New Tourist Attractions - The Best Things To See and Do

New Tourist Attractions - The Best Things To See and Do

Dubai has always had wonderful things to attract tourists from all over the world. The wonders never stop in Dubai. The city of skyscrapers has more than just high risers for the people.

If you are planning to visit Dubai and are not sure where to go, here are some recommended places you can visit during your stay in the region.

Museum of the Future

The museum of the future is one of the latest attractions in Dubai. The museum is popular for its unique architecture. It was designed by Killa Design Architects and was engineered by Buro Hapold Engineering Consultancy.

The museum provides a unique experience to people who would love to see the futuristic world. It has a DNA Library where you can know more about the climate change happening around you and how you can contribute towards making this a better place to live. Many species and natural wonders are studied here with an aim of creating a better place.

The museum also provides a sneak peek at what outer space looks like. There is a space station inside the museum, and you will also be able to virtually have a look at earth from 600km above. If you are someone who would like to know more about the Earth, the moon, and astronauts who travel to outer space, you must visit the museum of the future.

The future of wellness inside the museum gives importance to both physical and mental health alike. The exhibits in the area will help you to reconnect with your mind, body, and soul while taking you away from the digital environment.

There is a separate section for kids where they can come closer to the real world with a screen-free experience. There are also games that allow them to earn badges.

The tickets are priced at AED145. The timings of the museum are from 10 am to 6 pm. The museum of the future is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, you can get there by Dubai highways or public transport. There is a Dubai metro station next to the museum.

La Perle by Dragone

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La Perle by Dragone is the first resident show in Dubai. The director behind the entire show is Franco Dragone, who is famous for his masterpieces like Celine Dion- A New Day, Le Reve (Las Vegas), and The House of Dancing Water (Macau).

La Perle provides you with an immersive experience with arts performances, music, technology, and imagery. Al La Perle you can witness acrobats rising from the smoke, death-defying stunts performed by skilled artists, mesmerizing lighting, soulful singers, and beautiful storytelling. The essence of all these performances is Dubai.

The show is brought to Dubai by Al Habtoor Group. It is located in Al Habtoor City. The show timings are from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Tuesday to Saturday. The ticket prices start from AED209 and can be bought from their official website.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, the largest cultural centre in MENA region has opened to the public. The architecture of the library is unique making it look like an open book. The architecture of the building is inspired by the concept of Rehal, a traditional wooden book rest used to hold Holy Quran. The building was designed by the consortium of Obermeyer Group in Munich and the Architectural Consulting Group.

Mohamed Bin Rashid Library has lots of library halls, and temporary and permanent exhibition spaces, and a theatre with a capacity of 550. It is also home to 1.5 million printed books, over 2 million digital books, and a million audiobooks.

Cultural artifacts, rare books, manuscripts and art pieces from the Arab World, Islamic world and worldwide are also on display here. You can also film in the library with aesthetic spots with prior booking.

Currently, the tickets are free, however, you need to book your slots for entry.

Jungle Bay Water Park

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The Jungle Bay Water Park is a new attraction which is family friendly. You can take your kids out for a fun day in the water themed park. Kids are going to enjoy at the fullest.

The Jungle Bay Water Park provides thrilling rides, special activities for kids, private cabanas and dining options. The waterpark has a massive slides, and a 6m long wave pool. Kids have special designated areas where they will be safe without supervision from adults.

The Jungle Bay Water park is located Mina Seyahi Resort, Jumeirah.

The Jungle Bay Water Park is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm. The tickets are priced at AED200 for adults, and AED 100 for kids. However, during the weekends and public holidays you will have to pay AED300 for adults and AED200 for kids. Try to visit during the weekdays. The tickets are not sold on the website. You need to purchase the tickets from the location.

XLine Dubai Marina

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XLine Dubai is a must visit place for all those adventure seekers. XLine provides you a fabulous ziplining experience across Dubai Marina. It is the longest urban ziplining in the Dubai.

This heroic ride will make you fly amidst the skyscrapers of Dubai. It is also one of the most loved and visited spots in Dubai tourism. XLine also lets you video record the entire experience of ziplining over the city. You can treasure this like a souvenir.

Xline is located in Dubai Marina and it is easily accessible by the public. You can reach here by metro or any other public transport.

The tickets are priced at AED650 and can go upto AED1200. You can visit the XLine during 9 am to 4 pm except on Wednesdays. The entire ziplining experience takes about 90 minutes, so plan accordingly.

The Green Planet

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If you are done seeing all the modern architecture in Dubai and are craving for some greens, visit the Green Planet in Dubai. Green Planet can be called as Dubai's tropical rainforest but man made.

It is home to 3000 species of plants, animals, and birds. Exotic flora and fauna can also be seen at the Green Planet. The Green Planet attracts visitors of all age. You can swim with piranhas, or experience being a zookeeper for a day. There are many other fun activities you can enjoy during your visit.

The Green Planet aims to bring awareness about the importance of such rainforests around the world. You can enter into a completely different world inside the glass dome. This dome is called the Biodome.

The biodome is four floored experience; the Canopy, the Midstory, Forest Floor, and the Flooded Rainforest. At every level you will introduced to the roles and importance the rainforests plays. You can get a sensual experience while walking nearby the waterfalls.  

The Green Planet is located in the City Walk. The price of tickets begins at AED110. You can book your tickets from the website ahead of your trip.

Green Planet Dubai is open from 10 am to 6 pm. You can take the public transport to the destination.

Infinity des Lumieres

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Infinity des Lumieres like its meaning infinity of lights is a wholesome light experience. The creators have used cutting edge technology for creating and perceiving art.

Infinity des Lumieres is the biggest digital art museum in Middle East. This art museum provides you with an immersive experience of classical, modern, contemporary, and futuristic art. You can enter the world of dynamic art with many moving images around you. Some of the famous artworks exhibited here are The Architect of Imaginary, The Odyssey of Abstraction, and Painting Music.

Iconic art is brought to life by using 130 projectors, 58 speakers, and 3000 HD digital moving images. Each experiences are to last for about 15 minutes.

You can visit the museum during 10 am to 10 pm on Monday to Thursday and on Sunday they are open from 10 am to 11 pm. The tickets range from AED125.

The museum is located in Dubai Mall and is accessible by both private transport and public transport alike.

Top Golf

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Top Golf Dubai is the latest attraction for those outdoor gamers. You need not be a golf expert to visit the spot. The Top Golf Dubai offers interactive golf games, live music, dining experience and so much more.

Top Golf also lets you host events at the place. Top Golf has 96 climate-controlled hitting bays where you could defeat your friends or family.

Top Golf has three restaurants, three luxury VIP suites, retail space, large TV where you can view sports matches. Top Golf also gives you a beautiful view of the Dubai Marina.

Top Golf is located at Emirates Golf Club. It is open between 10 am and 1 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday except for Friday (10 am to 2 am), Saturday (9 am to 2 am), and Sunday (9 am to 1 am). You can book your slots on the official website of Top Golf.

You can easily reach the spot with a mode of private transport, however, public transport will also bring you to the destination.

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