Major Tourist Attractions in UAE

Major Tourist Places To Visit In UAE

These are some of the major tourist places to visit:
▪️  Dubai
▪️  Abu Dhabi
▪️  Sharjah
▪️  Ajman
▪️  Fujairah
▪️  Umm Al Quwain
▪️  Ras Al Khaimah

Read on! For Dubai-based attractions
The Indoor Attractions in Dubai

IMG Worlds of Adventure - A coronet of Dubai’s growing tourism and leisure industry

IMG has the capacity to entertain 20,000 explorers a day. IMG Worlds of Adventure ensures:
▪️  Best of family recreations 
▪️  Adventure-seekers
▪️  Shopaholics
▪️  Gourmets
▪️  Movie-maniacs
Two of the 4 epic zones are modeled on the topic and characters of global brands like Cartoon Network and Marvel. 

Creations of IMG Tank
▪️  The IMG Boulevard 
▪️  Lost Valley- Dinosaur Adventure 
You can enjoy this popular adventure-themed park and enjoy the rides inspired by your favorite superheroes, cartoon characters and more.
Ticket cost 
AED 195 (UAE Residents)
AED 299 (general admission)
AED 5245 (VIP package)
Location: City of Arabia, E311, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Contact: +971-4-403-8888

Ski Dubai - It sounds more like a fairy-tale from the Arabian Nights

▪️  One of the largest indoor ski resorts in the world
▪️  Visitors can get acquainted with penguins apart from skiing
▪️  Thrilling Snow Bullet ride 
Here are various packages available for visitors to choose from depends on the activities chosen. 
Ticket cost may range between AED 190 and AED 1,390 per person. 
Timings: Sunday – Wednesday 10:00 am – 11:00 pm, Thursday 10:00 am to 12:00 am, Friday- Saturday 09:00 am – 11:00 pm
Location: Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha 1
Contact: 800-386

The Dubai Mall - Very famous tourist attraction in Dubai 

Check out the best places for shopping at The Dubai Mall in Dubai.
Fascinating Facts: 
▪️  Second-largest mall in the world.
▪️  Hub for High Fashion Clothes & Gold Jewellery.
▪️  Facing the world’s tallest building
▪️  Offers spectacular views
▪️  Providing all kinds of luxury brand stores and designer clothes 
You will find this an absolute heaven for the shopping lovers and head over to the Rainforest Cafe after a day of shopping. You can see mesmerizing creatures at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. 
Lets the kids have a blast at KidZania, a children’s edutainment park and may watch the latest blockbusters at Reel Cinemas Megaplex and skate across an Olympic-sized ice rink at one of the best attractions in Dubai!
Location: Financial Center Street, next to the Burj Khalifa
Price of entry: Free 
Contact: 800 Dubai Mall
(800-38224-6255)

The Green Planet

Ever wanted to visit the Amazon rainforest?  Explore the wild!!! 
Inside the Green Planet - Dubai!!
Rainforest in the middle of desert
The uniqueness of Green Planet Dubai lies in the fact that:
▪️  Dubai's most loved manmade indoor tropical rain-forests.
▪️  Featuring around 3000 exotic floral and faunal species. 
Note: You may plan your Green Planet Dubai itinerary either early in the morning or in the late evening when the sun is about to set. This offers a picturesque value to capture the beauty of Green Planet Dubai.
Ticket Cost
Location: City Walk, Al Wasl, Dubai
Price of entry: AED 120 at gate | Different packages for the chosen attractions
Opening hours: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm

The Outdoor Attractions in Dubai

Global Village 

Here’s something magical about Global Village - Multicultural Festival Park and the region’s first family destination for culture, shopping and entertainment. 
There’s even more fun to be had with countless games and thrilling rides at the region’s largest funfair. 
Ticket Cost: AED 15 per person (Free entry for children under 3 years and senior citizens above the age of 65)
Timings: Saturday to Wednesday: 04:00 pm to 12:00 am | Thursday and Friday: 04:00 pm to 01:00 am
Location: Exit 37, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Contact: +971-4-362-4114
Don't miss out on the fantastic bargains!!

