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10 Best Places To Explore Around Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai


27 May 2020

Check out landmarks in and around Bur Dubai with Citymax Hotels.

Bur Dubai is a very well known part of Dubai. It has places of history, culture and some amazing attractions. If you stay at Citymax Hotels Bur Dubai, you are guaranteed a great time, exploring the various places in and around Bur Dubai.

Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai is centrally located in Bur Dubai and is close to many attractions in the city, which include the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, La Mer, and more.

Each room at Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai is cozy, comfortable, and packed with contemporary comforts to make your stay cost-effective and memorable.

With a rooftop pool, fully equipped gym plus great restaurants to choose from, Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai is the perfect hotel for your stay when you visit Dubai.

 

Rooms can be booked exclusively via:

Call us: 800-CITYMAX / 2489629 (Toll-free in the UAE) or +971 42089400

Email – reservations@citymaxhotels.com

Web – www.citymaxhotels.com

 

We understand the current situation around the world has left many of you wondering about your next travel dates, but there’s no harm in planning ahead!

So while you decide your dates to visit Dubai in the future, we have created a list of the top 10 places to explore near Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai!

Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai

Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai

 

The Dubai Mall –

No visit to Dubai is complete without the world’s largest mall! It’s just a quick 15- minute drive or a 30-minute metro ride from Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai.

Did you know? The Dubai Mall has 1300 outlets, and the Dubai Mall aquarium has a 270-degree walkthrough tunnel featuring thousands of aquatic animals!

Go from enjoying some much needed retail therapy to skating at the Dubai ice rink! Explore the various avenues, which are home to some of the biggest and the most luxurious brands in the world. If hunger strikes, don’t worry; you have over 200 food and beverage outlets to choose from! Plus a massive multiplex, VR gaming and so much more, we can assure you they have something for everybody!

 

The Dubai Mall - Image credits - Nadezda Murmakova

The Dubai Mall – Image credits – Nadezda Murmakova

 

The Dubai Fountain

While you’re at The Dubai Mall, catching the dancing fountains right outside the mall is a must! Known as the world’s largest choreographed fountain, these fountains don’t just shoot water up to 500 feet in the air but do it moving in sync to the sound of some of the most popular soundtracks! Dancing to the tunes of Gangnam Style, Thriller from Michael Jackson, and even popular Arab music, it uses over 22,000 gallons or 83,000 litres for just one show! Witness this amazing fountain by standing either at the Waterfront Promenade, or the Souk Al Bahar across the Dubai Mall. If you want to see them up close, board an abra to take you on the lake itself! Just make sure you have your camera ready because you’re in for a musical treat!

The Dubai Fountain - Image Credits - Stanislav71

The Dubai Fountain – Image Credits – Stanislav71

The Burj Khalifa –

Towering above the Dubai Mall and the Dubai Fountains is the Burj Khalifa. With more than 160 floors, it has its name on over a dozen of world records, which include the world’s tallest building, elevator with the longest travel distance in the world, and highest observation deck in the world. Stand on top of the world as you step onto level 148, which offers an unbeatable view of Dubai. Visiting this iconic building will surely be one of the highlights of your trip. Want to get a small preview of how amazing the view is? Check it out virtually! 

The Burj Khalifa - Image Credits - Tomasz Czajkowski

The Burj Khalifa – Image Credits – Tomasz Czajkowski

Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood 

Take a step back in time when you visit the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood. This depicts the traditional style of life in the mid 19th century up to the 1970s. With buildings were built with air-towers or Barajeel, they were home to many artistic and cultural activities. Today it is home to art exhibits, specialized museums and artistic societies. Get acquainted with the old way of life when you visit this historical landmark, which is less than 10 minutes away by road or a nice 25-minute walk from Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai.

Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood – Image Credits - Glen Berlin

Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood – Image Credits – Glen Berlin

 

The Gold Souk

One of the oldest and most traditional markets in Dubai, the Gold Souk is a fascinating place to visit. Wander through the covered marketplace, which is filled with stalls and shops showcasing the biggest selection of gold jewelry, gemstones that are crafted in amazing designs and shapes. Whether you’re browsing or interested in buying, the Gold Souk will leave you with a fond memory and maybe with a new purchase if you bargain well enough! Hop in a taxi at Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai and you’ll be there in less than 20 minutes!

The Gold Souk - Image Credits - Glen Berlin

The Gold Souk – Image Credits – Glen Berlin

 

The Dubai Frame

Less than 10 minutes away from Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai is the Dubai Frame, the newest cultural landmark in the Dubai skyline. Since its opening in 2018, this monument has served as a ‘frame’ between old and new Dubai. Showcasing Dubai’s rich past from one side and its prosperous present from the other.

The Dubai Frame has a lot to offer, like a luminous see-through glass walkway, a great sunset viewpoint with the beautiful skyline of Dubai in the foreground, galleries showcasing the past, present and the future and much more! An important landmark, which celebrates the story of this great emirate and a great place to visit.

Dubai Frame - Image Credits - Katiekk

Dubai Frame – Image Credits – Katiekk

Al Seef 

A place where new meets old. Just a short 8-minute drive from Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai is Al Seef, an upcoming heritage district. A place that is combined with beautiful traditions and modern designs. What used to be a famous coastal pearl diving base is now a fully operational marina, with exciting dining destinations and home to many boutique stalls and shops showcasing the latest in fashion & design.

Al Seef - Image Credits - Andri Iskandar

Al Seef – Image Credits – Andri Iskandar

 

La Mer

If you’re looking to catch the sun and some waves, head out to La Mer!

Just 12 minutes away from Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, La Mer is a great beachfront filled with indoor and outdoor activities. Take a nice dip in the sea or just sit back and relax on the beach. If you’re hungry, La Mer is home to some amazing dining venues plus great retail stores to satisfy your shopping needs. If all this is not enough, La Mer also features an adventure waterpark to get your heart pumping!

It’s the perfect place to relax and have a great day out in the sun.

La Mer - Image Credits - berni0004

La Mer – Image Credits – berni0004

Etihad Museum 

If you want to learn about the history of the United Arab Emirates, then the Etihad Museum is the place to be at. Just 10 minutes away from Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, Etihad Museum offers a series of interactive areas where you can explore the UAE’s rich history; from learning about the seven founding fathers of the nation to understanding the different chapters in time where they all came together to form the United Arab Emirates. Each part of history is categorically displayed, so that when you visit, it tells you a very fascinating story.

Etihad Museum - Image Credits - slava296

Etihad Museum – Image Credits – slava296

 

Bur Dubai Abra Dock

Take a quick trip to Deira by crossing the creek on a traditional Abra ride! Just 8 minutes by road from Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, hop onto one of the many abras docked and take a nice breezy and relaxing ride to the other side of the creek to Deira! What’s great about the abras, is that they not only take you on a fun little tour of the creek, but also just cost 1 AED per person to ride on! Now that’s a bargain!

Bur Dubai Abra Dock - Image Credits - leonov.o

Bur Dubai Abra Dock – Image Credits – leonov.o

 

Other places to explore around Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai 

Meena Bazaar

A bustling marketplace known for great deals on electronics, clothes, jewelry and more!

Dubai Museum & Al Fahidi Fort

Learn about Dubai, it’s people, its connections, and more! Built-in 1781, his landmark features the history of Dubai and its original heritage.

 Zabeel Park –

Enjoy a nice picnic or a much-needed walk on the lush green grass at Zabeel Park. Right below the Dubai Frame, Zabeel Park offers many things to do for children and adults alike!

 

The list of places to check out around Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai is endless.

So as you finalize your trip to Dubai, this list will come in handy! And if you’re staying at Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai, exploring that list of places will be a lot easier!

 

Rooms can be booked exclusively via:

Call us: 800-CITYMAX / 2489629 (Toll-free in the UAE) or +971 42089400

Email – reservations@citymaxhotels.com

Web – www.citymaxhotels.com

 

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