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Top 10 Instagrammable Spots in Dubai

By Nikita Karia on Mar 17, 2022
Themes:  Interesting Facts  | Category: Places To Visit | Country:  Dubai

The city of Dubai is a fantasy getaway for many people. Beautiful parks, majestic skyscrapers, gorgeous flower installations, exciting theme parks, breathtakingly beautiful beaches, high-concept lifestyle destinations, and insanely beautiful backdrops abound in this magical city.

Dubai is one such city that will never bore you. With each year, Dubai Tourism ensures to add a spark or a new feature to lure tourists. Dubai is a hot favorite for them, especially in this day and age, when not just millennials but people of all ages are attached to Instagram.

Be it the ever-renowned Souks, or the iconic Burj Khalifa, every place in Dubai is striking and super-photogenic. If there is one place on the planet that provides plenty of incredible Instagram fodder, it has to be Dubai. The city is well-known for being one of the world’s most Instagrammable.

That is why we have got your back and have picked up excellent photo backdrops for you. Visit these clickable spots in the city to have a collage of doodles for your feed. So charge your camera and turn on the flash, presenting below the ten most Instagrammable spots in Dubai.

  • Burj Al Arab

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The Burj Al Arab, one of the world’s most luxurious seven-star hotels, is a well-known landmark and a symbol of Dubai. While thinking upon Burj Al Arab – staying there is not an option for many of us – as it is way too expensive for most tourists. But thank your stars that to get some insta-worthy pics, one does not need to go inside. The view from the shore, on the other hand, is iconic and unrestricted!

The familiar silhouette of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, which echoes the curvature of Dubai’s ‘D,’ is one of the city’s hallmark vistas. The opulent, sail-shaped hotel majestically rises from the Gulf as if setting sail. The best spot to capture it is from the splendid Jumeirah Beach during dawn or dusk. From here, you can click stunning selfies with Burj Al Arab in the backdrop.

  • Miracle Garden

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Without a doubt, the Dubai Miracle Garden is the most gorgeous in the world. It is full of charming floral installations, including gigantic flower-covered sculptures, heart-shaped tunnels, and bright umbrellas. Colorful flowers are usually a fantastic backdrop for photography, so if you are seeking the most picturesque spots in Dubai, you must visit Dubai Miracle Garden!

Dubai Miracle Garden is a surreal botanical experience, seemingly built for your Instagram page. It is a technicolor sanctuary amid the desert. More than 50 million blossoms cover the entire field, stretching as far as the eye can see. It is incredible to walk through the heart-shaped arches studded with red, pink, yellow, and orange petals. Capture the floral heart tunnel, the 18m floral Mickey Mouse, and the life-sized botanical Airbus plane.

  • The Point

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Every year, new attractions are added to Dubai, ensuring that there is always something new to discover. The Point – debuted in 2018 on the other side of Atlantis on the renowned artificial island of Palm Jumeirah. While most of us would be able to afford a night at the Atlantis, visit the Point and capture the perfect Instagram -shot with Atlantis in the backdrop. The Pointe is around 130,000 square meters in area and features a 1.5-kilometer promenade with more than 100 stores and restaurants.

The view from the Pointe to the Hotel Atlantis and Palm Island lagoon is breathtaking.

  • Souks

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The authentic Dubai detour to the souks will provide you with colorful joys of clicking. Be it the renowned Gold Souk or any other Dubai Souk, they all delight you in a picturesque setting. The souks of Dubai have to date preserved the old world charm. The quaint alleys would take you back to the pearl-diving days of the city. From Gold Souks to Spice Souks to Perfume Souks, each of these traditional markets has a plethora of Instagram-worthy spots. Each click will capture myriad colors and vibes of authentic Dubai.

  • Dubai Frame

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As the name suggests – the Dubai Frame is a giant frame. It is positioned away from the skyscraper clusters in downtown Dubai. As a result, it attracts a lot of attention. The Dubai Frame is an iconic structure and an architectural landmark at Zabeel Park. With a height of 150 meters – the Dubai Frame holds a Guinness World Record for being the tallest structure in the shape of a picture frame. It offers spectacular views of old Dubai on one side; and the city’s skyline on the other, thanks to its strategic location.

It is the ideal spot for taking in a stunning vista from the inside out. The Dubai Frame is, without a doubt, one of the top photography locations in Dubai.

