Travel to Dubai: Watch a skyscraper, visit a mosque and ride a camel

 Travel to Dubai: Watch a skyscraper, visit a mosque and ride a camel

Not only famous for skyscrapers, luxury life, Dubai also has famous markets and immense deserts.

Dubai is no stranger destination for tourists. Here, visitors will be completely "overwhelmed" by the world's most luxurious life, countless high-rise buildings and luxury items. However, please pay attention to the following before carrying your suitcase to Dubai.

Which season is the most beautiful in Dubai?

The best time to go to Dubai is from November to April, because the weather is cool, convenient for sightseeing, from May to October, the temperature in Dubai is high, the weather is dry. hot. If you are interested in shopping, you should go around December, when there are many year-end deals.

The procedure for applying for a visa to Dubai is also not too strict, all tourists can apply online with very easy requirements. Once the visa is issued, they will send it to the guest via email and everyone just needs to print it out and bring it with them without sending the passport to the embassy to wait and paste the visa. However, the following points should be noted: 

- Provide full documents and documents as required by the Dubai Embassy

- Provide supporting documents to prove financial: including bank account statement with minimum balance equivalent to 1000 USD or confirmation / credit card statement showing that customer can credit with limit equivalent.

- Roundtrip airfare of Emirates airline is a mandatory requirement, you need to issue a ticket when making a visa, note that bookings are not accepted.


5 places that should not be missed when coming to Dubai

Burj Khalifa Building

With a height of 810 m and 162 floors, more floors than any other skyscraper in the world today, Buji Khalifa has become a new symbol of the Arab world and the tallest building in the world. in the admirable human achievements to date.

Located in the heart of Dubai city, guests can admire the whole city from Burj Khalifa SKY observatory on the 148th floor with an altitude of 555 m. And to reach the 148th floor, visitors only takes 1 minute. However, to experience this wonderful service, visitors have to spend 96 USD (about 2.2 million VND). 

Inside the Burj Khalifa building includes apartments, sightseeing areas, restaurants and a business center. Of course, all the services inside this building are extremely lavish and expensive.


Artificial Palm Islands

Palm artificial archipelago, also known as Palm Islands, is a cluster of 3 artificial islands: Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali, and Palm Deira is an attractive tourist destination in Dubai. This archipelago is located on the coast of Dubai and adds nearly 520km of beaches to the city To go to the island, visitors can travel by subway, bus or Monorail.

The artificial islands are shaped like palm trees.

Palm Jumeirah and Palm Jebel Ali islands are made up of 100 million cubic meters of rock and sand. Palm Deira Island is made up of nearly 1 billion cubic meters of rocks and sand, mostly dredged from the sea floor. All construction materials are shipped from the UAE. 

On the 3 islands, there are hundreds of luxury hotels, 5000 apartments, many large shopping centers and beautiful beaches. The Lost Chambers Aquarium is also a must-visit with 65,000 marine life.

Palm Island is home to many buildings, villas, resorts, in which, the most luxurious hotel in Dubai - Atlantis The Palm, with 1,529 rooms with prices from 800 - 26,000 USD / night.

Safari Desert

The Safari desert is part of the Arabian desert - famous thousands of years ago, associated with the name "Silk Road" when Chinese merchants crossed the desert to deliver supplies (mainly silk and silk) to exchange with Africa and Europe, where the Arabian peninsula is a transit station. Today, Safari becomes a tourist attraction for Dubai. Safari Desert is about 40 km from the center of Dubai, in the southeast direction of the Sultanate of Oman.

In the Safari desert, visitors can experience many types of interesting travel. During the day, you can try the feeling of adventure on specialized cars to go deep into the central area of ​​the desert at breakneck speed. Visitors can take pictures with eagles, ride camels, watch the majestic sunset. 

In addition, the dinner is BBQ meat, camel milk on the rugs in the desert, eating while watching belly dance, various kinds of entertainment, music of Arabs is also a service that makes many visitors excited. . After dinner and outdoor entertainment, guests can sleep in Bedu huts built with palm leaves. Surely this is a wonderful and unforgettable experience for every visitor who has the opportunity to visit Dubai. The price for the program to cross the desert Safari falls to about 100 USD / person.

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Located in the capital Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Cathedral is 22,000 m2 wide, with 4 gates, 82 arches and 4 towers. This is the greatest mosque of the UAE. The main courtyard is paved with marble from Greece, sophisticated motifs. 

The large prayer hall with a capacity of 8,000 people is supported by 96 towering pillars, each covered with Macedonian marble and inlaid with pearl shells and various other gemstones. On the ceiling, the dome and chandeliers are attached with many gems, 15m high, weighing 10 tons with crystal material.

The light is hung on a steel handle bearing up to 36 tons and there are about 40 million Swarovski crystals used to decorate the 7 chandeliers. Under the floor is the world's largest hand-woven rug transported from Iran with an area of ​​nearly 6,000 square meters, weighing 47 tons.

Visitors cannot visit the Sheikh Zayed while they are praying. Mosque rituals require all visitors to wear loose, loose-fitting dresses, ankle-length pants or skirts, long-sleeved tops and women's headscarves. When entering the church, everyone must walk barefoot to show respect and absolutely do not touch anything inside the place of prayer.

The markets in Dubai

In Dubai, there are two extremely famous markets, the spice market (Spice Souk) and the gold market (Gold souk), where you can buy cheap, beautiful and durable items.

Like the name of Spice Souk, it is sold at the most complete seasoning market that no other market in the world has ever had. Here, spices are sold very cheaply, suitable for all subjects and classes. No matter how many spices tourists buy, the sellers are always enthusiastic and hospitable.

Visitors can find any kind of seasoning at the market. 

Gold Souk Gold Market is located neatly in the old town of Deira about 1km long, with more than 500 stalls. Each shop is several tens of square meters wide with an average of 5-7 employees. This is one of the famous spots of Dubai, always filled with buyers and tourists coming in and out. However, a small note when coming to the gold market is that visitors should bargain cleverly to buy precious jewelry at low prices.

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