Planning your next staycation in Dubai? Discover the vibrant energy of World Trade Centre rich of attractions and futuristic architecture.
Whether you are staying with us or looking for things to see and do around the area, here you can find some info and a few ideas on everything that Dubai World Trade Centre and the Satwa district have to offer.
Check out here the top things to do!
Rove around Satwa
The district is known for its lively streets, its cool graffiti art and for being one of Dubai’s most important commercial districts. Love to shop? Satwa is the right place for you. Deep rooted in the trading Dubai tradition, the area is best known for its textile shops and excellent tailors.
Also, Satwa is now a huge and pretty cool street art gallery. Dubai Street Museum is turning 2nd of December Street into an open air art gallery showcasing the unique culture and heritage of the UAE. A total of 16 of the buildings running along 2nd of December Street have been painted by 16 international and local artists. Explore the city without borders and check out these fantastic new murals that have popped up in Satwa.
Meet at Dubai World Trade Centre
Built in 1979, the iconic 37 –storey office tower on Sheikh Zayed Road play a vital role as a global centre for commerce in Dubai. In fact, DWTC hosts more than 500 events across international trade fairs, mega consumer shows and prestigious conventions and welcomes more than 3 million visitors from 160 global markets every year.
The building is a proof of the fast development of Dubai, since barely 20 years ago it was the tallest building around!
Take A Stroll Trough City Walk!
Capture the urban surroundings, the active culture and the family lifestyle at City Walk Dubai!
Get to know Dubai’s latest open air leisure, shopping and dining destination. Located just 10 minutes away from Rove Downtown and Rove Trade Centre, City Walk Dubai is home to Hub Zero, a videogame inspired theme park with some cool VR attractions.
While you are there, make sure to appreciate the striking vista of city skyscrapers, including the Burj Khalifa view!
Sunday to Thursday: 10:00am to 10:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 10:00am to 12am
Be reenergized at Satwa Park!
It’s time for sport, put on your running shoes and have fun at Satwa Park, a free to enter park located just minutes from Rove Trade Centre. The park has plenty of activities to stay energetic the full day: football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, jogging and many more! Payback time: sit and relax in a lovely central plaza with a fountain surrounded by palm trees!
The word ‘Boring’ doesn’t exist in our dictionary!
Saturday to Wednesday: 8:00 am to 11pm
Thursday & Friday: 8:00 am to 11:30pm
Take a visit to the holy Jumeirah Mosque
Build in the medieval Fatimid tradition, the Jumeirah Mosque is Dubai’s most beautiful mosque and one of only a handful in the UAE that are open to non-Muslims. Here a chance to experience a unique cultural tour hosted by the Sheikh Mohammed Centre and discover more about the Emirati tradition in a casual and peaceful atmosphere.
The tours are conduct every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at 10am for the tourists and residents who gather outside the ornate Jumeirah Mosque for a conducted tour of the Mosque and a better understanding of Islam.
Fee is AED 10 per person.
Kick start your next jet boating adventure!
Be prepared to have fun and get wet on this exciting Dubai’s most thrilling jet boat adventure!
Live the ultimate water sport experience while discovering the city from a new whole perspective and amazing skyline. There is plenty of activities full of fun and adrenaline to do with your friends and it is only minutes from Rove Trade Centre. Cool off and ride the waves!
Welcome to BOXPARK!
Looking to do some out-of-the-box shopping? Let’s meet at BOXPARK, just minutes from Rove Trade Centre. Inspired by urban renewal projects, BOXPARK offers more than 40 quirky retail and dining options in a hip and modern style. Here’s the place where you can watch the world go by, shop, play and eat! Ready for an awesome adventure?
Open daily from 10am-10pm
Try some delicious Pakistani food at Ravi Restaurant
Are you a foodie? Check out Ravi Restaurant, this authentic and very affordable Pakistani restaurant is just footsteps away from Rove Trade Centre. Some recommendations are the seekh kebab or the famous mutton peshwari.
Saturday to Friday: 5am- 12am.
Get ready to go back in time!
Be ready to embark on a historical journey through the exciting years that lead to the creation of the UAE. Etihad Museum has a great archive of old photos, films and interesting documents. The gallery offers a series of interactive pavilions where you can discover the UAE’s rich heritage and experience interactive programs and education initiatives. Take a tour at Dubai’s newest museum and explore the unique history of the city just minutes away from Rove Trade Centre!
Open daily from 10am-8pm
Have fun at Dubai Garden Glow!
Spend time with the dinosaurs, get lost in a world of lights and have lots of fun at Dubai Garden Glow. Spend a day with the all family at the first unique Glow Theme Park in the Middle East and experience amazing attractions. Travel across a fantasy world with unique themed destinations: mushroom forest, dinosaurs park, glowing trees, kids’ fun area and many more surprises! Animal lovers? There is no better place to visit than animal safari!
Open Saturdays to Wednesdays: 4pm-12am
Thursdays, Fridays & Public Holidays: 4pm-1am
Spend a sportive day at KITE BEACH!
It’s time to relax! Get down to Kite Beach for some fun activities like soap football, beach volleyball, and kayaking. Here’s your chance to showcase your most adventurous side one the blue waters of the Arabian Gulf. There are also plenty of free gym machines available and loads of regular beach boot camps to stay fit and healthy. After a long working week, there is no better way to relax and have a good time!
Open 24 hours.
And you Rovers, any ideas for places to visit around the World Trade Centre?