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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo Tickets

From AED 120AED 99
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  • Conveniently situated inside The Dubai Mall, drop by Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo for a face-to-face encounter with some of the ocean's most remarkable predators as well as playful marine animals!
  • Enjoy a wide array of 140 species including 400 sharks and rays, piranhas, catfish, otters, a Humbolt Penguin colony, and of course, Sand Tiger Sharks- a prized collection at this aquarium.
  • Find out what it's like to walk on the ocean beds in the 48-meter long tunnel that gives you stunning 270-degree views of the aquarium.
  • The Aquarium Tank and Tunnel are both on level 0, but for the next leg of your experience, you have to go to level 2- to the Underwater Zoo!
  • Divided into 3 sections, the Underwater zoo has much to show off: crocodiles, otters, piranhas, sea dragons, sea jellies, and then some!
  • There are 4 animal encounters you can choose from! Meet penguins, otters, stingrays, and crocodiles, and enjoy feeding presentations for a select few.
  • All the daredevils will want to try out the aquatic experiences. Whether it's a shark encounter, shark dives, scuba diving, or an eerie cage experience, you're guaranteed a thrilling moment underwater!
  • If you wish not to get wet, enjoy the glass-bottomed boat ride that shows you the best of the aquarium from a safe (and dry) vantage point!

This ticket has the following variants that you can choose from:

  • Aquarium Tunnel and Underwater Zoo
  • Admission + Penguin Cove
  • Explorer
  • VIP Line Buster
  • Dubai Aquarium + VR Park
  • A ticket is required for all visitors aged 2 years and above.
  • Your best chance of seeing the penguins is if you visit the aquarium by 8 PM. After that, it's their bedtime!
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Dubai Dolphinarium Tickets: Dolphin & Seal Show

From AED 99AED 89
Free Cancellation
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45 min.
  • Experience a one-of-a-kind show where you can see adorable dolphins and seals showcasing their unique skills.
  • Watch these sea creatures dance, sing, jump through hoops, paint and do acrobatic stunts.
  • Be amazed by their intelligence and admire their agility.
  • To upgrade your experience, choose the VIP seating that offers the best views of the show.
  • Note: The age limit for swimming with the dolphins is 7 years and above. If the child is below 7 years of age, they will not be allowed.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • VIP Seating: The VIP seats are in the center of the arena and provide the best viewing point for the show.
  • Regular Seating: The regular seats are laid out on both sides of the VIP seats in an arc.
  • Please note that this ticket does not include entry to the creek park, which is chargeable at AED 5 per person.
  • Entry from the main gate (street gate) is restricted.
  • If you have purchased regular tickets, then seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. - Try arriving at least 15 minutes before the show to get the best seats for the show.
  • Entry to the Dolphin and Seal Show at Dubai Dolphinarium
  • Chance to interact with dolphins and northern fur seals
  • VIP seating for the show (optional)
  • Children aged 2-12 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Atlantis The Lost Chambers Aquarium Tickets

AED 110
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Flexible Duration
  • Dive into the depths of Dubai's Lost Chambers Aquarium, a surreal aquatic environment designed to reflect the lost fabled city of Atlantis!
  • Discover 65,000 marine animals across 10 chambers and 21 exhibits, at UAE's largest, 11-million-liter aquarium.
  • Wave at a myriad of aquatic species, including rays, seahorses, sharks, clownfish, eels, and more.
  • Wander over to the Touch Tank to closely interact with some truly incredible aquatic animals.
  • Take a trip back in time as you explore the ruins of the mysterious lost city of Atlantis.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Dubai Dolphinarium Tickets: Creek Park Exotic Bird Show

