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The emirate of Dubai is the most famous and most populous of the emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. This emirate is also the second largest by area after Abu Dhabi. Dubai has made the most of the lack of oil wealth by becoming an important tourist and commercial destination. This happened thanks to the construction of huge shopping centers and attractions among the most curious in the world.
The city of Dubai is already an attraction in itself thanks to its modern architecture, its futuristic skyscrapers and the amazing and surreal architectural achievements of the last decades. The city is a world trade center. It houses some of the largest and best-stocked shops and shopping centers in the world. Here is also the tallest skyscraper in the world, the futuristic and impressive Burj Khalifa which reaches the absurd height of 829 meters.
A CITY WITH FUTURISTIC BUILDINGS
The city located along the desert coast of the country is full of futuristic buildings and constructions. Among the best known are the Palm Islands, a series of artificial palm-shaped archipelagos. Another unique building planning is The World, where a map of the continents of the planet Earth is roughly reconstructed. The city has luxurious hotels such as the famous Burj Al Arab hotel. This hotel is built on an artificial island and with its characteristic sail shape it has become one of the symbols of the city.
In the city of Dubai there are huge shopping centers with the stores of the most important and famous world brands. The prices are usually excellent. In the small shops of the Suok do not forget to use the ancient Arab tactic of bargaining the price, this practice as well as saving you money will make you buy respect from the seller.
Dubai is served by the Dubai International Airport. This is one of the most important airports in the world. The airport facility is located just 4 km from the city center. In 2018, nearly 90 million passengers passed through this airport.