5 Most Instagrammed Places in Dubai

5 Most Instagrammed Places in Dubai

Dubai is experiencing a spectacular advance and is now an oasis in the Middle East. In its humble origins, it was only a fishing and relatively small-scale trading village. Fast-forward to the present, this destination is now a sophisticated city any citizen would be proud of. Its futuristic architectural feats are now architectural icons all over the world. This article presents five most Instagrammed places in Dubai.

Atlantis, The Palm

Atlantis The Palm
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Atlantis, The Palm sits on the crescent of the artificial island of Palm Jumeirah. This luxury hotel boasts a palatial architectural style giving it a royal feel. The view of it is incredible and it’s the crown jewel of the Palm Jumeirah. The Atlantis offers top-notch hospitality, packages and myriad choices of restaurants. If you’d stay in it, you wouldn’t forget the experience given the hospitality, glitz and glamour. Opt for the underwater suite and for electricity or something like that, visit the adjoining water park, Aquaventure.

Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

If it is said that the Burj Al Arab is the most popular hotel in the entire world, it wouldn’t be very far from the truth. The hotel is an architectural masterpiece and the pinnacle of luxury and hospitality. Widely considered the only seven-star hotel in the world, it is one of the destinations for which Dubai is known.

On its own reclaimed island, it gloriously stands tall like a giant sailing ship. Its interiors are elegant, opulent; in fact, one-of-a-kind. Everything about it — say, the design and the hospitality — is extravagant. The water features, the atrium, the high-rise restaurant and the palatial rooms are all royal. If you want, the hotel transfer you from the airport on a Rolls Royce.

The Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall

Dubai is well-known for its shopping experiences. It holds a shopping festival annually. Further, It has got some of the largest malls in the world, Dubai Mall for example. Situated in Downtown, home of Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain and Dubai Opera, the mall is heavily frequented. It is also frequented heavily because it houses numerous shops and entertainment destinations such as the Dubai Aquarium, the Dubai Ice Rink and KidZania.

The Gold and The Spice Souks

Spices in Dubai
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The Gold and Spice Souks are old-world markets in Dubai and so give an air of Dubai’s old era. The Gold Souk is lined with amazing and intricate gold jewelry, normally on display. Tourists in Dubai visit these attractions for souvenirs, among other things, and consequently take pictures of themselves in them.

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa Exterior
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Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building since 2010 and is Dubai’s tourists’ favorite place. This structure boasts some of the fastest elevators in the world. From the top of it, it’s observatory decks for example, the view outside is panoramic and enchanting. This article hasn’t done justice to this futuristic engineering feat whose design was inspired by a Spider Lily. If you want more on it, see this.


These are the five most Instagrammed places in Dubai. They may have not been listed in an order of magnitude. Flourish!

Article Info:
This is a guest article written by Rohit of TransIndiaTravels.com and edited by Emmanuel Obarhua. Rohit is an avid traveler who loves blogging about his journeys. And as an architect, he is enchanted by spectacular structures, natural or man-made, all over the world.