From AED 50AED 45
Free Cancellation
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30 min.
  • As Dubai’s go-to destination, the Dubai Dolphinarium is full of fun and thrills.
  • You can interact with dolphins, catch the dolphin and seal show or jump on trampolines while you’re here.
  • With this ticket, you can enjoy an action-packed show featuring over 20 bird species, including parrots.
  • Take plenty of photographs and get entertained as the birds interact with the audience.
  • You will learn a lot about the birds, their natural habitats and their subtle quirks.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Emirates Park Zoo Tickets

AED 40
Free Cancellation
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Flexible Duration
  • Spend time amidst nature and wildlife in all its glory at the Emirates Park Zoo.
  • Catch glimpses of over 1,700 species of endangered animals from all over the world.
  • Spot incredibly rare animals such as the Siberian bear amongst many.
  • Don't miss the opportunity to take plenty of photographs and take home memories worth a lifetime.
  • Upgrade your ticket to get access to 5 super-entertaining shows and activities at the park, including the Sea Lion Show, Elephant Show, Bird Show, Zoo Zip and Climb, and Car Adventure.
  • Note: In line with the latest directives issued on June 28, 2021 by the government of Abu Dhabi, you will be required to show proof of vaccination as of August 20, 2021. All guests, including Annual Passholders, must download the ‘ALHOSN UAE’ smartphone application and show proof of vaccination status to be granted admission. Note that valid vaccination status is activated 28 days after a guest receives all doses of their vaccine. Proof of vaccination will be validated through ALHOSN app only.

This ticket has the following variants that you can choose from:

  • Park Entry Tickets
  • Park Entry Tickets with 5 Activities (Sea Lion show, Elephant Show, Bird Show, Zoo zip and Climb, Car adventure)
  • Kids aged 0-2 are considered infants and can enter for free.
  • The entry ticket is valid any time during the year, barring public holidays. If you are choosing the option with access to the 5 activities, the ticket is valid throughout the year including public holidays.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Dubai Dolphinarium Tickets: Swimming With Dolphins

From AED 475AED 427.50
Mobile Ticket
30 min.
  • Head to Dubai Dolphinarium to create tons of happy memories with these adorable critters without stepping into the waters.
  • Your ticket includes a meet-and-greet with the dolphins, where you can kiss, hug, play ball and even dance with them.
  • With a maximum of 8 guests per session, this makes for an intimate experience.
  • Learn all about the habitat, the diets, and the behaviors of these playful marine mammals.
  • You also get a complimentary photo at the end of your experience.
  • Children below the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult. One adult per three children per interaction is the maximum allowed.
  • This ticket does not include creek park charges, which is AED 5 per person upon arrival, and does not include entry to the dolphin show.
  • Entry from the main gate (street gate) is restricted.
  • You must purchase a ticket to Dolphin Planet for this experience.
  • Each participant ticket includes entry only for two viewers per session. Any extra additions are chargeable. Please contact the Dolphinarium in advance for more information.
  • Please follow the safety procedures laid down by the trainers. The trainer has the right to cancel the session with no refunds if the safety instructions are not followed.
  • Meet and Greet Dolphin Experience tickets
  • Complimentary photo
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Tickets for Atlantis Dolphin Meet & Greet

