Dubai comes with its unique culture and breath-taking views that you simply cannot miss exploring. Apart from this, it boasts of several landmarks, shopping expeditions, public beaches, art galleries and a lot more to offer that can be seen without having to spend much money at all. Here’s a list of things that can be done once in Dubai on a shoe-string budget:
1. Visit The Rare Museums
Museums in Dubai carry with them a lot of knowledge along with an aesthetic beauty. The Coffee Museum will provide information about the significance of coffee from around the world, the Coin Museum displays over 450 rare coins from different eras and the museum of Poet Al Oqaili showcases the richly carved teak doors along with manuscripts and original collection of poems of the famous poet. All these museums can be reached by metro which will save time and money.
2. Feel Fresh After Yoga At The Beach, JBR
Join a yoga session at the JBR Beach which won’t cost you much if you manage to reach there first. It is conducted on a first come first serve basis and is a great routine to start your morning on an energizing mode along with the tranquillity of the beautiful shoreline in view. Al Barsha Pond Park is also a great place to unwind and have a good workout regime.
3. Explore The Buzzing Souks
You can feel the authentic charm from the bustling markets of Dubai apart from the luxurious malls. Gold Souk is the world’s largest gold market where everything is regulated by the government, you can buy 22k gold jewelry with precious stones and silver. If you’re looking for an experience of the ancient Arab world, then head straight to Souk Madinat Jumeirah perfect to buy souvenirs from. Buy spices from the exotic alleys of Spice souk with fragrances like cardamom, saffron and lots more.
4. Take A Dip In Its Pristine Beaches
Enjoy the breath-taking views and the coastal line of Dubai, each beach has its own charm with serenity, white sand beaches and crystal blue waters. Black Palace Beach is Dubai’s hidden gem with an offbeat location. If you’re in the mood for surfing then head to Umm Suqeim Beach with small and medium waves. JBR beach is the most famous beach among all others which has all the facilities.
5. Visit The Iconic Landmarks
The most iconic building, Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building can be viewed from the ground level without spending money in comparison to observational decks on 124th and 148th floor. You can admire the exceptional architecture and gaze at the beauty of the exteriors designed in the shape of a ship. You can also witness a beautiful sunrise and sunset over the building from one of the beaches on its front.