Dubai Top Ten Hidden Treasures

Dubai Top Ten Hidden Treasures

1. I Fly in Mirdiff Mall
Located in Mirdiff City Centre, iFly allows visitors to experience the thrill of skydiving without having to jump from a plane at 20,000 ft.  With experienced flight instructors, and its state-of-the-art simulator, one will be able to truly experience the freefall of skydiving, in a safe environment.

2. Chill Out Lounge – Times Square Shopping Mall
Chill out at this sub-zero temperature lounge where the tables, chairs, and even the plates and glasses are made from ice.  With everything provided to keep you warm and cozy, it’s a great place to chill out after an afternoon in the desert.

3. Khan Murjan
Situated beneath the Wafi City Centre, the Khan Mujan offers visitors a unique shopping experience with its design reminiscent of a 14th century Baghdad souk.  There one will find over 150 shops with artisans offering their uniquely crafts products from all over the Middle East.

4. Autodrome

If racing is in your blood, you won’t want to miss the experience of the Autodrome.  This venue offers everything from indoor and outdoor karting, to the more advanced performance and Formula 1 driving. Experience the thrills and excitement of getting behind the wheel of professional race car.

5. Karama Shopping District
those who love practicing their “bargaining skills” have found the perfect place to do so in the Karama District.  Here you can find great deals on everything from clothing to cheap furniture.  You may even be approached by a merchant wanting to share with you his counterfeit branded goods, such as designer handbags and watches.

6. Global Village
Open from early November through late February, this outdoor cultural center offers merchandise from all over the world, as well as much in the way of family fun and entertainment.  Take in the spectacular performances and authentic cuisines from around the globe, or enjoy one of its many rides in its carnival style atmosphere.

7. Dubai Marina Market
Every Friday and Saturday from early October through late April, guests can experience the open air market along the Dubai Marina Walk.  Here visitors will find booths displaying many of the products from local artisans, such as clothing, jewelry, and paintings.

8. Sega Republic
Located within the Dubai Mall, SEGA Republic is the first indoor theme park in the Region.  This family amusement center offers 5 zones of entertainment with adrenaline pumping attractions and 150 games providing family fun for all ages.

9. Kidzania
This entertainment and education center is designed especially for kids.  Here kids can role play and experience what it would be like to be whatever it is they want to be when they grow up.  From simulating what it would be like to be a pilot, to the experience of being a top model, there are 75 professions in which to choose from.

10. Bab Al Shams
located just 20 minutes outside Dubai in the middle of the desert stands this amazing resort that offers guests a beautiful retreat in a traditional Arab-style setting.  Here guests can learn about and experience some of the Middle East cultures and traditions, such as falconry, henna painting, and camel rides.  Guests can also dine “underneath the stars”, Bedouin-style, at the famous Al Hadheerah Restaurant.