Dubai Fountain 

Enjoy watching the fountain with coffee & cake!
The spectacular show of the Dubai Fountain is one of the things to do in Dubai at night, back with spectacular outdoor musical shows sure to entertain your loved ones. 
▪️  One of Dubai’s most stunning, unmissable modern attractions 
▪️  Fountain Show on the Burj Khalifa Lake, Downtown Dubai
▪️  Fabulous display combining water, light and music
▪️  Dubai Fountain uses 6,600 lights and high-pressure water shooters.  
Dubai Fountain Timings
Cost: AED 20 per person (Boardwalk), AED 65 per person (Abra Lake Ride)
Timings: Afternoon Shows Saturday 01:00 pm and 01:30 pm, Friday 01:30 pm and 02:00 pm, Evening Shows Sunday to Saturday: Every 30 mins between 06:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Location: Burj Lake, Next to Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai
Contact: +971-4-362-7500

Palm Jumeirah 

One of the must-visit attractions in Dubai!  
Highlights
▪️  The man-mad archipelago 
▪️  Counted as a daring and innovative development finished in 2007
▪️  Heaven for vacationers. 

Features
▪️  Luxury homes, hotels and other attractions 
▪️  One of the newer attractions in the area is the Pointe at The Palm 
Pointe at The Palm stands out from the rest. This gorgeous beachfront retreat is much more worthy with many restaurants, stores and breathtaking views of Atlantis, The Palm.
Location: Jumeirah coastal area
Price of entry: free

The Burj Khalifa and the Burj Al Arab 

Most famous buildings in Dubai!!! These two are absolute no-brainers for any list of the best places to visit in the UAE.
▪️  The Burj Khalifa 
▪️  The Burj Al Arab 
Note: The former tallest building in the world, whilst the latter defied all odds to become the only seven-star hotel in existence. These two are absolute no-brainers for any list of the best places to visit in the UAE. 

The Burj Khalifa 
Mixed-use skyscraper in Dubai -You can view this iconic landmark for free from the outdoor promenade surrounding the Burj Lake or the Burj Park. You can experience the breath-taking view of the city from the observational decks located on 124th and 125th floors of Burj Khalifa, known as the At The Top Experience.

The Burj Al Arab 
•  Is set on its own artificial island. 
•  The Burj has frequently been called "the world's first seven-star hotel" and "the most luxurious hotel in the world". 
•  It is adorned with more gold and marble than any reasonable person would choose, the Burj Al Arab impresses through the sheer force of its vision of luxury. 
•  It's like living in the dream world of an Emirati royal.
You can always experience one of the many fine dining venues in the hotel...Enjoy exciting water sports or lounge at The Terrace, which has pools, bars, cabanas. 
Location: Jumeirah Street, Umm Suqeim 3 (Burj Al Arab) |Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard (Burj Khalifa)
Price of entry: Varies for different activities

Dubai Miracle Garden  

Incredible experience - City land’s signature creations!
A 72,000 sqm space full of scents and colors comes to life every year.
Highlights
▪️  This family-friendly Dubai attraction was launched on Valentine’s Day, 2013.
▪️  It is set in the heart of Dubailand.
▪️  The garden in full bloom with its 150 million flowers arranged in colourful arches and patterns. 
▪️  Wander through the themed sections of the park by A380. 
Best outdoor places to visit in Dubai – especially with the kids! 
It has its own avenue dedicated to Disney, with massive floral displays of classic characters-Mickey Mouse! 
Cost: AED 40 (Kids between the age of 3 years and 12 years); AED 55 (Adults); Free Entry (Kids under the age of 3 years and People of Determination)
Timings: Sunday to Saturday 09:00 am – 06:00 pm, Location: Al Barsha South 3, Dubailand Contact: +971-4-422-8902

Dubai Safari Park 

You can explore the flora and fauna in Dubai at these wildlife sanctuaries in Dubai such as:
Attractions:
▪️  Dubai Safari Park, home to more than 2500 animals from all over the world
▪️  One of the top ten zoos internationally
▪️  Leading tourist destination worldwide. 
▪️  The park's major source of energy is solar energy.
▪️  Spread over a massive 119 hectares.
▪️  The massive zoo is home to over 2500 exotic animals from around the globe.
▪️  The park is divided into several sections or villages such as:

