A Traveler’s Guide to Downtown Dubai

One of the poshest areas to live in Dubai, Downtown boasts many projects designed and tailored specifically to everyone’s needs. While the stunning Downtown Dubai apartments for sale are one of the most sought-after luxury apartments for locals, there are many recreational activities a traveler can do in Downtown. Here are our top picks.

See the Beauty Of Dubai Fountain

Made by the architects of the popular Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, Dubai Fountains are the center of attraction for tourists visiting Dubai. Situated on the edge of Dubai mall, you will find hundreds of tourists lined up with their cameras and smartphones focused on the fountains, recording a performance. The performance takes place every 30 minutes daily.

Skate on The Icy Rink

Dubai Mall features a massive, Olympic-sized skating rink for you to skate on. The rate for a 120 Minute session is DHS 50 whereas for DHS 25 each for two kids under 100cm. However, only kids are not allowed in the rink, an adult must accompany them. Adult skating sessions are for DHS 55 each.

Meet Ocean Wildlife in Dubai Aquarium

This attraction is a 270-degree walkthrough tunnel for you to experience the Ocean’s most fascinating creatures. The Dubai Aquarium tank is 10Million liters and is situated on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall. It is also the largest suspended aquariums in the world. It is home to over 300 sharks and rays and thousands of aquatic animals.     

Get in The Game At Sega Republic

You cannot miss this one if you are an arcade games fan. The theme park rides at the Sega Republic are also one of their kind in the Middle East. The famous names in rides are the Giant Slider and Sonic Harper, costing you around DHS 15-30 each while famous games like Guitar Hero and Stinky Feet are DHS 8-25 each. The Sega Republic resides in the Dubai Mall and opens every Sunday-Wednesday 10 AM – 10 PM and every Thursday-Saturday 10 AM till Midnight.

Me-Time at Emaar Pavilion

Take some time away from the hustle-bustle of the city and enjoy some me-time at Emaar Pavilion. It is a cozy place made for people who need comfort. There is a free Wifi in the area for users to stay connected with the world and a small reading area featuring books on their rich architecture, design, construction, and engineering knowledge.

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