Hard to believe but still there are plenty of free things to do in Dubai. We have listed the top 10 things that you can do absolutely free in UAE in 2020. Below are the details:
1. Visit the world famous Dubai Aquarium at Dubai Mall
Why spend money to go to the aquarium when you can see the main tank for free outside the Dubai Mall entrance? The home of the world’s largest acrylic panel in the giant aquarium is on our list of places to visit for free in Dubai.
2. Dubai Fountains display at Downtown Dubai
One of the most popular things to do in Dubai is to see the beautiful fountains in front of the Dubai Mall dance in sync to a musical soundtrack.
3. Visit Jumeirah Beach Corniche
Jumeirah Beach Corniche was recently added to the list of free attractions in Dubai. It offers 800 m of beach, a jogging track, showers, children’s playgrounds and shaded picnic areas. The 14 km long Corniche leads from the Dubai Marine Beach Resort to the Burj Al Arab Hotel.
4. Visit the famous Gold Souk and Spice Souk
The lively old souk in Deira district is one of the most popular places to visit for free in Dubai. The old market is famous for the glittering goods of the gold dealers, all kinds of spices, exotic incense and the pashmina shawls. No, you cannot buy any of these things for free. But that doesn’t mean that you also have to wander through the market.
5. Visit Jumeirah Mosque Dubai
The Jumeirah Mosque has been named one of the most beautiful mosques in the city. This place of worship was built entirely from snow-white stones and is the perfect place to answer your questions about the Islamic religion. Doors of the mosque, are open to people of all faiths.
6. A mandatory selfie with Burj Khalifa
The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and shows not only brilliant modern architecture and technology, but also a wonderful imagination and implementation. This 160-story monument allows the visitor to see the fascinating 360 aerial views of the city of Dubai. To add to this surreal experience, the base of this mighty building is nothing short of a vibrant center for dining and entertainment. This is one of the most famous places in Dubai that you can visit for free.
7. Visit 7 Star Burj Al Arab
The Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel is connected to the shore by a bridge and has earned a place on Dubai’s list of monuments due to its sail-like architectural silhouette. This ultra-modern building is the third tallest hotel in the world. The highest level of lavish and luxurious interiors, the establishment on an artificially created island and the unique architecture have put the hotel on the first place on the list of the most expensive hotels in the world.
8. Water sports at the Kite Beach
Not only is Kite Beach a tourist favorite, but the locals love this place as well. It is at the intersection of Al Manara Road and the name of the beach makes it suitable for the type of activities you can do around the place. The wide range of water sports and kitesurfing make up for the amazing activities that the majority of tourists do all year round. The flawless white texture of the soft sand will definitely satisfy your heart and soul.
9. Visit the coffee museum
If you are a coffee lover you must visit this coffee shop in Dubai. Entry is free and upon entering you will be whisked away into a world of coffee. In the museum you will learn about the history of coffee and experience the different types of coffee. It’s one of the best free things to do in Dubai.
10. Watch pink flamingos
Seeing the pink flamingos in Dubai is one of the best free things to do in Dubai, and the best part is that you can do it for free. Flamingos can be found in abundance near Ras Al Khor Road in Dubai. That being said, if you want to see them closely, visit the Ras Al Khor Nature Reserve, which has no entrance fee. It has hidden huts where you can take binoculars and watch the beautiful birds.