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A Complete Guide To Downtown Area in Dubai

Downtown in Dubai, previously called Downtown Burj Dubai boasts several best attractions in the country. It offers mixed options to travellers and provides sure shot entertainment. During your visit to Dubai, you will surely visit this glorious corner in Dubai. Wondering what are the best things that you must see and do here? Where should one start their tour and end it? Fret not, there are many. And we present you a complete guide to the Downtown Area in Dubai. The Downtown area in Dubai is a mix of old Arabic style buildings and skyrocketing structures. In addition to this, there are many hotels, restaurants and markets which offer one of a kind experience to the visitors. Are you excited to visit the Downtown area? Here is a Complete Guide to the Downtown Area in Dubai.

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Where is the Downtown Area in Dubai?

Downtown Dubai is located in the middle of the bustling Dubai country. The Downtown area in Dubai has the hottest landmarks and many famous attractions, including Burj Khalifa and Dancing Fountains. It is located along the Sheikh Zayed Road, E11, across Al Wasl. This area also borders Business Bay and hence remains active all the time. Anybody visiting Dubai for a holiday must visit this area to experience the feel of busy Dubai! The region is also a perfect mix of modern and traditional architecture. You can spot colossal towers and sky-high buildings. At the same time, there are several spectacular Arabian-styled structures which you can explore too. In addition to this, the Downtown area also has the best restaurants in Dubai, which offer several culinary delights worldwide. Relish all the tongue-tingling dishes with your family. The downtown area in Dubai has also set a benchmark for the vertical communities, which are sustainable, earth-friendly and adorable. There are several rental studios and apartments where you can choose to stay and enjoy. Simply, the Downtown area is the best in Dubai and you must not miss it!

Burj Khalifa
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Here are the awesome experiences that Downtown in Dubai offers its visitors

You must visit the Downtown area to experience all the activities. In fact, you can never be short of things to do in Downtown Dubai. Experience this luxurious lifestyle and visit all the fantastic attractions below:

Burj Khalifa

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. It is one of the prime attractions in the Downtown area which you must not miss. Is your trip to Dubai even complete, if you don’t pose before the Burj? This marvellous structure stands as a feat of modern engineering, is the soul of the Downtown area. It is 828 meters tall and you can go up to the 148th floor to adore the beauty of the city. Burj Khalifa is also home to many restaurants, a nightclub, a hotel and few residents. The observation deck is located on the 125th floor which is also the world’s highest one! You can purchase a ticket to the observation deck located on the top and enjoy sightseeing from the top.

Dubai Mall Complex

Anyone who visits Dubai must never say ‘No’ to shopping. Because the Dubai malls present more than just a shopping experience to their visitors. When you’re at the Dubai Mall Complex enjoy shopping, entertainment and more. If you love shopping, you can go around and fill your bags. You can also catch a movie with your loved ones and relax. Or just chill in a cafe if you feel lazy to roam around. You can also enter the gaming zone with your kids and enjoy playing just the way you like it. Choose from global brands like  Louis Vuitton, Prada, Gucci and more. After shopping, you must also enjoy the ice skating rink, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo which are located inside the mall complex.

Dubai mall
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Dubai Fountain

Next on the list is the most gorgeous Dubai Fountain. Being the world’s largest choreographed water fountain, this attraction is an iconic one in the Downtown area. Pose gracefully before this dancing fountain and watch them jump to the beats during the Fountain show. If you’re here during the evening hours, you can catch the most popular water show and enjoy the experience.

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