Top 3 places to socialize in Downtown Dubai


Downtown Dubai is a mixed-use urban concept development and one of the biggest districts in Dubai. It is home to some of the unrivalled landmarks in Dubai such as the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Fountain and more.

On top of that, the area is home to some of the most exclusive addresses in the world with a rich selection of apartments, entertainment centres, retail and dining options. It has become one of the most preferred tourist destinations in Dubai due to its wide array of attractions. Conveniently located at the heart of the city, it is ideal for individuals who don’t mind the hustle and bustle of the city.

If you are looking for a place to stay, there are numerous apartments for sale in Dubai . Most top real estate brokers in Dubai have offices in different parts where you can seek their services. Be careful with the brokers you deal with when looking for a house since some of them are not genuine so make sure you do your due diligence before hiring them.

If you are planning to live in Downtown Dubai, here are some of the places you can socialize:

The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall


Dubai Mall is famous for being the biggest shopping mall in the world. It has over 1200 retail outlets from all over the world. You can spend the whole day walking around and not see everything the mall has to offer. Apart from the various outlets inside the mall, you can also enjoy the prominent Dubai fountains next to the mall. The fountain is also the biggest in the world and you will be awed by the dancing water that follows a rhythm of lights and music.

The Burj park

Burj park

During the summer, it is very difficult to spend time outdoors in Dubai due to the scorching sun. However, during winter, the temperatures are favourable and is a perfect time to visit the various parks in Downtown Dubai. Burj Park is one of the most popular parks in the area. You will get splendid views of the Burj Khalifa and also relax on the lush green areas. The park host events and fairs throughout the year making it buzzing with activities.

Dubai Opera


The Dubai Opera is a centrepiece of the Downtown district that attracts a huge number of tourists. It hosts a wide variety of shows and events including opera, musicals, ballet, theatre, exhibitions, concerts, conferences and more. This architectural masterpiece, designed by Zaha Hadid and developed by Emaar Properties, should be on every tourist’s itinerary.

Even though it may be a costly experience, it is worth every penny spent. The Opera is easily accessible using different methods. You can either choose to use a metro system or a taxi. There is also an option of paid car parking.