The Dubai Fountain features the world's largest choreographed fountain system. Water show jets water high as 150 metres.
Burj Khalifa, which at 829.8 meters is the tallest building in the world and the most famous of the city's points of interest.
Dubai Mall provides entry to the Burj Khalifa as well as the Dubai Aquarium. There is ice-skating rink, gaming zone and cinema complex.
The Burj Al-Arab is the world's tallest hotel, standing 321 meters high on its own artificial island on the Dubai coastline.
The beach has excellent facilities, with plenty of sun loungers, restaurants, and water-sport operators offering jet skiing.
Kite Beach is renowned as Dubai's premier destination for kite surfers and is home to an array of water sports operators.
Dubai Opera offers an enticing schedule which can be likened to that of London’s West End or Manhattan’s Broadway.
Palm Jumeirah in Dubai is one of the largest artificial islands in the world and it is a triumph of human ingenuity of Dubai.
Dubai Water Canal is a 3.2km long waterway extend. The canal’s beautiful waterfall can be enjoyed by a walk through the canal.
Mall of the Emirates is one of the city's most famous malls with the spectacular (and surreal) Ski Dubai facility inside with several shops.
Dubai's excellent museum is housed in the Al-Fahidi Fort. The fort's walls are built out of traditional coral-blocks and held together with lime.
The Bastakia Quarter was built in the late 19th century to be the home of wealthy Persian merchants who dealt mainly in pearls and textiles.
Dubai Creek separates the city into two towns with Deira to the north and Bur Dubai to the south. Small villages grew up alongside the creek.
Jumeirah Mosque is considered by many to be the most beautiful of Dubai's mosques. It is a fine example of Islamic architecture.
It houses 140 species of sea life in the huge suspended tank on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall. You can walk through the aquarium tunnels.