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Best things to do in Bur Dubai

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
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“The biggest mall in the world. If you go here, you can see the Dubai fountains, and hit the Burj Khalifa. Kill 3 birds in one stone”
157 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Dubai Fountain is the world's largest choreographed fountain system. It is set on the 12 hectare manmade Burj Khalifa Lake, at the center of the Downtown Dubai development in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.”
32 locals recommend
Establishment
“Another iconic mall. This time themed on the travels of " Ibn Battuta " across the world. This is were you will also find the closest large supermarket from the Marina area. Accessible by public transport and your own car of course.”
32 locals recommend
Park
“Zabeel Park is an urban public park located in the Zabeel district of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A place where nature and business meets, it is a wonderful place for jogging, has garden walks and where the famous Dubai Frame is also situated.”
12 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“You will feel nostalgic when you go there.It is old dubai where you can get very good items to shop”
5 locals recommend
Store
“Actually there are many different Souk inBur Dubai. You will certainly find your love one. e.g. Gold Souk, Spices Souk, Clothes Souk, Utensil Souk, etc.”
12 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“My absolute favourite place for nights out! Best cocktails, amazing ambience, great people and brilliant Japanese food! Better make a reservation if you are coming for dinner, because the place is always full, especially on Thursday and Friday nights.”
32 locals recommend
Park
“It is the middle of City (Deira Street) and Abra Creek which is a water place then you can easily find a small boat for just AED1 you can now reach to the other side of Creek and find a lot of cheap shopping center and restaurant.”
4 locals recommend
Lodging
“2 min away from the hotel, ideal place for shopping, eating , and many many more ”
8 locals recommend
Establishment
“Once you go to this old city,you will know how was Dubai before and how it has progressed over the years.This place has local shops around it”
11 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Huge shopping and leisure centre, with department stores, plus an ice rink, aquarium and a cinema.”
7 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Downtown Dubai is the city’s busy tourism hub, home to the towering Burj Khalifa skyscraper, with its observation deck, and the dancing Dubai Fountain, where crowds gather to watch music and light shows. The sprawling Dubai Mall offers global fashion brands and casual eateries, while Emaar Boulevard has a chic cafe scene. The Dubai Opera hosts dance, opera and musicals in a striking dhow-shaped building.”
17 locals recommend
Department Store
“Lots of restaurants, clubs and fine dining, you can have an amazing walk from September through to May.”
11 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Dubai Frame (Arabic: برواز دبي ) is an architectural landmark in Zabeel Park, Dubai. With every visit to Dubai, there is always something new and magical to look forward to. With its award-winning design that takes after a massive picture frame, Dubai Frame is one such astonishing attraction which is fast progressing in the heart of Dubai. You can walk on a 150-metre-high glass floor that is 48 floors above the ground atop the UAE's first-ever Sky Bridge.”
4 locals recommend
Premise
“The Dubai Mall, also known as the home of the Dubai shopping festival, is one of the world's largest shopping malls in UAE. Lots of things to do in The Dubai Mall like shopping festivals, hotels, restaurants, entertainment, holidays, events and attractive offers”
12 locals recommend