A Day in Downtown Dubai! 5 Free Things To Do There

From Famous Landmarks to a top-notch shopping experience, here's everything for you

by Priyanka Fernandes
A Day in Downtown Dubai! 5 Free Things To Do There

Dubai is known for its iconic buildings, shopping experiences, gastronomical indulgence, and more. Like any other city, Dubai also has a place at the heart of the town known as Downtown Dubai. It includes tourist attractions and commercial and cultural relevance. You can enjoy some incredible artistic sculptures as you ride your bicycle, shop to your heart’s content, and indulge in delicious food from around the world. It’s the perfect spot for a day out with family or friends.
Here are five things you can do for free in Downtown Dubai

Here are five things you can do in Downtown Dubai

1. The Boulevard

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Indulge your inner child by sliding down a 19-meter-long steel slide at the Boulevard at the Burj Plaza, next to the lavish apartment complex, The Residence. This slide is suitable for Dubai summers, as the steel contains special insulation that keeps you cool even in the scorching heat.

2. The Wings Of Mexico

One of Dubai’s most famous landmarks is this artistic marvel designed by Mexican artist Jorge Marin. These Wings symbolise freedom to fly with one’s body and consciousness, driven by belief and passion. The dreams of its strategic placement with Burj Khalifa in the background have made it one of the most Instagrammable spots.

3.  The Burj Park

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Winter has arrived, and so have the fantastic outdoor activities. Burj Park is one such place in Downtown Dubai that is apt for this cosy weather. If you are bored of walking, you can rent a bicycle and ride along the picturesque views of the city and one-of-a-kind art installations. You can rent a bicycle for AED15 for 30 mins and AED80 for 24 hrs.

4. The Dubai Fountain

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The evening will leave you with a memorable experience watching the Dubai Fountain show. This display is breathtaking, with more than 6,600 lights and 50 colour projectors illuminating water jets that reach up to 500 feet while classical Arabic and modern music play.

Also Read: 4 Most Beautiful Fountains In Dubai

5.  Dubai Mall

Pic Credits: Dubai Mall Facebook Page

If you’re looking for a shopping destination that has it all, then look no further than Dubai Mall. With a diverse selection of fashion and accessories and a variety of international cuisine, there is something for everyone here.

Downtown Dubai is the place to be if you’re looking for a vibrant and budget-friendly destination for a day out. You will have a memorable experience for sure.

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