12 May 2 Renowned and Famous Dubai Attractions
For those that are staying in some of the most expensive hotels in Dubai and those that want to learn more about the history of Dubai should head to the Dubai Museum which is located in the Al Fahidi Fort. This amazing piece of architecture dates back to the year 1799 therefore; it is an art all by itself. The museum displays handcrafted weapons such as arrows, bows, shields and spears as well as ancient and musical instruments and artifacts from excavated graves.
The Al Fahidi Fort where the museum is situated is quite historical deserving to be one best place to see in Middle East. It was used in defending Dubai Creek against the invaders and it is also Dubais oldest building. It is right along the Al Fahid Street near the Bastakiya Quarter right opposite the Grand Mosque and Diwan. From Saturday to Thursday, the museum is opened at 0830 hrs to 2030 hrs and from 1430 hrs to 2030 hrs on Friday.
Visiting the museum, you get to learn more about its culture and how it came to rise from a port town to a metropolis. Those looking for tourist spots in Dubai have a variety to choose from. The Dubai Museum also has an underground section where thousands of visitors every year learn the history by use of the latest technology. Get to learn more about the Arabian traditional homes, the fishing, the desert life of Dubai and mosques as well as the pearl diving among others.
In front of Burj Al Arab in the Jumeira area of Dubai, you will find one of the best place to see in Middle East. This is the Wild Wadi Water Park that has 30 water slides among other attractions. the water park is perfect for every family member as there are not only pools and water slides but there are also other activities such as riding the tornados of Tantrum Alley, games at Juhas Dhow and Lagoon with splash buckets and water guns, cruising down the Flood River and surfing ay the Wipeout Flowrider among others.
Many of the visitors looking for tourist sports in Dubai love floating down the lazy river while others opt to catch waves at Breakers Bay which is the largest wave pool in Middle East and many others plunging down the JumeirahSceirah slide. The water park that opens everyday from 1000 hrs to somewhere between 1800 and 2000 hrs has an interesting history of the Juha from the Arabian folklore.
The Juha themed water park has restaurants where you can grab some snacks and drinks as well as a souvenir shop. There are swimwear and toy stores available. Taking a break from the variety of activities at the water park, visitors staying at some of the most expensive hotels in Dubai opt to grab a pizza and some smoothie although kebab meat as well as sodas and pasta is also available. The theme park has something for everyone especially those that want to test their adrenaline. More can be followed on travelvenu.