Dubai audio tour: Metro Moments: New Dubai from DMCC

Metro Moments: New Dubai from DMCC

Train Tour

24 mins

About the Tour

This whistle-stop audio tour uses the perfect mode of transport for sightseeing: Dubai’s driverless metro. It’s one of four available on the city’s elevated railway, and one of two that ends at the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Metro Station.

This particular Metro Moments tour takes you across what locals call New Dubai, where you’ll see examples of the city’s ambitious growth from the comfort of your air-conditioned carriage. You will be amazed by the incredible skyline, the feats of architecture and engineering, and the many marvels of modern Dubai.

There are thriving hubs of business and economy too, and you’ll find out about the multinationals and disruptive startups that make this the region’s commercial centre. You’ll begin your journey at DMCC Metro Station, which was named after the nearby Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre, one of world’s largest markets for physical gold and diamonds.


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Major Landmarks

  • Ain Dubai

  • Jumeirah Mosque

  • Dubai Mall

  • Burj Khalifa

Directions to Starting Point

This tour starts on the platform for Rashidiya-bound trains at the DMCC Metro Station, which used to be called JLT Metro Station. Buses D03, D03A and F13 all stop just outside the station.

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Places to stop along the way

You can get off at any of the metro stations along the way. Just restart the tour when you get back on the train.

Best time of day

This tour is best enjoyed in daylight, especially at sunset, but it can be used at night.


All the metro stations on this tour are wheelchair accessible.

The journey takes 24 minutes. If you are visiting Dubai on a stopover, please allow enough time to return to the airport for your connecting flight.


Metro Moments: New Dubai from DMCC