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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

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
Beach
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“Great food, music and beach write at your front step in this beach bar and restaurant. Feel free to go swimming here.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Tallest building in the world! Musical fountain certainly has a different feel during the day and night! If you have time, go during the day and in the evening too! The light show in the evening is spectacular too! ”
  • 98 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“Greek restaurant overlooking where the river meets the sea is famous for its sundowner parties. Greek salads, Greek food, Greek dances but its not all greek and latin. Indian food and cocktails are available too.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Hotel
“Opulent hotel featuring ornate suites, plus 9 restaurants, 4 pools, a private beach & a luxe spa.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Premise
“Dubai’s stunning skyline can be admired from this 829-metre-tall architectural marvel, with the world’s highest observation deck, nightclub and restaurant (worth having a fancy dinner at Atmosphere) For the observation deck please note that there are two options of height (the first one is good enough) and you must purchase your tickets in advance ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Large waterfront shopping & dining complex with big-name stores, a supermarket & food outlets.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Resort
“Lovely hotel, with the infamous underwater aquarium and lots of restaurants and beach clubs. Swimming with dolphins is a highlight!”
  • 62 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“Lovely mall, with an indoor ski area, cinema, food and lots of shopping. Kids will love the walk with penguins activities here too!”
  • 67 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“If you are feeling adventurous, a short walk from the home is in the infamous skydive Dubai!”
  • 47 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Its Mumbai town side. There you can see many tourist atractions.You can go to Elephanta caves by ferry, you can just stroll around the sea coast, Colaba shopping street, Musiums, Art Galleries, eateries see old buildings etc”
  • 20 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Without being to this hilltop Club Cubana your Goa trip is totally worthless. Drive up the hill of Arpora there is a night club with a difference, a perfect party destination! The club area is bigger than the rest. It’s a multi leveled club, the canopied loungers, fluorescent at night, a jacuzzi, poolside sitout. There are bars at every level and the cosy dance floor, music, the view, the food ( pizza is the only snack available) & drinks and the crowd that adds charm to the prefect ambience. It’s located closer to Baga and getting there is too easy. Mostly couples are allowed to get in. After paying the cover charges you can have unlimited drinks. Open from 9:30 PM till 4:00 AM.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Pier 7 is Dubai Marina's premiere fine dining scene with 7 different restaurants offering exotic Arabic and Asian flavors and European inspired dining.Enjoy views of the sunset out the windows - you're sure to find something for everyone's taste. ”
  • 61 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.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Mosque
“The largest mosque in the country, it is the key place of worship for daily prayers, Friday gathering and Eid prayers. During Eid, it may be visited by more than 41,000 people. For two years running, it was voted the world's second favorite landmark”
  • 14 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“A magical flower garden. The garden occupies over 72,000 square metres, making it the world's largest natural flower garden featuring over 50 million flowers and 250 million plants.”
  • 22 locals recommend