It’s the largest body on the planet and it does not simply exist to be photographed. Actually, it is inside that there is all of the enjoyable (and goosebumps). On the prime of the 150-meter-high Dubai Body is a glass bridge that turns into clear as we cross it.
If we start to cross it in a relaxed manner, as quickly because it turns into clear and we notice how far we’re from the bottom, we start to stroll with hesitation.
Nevertheless, we solely have two choices: both we get distracted by taking photos whereas we observe the trail or we return. Let’s proceed, as a result of it’s secure and, in any case, when will now we have the chance to cross such an clever bridge?
Along with being one in every of Dubai’s hottest sights, this big setting affords views of the town’s historic and trendy districts, in addition to providing guests a journey again in time.
The go to to this attraction begins with an immersive expertise that takes us to the Dubai of the previous. Solely then can we go as much as the second a part of the expertise, the place the glass bridge is positioned.
There are a number of multimedia actions and the concept is to find the town in a enjoyable and interactive manner. We greet the area with a gallery on the way forward for essentially the most populous metropolis within the United Arab Emirates.
Ticket value: round 13 euros (50 AED). Youngsters (3-12 years): 5 euros (20 AED). Youngsters underneath three don’t pay. Discover extra info right here.
The view within the palm
Pray that the sky is evident, as a result of in that case you’ll have the privilege of having fun with the Palm Jumeirah, the well-known palm-shaped synthetic island of Dubai, at 240 meters excessive. At The View, you even have the chance to study concerning the improvement technique of this island which started to be conceived in 1997 by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and got here to life in 2001.
As we see the island as an entire, from the 52nd flooring of The Palm Tower, we can not assist however be amazed by this engineering work which took lower than a decade to construct – in 2006 the primary housing models had been inaugurated (4 thousand).
Twenty-one years later, the Palm Jumeirah undertaking has 1,500 villas and two marinas. It’s on this island that the long-lasting Atlantis, The Palm, is positioned.
Ticket value: round 26 euros (100 AED) for adults). Junior ticket: round 18 euros (69 AED). Discover extra info right here.
Sky Views Dubai
Sufficient with the heights? Proper now the joy or panic has began (for these affected by vertigo). Sky Views Dubai, inaugurated in November 2021, affords panoramic metropolis views and experiences for the extra daring: Observatory, Glass Slide and Edge Stroll. Who cares?
We tried Edge Stroll and we froze. At 219 meters above the bottom, on the 53rd flooring of the Tackle Sky View Resort, we stroll the sting of the constructing at all times accompanied by an teacher and outfitted with a harness.
The bravest can take wonderful photographs from this place. There’s a photographer and we will additionally carry our smartphone safely: the area affords us a drawstring cowl to place the machine round our neck.
Through the brief (however intense) stroll, we’re inspired to “throw” ourselves out of the constructing, free our arms and really feel the adrenaline. Nevertheless, solely the bravest take dangers and consider it simply strolling provides us adrenaline.
After we began the expertise, we thought we might rush to get out of it shortly, nonetheless time set and left us with no motion. We proceed slowly in a mixture of feelings: the worry of heights and the satisfaction of being there, mixed with the need and worry of risking, for instance, to place one foot out. There is part of us that wishes to do it, however one other half tells us that we’ll be paralyzed.
We’re not afraid of falling – we really feel secure – nonetheless, we’re afraid of our response, of being paralyzed, as a result of now we have by no means been in that scenario and the unknown usually seems to be horrifying.
As we received prepared and waited for our flip to do the Edge Stroll, we loved watching the vacationers descend a glass slide. The slide connects flooring 53 to 52 and appears enjoyable, but it surely will also be scary.
Ticket value: from 14 euros (55 AED) to 180 euros (Edge Stroll expertise). For extra info see the official web site.
On prime – Burj Khalifa
Visiting Dubai and never seeing the Burj Khalifa is like going to Paris and never seeing the Eiffel Tower. The Burj Khalifa is an icon of the town and the tallest constructing on the planet: is there something higher to symbolize the trendy aspect of Dubai, made from gradations and eccentricity, of this skyscraper?
Opened in January 2010, At The High, positioned on the 124th and one hundred and twenty fifth flooring of the Burj Khalifa, affords unimaginable views of the town. The expertise begins in a high-speed elevator with multimedia animation. So it is time to benefit from the area, benefit from the panorama and the structure of the town with out dashing.
Ticket value: from 41 euros (159 AED) to 100 euros (389 AED)
SAPO Viagens traveled on the invitation of Dubai Tourism