Dubai is a city on every traveler’s bucket list. The opulence and style that surrounds the city has a way of appealing to every traveler. When Dubai is mentioned, most people think of the sky high towers and the grand architectural marvels present in every corner of the city like the Burj Khalifa or the fact that items are much cheaper than they are back home. While these are true, Dubai also has many relatively unknown attractions dotted over the city that allow you to gain a different perspective of the city and its vibrant culture.The Jumeirah beach residence is a place worth checking out. With a pathway of almost two kilometers that leads to the Jumeirah beach, it is surrounded by shops, malls and restaurants that offer a vast variety of cuisines. The ambience around this spot makes it an excellent location for you to wind down and relax while enjoying some amazing meals. Some restaurants offer great buy one get one free deals and it is possible for you to purchase 2 for 1 vouchers that allow you to enjoy the experience at a much lower cost. The Saeed Al Maktoum House; the living place of Dubai’s previous ruler Saeed Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum is an attraction that does not receive much publicity. Built in the 19th century, it is considered to be one of the oldest standing buildings in the city and currently is operated as a museum where you can view pictures of the city that show how it was before it turned into a technologically advanced metropolis. On the same note, the Bastakia Quarter is similarly an ancient block situated right at the heart of the city. Restored to its old grandeur, it makes a beautiful sight at night with all the lit up buildings. Relatively unknown, it gives visitors a glimpse into the history of the city that they will be hard pressed to find elsewhere.
The Wafi Light and Sound Show is a great place to visit and spend the evening with the rest of your family. With an amazing display of lights and sounds that are projected onto buildings, it is sure to leave you enthralled for hours. The city also has plenty of go karting tracks which have some of the best tracks in the world along with excellent go karts. If you a petrol head, it is high time you tried one of them. For nature lovers, the Dubai Miracle Garden is a location that should not be missed. With over one hundred and eight million flowers planted, it is the largest natural flower garden in the entire world.