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Top places to photograph in Dubai in 2023

These are the very best Dubai Instagram spots, curated by the PhotoHound team. If you've got limited time here, these are the must-see locations to shoot while you're in Dubai!

Burj Al Arab from Palm Island

Palm Jumeirah is the world’s largest man-made island and is comprised of a two kilometre long trunk with a surrounding crescent. From here you'll have great views of Burj al-Arab.
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Marina Walk Westside

The tallest block is located on the western side of Dubai Marina, the block is also known as the tallest block of supertall skyscrapers in the world because it contains some of the world's tallest residential towers, including Princess Tower, which is the tallest residential buildings in the world.
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The View At 42 - Shangri-La Hotel

This viewpoint will cost you! The shot is taken from the Shangri-La Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road. Book a room at this hotel which offers amazing views across Dubai downtown from your room. Guests may also access this 42nd floor viewpoint between 6am and 11pm.
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Dubai Creek & Burj Khalifa View

Dubai Downtown skyline is a large-scale, mixed-use complex with multiple skyscrapers. It is also home to some of the city's largest landmarks including Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain.
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Burj Khalifa Observation Deck

The world's tallest building offers incredible views across the city of Dubai and far beyond. In fact, when visibility is favourable, you can see the shores of Iran.

This is the ultimate experience for cityscape photographers seeking an elevated viewpoint. Other than taking a helicopter ride or putting up a drone, there is no higher cityscape viewpoint on earth.
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Dubai Fountain

The Dubai Fountain is the world's largest choreographed fountain system set on the 30-acre manmade Burj Khalifa Lake, in the heart of Downtown Dubai.
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Jumeirah Beach - Burj Al Arab View

Jumeirah Public beach is a great place from which to photograph some of Dubai’s seascapes, details of waves and amazing views of the 7-star hotel, Burj Al Arab and is definitely worth a visit.
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Palace Reflecting Pool

A reflecting pool forming a courtyard for a luxury hotel in downtown Dubai.
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We hope you enjoy photographing these great Dubai Instagram locations. We love seeing your images of the most Instagrammable places in Dubai, so make sure to share your images on PhotoHound and tag us on Instagram @photohound and hashtag #photohound for a chance to be featured.

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