AED 675
Free Cancellation
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1 hr. 15 min.
  • Combine education with fun as you enjoy a Meet & Greet experience suitable for all ages at Dolphin Bay.
  • Learn all about the playful dolphins as you get close to them through a guided poolside encounter.
  • Enjoy an incredible photo opportunity and pose for a memorable picture with an adorable dolphin. At the end of your experience, you will also get a complimentary printed photo.
  • Visit behind-the-scenes of Dolphin Bay and get a close look at how the marine mammals are cared for.
  • Opt for the Dolphin Dip & Play experience to closely interact with the dolphins in a 30-minute shallow water encounter.
  • After your visit, you have full access to the exciting rides and slides of Aquaventure Waterpark (based on availability).
  • If you are not in the mood for heart-pumping adventure, you have plenty of private beaches and comfortable spots to relax.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Dolphin Meet & Greet with Aquaventure
  • Dolphin Dip & Play with Aquaventure
  • The experiences are suitable for all ages. Participants under 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult (aged 18 and above). A maximum of 3 children under 12 years per adult is accepted.
  • If you are pregnant or have any severe medical conditions, you should carefully consider whether to participate in the Dolphin Meet & Greet experience.
  • You must be able to understand the safety instructions, which are conducted in English.
  • For the safety of the animals, you should not wear any jewelry or other loose articles during the experience. You should only touch the animals under the direction of the dolphin trainer.
  • Observers are allowed for the Dolphin Dip & Play experience; however, it is on Add-On basis and guests are not allowed to enter the water.
  • The Dolphin Dip & Play experience includes 15 minutes of preparation time and 30 minutes in the water.
  • The Dolphin Dip & Play experience is limited to 8 guests per dolphin.
  • You must not fly or go beyond 300 meters or 1,000 feet for at least 12 hours after diving.
  • The Dolphin Dip & Play experience is not suitable for pregnant women and guests who have any severe medical conditions unless approved and prescribed by a doctor.
  • Wet suits are available and provided upon guest request.
  • The program is conducted in English.
  • Dolphin Bay reserves the right to refuse anyone who appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Children aged 3-7 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo: Penguin Cove Tickets

From AED 199AED 169
Free Cancellation
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Flexible Duration
  • The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo gives you yet another reason to visit: to interact with the colony of adorable Gentoo penguins.
  • Originally from an outdoor facility in the US, these Gentoo penguins now call the Dubai Aquarium their home and live in purpose-built, temperature-controlled facilities that replicate the Subantarctic environmental conditions.
  • Come face-to-feather as the gentle flightless birds waddle their way up to you across the multi-level exhibit.
  • Have a great time interacting with the 16 beautiful Gentoo penguins that call this penguin cove their home (8 males and 8 females to be precise).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers Aquarium Combo Tickets

AED 329
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Flexible Duration
  • Enjoy this money-saving combo for a fun day out at Aquaventure Waterpark with its thrilling rides and Lost Chambers Aquarium, with its mysterious creatures of the deep.
  • Get unlimited access to the 22 hectares of the World's Largest Waterpark, with over 30 heart-pumping rides and slides.
  • Set your heart racing on the record-breaking slides like the Odyssey of Terror, and don't forget to check out the recently launched Trident Tower, Splashers Lagoon, and Splashers Cove.
  • Get the chance to discover the mysteries of the deep world below us and see over 65,000 fascinating marine animals.
  • Wander through 10 huge chambers that host some marvelous exhibits and discover the lost ruins of the enigmatic Atlantean past.
  • Grab the rare chance to touch a variety of aquatic animals at the Touch Tank, and to watch marine experts dive and feed the sharks.
  • Note: Due to COVID restrictions and government rules, the operating hours can change at any time. Please confirm the timings before your visit.
  • Please wear appropriate swimwear at all times. Inappropriate swimwear includes, but is not limited to: thongs, underwear on its own, street clothes, clothing with exposed metal, etc
  • Infants aged 2 and under go free (carry a valid photo ID). Guests up to 1.2 meters tall enjoy reduced ticket prices.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Combo (Save 15%): Burj Khalifa At the Top + Dubai Aquarium Tickets

