UAE is the ultimate tourist location with its towering skyscrapers, famous beaches, and resorts, deserts, museums, mosques, and souks bursting with culture and traditions. The list goes on!
Take a trip down the United Arab Emirates’ rick Emirati culture by visiting these world famous cultural spots.
- Burj Khalifa
A trip to UAE without visiting the Burj Khalifa is like eating Spaghetti bolognese without the marinara sauce or drinking a lemonade without any lemons in it. That’s right: Burj Khalifa is the most top-rated tourist spot in Dubai and UAE.
- Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi
Situated in the Al Khaleej al Arabi Street in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Mosque is a mighty and monumental mosque, spinning tales of rich Muslim heritage with modern designs and architecture. The craftsmanship of this mosque for sure leaves one awestruck.
- Hajar Mountains
Scything through the deserts of Fujairah, the Hajar mountains are a picture of majesty and wild scenic beauty. Hajar mountains are a must visit for all the nature lovers, because they present one with all the possible opportunities to view nature from up close. May it be trekking, hiking, birdwatching or just breathing in the fresh air of the valleys, Hajar Mountains have it all.
- Sharjah Arts Museum
In the Off Corniche Street of Sharjah, the Sharjah Arts Museum is a work of art, itself. Being crowned as the largest museum of the world, it has 72 galleries and 3 floors packed with the rich culture of the United Arab Emirates. This museum has the most diverse art collection accompanied by a number of art exhibitions throughout the year.
It is an art lover’s heaven!
- Jebel Hafeet
A visit of Jebel Hafeet constitutes a day trip from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain. The second highest peak in the UAE, Jebel Hafeet is an assortment of panoramic views of the desert, twisting mountain roads and a whole lot of fun.
The last fragment of Old Dubai, Bastakia is a tiny heritage part of Dubai. A reminiscent of the sweet past, Bastakia has narrow lanes and the old Arabic architecture, a number of museums and mosques – the place wreaks of culture and tradition. Hands down a must visit when you are visiting the UAE.
- Al-Bidyah Mosque
Al-Bidyah Mosque is Fujairah’s most prized cultural asset. It has the title of the oldest mosque of the United Arab Emirates. A rather modest mosque in terms of area, it has a distinct traditional taste to it. Unlike the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, this mosque has been constructed in olden time and is a treat for history enthusiasts.
- The Desert
The desert in Dubai, Abu Dhabi as well as Fujairah are always one of the top cultural places in the United Arab Emirates. You can do all kinds of fun activities in the deserts of Dubai, may it be four-wheel-drive trips and dune-buggy journeys for the daredevils or sand boarding and camel treks for the adventurous. The deserts in Fujairah and Abu Dhabi are a more mellow and softer alternative, with Bedouin-style dinners and the raw beauty of deserts.