1. The Arabian Village
2. Explorer Village
3. African Village
4. Asian Village 
5. Kids Farm. 

Each of these attractions within Dubai Safari Park boasts native animal and bird species from that specific region of the world. Moreover, kids can learn a great deal about animals, their habitat and other information. 
Ticket Cost
AED 50 for adults, AED 20 for kids, Combo Dubai Safari Park ticket: AED 85 for adults and AED 30 for kids, free entry for kids under 3 years of age and for People of Determination. Differently-abled guests can show their SANAD cards.
Timings: Daily 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Location: Al Warqa 5 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Price of entry: AED 50, AED 20 (kids)
Contact: +971-800-900

Read on!!! The Things to see in Abudhabi

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi 
 
Highlights
▪️  World’s fastest roller coaster, Formula Rossa, resides right here at Ferrari World
▪️  The first theme park by the legendary Italian car manufacturer. 
Navigate your way At Ferrari World Abu Dhabi!!
Location: Yas Island 
Through all the zones
Rides, Attractions, Shopping and Dining options for little champions!!
▪️  Experience the full delights of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi with various rides which are designed to provide a perfect experience.
▪️  Be entertained and amazed by our Ferrari-inspired shows
▪️  Enjoy the elegance and beauty of the Ferrari brand come to life.
Hey come and grab your tickets!!!!
Price of entry: AED 296, AED 230 (kids)
Opening hours: 12:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Warner Bros Theme Park Abu Dhabi 

The earlier you get to Warner Bros Theme Park Abu Dhabi, the better. Pricey but worth it, considering that we had to wait for almost an hour on some of the popular rides!
Highlights
▪️  An indoor amusement park in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
▪️  Developed by Miral Asset Management
Features
Characters from:
1. Warner Bros.'s franchises - Looney Tunes, DC Comics, Hanna – Barbera.
2. The park is located on Yas Island near Ferrari World and Yas Waterpark
3. The third Warner Bros.'s theme park
4. An adjoining hotel is also being built at the center of Yas Island
5. The park contains 29 rides, restaurants, attractions, shops and shows
This ultra-popular U.A.E attraction is one of the largest indoor amusement parks in the world!!!
Tickets
Location: Yas Island
Price of entry: AED 295, AED 230 (kids)
Opening hours: 12:00 pm to 08:00 pm

OUTDOOR ATTRACTIONS

Yas Waterworld 

Glide over Yas Waterworld at high speed!
The water park features over 40 themed rides and is especially popular during spring and summer months.
Buy tickets
Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Price of entry: AED 250, AED 210 (kids)
Opening hours: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
A one-of-a-kind experience for the whole family!

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque 

▪️  One the world's largest mosques 
▪️  A massive architectural work of art 
▪️  Took 12 years to complete at the reported cost of around $545 million
▪️  Walls of the Mosque were built entirely of marble from Macedonia.

Features 
▪️  82 dome more than 1,000 columns
▪️  24-carat-gold gilded chandeliers 
▪️  World’s largest hand-knotted carpet.
Buy tickets
Location: Sheikh Zayed Bin Saeed Street
Price of entry: Free
Opening hours: 09:00 am to 10:00 pm | 04:30 pm to 10:00 pm (Fridays)

Hey all, Love the experience, it is absolutely stunning!!!!

Louvre Abu Dhabi 

▪️  An art and civilization museum
▪️  Located in Abu Dhabi
▪️  A New Cultural Beacon Bringing Different Cultures Together
▪️  Encompasses 9,200 square metres of galleries
Grab your tickets!!
Location: Saadiyat Cultural District, Abu Dhabi
Price of entry: AED 60, different prices for UAE government employees, teachers and others
Opening hours: 10:00 am to 08:00 pm, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm (Thursday and Friday), closed on Monday

The Emirates Palace 

▪️  Luxury five star hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 
▪️  Operated by Mandarin Oriental
▪️  Located on the shores of the Arabian Gulf overlooking its own private natural bay
Emirates Palace Entry Ticket
There is no entrance fee for just visiting the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Location: West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi
Visitors here can also enjoy the exceptional cuisine at the hotel’s high-end restaurants!! Book Emirates Palace!!

Qaṣr Al-Waṭan - Incredible, new and unique landmark in the Middle East.

