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Once a small fishing town, Dubai has developed significantly since it struck gold in the oil business. Today, the city is dotted with impressive skyscrapers but still features old towns throughout.  dblight Getty Images

This beautiful public beach boasts breathtaking views of both the Arabian Peninsula and parts of Dubai's famous skyline. Westend61 Getty Images

Visiting the desert is just as important as visiting the Dubai's architectually impressive cityscape. The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve offers a variety of activities, from camel riding to dune bashing. Courtesy of The Emirates Group

Camel racing is a very popular pastime in Dubai. If you have time, stop by the Al Marmoum race track to see 60 camels compete for victory. Sam Robinson Getty Images

For a taste of old Dubai, traverse Dubai Creek by abra (boat). You can take abras across the Dubai Creek to the Gold and Spice Souks, as well as the Dubai Museum and the Bastakiya Quarter. mckaysavage Flickr

Visitors flock to the Dubai Fountains outside of the Dubai Mall to witness the music and light show, which takes place every half-hour in the evenings and twice in the afternoon.  Muhammad Owais Khan Getty Images

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, clocking in at a height of 2,716.5 feet. FrankvandenBergh Getty Images

Dubai's Spice Souk is the best place to pick up saffron, an expensive commodity in American grocery stores. clearandtransparent Getty Images

Dubai's gold souk is a feast for the eyes. It's also tightly controlled by the government, so you don't have to worry about ending up with something fake. Image Source Getty Images

Often referred to as Dubai's finest religious site, Jumeirah Mosque is the only mosque in the city that welcomes non-Muslims. clearandtransparent Getty Images

The Burj Al Arab's unique appearance mimics the shape of traditional Arabian sailboats. Sammy Six Flickr

One of the most popular ways to explore Dubai is by camel. It's a popular means of transportation when visiting the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, but rides can also be done on the beach. typhoonski Getty Images

The Dubai Aquarium – housed within the Dubai Mall – contains more than 33,000 marine creatures. ALMSAEED Getty Images

Even if you're not religious, travelers strongly recommend a visit to the Jumeirah Mosque for its educational value and cultural significance.  slovegrove Getty Images

Dubai's oldest building, the Al Fahidi Fort now houses the Dubai Museum. The museum's informative displays tell the city's story, making it a must-see attraction for first-time Dubai visitors. tony740607 Getty Images

Visitors are invited to ride the elevator to the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa for breathtaking city vistas extending all the way out to the Persian Gulf. Gary McGovern Getty Images

The Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve doesn't allow visitors to explore the attraction on their own. Multiple tour companies partner with the attraction and offer a variety of activities, including the popular dune bashing.  Jon Bower at Apexphotos Getty Images

Even if you don't plan on indulging in any retail therapy, you'll want to stop by the Dubai Mall to take in its extravagance. Buena Vista Images Getty Images

If you're looking to escape the hustle and bustle for a bit, head to the Bastakiya Quarter. This area stands as one of Dubai's last remaining historic districts. Westend61 Getty Images

Dubai's skyline is just as impressive at night as it is during the day. Take a walk along Jumeirah Beach park to get a glimpse of the glimmering skyscrapers. the_dead_pixel Getty Images

If you've got a family in tow, there's no better place to please the kids than Wild Wadi Waterpark. The park features multiple slides, a lazy river, and a Wipeout and Riptide wave simulator, one of a few of its kind in the world.  Sarah Ackerman Flickr

A relatively new development to the city, the Dubai Marina is filled to the brim with new and impressive architecture. The area also features shops and restaurants, making it worth a stroll.  PhotoAlto/Thierry Foulon Getty Images

You do not want to drive in Dubai. Taxis are a great way to get around but like most major cities can add up. The metro drops visitors at many points of interest around the city, including the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa. Muhammad Owais Khan Getty Images

Dubai's most famous hotel is arguably Burj Al Arab, but the Palm Jumeirah is pretty impressive itself. Its developments are spread out over the world's largest man-made island. franckreporter Getty Images

The Burj Al Arab sits on its own island. Claire Plumridge Getty Images

Make sure you come to Jumeirah Beach as early as possible to avoid the midday crowds. Marcutti Getty Images

The mosque's detailed white façade – which graces the 500-dirham note – mimics the architectural style of the medieval Fatimid period. Deejpilot Getty Images

On a foggy day, the world's tallest building seems like it soars high above the clouds.  © Naufal MQ Getty Images

You can marvel at Burj Al Arab for free as you walk along Jumeirah Beach Rolf Bruderer Getty Images

Visiting the Bastakiya Quarter offers a nice change of pace from the modernity found elsewhere in Dubai. ZambeziShark Getty Images

The charming Bastakiya Quarter features several art galleries that showcase the work of local and international artists. ChandraDhas Getty Images

If you're eager to test out some watersports in Dubai, such as paddleboarding or windsurfing, head to Kite Beach. gulfimages Getty Images

A visit to Dubai's Spice Souk will yield a riot of colors and aromas. CaoWei Getty Images

The Dubai Miracle Garden comprises 45 million colorful flowers designed in heart shapes and arches, and it's truly a sight to see, especially considering Dubai's desert climate. WhiteLacePhotography Getty Images

On a tour of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, travelers will get to see animals like Arabian Oryx. alexeys Getty Images

You'll find the Dubai Museum near the Bastakiya Quarter. PictureNet Getty Images

Non-muslims can't enter the Grand Mosque, but they can admire it from afar. alexeys Getty Images

Za'atar is a common spice used in dishes at restaurants around Dubai. studiodr Getty Images

Arabic coffee is an experience in itself, especially for those who often take theirs with only cream and sugar. Jasmin Merdan Getty Images

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Gold Souk picture in Dubai
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Camel Ride picture in Dubai
Dubai Aquarium picture in Dubai
Jumeirah Mosque picture in Dubai
Dubai Museum picture in Dubai
Burj Khalifa picture in Dubai
Dune bashing picture in Dubai
Inside the Dubai Mall picture in Dubai
Historic Bastakiya picture in Dubai
Dubai at night picture in Dubai
Wild Wadi Waterpark picture in Dubai
Dubai Marina picture in Dubai
Dubai Metro picture in Dubai
The Palm Jumeirah picture in Dubai
Burj Al Arab picture in Dubai
Jumeirah Beach picture in Dubai
Jumeirah Mosque picture in Dubai
Burj Khalifa picture in Dubai
Burj Al Arab picture in Dubai
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Bastakiya Quarter picture in Dubai
Kite Beach picture in Dubai
Spice Souk picture in Dubai
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Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve picture in Dubai
Dubai Museum picture in Dubai
Grand Mosque picture in Dubai
Za'atar picture in Dubai
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