Top Tourist Attractions Close to Dubai’s Burj Khalifa

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Photo by ZQ Lee on Unsplash

The Burj Khalifa skyscraper is arguably the most famous tourist attraction in Dubai. And deservingly so, because it has the world’s tallest building. But there are many other things in the area that deserve your time. Once you’ve finished enjoying the stunning views from the Burj Khalifa’s observation deck, don’t forget to check out these other tourist attractions nearby.

The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is the world’s second-largest mall by a total land area. It has 5,400,000 sq ft retail space that includes 1,200 retail shops and restaurants. On top of that, you can enjoy various other attractions like the Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, VR Park, and a haunted house.

Dubai Fountain

Even if you want to miss the Dubai fountain, you can’t. Located at the base of the Burj Khalifa, it is one of the largest performing fountains in the world and includes frequent dancing water jets and light shows.

Burj Park

You already had the best view of Dubai from the top of Burj Khalifa. Now, it’s only fair to take a good look at the Burj Khalifa as well. For that, head to Burj Park. Here you can marvel at the magnitude of the skyscraper in all of its glory while engaging in various other leisure activities.

The Opera District

The main focal point of the Opera District is Dubai Opera, the city’s prime venue for theatre, opera, ballet, and concert events. However, the area also has several art galleries, museums, entertainment venues, and recreational spaces.