From AED 289AED 244.10
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  • Enjoy a super-saving combo ticket of two must-visit attractions in Dubai, the Burj Khalifa & Dubai Aquarium!
  • At the Burj Khalifa, zoom to the 124th & 125th floors of the building: the observation decks that show you the best of the city.
  • Gaze out at the views of the city against the desert as you stand on the observation deck of the world's tallest building.
  • At the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, walk your way through the tunnel of the world's largest suspended aquarium.
  • Admire 30,000 species of marine life, including King Crocodiles and Sand Tiger Sharks as they float past you.
  • Burj Khalifa entry tickets
  • Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo entry tickets
  • Access to the Aquarium Tunnel
  • Penguin Cove
  • Glass Boat tour
  • Behind The Scenes tour
  • Entry to the Burj Khalifa is strictly timed. Kindly ensure that you arrive before your scheduled time slot.
  • The voucher has to be exchanged for your physical ticket at the ticketing counter of Burj Khalifa. For Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo the tickets are to be redeemed directly at the entrance of the attraction: Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.
  • You may visit the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo anytime on the selected day.
  • Pro-Tip: Your best chance of seeing the penguins is if you visit the aquarium by 8pm. After that, it's their bedtime!
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

There's plenty for people of all ages to see and do in Dubai, making it a great vacation destination. If you're looking for activities to do while in Dubai, aquariums should be at the top of your list.

Dubai is definitely the finest site on earth to behold awe-inspiring architecture. The country, though, is not only about that. The world's top aquatic shows may be found in this city, along with some of the world's finest aquariums. let's dive deep into the infamous water world of the country.

Aquariums in Dubai

Gear up and head out into the wondrous water world of Dubai. Experience one of the many beautiful aquariums in Dubai and check these off your list.

Aquariums in Dubai - Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Timings: Thursdays through Wednesdays from 10 am to 12 am

Location: The Dubai Central Mall | Find on map

The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is residence to around 140 different types of aquatic creatures. Giant Groupers,  Sand Tiger Sharks, and a plethora of many other marine organisms are just some of the 400+ Sharks and Rays that are habituated in a 10 million-liter tank. Through a series of expertly crafted encounters, guests will have the opportunity to interact with aquatic locals, creating priceless shared memories with loved ones.

Things To Do in Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo:

Snorkeling: Without having to swim underwater, those 8 and above may have a comparable experience at the shark encounter.

Shark Walker: Experience the 33,000 inhabitants of the 10-million-liter tank up and personal.

Accessibility: Only around half of the attractions are accessible to those using wheelchairs.

Places to eat: Rainforest Cafe, Markette.

Nearby: Dubai Ice Rink, Dubai Fountain, KidZania Dubai, VR Park, Hub Zero, Burj Khalifa, Fun City, Ski Dubai

Aquariums in Dubai - Dubai Dolphinarium

Dubai Dolphinarium

Timings: Thursdays through Wednesdays from 10 am to 7:30 pm

Location: Riyadh Street, Creek Park, Gate No.1 | Find on Map

Dubai doesn't spare any expense when it is time to cater to its visitors' amusement. The Dubai Dolphinarium is unlike any other underwater zoo or aquarium.

It is fascinating and hilarious to watch dolphin and seal exhibitions and marvel at the cuteness of these animals. Because of this, Dubai has provided the globe with a fantastic facility where people of all ages, especially families with young children, may interact with seals and dolphins.

Things To Do in Dubai Dolphinarium:

Dolphin and Seal Show: See these adorable creatures perform great tricks and skills on an outstanding display.

Creek Park Bird event: Marvel at amazing avian species that, with their tricks, disprove the "Bird Brain Hypothesis"

Swim with Dolphins: Experience a memorable and exciting experience with dolphins up close and personal.

Accessibility: 

  • All of the attractions are accessible to those using wheelchairs.
  • Party packages, corporate events, school field trips, photo opportunities with the dolphins, mascots, eagles, and Harris hawks, as well as a variety of other activities, are all offered at the Dubai Dolphinarium.
  • The area has free wifi available for guests.
  • There is free parking available at Gate 1.

Places to eat: Happy Valley Restaurant

Nearby: Creekside Park, Children's City, Escenza Spa, Biggles Pub

Aquariums in Dubai - The Lost Chambers Aquarium

The Lost Chambers Aquarium

Timings: Thursdays through Wednesdays from 10 am to 9 pm

Location: Atlantis, The Palm | Find on Map

While the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo at the Dubai Mall are larger, the aquarium housed in the Lost Chambers is no less fascinating. Because of the mythical air of Atlantis and the lovely design and decorating in and around the tanks, it is a sight to behold.

