The United Arab Emirates (UAE) consists of seven Emirates’ and Dubai is the most popular destination of them all. It is situated on the southern shore of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula. Dubai is the second largest Emirate after Abu Dhabi and is usually recognised as the ‘Pearl of the Persian Gulf’.
Dubai’s population is estimated at 1.5 million, a huge difference from 183,200 in 1975. Dubai is one of the most multicultural cities in the world with the expatriate community covering most of the population, with less than 10% of the total being national Emiratis.
Dubai is a landmark for innovation; some might even compare it to the computer game Sim-city where expansion has no limit. The city boasts remarkable skyscrapers, such as the world’s current tallest building, the Burj Dubai, and is also in the process of developing one of the most technologically advanced buildings in the world – The Pad. This is based on the idea of an iPod; this residential tower is set to be embedded with the latest gadgets that will have the power to change interior design and window views to almost anything imaginable.
Here’s Dubai golf club which lies on the banks of Dubai creek. These train tracks below is a new railroad feeder which will be opened in the end of 2010.
Body of human-made isles which is called The World. As you understand, it is in the shape of the world and comprises all the countries. One of them is already finished and functions well enough. In the beginning sheikh used the isle for advertising purposes but soon afterwards gifted it to his daughter.
This palm-shaped island is Atlantis hotel. One week stay in this hotel with your children and wife costs more than $12,000.
Skyscrapers of Dubai Marina district. Then the center of the city ends and the industrial district show its face.
And here the symbol of Dubai and the highest building in the world, Burj Dubai. The huge building behind Tower of Dubai is one of the biggest malls in the all world, Dubai Mall. There is an oceanarium located inside and also lots of waterworks. Each evening terrific waterworks show is being held there. It was made by the same company as in Las Vegas, but on a large-scale basis.
Situated around 100 metres from the Souk Madinat Jumeirah and around 5 kilometers from the Palm Island, Burj Al Arab is linked from its mock island to the Dubai main land through a private bridge. Standing 1050 ft above the sea level, Burj al Arab is the world’s second tallest building solely operated as a hotel
Lavishly decorated in bold stones, the hotel offers an indoor and outdoor swimming pool; swim up bar, private beach, health spa and massage treatment rooms, steam room, fitness equipment, library, hair salon and a pool table. There is an amphitheatre on the 27th floor of the hotel. There are also well furnished meeting and conference rooms on the 27th floor. In addition to this Burj Al Arab also provides a complimentary wireless internet connection and computer rentals. Transport to the airport via helicopter or limousine can be arranged.