Dubai Vacations

12 miles (19 kilometers) to the northwest of Dubai Emirate, is Dubai, a great place to delve a little deeper into this fabulous region. This popular destination is about 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Dubai International Airport.

Dubai is close to a range of colorful Dubai Emirate’s well-known sights. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s list is the fascinating Naif Souq and the much-loved Perfume Souq. Also worth checking out are Gold Souk and Majlis Gallery.

Those interested in exhibits and shows will find some unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Dubai. In particular, you should make sure you check out Dubai Museum, the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House and the Dubai Heritage Village.

Get familiar with the local fashion and do some people-watching in some of the nearby malls and markets such as BurJuman Mall, Textile Souk and Reef Mall.

If you love sports, don’t miss the opportunity to see local heroes, the Al-Nasr Sports Club, doing battle at Al-Maktoum Stadium. On game days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of blue and white, as crowds join together to cheer on their beloved team.

To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Golden Sands Hotel Apartments, the Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, and the popular Moscow Hotel.

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