj Khalifa

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One can go to the top of Burj Khalifa and view the skyline of dubai which looks terrific from the top. Tickets can be booked online at a reduced price or buy it at the venue itself where the prices are higher.

The next destination was the dubai creek which has a nice walkway built on the harbour. The creek has a nice walkway built which can be used for walking / cycling and other activities. One can see plenty of yachts and other dhows(water taxi) which can take u for a short tour.

Dubai Creek

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The final place to visit was the Burj Al Arab which is a 7 Star hotel built like a sail.

Burj Al Arab

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Snaps can be found here

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About Subbu
Name: Subbu Interests : Trekking,travelling Hobbies: Photography

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