Open to the public!! 
Qaṣr Al-Waṭan is the Presidential palace in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates
Location: Al Ras Al Akhdar, Abu Dhabi
Price of entry : AED 60, AED 30 (kids)
Opening hours: 10:00 am (last entry at 05:00 pm) (Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday) | 12:00 pm (last entry at 06:00 pm) (Thursday to Saturday) | Closed on Monday

Read on!!! The Things to see in Sharjah

Sharjah makes several notable additions to our list of the best places to visit in the UAE. And here are some of the most popular attractions!!

Check out the best Indoor attractions!!

Al Noor Mosque 

With adjacent Al majaj waterfront and beautiful parks, it is a regular visiting place for residents all over UAE!!!
▪️  One of the famous mosques in Sharjah
▪️  Located on the Khaled lagoon at the Buhaira Corniche.
▪️  Turkish Ottoman design and was influenced by the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Turkey
▪️  One of the mosques open to the public in Sharjah
▪️  Mosque can accommodate up to 2,200 worshippers and also welcomes tourists/visitors. 
Note: The mosque set a Guinness World Record for the "World's largest wooden charity box" for their Ramadan donation campaign. The 
Ticket charges
Location: Buhairah Corniche Street, Al Majaz 1
Price of entry: Book on website
Opening hours: 08:00 am to 02:00 pm (Closed on Friday and Saturday)

Sharjah Art Museum 

▪️  An art museum in the city of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
▪️  Art enthusiasts will appreciate the exhibits at the Sharjah Art Museum
▪️  Housed in Bait Al Serkal in Al Shuwaihean Area
▪️  One of the leading art institutions in the Persian Gulf region.
Highlights
Museum has a collection of modern and contemporary art by artists from United Arab Emirates and other Middle Eastern countries. It also organizes and hosts temporary exhibitions and educational events. It has a total floor area of 111,000 m² with galleries over two floors and an underground car park beneath it.
The facility is considered as one of the finest art galleries in the Gulf region with permanent collections and paintings from world-renowned artists. 
Ticket cost
Location: Sharjah Art Museum
Price of entry: Free
Opening hours: 08:00 am to 08:00 pm | 04:00 am to 08:00 pm (Friday)

Adventure land 

Find all your favorite superheroes—it's perfect for kids!!
▪️  Indoor family entertainment center in the Sahara Centre shopping mall in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
▪️  Area of 70,000 square feet (6,500 m2)
▪️  Largest family entertainment center in the Middle East
Ticket Cost
Location: Sahara Centre, Level 1, Al Nahda Interchange, Dubai-Sharjah Road, Al Nahda
Price of entry: Subject to the chosen package
Opening hours: 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Sharjah Car Museum 

Visitors can learn about the different types of car engines and their function and gives you the chance to learn about the historical development of the automobile industry!!!
Car lovers must not miss this!!
Museum Highlights
Divided into four sections - each represents:
▪️  A historical stage in the development of the automotive industry
▪️  The museum also organizes exciting interactive activities and experiments for all ages. 
▪️  Creating a new level of luxury for the world to commute and travel.
The Sharjah Classic Car Museum has many prime examples of fantastically fine automobiles. You may also discover the museum’s vintage masterpieces, such as:
1. Rolls Royce
2. Ford, Mercedes
3. Chevrolet
4. Bentley 
Ticket cost 
Location: Airport road, next to Sharjah International Airport, opposite Sharjah Discovery Centre
Price of entry: AED 10 | AED 5 (kids aged two to 12) | Free for kids under two, seniors aged 60 and above and differently-abled guests
Opening hours: 08:00 am to 08:00 pm | 04:00 pm to 08:00 pm 
Location: Heart of Sharjah, next to Bait Al Naboodah, opposite Al Arsah souq
Price of entry: AED 10 | AED 5 (kids aged two to 12) | Free for kids under two, seniors aged 60 and above and differently-abled guests
Opening hours: 08:00 am to 08:00 pm | 04:00 pm to 08:00 pm (Friday)

Sharjah Heritage Museum 

An Art Hub!!
Dedicated to:
Research
Preservation 
Presentation of the traditions & culture 

Highlights
▪️  Established in 2003, it was reopened in in May 2012, a renovated historic house in the Heritage Area 
▪️  The museum's collection of artifacts, exhibits and information are displayed in six thematic galleries based on:
1. Landscape
2. Lifestyle
3. Celebrations
4. Livelihood
5. Traditional Knowledge
You may also check out the galleries!!! Like the temporary exhibitions of arts and crafts inspired by heritage, as well as a cinema room….