  • Blue waters Island

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A beautiful artificial island – the Bluewaters Island – is a landmark that is the recent addition to must-visit places in Dubai. On the island, there are numerous retail, dining, hospitality, and entertainment options. Caesars Palace, Madame Tussauds Dubai, Ain Dubai, The Wharf, and; many others. The renowned and iconic Ain Dubai — another instagrammable location – is the world’s highest observation wheel. From the top of the wheel, one can see the Burj al Arab, Palm Jumeirah, and even the Burj Khalifa. The Ain Dubai provides a stunning backdrop for your clicks.

  • Bastakiya Quarter

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The historical district of Al Bastakiya encloses within its walls an era before Dubai turned into a glamorous and glitzy cosmopolitan. The village has recently been reconstructed and rebuilt in the traditional style. The quaint little neighborhood has several cafes, art galleries, Bougainville-lined courtyards, Dubai Museum, and wind towers.

Bastakiya Quarter is one of the favorite areas in Dubai to explore and click pictures. The Arabian Tea House in Dubai’s Bastakiya Quarter is without a doubt, the most Instagrammable cafe in the city!

  • Wings of Mexico

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You are in Downtown Dubai, and you have not clicked a picture in front of Wings of Mexico – then your Dubai Trip is incomplete. This renowned metal sculpture of angel wings was crafted in 2010 by the Mexican artist – Jorge Marin. The Wings of Mexico is set up perfectly against the Burj Khalifa backdrop, creating a stunning visual for a postcard-perfect shot.

Wings of Mexico sculpture is hands down the most Instagrammable place in Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard with its beautiful backdrop of the world’s tallest structure, the Burj Khalifa, is the place to go to get a few more images of one of the remarkable Instagram settings in the UAE.

  • La Mer

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A beachfront address; La Mer flaunts graffiti art murals, wide-open boardwalks, and a breezy beachside charm. It has myriad cafes, shops, beaches, and waterslides. La Mer provides laid-back fun elements and urban-aesthetic vibes and is a fantastic location with mesmerizing beaches and numerous restaurants serving multinational cuisines.

This location is unique and appealing due to the fascinating sprayed paintings that surround it. Children can participate in a variety of water sports and activities. It is the place to go if you are looking for the greatest Instagrammable sites in Dubai. Every corner at La Mer, you will find graffiti or an art installation that is worth posting on your Insta feed. Visit La Mer during sunset to have the best insta-clicks.

  • Museum of the Future

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The Museum of the Future is the most recent addition to Dubai’s list of mesmerizing structures. It is a seven-story silver ellipse with quotes from Dubai’s ruler written in Arabic calligraphy. The Museum of the Future is on Sheikh Zayed Road, the city’s main thoroughfare. A visit inside the museum will lead you to the year 2071.

Yes! You read that correctly. It depicts various scenarios of our possible future. It covers bioengineering, resource development, futuristic ecosystems, and the future of wellness, health, and spirituality. The museum also houses space-themed exhibitions.

The Museum of Future is open for all and is the classic example of Instagrammable locations in Dubai. The museum is mainly white – so remember to wear bright outfits to attain the best insta-click for your feed.


Dubai is the most urbanized and highly regarded city in the UAE, and it is rapidly changing. It is a stunning city with incredible skyscrapers and architecture. It offers you a luxurious vacation with some of the best photography locations. You should make the most of your time in Dubai by visiting these top Instagrammable spots. They will not only provide you with unforgettable experiences; but also with numerous Instagrammable opportunities that you will cherish.

With this, I wrap up the list of ten Instagrammable spots in Dubai. These locales will enchant you with their beauty. But just don’t take my word for it – head out to Dubai to see it for yourself and capture your best instaworthy pics to post on your feed.

Allow us to create the best match Dubai tour package with all these stunning wonders of Dubai. We customize the precise Dubai Holiday for you so that you can focus on creating memories for life – Happy Clicking!

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Nikita Karia
Nikita Karia

Nikita Karia has eleven years of experience working in the B2B travel trade, focusing on international destinations. Thus, writing tourism content comes naturally to her. She has traveled across countries- like Singapore, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and South Africa.

Additionally, she has a flair for writing about healthcare, technology, mental health, education, and e-commerce. Her purpose of the write-up is to simplify the contents in a way that resonates with the reader. When she is not writing, she enjoys tweaking her gardening skills

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