Luxurious and gorgeous Dubai is truly one of the most incredible cities in the world and the richest in the United Arab Emirates. Colossal Megalopolis was built just in a few years, and there had been spent billions on its construction. Dubai is well known as a financial and touristic centre of the UAE and Middle East. Over the past 30 years Dubai has changed beyond recognition – architectural wonders have transformed it from an ancient eastern city into a mod and ultra-fashionable metropolis.
Founded in 1833 at the Persian Gulf, now Dubai is the most beloved by the tourists emirate and is a major tourist destination in the world. Dubai is the city of contemporary architectural marvels, capturing the imagination high-rise buildings, mansions and palaces. Here, everything is literally amazing: incredibly high buildings, artificial islands, luxury and comfortable hotels, huge shopping malls, hilarious festivals and breathtaking exhibitions – all this is Dubai. Book a hotel in Dubai and explore all the city beauties!
WHERE TO GO IN DUBAI?
Dubai Mall is a huge shopping center, the biggest in the Middle East. The area it takes strikes imagination – it’s more than 1.2 million square meters, which is equal to 50 football fields! This Mall is a true paradise for those who adore shopping. There you can visit more than 1,200 stores and buy amazing things which can’t be found anywhere else in the world. In Dubai Mall is located the legendary “Gold Souk”, where are sold tons of gold every week. This place is not just a shopping Mecca, this is a place where you can ski at the Olympic-sized skating rink, visit the recorded in the Guinness Book of Records Oceanarium and the largest candy store in the world.
Architectural style: Contemporary architecture
Opening hours: 10:00 – 23:00 / 24:00
Entry fee: Free
The biggest number of all the nowadays wonders is concentrated in UAE and Dubai. Musical Fountain of Dubai is something that everyone should see and enjoy. Located near Burj Khalifa the fountain reaches its 50th floor, jetting up to 150 meters and it is visible at a distance of 30 km at night. For its illumination there were used more than 50 spot lights and 6,000 lamps. The fountain literally dances at Arabic, classical, pop music and famous soundtracks. Dubai Fountains it is an impressive and spectacular show!
Height: up to 500 feet
Entry fee: Free
The hotel “Burj Al Arab”
The famous UAE hotel Burj Al Arab is considered to be a 7 star hotel, the best and the most luxurious in the world. It was constructed in the artificial island ant the only way you can get there is the bridge, connecting it with the mainland. The other name of the gorgeous 320-meter high hotel is «The Sail» reminding its shape. It is one of the symbols of Dubai representing its gorgeousness and modernity. The rooms are two-stored suites with fairy panoramic view.
The famous skyscraper Burj Khalifa is a so called modern Tower of Babel. Its height is 828 meters which is equal to 122 floors. The famous restaurant is situated on the 122 floor and it’s the highest in the world. As well as there is the highest nightclub (144 floor) and the mosque (158 floor).
Burj Khalifa is an important center of UAE business life with offices and even apartments. Burj Khalifa is literally a city in the city! The 124th floor is a huge observation deck with a marvellous view at Dubai and even neighbouring emirates.