Outdoor Attractions!

Sharjah Desert Park 

This park is designed to make things interesting and interactive for kids and adults.
When you are here, you can know how the desert was formed!!
Highlights
▪️  The park has exhibitions and illustrations about the climatic conditions in Sharjah
▪️  It has graphical illustrations about the desert’s flora and fauna system. 
You may walk through the live botanical garden!!!
You may head to the Natural Museum of History inside the Sharjah Park. The park also holds a wildlife zoo inside. 
Go on mini safaris and learn about reptiles, animals, mammals and lot more!
The entire museum is well-themed like a journey to the past displaying the bones of dinosaurs and real meteors. 
Opening hours
Opening hours: 09:00 am to 05:30 pm | 02:00 to 05:30 pm (Friday) | 11:00 am to 05:30 pm (Saturday)
Location: Al Dhaid Road
Entry Fees: AED 15, AED 5 (kids aged 12 and over) | Free for kids under 12

Al Noor Island 

Lovely family-friendly waterfront destination!! 
You may be having a feeling that you are living in a different world, across the footbridge – You may see the beautiful grounds, butterfly house, reading pavilion, kid’s rope play area and more including a great cafe to enjoy a coffee or a meal during your visit.
There is playground area, a literature area for people who want to read, a butterfly area to enjoy!!!
Location: Buhairah Corniche Road, Khalid Lagoon, Sharjah
Price of entry: AED 35, AED 20 (kids aged three to 12)
Opening hours: 09:00 am to 11:00 pm (Weekdays) | 09:00 am to 12:00 am (Weekends)

Other Popular parks in Sharjah
1. Al Ittihad Square Park
2. Sharjah National Park 
3. Al Majaz Park

Wildlife Paradises - Island paradise and nature reserves are also popular for visitors!!!! 
Location: various locations in the city
Price of entry: Free entry in some parks
Opening hours: Subject to park

Some of the top places to visit in Ajman

Indoor Attractions

The Ajman Museum 

▪️  Museum located in the city of Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Ajman Museum includes several sections 
▪️  Offer a compelling glimpse of Ajman's past, including:
* Archaeology
* Manuscripts
* Folk costumes
* Souvenirs and more
The museum tells about:
▪️  Local history and heritage, the place highlights various aspects of the past.
▪️  One of the most famous displays is an excavated cemetery discovered in the Al Muwaihat area.
▪️  Features pottery and funeral jewellery. 
Note: This was a former fishing village, Ajman also relied heavily on pearl fishing and there is a section specifically devoted to what was once one of the most important pastimes in the region. Hey, Come and explore the history of Ajman museum!!
Location: Al Bustan
Price of entry: AED 5
Opening hours: 08:00 am to 08:00 pm | 02:30 pm to 08:00 pm

Fairmont Ajman 

Offers extensive services and luxury hotel amenities to all guests!!
Highlights
▪️  Beachfront five star hotel beautifully situated in Ajman
▪️  Mix of beaches and mangroves to museums and malls 
Fairmont Ajman promises a truly memorable experience during your stay!!!
Features
▪️  252 guestrooms and suites complete
▪️  Ample space 
▪️  200-metre private beach, three F&B venues and its swimming pools
▪️  Stunning views of the Arabian Gulf
You will enjoy all the comforts of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.
Location: Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Street, Al Nakhil 2, Ajman 

Magic Planet 

Visitors may enjoy this entertainment centre with games & rides for children!! 
Location: City Centre Ajman, Ground floor – Ajman
Price of entry: Subject to the chosen game card
Opening hours: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm (Saturday to Wednesday) | 10:00 am to 11:00 pm (Thursday to Friday)

The City Centre Ajman
 
Shop at the city center!!
▪️  One of the most popular shopping mall in the emirate
▪️  Largest shopping mall
▪️  Home to more than 70 International & Local brands
▪️  Entertainment destination in the emirate with 34000 sqm of retail space.
Visitors seeking retail therapy can also visit other malls in Ajman such as Ajman China Mall and Dana Mall. 
Location: Various locations across Ajman
Price of entry: Free
Opening hours: Subject to different mall hours

Outdoor attractions 
Al Zorah

Al Zorah with extensive grounds perfect setting for a number of sports or adventures
▪️  Championship golf course set amid mangroves and dunes
▪️  Opportunities abound to dive, sail, canoe, kayak
▪️  Kite surf
▪️  Team sports such as basketball, soccers etc
▪️  Beach volleyball is also available, while nature trails offer space for jogging, cycling, and strolling.

