7. Dubai Frame
The latest iconic attraction provides visitors with a stunning view of the Dubai Skyline. The Dubai frame sports an award-winning design that perfectly captures the entire skyline in the heart of Dubai. Designed to showcase both the new and old sights in a single frame, this rectangular structure rises up to an unbelievable 150 meters. It basically is the world’s largest frame that is perfect for insta pics!
At the bottom, you can visit the museum and see the growth of Dubai from a fishing village to one of the richest cities in the entire world. The museum uses advanced technology and features an array of exhibits. Once you?re done exploring the museum, take an elevator to the topmost floor and get on the walkway. Revel in the city?s compelling contract of modernity and old-school.
Dubai Frame is open from 9 AM to 7:30 PM. Entry is timed and time slots for entry are available at intervals of 30 minutes. The closest metro station to the Dubai Frame is the Al Jafiliya Station.
Walk up to the world?s largest photo frame and take in the most stunning views of the iconic skyline within a single structure.
8. Dubai Museum
No holiday is complete without learning a bit about the culture and history of the place you are vacationing in.
The Dubai Museum is housed in the Al Fahidi Fort, which is the OLDEST existing building in the city and is a must-visit for a taste of old Dubai.
Built-in 1787, this fort was once a monarch base, a force of defense, a weapons’ arsenal and prison, before being renovated during the reign of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. In 1971 ? the same year the United Arab Emirates was formed, the fort reopened as Dubai Museum.
Showcasing Dubai?s history and its original heritage, you can get a glimpse of everyday life before the discovery of oil. The galleries recreate historic Arab houses, mosques, souks, date farms, deserts and, marine life.
You can also explore the rich history of pearl-diving in the region, including actual weights and scales used at the time. In fact, items dating as far back as 3000 BC are on show, carefully preserved and cared for to ensure even more longevity.
You will find the Dubai Museum at the southern end of