List of Tourist Attractions in Dubai
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List of Tourist Attractions in Dubai

There are many tourist attractions in Dubai, resulting from a large scale construction boom. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the current ruler of Dubai and the prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, wants Dubai to become the top tourist destination in the world. Dubai received 14 million tourists from all around the world in 2015. Euromonitor ranked the world's 150 most visited cities by international tourists in 2009; Dubai ranked 7th.[1] Dubai hosted a record 10 million visitors in 2012, an increase of 9.3% from the previous year.[2][3]

Exhibitions and trade shows

Parks and zoos

Aerial view of Wild Wadi Water Theme Park

Museums and recreational places

Entrance to an exhibition hall at the DICC


Stadiums and sports venues

Dubai Autodrome as seen from the air on 1 May 2007


Dubai Jumeirah Beach
  • Jebel Ali Beach
  • The Beach (JBR)
  • Jumeirah Beach or Kite Beach
  • Wollongong Beach


Entertainment places

Ski Dubai


  • Abu Hail Mosque
  • Abu ibn Kaab Mosque
  • Abdullah bin Saeed Mosque
  • Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque and Centre
  • Al Habtoor Mosque
  • Al Mamzar Mosque
  • Al Noor Mosque
  • Al Rehman Mosque
  • Al Tajir Mosque
  • C.M.C
  • Dubai Sports and Culture Club Mosque
  • Grand Mosque
  • Hatta Sports Club Mosque
  • Hor Al Anz Mosque
  • Jumeirah Mosque
  • Naad Al Shiba Grand Mosque
  • Naad Al Shiba Small Mosque
  • Port Saeed Mosque
  • Sheikh Khlifa bin Saeed Mosque 1
  • Sheikh Khlifa bin Saeed Mosque 2
  • Sheikh Khlifa bin Saeed Mosque 3
  • Sheikh Khlifa bin Saeed Mosque 4
  • Sheikh Khlifa bin Saeed Mosque 5
  • Talha Mosque
  • Zabeel Mosque

Hindu temple

  • Shiva and Krishna Mandir[4]


  • St.Mary's Indian Orthodox Church,Ras al khaimah,United Arab Emirates.
  • Christ Church
  • Church of South India
  • Deira Brethren Assembly
  • Dubai City Church
  • Dubai Evangelical Church Centre
  • Emirates Baptist Church
  • Followers Christian Fellowship, Dubai
  • Mar Ignatius Syrian Orthodox Church
  • Mar Thoma Church[5]
  • Miracle Hands Ministry
  • New Covenant Church Dubai
  • St. Francis of Assisi Church
  • St. Martin's Church
  • St. Mary's Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group
  • St. Mary's Church Dubai
  • St. Mary's Konkan Community
  • St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India
  • St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral[6]
  • Well of Life Church Dubai
  • Tamil Full Gospel Church Dubai

Shopping malls

Dubai Mall

The two leading malls are the Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates.


Souks (also written souq and soukh) are traditional outdoor markets selling food, spices, gifts, jewellery, fabrics and other items. In Dubai most souks are named after the types of products on sale. There are both indoor and outdoor souks in Dubai, mostly located in Deira and Bur Dubai.[7]

Traditional souks

Modern souks

  • Khan Murjan
  • Souk Al Bahar
  • Souk Madinat Jumeirah


Artificial islands

Palm Jumeirah

Bridges and tunnels

Al Makhtoum Bridge
Dubai Floating Bridge


Dubai Mall Aquarium
Burj Al Arab Aquarium


Natural and urban attractions


Lakes and creeks


Dubai Marina fountains

Attractions under development




A. ^ Currently under construction.
B. ^ Construction is on hold.
C. ^ Approved developments.

See also


External links

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