You may see the Al Zorah Reserve at a distance of 11 km from Ajman Bus Station!!!
Al Zorah Natural Reserve 
▪️  Protected reserve situated at Al Zorah community of Ajman
▪️  One of the popular eco-tourism places to visit in Ajman
▪️  Established in 2004 to preserve the biodiversity and endangered species.
Highlights:
1. Has a vibrant ecosystem 
2. Made up of mangroves, turquoise lagoons and sandy beaches 

Grey Mangroves!!!!

The mangroves here are Avicennia marina species, commonly known as Grey mangroves, due to their colour.
You can explore one of the region’s most prized natural mangroves!!
Location: The Pavilion Al Zorah, Al Ittihad Road
Price of entry: Free entry | Prices vary for different activities
Opening hours: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

Instead you may also see the Ajman beach!!! It is known for some of the prettiest beaches in the UAE. 
You may also visit any of beach resorts that hug the coastline, each of which has its own stretch of private beach.

Ajman Corniche 
▪️  4 km long esplanade 
▪️  Overlooking the Arabian Gulf in the city of Ajman
▪️  One of the famous places to visit in Ajman
▪️  Situated along the northwestern shore of the emirate, the Corniche road 
Here, where the families come to promenade and picnic on the beach. Ajman's beautiful coastline is best enjoyed with a stroll along the Corniche….!!!!

Immensely popular restaurants at the beach sides 
▪️  Sun 
▪️  Surf 
The beaches in Ajman are rivaled by the beautiful parks!!! 
▪️  Al Helio 
▪️  Al Jurf Park 

These are the Ladies Park that is exclusively meant for female visitors!!!

Fujairah

▪️  Only emirate with a coastline on the Gulf of Oman and none on the Persian Gulf
▪️  Unique location along the UAE coastline
Make it a top tourist hotspot for nature lovers!!! 

Here are some of the indoor attractions in Fujairah you can explore:

Al-Bidya Mosque

A testament to the cultural heritage of Fujairah!!!
▪️  Historical mosque in the Emirate of Fujairah, the United Arab Emirates
▪️  Oldest known mosque in the country
▪️  Located in the small village of Al-Badiyah or Al-Bidiyah
▪️  Also known as the "Ottoman Mosque
Location: Coastal road between Khorfakkan and Dibba
Price of entry: Free
Opening hours: No hours for mosque tours

Fujairah Museum

As there are many places which can entertain different kinds of visitors!!
Highlights
▪️  The first exhibit hall of the museum displays heritage objects related to traditional local occupations such as agriculture, fishing, pottery, trade, and weaving
▪️  A second hall on heritage displays ancient weapons, various costumes, and utensils
▪️  A further hall has displays including a spice shop and souq. 
Displays 
Archaeological finds ((objects such as arrowheads, carnelian beads, and vessels)) from tombs at:
▪️  Al Badiyah
▪️  Dibba Al-Fujairah
▪️  Qidfa'
The museum is close to Fujairah Fort…!!This museum is a mix of a cultural, historical and leisure tour!!
Glimpse into the Archaeology and local history of this museum which is located in Fujairah City, Emirate of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates!!
Price of entry: AED 5
Opening hours: 08:00 am to 06:30 pm | 02:00 am to 06:30 pm (Friday)

Sheikh Zayed Mosque 
▪️  Also known as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
▪️  The main mosque in the Emirate of Fujairah
▪️  The second largest in the United Arab Emirates after the mosque with the same name in Abu Dhabi
▪️  Large white mosque is a landmark that is visible from many locations in the centre of the city
▪️  It can hold around 28,000 worshippers
You need to prioritize this!!!
That means it should definitely make your personal list of the best places to visit in the UAE. 
▪️  Location: Bin Matar Road close to Hamad Bin Abdulla Road
▪️  Price of entry: Free
▪️  Opening hours: 09:00 am to 12:00 pm | Closed for visitors on Fridays