Thing To Do in The Lost Chambers Aquarium:

Scuba diving and snorkeling: Ambassador Lagoon offers snorkeling and scuba diving packages. This one-of-a-kind excursion allows you to snorkel or scuba dive in a massive aquarium, right among sharks, stingrays, and other marine life.

Haunted Parties: The Lost Chambers hosts spooky parties every night of the year, so you may celebrate all of life's most important occasions and holidays in style. One of them is the Halloween holiday. In order to be recognized at the Atlantean Halloween events, you must be a member of the Haunted Chambers. The aquarium has several evening programs planned for your enjoyment.

Accessibility: Most of the attractions in Lost Chambers Aquarium are accessible to those using wheelchairs.

Places to eat: Nobu Dubai, Hakkasan Dubai, Gordon Ramsay Kitchen & Bar

Nearby: Atlantis Dive Centre, Aquaventure Waterpark, Dolphin Bay, Sea Lion Point, ShuiQi Spa, Dubai Beaches and Pools

Zoos and Aquariums Around Dubai

Aquariums in Dubai - Sharjah Aquarium

Sharjah Aquarium

Timings: Every Thursday through Wednesday from 8 am to 8 pm.

Location: Al Meena Street, find on map

Distance from Dubai: 22.1 km

The Sharjah Aquarium was the first of its kind and is the biggest educational facility run by the UAE government. Two stories tall, its 6500 square meters of space are home to 21 aquariums holding a total of 1.8 million gallons of water.

The husbandry staff at Sharjah Aquarium rescues ill or wounded sea turtles and nurses them back to health before returning them to the ocean. This shows how important it is for Sharjah Aquarium to educate the public about marine ecosystems and their amazing species.

Aquariums in Dubai - The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi

The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi

Timings: Every Thursday through Wednesday from 10 am to 10 pm.

Location: Al Qana, find on map

Distance from Dubai: 144.3 km

There are 46,000 creatures living in 10 different habitats in the National Aquarium in Abu Dhabi, making it the biggest aquascape in the Middle East. More than twenty-five species of sharks and rays, totaling over two hundred, are on display at the aquarium. Eighty marine life professionals take care of all the creatures.

The National Aquarium places a premium on education and can accommodate up to 50,000 schoolchildren annually. They have an entire division devoted to expanding visitors' environmental awareness.

Aquariums in Dubai - Abu Dhabi History Museum and Aquarium

Abu Dhabi History Museum and Aquarium

Timings: Every Thursday through Wednesday from 3 pm to 11 pm.

Location: Zone 1, Abu Dhabi, find on map

Distance from Dubai: 149.0 km

The Abu Dhabi Museum and Aquarium, situated in the city's renowned Khalifa Park, is a fantastic place to take a group of friends or family members. The city's history, from its humble beginnings as a desert settlement to its current status as one of the world's most advanced urban centers, is meticulously displayed at this museum.

Aquariums in Dubai - Emirates Park Zoo

Emirates Park Zoo

Timings: Every Thursday through Wednesday from 9 am to 8 pm.

Location: 12th Street, Al Bahyah, find on map

Distance from Dubai: 120.1 km

Visiting Emirates Park is a fantastic opportunity to learn while having fun. There is a wide variety of animals to view and an increasing number of exciting things to do.

The zoo was designed so that people could come and learn about wildlife, do something really special, and create lifelong memories. Explore the area with your eyes and cameras, but refrain from using the flash, since the area is home to a wide variety of animals

Aquariums in Dubai - Dubai Safari Park

Dubai Safari Park

Timings: Every Thursday through Wednesday from 9 am to 5 pm, 6 pm to 12 am.

