Monuments, reserves, and enchanting nature that shine during “the most beautiful winter in the world”

The landmarks of the Emirates satisfy all tastes.. Prepare your cameras for an album of unforgettable memories

  • Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world, is an engineering masterpiece that adorns downtown Dubai. From the source

  • Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is one of the largest architectural works that combines various schools of Islamic architecture. From the source

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The UAE embraces a wide range of tourist attractions that appeal to those who love photography and capturing the most beautiful memories, especially after tourist tours filled with enjoying the natural treasures offered by the reserves, charming sand dunes, picturesque beaches and ancient mountains, or contemplating the unique architectural and engineering innovations with which the UAE has won the world championship. Or move around the old markets, and smell the fragrant heritage that carries within it many authentic memories and traditions that our fathers and grandfathers lived through.

There are many of these tourist attractions spread throughout the UAE, which annually attract millions of local visitors and tourists from outside the country, especially during the fourth edition of the “The Most Beautiful Winter in the World” campaign, which highlights the beauty of Emirati tourism in terms of natural, geographical and heritage components, leaving the visitor with lasting memories. Forget.

Stunning designs

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi receives millions of visitors every year to benefit from religious and cultural initiatives and programs, and to enjoy contemplating Islamic and modern architectural designs, as it is considered one of the largest mosques in the world, and one of the largest architectural works that combines various schools of Islamic architecture, and is distinguished by a large number of domes. Which reaches 82 domes, and more than 1000 columns.

The mosque is also decorated with chandeliers inlaid with 24-carat gold, its floor is covered with the largest hand-made carpet in the world, and one of the largest chandeliers in the world hangs in the main prayer hall.

While Qasr Al Watan provides its visitors with many human and cultural experiences, the Great Hall is distinguished by a group of engineering creations that demonstrate the ingenuity and craftsmanship of traditional Arab arts, as embodied in its central dome, its arched entrances, and the amazing decorations and mosaics. The palace was officially opened to public visits in 2019, and in February 2022 it was announced the opening of the “Al Barza Hall” to visitors for the first time, which embodies the traditional Emirati Majlis, which is one of the social gatherings inspired by the ancient Emirati heritage. Visiting Qasr al-Watan is a unique cultural experience for visitors to enjoy its unique engineering and architectural designs, and the rich collections and works of art that embody the country’s rich heritage.

The Louvre Museum - Abu Dhabi stands out as the first international museum in the Arab world, embodying openness to global civilizations. The museum is located in the heart of the cultural district on Saadiyat Island, where art lovers find their refuge among works of art of historical, cultural and social importance.

Charming contrast

To capture the best desert scenes, Liwa Oasis in Abu Dhabi, which is located at the northern end of the Empty Quarter, the largest vast sand desert in the world, embraces a charming contrast formed by the intermingling of green palm groves and high red sand dunes.

Jebel Hafeet also overlooks the city of Al Ain, allowing visitors to enjoy stunning views of the city, which is full of lush gardens.

Luxury in the heart of Dubai

Burj Khalifa stands tall in the Downtown area of ​​Dubai, forming the tallest skyscraper in the world, and is an engineering masterpiece that adorns downtown Dubai. Downtown also includes the tallest dancing fountain in the world, the Dubai Fountain, located in Burj Lake opposite the Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping and entertainment centers in the world.

While the Burj Al Arab Hotel, one of the most famous tourist attractions in the Emirates, is distinguished by its creative architecture and captivating sea views, and it was classified as a seven-star hotel, thanks to its luxurious interior designs and famous restaurants.

As for the Gold Souq in Dubai, it is considered one of the oldest and most beautiful heritage markets in the emirate, and a distinctive tourist destination. It is located in the Deira area, opposite Dubai Creek, and a short distance from other traditional markets and abra boat stations. While the historic Al Fahidi neighborhood is the most prominent heritage site in the Emirates, and reflects the traditional lifestyle that prevailed in Dubai centuries ago.

There are several museums, art galleries and restaurants.

Among flowers and butterflies

One of the charming places that attract photography enthusiasts is the Dubai Creek, which extends 15 kilometers long and divides the city of Dubai into two parts. In Dubai, the Dubai Miracle Garden also shines, the largest natural flower garden in the world, which covers an area of ​​72,000 square metres, and includes a wonderful collection of famous structures covered with more than 50 million flowers. You can also visit the Butterfly Garden, which includes more than 15,000 butterflies.

There are also many museums in Dubai, including the Etihad Museum, which enjoys a special place in the hearts of Emiratis, as it raises the UAE flag for the first time, announces the founding of the state, and tells the story of the UAE. While the “Dubai Museum” displays the traditional way of life before the discovery of oil, while the “Museum of the Future” is considered one of the most innovative and unique architectural icons in the world.

In Sharjah, Al Majaz Waterfront stands out with its distinctive view of Khalid Lagoon, and its extensive green spaces and gardens. As for Al Qasba Canal, it is another distinctive and lively destination.

The “Heart of Sharjah” is also a cultural destination that stores, among its roads and architectural edifices, the city’s authenticity and ancient heritage. Many old houses in the heart of Sharjah have been restored, and their former beauty has been restored to them to become a cultural heritage and an artistic area that reflects the authenticity of the Emirates.

To relax and take the most beautiful pictures on stunning beaches, the city of Khor Fakkan is one of the most beautiful coastal destinations in the country, as it is distinguished by its sandy coast, while the mountains embrace the city’s spaces. It also includes a cloud rest house, which is located on a mountain peak reaching a height of 600 meters above sea level, and was built in a circular shape that ensures visitors can enjoy seeing the city from its four sides.

In Ajman, the Al Zorah Nature Reserve shines, vibrant with wildlife, and consists of mangrove bushes, clear blue waters and sandy beaches.

While the Heritage District is a unique tourist destination based on an ancient history filled with heritage and authenticity, and highlighting the authentic identity of the Emirates.

In Umm Al Quwain, Al Siniyah Island is a destination that connects the present with the beautiful time, and reflects the history, civilization and environment of the emirate in its most beautiful images.

While in Ras Al Khaimah, Jebel Jais is the highest mountain peak in the Emirates, reaching a height of 1,934 meters above sea level, and it allows taking the most beautiful pictures with panoramic views of the entire emirate. Marjan Island is considered an attraction for local visitors and tourists.

• 50 million flowers included in the “Miracle Garden Dubai”.

• Al Zorah Nature Reserve is decorated with mangrove bushes, blue waters and beaches.

• Unique architectural innovations that have won the UAE a global lead.

Ancient castles

Fujairah Castle is one of the most famous and largest castles in the Emirates. It was built in the 16th century. It consists of three circular towers and one rectangular one. It takes the shape of the hill on which you perch, and its height is 20 meters above sea level, which gives it a captivating view that adorns the city’s skyline.

You can also visit Snoopy Island, which is one of the most important tourist destinations in Fujairah, due to its wonderful nature and breathtaking landmarks.