Snoopy Island

▪️  One of the best-kept secrets in the UAE 
▪️  Located in the beautiful emirate of Fujairah
Various things that you can do to here are:
1. Snorkelling
2. Stay at the Sandy beach hotel & resort
3. Hop on a kayak or go paddle boarding
4. Water sports
5. Scuba Diving
Wow!! It’s a perfect place with the amazing views of the Snoopy Island!!!
You may have some great fun in the drawback of Snoopy Island!!!

Khorfakkan Beach 

What this town is most famous for Khorfakkan Beach, which is situated on north of the town centre!! 
Has a thriving coral reef with activities like diving, snorkelling and parasailing, it’s one of the top tourist attractions in the UAE.
Location: UAE east coast
Price of entry: Free | prices vary for different activities
3-kilometre crescent-shaped beach hosts endless choices for fun in the water, from fishing and diving to parasailing and kayaking!!

The Fujairah Corniche
 
▪️  a seafront cornice
▪️  located at the east end of Hamad Bin Abdulla Road in Fujairah City, Emirate of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
▪️  Hub of recreational attractions and eateries, much like the Abu Dhabi Corniche. 
Location: Corniche Road, Fujairah 

Fujairah Adventure Park 

Students navigate a variety of challenging obstacles and thrilling zip lines off the ground and between the trees, while having fun!
You may experience the area’s natural wonders. The park offers activities like mountain climbing, paragliding, kayaking and more. 
Location: Al Faseel area
Price of entry: Prices vary for activities
This could be a pocket-friendly retreat for those looking for a weekend break from Dubai.

Read on!! The places to visit in Umm Al Quwain
Umm Al Quwain provides facilities for numerous recreational activities; from sailing to skydiving. 
Traditional activities such as dhow building and sports such as falconry and camel racing are also popular in the emirate. 

Dreamland Aqua Park

▪️  The UAE's largest water park and resort attracts several visitors.
▪️  Offers camping facilities
Ride along!!!
You may enter the various rides with ride names like Twisting Dragons, Hippo’s Island and Kamikaze Location: Al Shebeakah, Umm Al Quwain
Price of entry: AED 160| AED 100 (kids between 80 cm to 120 cm) | AED 100 (seniors aged 65 plus) | Free for infant and differently-abled guests
Opening hours: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm

Emirates Motorplex

▪️  One of the earliest clubs that took interest in car sports in the Gulf in general and in the UAE in particular.
▪️  Established in 1999 by Sheik Marwan al-Mualla
Calling all the motor heads at the Emirates Motorplex!!!!!
You may watch your favourite drivers!! Go head-to-head in scheduled races at the Emirates Motorplex!! Stay tuned for more details!
Location: E11, Meshara, Umm Al Quwain
Opening hours: 09:30 am to 05:00 pm (Closed on Friday and Saturday)

Umm Al Quwain Fort - It’s the UAQ National Museum!

A museum or a fort!
The museum was once home to the emirate’s ruling family and now houses exhibits that showcase the region’s war history. 
▪️  Also known as the Al Ali Fort, is located in the city of Umm Al Quwain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
▪️  It houses the Umm Al Quwain National Museum
▪️  Exhibits include artefacts from the important archeological site of Ed-Dur.
▪️  The Fort is located in the Madeena Al Qadeema or old souq area of Umm Al Quwain, the most traditional remaining area of the emirate's capital.
Price of entry
AED 4 (adults) | AED 15 (kids)
Opening hours: 07:00 am to 02:00 pm, 05:00 am to 08:00 pm | 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm (Friday)
Umm Al Quwain focuses more on promoting natural heritage. This includes a series of beautiful mangrove-surrounded islands that are located off the UAQ coast such as:
▪️  Al Sinniyah islands and other smaller islands. 