Location: Al Warqa 5, find on map

Distance from Dubai: 15.7 km

An environmentally friendly safari park, Safari Park can be found in Dubai. Solar energy is the primary power source for the park. Al Warqa 5 off of Hatta Road is where you'll find the Park. The park is home to around 250 different species, with a total of 2,500 creatures. In honor of Dubai's 50th anniversary, the park opened in its stead.

Aquariums in Dubai - Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Ras al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary

Timings: Every Thursday through Wednesday from 9 am to 5.30 pm

Location: Baniyas Road, Baniyas 20, Deira, find on map

Distance from Dubai: 56.9 km

The Arabian Oryx, the national animal of the United Arab Emirates, as well as the Arabian leopard, with its impressive coat of fur, the region's iconic big cat, are among the many species housed in Arabia's Wildlife Centre in Sharjah Desert Park. These rare creatures are housed in spacious, beautifully planted cages at the neighboring Sharjah Wildlife Centre. Seeing these creatures is a bucket list item for many visitors to Sharjah.

Aquariums in Dubai - The Zoo Wildlife Park, Kabir - Umm Al Quwain Zoo

The Zoo Wildlife Park, Kabir - Umm Al Quwain Zoo

Timings: Every Thursday through Wednesday from 10 am to 6 pm.

Location: Kabir, Umm Al Quwain, UAE, find on map

Distance from Dubai: 15.7 km

AI Quwain Zoo truly is among the most renowned private parks where you'd be able to discover snakes, tigers, and many more. It's also one of Umm Al Quwain's best-kept secrets. To have fun with songbirds, tortoises, baby tigers, and elephants, this is the greatest zoo in the United Arab Emirates.

Pet a young tiger, snakes, an orangutan, and more at the Umm Al Quwain Zoo, a private zoo. The children loved it here. The opportunity to go so close to and even pet exotic creatures was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for them

Frequently Asked Questions About Aquariums in Dubai

1. How many Aquariums are there in Dubai?

Dubai is renowned worldwide for its fascinating zoos and a number of awe-inspiring aquariums.

2. How many zoos can be found in Dubai?

In Dubai, visitors may choose from six different zoos. Also, outside the public zoos, there are a few private zoos in the area to visit.

3. What are some of the most notable aquariums in Dubai?

Some of the most notable aquariums in Dubai include Dubai Dolphinarium, the Lost Chambers Aquarium, and the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.

4. Ideally, how much time should one spend in Aquariums in Dubai?

You can spend the entirety of the day exploring the fauna and various underwater species.

5. Can aquariums in Dubai be accessed via wheelchair?

Most aquariums can be accessed with a wheelchair and have facilities for people with disabilities

6. Is there a dress code one should maintain while visiting aquariums in Dubai?

When out in public, the majority of Dubai residents adhere to the dress code of covering their shoulders and knees. Wearing clothes that is extremely constricting or exposing is not recommended, regardless of gender.

7. Do aquariums in Dubai have events?

The majority of the aquariums in Dubai conduct events on special occasions.

8. Are eateries present in Aquariums in Dubai?

Yes, a number of eateries are present in almost all of the aquariums in Dubai. You can spend time with your loved ones, explore the water world, and have a hearty meal to fuel yourself for further ventures.

9. Are entry tickets for aquariums in Dubai available online?

Yes, entry tickets to the most famous aquariums in Dubai can be easily purchased online.

10. Which are some of the most visited zoos in Dubai?

Some of the most famous zoos in Dubai are The Green Planet, Al Ain Zoo, Arabian Wildlife Center, Emirates Park zoo, and many more.

11. Are aquariums in Dubai worth visiting?

Dubai is definitely the finest site on earth to behold awe-inspiring architecture. The country, though, is not only about that. The world's top aquatic shows may be found in this city, along with some of the world's finest aquariums.

12. What can you find in Dubai aquariums?

The Dubai Aquariums are home to around 140+ different types of aquatic creatures.