There are countless pictures of Dubai on the internet that portrays the dominating skyline of Dubai. Likewise, there are multitudinous spots in Dubai that could make the perfect muse for your Instagram posts.
Yes, we do agree that taking a trip is not only about taking pictures. However, isn't it true that we all love to do it either way? So whether it is for your social media or the memory albums, here are the most wonderful places in Dubai that demands to be featured.
Burj Khalifa is to Dubai, as Eiffel Tower is to Paris. You cannot miss this spot, whether or not it is romantic. For one, it is an incredible symbol of the achievement of humankind. The 829-meter high Burj Khalifa has 163 floors and observations decks on different levels. In fact, you might find it challenging to get the whole structure in a frame or fit it in the Instagram mode. Well, for the photographers, that will offer many creative opportunities though.
Flowers will never bore anyone. For evergreen posts that shine, what better than a miracle garden, especially that one in the middle of a desert. Dubai Miracle Garden features the largest collection of flowers in the entire world, manicured in the amazing shapes. The sight is truly awe-inspiring, and so will be the pictures.
If you want to check in at one place in Dubai, it has to be the Dubai Marina. It is the heart of the city and the liveliest too. Along the shore of the artificial river that flows into the Arabian Gulf, lines the most luxurious yachts od Dubai. Across the waters, are the towering skyline in all kinds of spires and shapes. Even if you are not there for taking pictures, you would want to hang out here just for the energizing vibes.
Zabeel Palace is the official residence of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. Though it is impossible to get inside the palace, you can go till the gate and admire the ornated palace exterior. It is also an excellent place that reflects the culture of Dubai as opposed to the shiny modern facades.
Similar to the Dubai Marina, Madinat Jumeirah is another complex that has evolved around an artificial water body. Here the ambiance is of the old vernacular architecture of Dubai, with the feel of a souq bazaar, a traditional market place. It is not only one of the most popular sites in Dubai for both locals and tourists but also favored by the Instagram Influencers.
To post pictures of Burj Al Arab, you don't have to necessarily stay in this ultra modern and the most luxurious hotel. But if you get a chance, don’t let it go. Either way, once you are in Dubai, you have to click at least one picture of this magnificent beauty.
Dubai Mall is not like every other mall you would come across the world. There are many features that make this one stand apart from the herd. The mall is considered as the largest in the world, with streets inside that you can actually take a taxi to get from one end from another. One attractive feature inside the Dubai Mall is the passage of umbrellas on the ground floor near the ice rink.
There is one more stunning human-made creation here. The Human Waterfall is an art installation that is 24 meters tall and rises across all floors of the mall. The sound is quite soothing, which will make for a perfect story too.
Mall of the Emirates opens its doors to the winter wonderland of Dubai. Inside is the chilling temperature, ski slope and the setting of enchanting winters. Even without that, the structure, much like the many impressive buildings of Dubai is awe inspiring. The wrought iron fences and the dome that lets in a flood of light are indeed iconic.
Out of all the skyscrapers adorned the skyline, the Dubai frame is a very peculiar structure. From outside what looks exactly like a frame, is 150 meters tall and shines bright at day and night reflecting the lights and with illuminations.
From the top of the structure, one can see the contrast in the Old and New part of Dubai. There is also a glass floor at the 150-meter height, to add on to the thrilling experiences.
It is inevitable that you peek into the heart of old Dubai, with its sound filled with aromas and colors of the oriental cuisine. In contrast to the bling and glare of the steel and glass structures, the Old Souk Dubai brings colors into the frame. Every nook is a photo op, and every shop is inspiring.
The Global Village is precisely what its name intends to tell us. It showcases the architecture, and a cultural sneak peek of different countries. You can find the Venetian canals, Roman columns, Egyptian pyramids, Asian flavors, and a lot more fun. It goes without saying that this place offers not just one, but hundreds of backdrops to focus on.
Being in the middle of the desert, a safari under the stars would be an unforgettable experience. The shades of the sand dunes, and against the bright blue skies, the food and the sunset, the perks of doing a photo shoot in the desert could go on. At night, the whole picture is different, cold with the fire blazing to keep the warmth. Even if you don’t spend a night, don’t forget to add this to the itinerary.
There are plenty more places that you would want to capture in Dubai, for this is one spectacular city in every sense. With some of the best airlines from the Middle East, you can even try to include a stop at Dubai, even if it is not your final destination.