Read on the popular attractions in Ras Al Khaimah!!!
▪️  Great place to take your kids!!
▪️  The RAK Zoo is the third largest zoo in the UAE 
▪️  Home to a variety of animal species 
Location: Al Digdaga, Ras Al Khaimah International Airport Street
Price of entry: AED 40
Opening hours: 09:00 am to 08:00 pm. Enjoy a break from the bustle of daily life at the Rak zoo!!!

Jazirat Al Hamra Beach 

▪️  Located at a distance of 35 km from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport
▪️  Public beach situated at Jazirat Al Hamra Old Town in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah
This is the perfect place!!
▪️  For those who want to take a swim in the warm waters of the Persian Gulf
▪️  Leisure stroll along the shore and watching the mesmerizing sunset are rewarding. 
▪️  The place offers boat rentals and a range of boating activities. 
▪️  Non-members can rent kayaks, paddleboards, pico boats, and others on an hourly basis
▪️  The beach offers a pristine stretch of unobstructed golden sands speckled with colorful seashells.

If you're visiting the Al Hamra public beach with kids, your best bet for nearby activities would be the Al Hamra Marina and Yacht Club. 
Note: It is one of the popular public beaches of Ras Al Khaimah and among the must-visit places for beach lovers while holidaying in UAE as part of Dubai Tour Packages.
You may also enjoy luxury stays and private beaches at the resorts!!
Location: Jazirat Al Hamra coastline

Al Marjan Island
 
▪️  Group of 4 coral-shaped islands in a man-made archipelago
▪️  Located in Ras al-Khaimah, in the Persian Gulf
▪️  Administered by the Al Marjan Island Company
Started as a tourism enterprise, the five-year construction development started in 2013 now harbors are quasi-metropolis and is fully equipped with a developed residential area and hospitality industry, as well as adjoining infrastructure!!
The Island now houses 45% of the total 5-star hotel rooms in the Emirate through its 3 resorts:
▪️  The Rixos Bab Al Bahr
▪️  DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island
▪️  Al Marjan Island Hotel & Spa
It hosts a bi-annual music festival. A day passes will also give you access to a private beach.
Location: Al Marjan Island

Dhayah Fort 

History & Highlights
▪️  An 18th-century fortification in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
▪️  Highest hilltop fort in the UAE
▪️  The site of a battle during the Persian Gulf campaign of 1819, when British troops captured the fort 
Note: A popular destination for travellers who like to explore the emirate’s history and rugged landscape.
Location: Northern – Al Rams – RAK
Price of entry: Free
Opening hours: Open 24 hours a day

Al-Hajar Mountains 

▪️  Considered as, The Rocky Mountains or The Stone Mountains in northeastern Oman
▪️  Also known as "Oman Mountains"
▪️  Jebel Jais Mountain which is the tallest peak in the UAE. 
▪️  Jabal Shams is the highest of the range followed by Jebel Akhdar
Apart from ziplining, there are other things to do in Jebel Jais that are enjoyable for the whole family. There are several tour companies in the UAE that offer organised tours in the Hajar Mountains. Take a tour of the highest mountain range in the Arabian Peninsula!!
Location: Hajar Mountains
Price of entry: Prices vary for activities

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. What are the top attractions to visit in Dubai?
The top attractions to visit in Dubai are:
▪️  Burj Khalifa
▪️  Dubai Fountain
▪️  The Dubai Mall
▪️  Burj Al Arab
▪️  Palm Jumeirah
▪️  Dubai Aquarium
▪️  Desert Safari

2. What’s acceptable dress in Dubai?
The major religion in the UAE is Islam, so visitors are encouraged to dress modestly in the country. You may check out our guide on the dress code in Dubai, for a better idea.

2. What places to go on holidays?
It’s better to contact your chosen venue in advance of your visit. Not all the places to visit in the U.A.E are open during public holidays. 
3. Can the ticket prices vary according to age?
Most entertainment facilities in the United Arab Emirates offer discounted prices on tickets for children under a certain age. Furthermore, infants/ kids, senior citizens above 60 years and differently-abled guests are given free admission. 
So, that’s the end of our over- all list of the best places to visit in UAE. Looking to have fun in Dubai? Make your trip momentous by visiting the best tourist attractions in Dubai.
If your holiday destination is the capital city, our extensive list of things to do in Abu Dhabi will help you make the most of your trip.