Famous landmarks in Jumeirah Beach Road
There are definitely lots of beautiful places to see in Dubai and Jumeirah Beach Road is one of the best as it is where some of the famous attractions and landmarks are located. Here are a few of them:
- Kite Beach – Located a few steps from Jumeirah’s main street, Kite beach offers a long and pristine stretch of white sand. The beach is clean and has a lot of activities such as kitesurfing, beach tennis, beach volleyball and kayaking. Whatever activity you wish to enjoy, you will have amazing views of the majestic Burj Al Arab to admire.
- Jumeirah Mosque – Intricately detailed, Jumeirah Mosque is the Emirate’s most beautiful mosque and one of the few in the UAE that is open to non-Muslims. The building itself is a piece of art and has a story. The peach and blue ceilings are carved with verses from the Holy Quran. There is also beautiful calligraphy, geometric motifs, detailed designs and chandeliers throughout. Furthermore, on the opposite side from the entrance is the mihrab, a niche in the wall that tells the direction of prayer. So, for tourists who are thinking of things to do in Dubai, visiting the Jumeirah Mosque is definitely worth it.
- Madinat Jumeirah – One of the most attractive developments in the Emirate of Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah is a modern interpretation of a traditional Arab village. The place especially enchanting at night, when the gardens are romantically lit and the Burj Al Arab gleams in the background.
- Mercato Mall – Popular among the style-conscious residents of the Jumeirah district, the Mercato Shopping Mall is designed in a Renaissance theme. Constructed with a series of spaces recalling the scenic towns of Italy, the mall has a great selection of shops and boutiques where shoppers can find the latest trends as well as classic designs. Chic restaurants and cafes are scattered throughout, making this an ideal mall for shopping in Dubai.
One of its most popular shops is Zara Home which is rapidly becoming a key name in innovative interior design solutions, offering a wide range of distinctive creative concepts and high-quality contemporary home furnishings at competitive prices. Zara Home’s branch at Mercato Mall is located on the ground floor.