With stunning natural beauty, ultra-modern skyscrapers and architectural wonders, Dubai is one of the most photographed places in the world. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) city is teeming with fantastic locations to take amazing, unique and perfect shots to post on your Instagram account
Technology has changed the way we travel, and now, most of us love to share our best experiences on social networks. Let yourself be seduced by some of the most unique, eye-catching places in the city and impress your followers.
Take the best photo of Burj Khalifa
The Souk Al Bahar restaurant is located just in front of Burj Khalifa and offers a privileged spot to take some snaps of the emblematic tower. The Business Bay restaurant is another excellent location to capture the tallest building in the world, the from the Dubai Opera House; you can get some great photos of both the performing arts centre and Burj Khalifa in one shot.
Capture beautiful sunsets
Sunsets in Dubai offer a magical mix of warm orange, purple and pink tones. There are literally millions of great sites and locations throughout the city to enjoy the colourful Arabian sky.
Kite Beach and Sunset Beach are two great spots to enjoy a fantastic view of the sunset over the clear waters of the Persian Gulf.
Another ‘must’ for amazing photos is the dunes of the Dubai desert. Al Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve is considered one of the best places to appreciate native wildlife. Al Quadra Lakes are also great to capture the picturesque desert oasis.
Capture the true essence of Dubai’s streets and restaurants
The historic centre is a fabulous place to capture the city’s striking contrasts between modern and traditional Dubai. This is an area where contemporary structures blend perfectly with historic architecture.
Near La Mer, you’ll find wide-open spaces and lively side streets with playful murals and graffiti. This district embodies urban lifestyle par excellence with public squares and promenades that have a certain European flair.
Family fun and photography
No trip is complete without a photo album full of memories. These are some of the best places in Dubai to take pictures with your family.
One of them is the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, located in the Dubai Mall, which is home to more than 33,000 marine animals with the largest collection of sand tiger sharks in the world in a 10-million litre tank. Other options include Marvel Universe in IMG Worlds of Adventure, and the Legoland Dubai family theme park.
You also have parks and green spaces like Dubai Miracle Garden and Green Planet, where you can enjoy a pleasant stroll around, discover and interact with a whole world of exotic fauna and flora of the area.