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Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Author Fabio Achilli. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution
Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Author Fabio Achilli

Dubai: the most famous and the most populous city in the Arab Emirates

The emirate of Dubai is the most famous and the most populous among the emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates, it is also the second per land area after the one in Abu Dhabi. Dubai has taken full advantage of the lack of oil wealth becoming a major tourist and business destination through the construction of huge shopping malls and and attractions among the most curious in the world.

The city of Dubai is already an attraction in itself thanks to its modern architecture, with its futuristic skyscrapers and amazing and surreal architectural achievements of the last decades. The city is a world trade center there are shops and shopping centers of the largest and richest in the world. Here is also the tallest building in the world the futuristic and impressive  Burj Khalifa that reaches the absurd height of 829 meters.

The city is full of buildings and constructions futuristic such as the Palm Islands, a series of artificial islands shaped like palm trees, or The World, where it is grossly reconstructed a map of the continents of the planet Earth. The city has a very luxurious hotels such as the famous Burj Al Arab hotel built on an artificial island and with its characteristic shape of a sail has become one of the symbols of the city.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Author ADTeasdale. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Author ADTeasdale

In Dubai, there are shops of the most important and most famous brands in the world and usually the prices are great, if you visit the small shops in the Suok not forget to use the old tactic of Arab negotiations on price, in addition to saving you will get respect from the seller.

FLIGHT INFORMATION: Dubai is served by Dubai International Airport, one of the most important airports in the world, which is located 4 km from the city center. In 2010, the airport served 47,200,000 passengers.

Dubai climate.

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