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Dubai a land of dreams and fantasies

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Dubai is a land where fantasy is vonverted to reality everyday. The country is for all i.e for the budget traveller and for the rich and the famous. You can eat at a cafe and at the same time dine at the most luxurious branded restaurants. The places for each are clearly demarcated. The place is shoppers paradise and one of the safest tourist destination. You csn be rest assured that you can walk on the streets safetly without fear - this i guarantee. Nightlife and beaches are second to none. The only dampner is the weather during summer -april to sept. The rest of thr months it is pleasant. The city spoils you with the good life. Come and enjoy the good times but do be within your limits

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  • Thrill Seeker
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller

10 Places

4 City Tips

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10 Places

Woodlands Restaurant

Restaurants

Dubai Metro

Taxis & Shuttles

Bur Dubai Abra Dock

Piers & Boardwalks

The Dubai Mall

Shopping Malls

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center

Sacred & Religious Sites

Burj Khalifa

Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks & Towers

Palm Islands

Islands

Textile Souk

Gift & Speciality Shops

Karama Shopping Complex

Gift & Speciality Shops

Jumeirah Public Beach

Beaches, Parks

Cheruthon N's City Tips

  • For your morning coffee choose cafeteria near to your hotel instead of having breakfast in the hotel
  • Do take their water boat from Deira to Dubai for 1 aed
  • Shopping malls are expensive so go for smaller shopping districts such as Karma and par Dubai
  • Taxis will bleed you in in Dubai in Dubai Budget travellers should choose an hotel near the metro
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    Woodlands Restaurant
    Restaurants (Indian)
    Cheruthon N Says:

    This is a pure vegetarian restaurant located in Karama. It is small but food taste great and cheap.

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • Not well known to taxi drivers as the place is relatively small but ask for Karama fish market and it is quite near this place
    From the community
    Ranked #2,084 of 7,012 restaurants in Dubai
    • South Indian Cuisine 06/08/2018
    • Delicious simple food 09/07/2018
    • Woodlands Restaurant
    Address:
    Karama Shopping Complex, Al Karama
    18b Street, 62
    Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
    Phone:
    +971 4 337 0253
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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    Dubai Metro
    Taxis & Shuttles
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    Cheruthon N Says:

    The cheapest, fastest and clean mode of transportation in Dubai. When you book a hotel ensure you book near the metro line as it will save you a lot of money as taxi are expensive and very hard to get during the peak time.

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • Buy a NOL card and use it
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 29 Transportation in Dubai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Clean, organized 23/09/2018
    • visit 23/09/2018
    • Dubai Metro
    Phone:
    +971 800 9090
    Other:
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    Bur Dubai Abra Dock
    Piers & Boardwalks
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    Cheruthon N Says:

    You will never get a transport as cheap as this and maximise your fun in riding the abra. It plies between Deira Dubai to Bur Dubai. The fastest mode of getting to Bur Dubai to textile market is by this route. Dont miss it. It is real fun.

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • Keep change and mind your step.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #40 of 430 things to do in Dubai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Abra Experience 22/09/2018
    • a different experience 17/09/2018
    • Bur Dubai Abra Dock
    Phone:
    +971 4 800 9090
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    5:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Other:
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    The Dubai Mall
    Shopping Malls
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    Cheruthon N Says:

    Nice place to vist and kill time. One of the biggest malls and you will get lost easily. So before you start exploring, know your location and how to come back to it. The mall is very big and you will find Aquarium, branded stores of all kinds, electronics, books, fashion and food court

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • know your entrance and exit as you can easily get lost.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 430 things to do in Dubai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Tour places 23/09/2018
    • Simply overrated 22/09/2018
    • The Dubai Mall
    Address:
    Al Mussallah Rd
    DownTown Dubai, Near Souk Al Bahar Bridge
    Dubai 113444
    United Arab Emirates
    Phone:
    800 38224 6255
    Hours:
    Thu - Sat
    10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Sat - Wed
    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
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    Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
    Sacred & Religious Sites
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    Cheruthon N Says:

    A must visit to this grand mosque. It is grand, nice and quite. It is made of marble and I believe next to Taj Mahal. Just beautiful nothing much to say.

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • Ladies need to cover their head with the black abaya which the management provide at the entrance. Do show respect when you enter and exit
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 161 things to do in Abu Dhabi
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Marble-lous Mosque 23/09/2018
    • Gorgious 23/09/2018
    • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center
    Address:
    Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Street, 5th St
    Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
    Phone:
    +971 2 419 1919
    Other:
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    Burj Khalifa
    Architectural Buildings, Observation Decks & Towers
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    Cheruthon N Says:

    Self explanatory. Worlds tallest tower. I am told it is magnificent up there.

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • Online booking is cheaper than on the spot buying of ticket.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 430 things to do in Dubai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Amazing Burj Halifa 23/09/2018
    • View of whole city 23/09/2018
    • Burj Khalifa
    Address:
    1 Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard
    Downtown Dubai
    Dubai 9440
    United Arab Emirates
    Phone:
    +971 4 881 8818
    Price range:
    US$ 35 - US$ 35
    Other:
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    Palm Islands
    Islands
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    Cheruthon N Says:

    After the Great Wall of China, this is another wonder which you can see from the Moon. Do visit the place, it is grand, housing mainly resorts. The one in the middle is Atlantis

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • For the rich, book the atlantis hotel. I am sure you will not regret the stay
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #65 of 430 things to do in Dubai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Unlike anything else 16/09/2018
    • Iconic! 12/09/2018
    • Palm Islands
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    Textile Souk
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    Cheruthon N Says:

    Want to buy textiles cheap do visit the textile souq. You will find all sort of dress materials there.

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • Parking is next to impossible so do take a taxi and ask them to drop you off or take the metro or the Abra from Deira to Bur Dubai.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #45 of 244 Shopping in Dubai
    • Aggressive sales personnel 19/08/2018
    • Colorful and Exciting 16/07/2018
    • Textile Souk
    Address:
    Bur Dubai
    Near Bur Dubai Abra Station
    Dubai 75157
    United Arab Emirates
    Phone:
    +971 4 325 7800
    Hours:
    Fri
    4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sat - Thu
    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Other:
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    Karama Shopping Complex
    Gift & Speciality Shops
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    Cheruthon N Says:

    Shopping for the middle class. All sorts of clothes etc you get here. Lots of restaurants as well.

    Good for
    • Family
    Tips
    • Shop for Jeans, Tshirts, casuals non branded and fakes.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #59 of 244 Shopping in Dubai
    • Shopping at this complex 07/03/2018
    • Only came for the fakes! 16/02/2018
    • Karama Shopping Complex
    Address:
    Al Karama
    Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
    Phone:
    +971 55 223 8206
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    Jumeirah Public Beach
    Beaches, Parks
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    Cheruthon N Says:

    Nice place for family to spend some time. Located at Jumeira/

    Good for
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #61 of 430 things to do in Dubai
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fun beach 16/09/2018
    • Great! 16/09/2018
    • Jumeirah Public Beach
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