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Dubai is a real gem for fans of outdoor activities and excursions. It is reasonably considered the most liberal emirate in the country; it would be difficult to find a more attractive place to stay in the UAE. Incredible architecture, upscale beaches and modern entertainment centers became unchanged symbols of this emirate. Fans of shopping, beaches and nightlife from around the world come here for holidays, as emirate's tourism infrastructure is just perfect. We can say without a share of doubt that Dubai has everything you need for a relaxing holiday, from stunning beaches and comfortable hotels to water parks and unique entertainment venues.
Dubai is the real leader in luxury accommodation facilities. Many upscale hotels are found in elegant skyscrapers, some other hotels form a single complex with world-renowned shopping and … Open
Rest in the picturesque emirate would be incomplete without visiting local attractions; Burj Khalifa is one of the most famous among them. It is an amazingly beautiful skyscraper whose height is 828 meters. Over $1.5 billion were spent to construct this monument of modern architecture; surrounding buildings seem quite tiny compared with this fabulous tower. The unique 163-storey skyscraper is home to hotels and apartments, offices and sports centers, as well as gastronomic and entertainment venues. There are several viewing platforms, where you can admire impressive panoramic view of the emirate.
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Among historical attractions, Al Fahidi Fort is one of the most famous. Today, this large-scale historic structure has turned into an interesting museum complex. In the courtyard of the fort there are several reed huts, those are typical houses of locals that could be seen at these places a hundred years ago. The interior typical for local villages of the 19th century was fully reconstructed there. The fort houses expositions of Dubai Museum ; many historical artifacts shown there are unique.
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Number of natural beaches in Dubai is relatively small; their total length is less than 70 kilometers. To compensate this deficiency, active construction of artificial islands and beaches is … Open
Unforgettable impressions will bring a walk through the historic district of Bastakia , where interesting historical buildings can be seen at every step. Here you can spend hours strolling through the winding streets and admiring the beauty of old buildings. An abundance of interesting shops and craft workshops will make the walk more interesting; Bastakia district is one of the best places to buy souvenirs.


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Dubai Dubai can boast the largest religious structure in the country, Jumeirah Mosque , the landmark of world importance. This is a true example of Arab religious architecture affecting not only with its impressive appearance, but also with chic decor. This beautiful mosque is free to visit, which isn’t common to Muslim places of worship, so absolutely everyone can admire its sumptuous decor.


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Dubai is the real leader in luxury accommodation facilities. Many upscale hotels are found in elegant skyscrapers, some other hotels form a single complex with world-renowned shopping and … Open
Continue acquaintance with the history of the emirate at Shindagha , where the incredibly interesting outdoor museum Heritage Village is situated. Its exposition is devoted to the culture and craft traditions of indigenous people; every day very interesting events are arranged for visitors. Nearby is the house of Sheikh Rashid Al Maktoum that is one of the most important architectural landmarks of the country. Strolling through the new areas of Dubai will be incredibly interesting too; their main attractions are incredibly beautiful buildings of modern shopping and entertainment centers.
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View from hotel room at night Larger towns of Burgas have numerous attractive shops, markets, and shopping centers that offer many exclusive locally produced goods. For many years, the region has been famous for its rose oil. This precious oil is also the key ingredient in various cosmetics and perfumes. It is easy to find specialty stores that offer cosmetics by local brands in virtually all towns. Local markets offer inexpensive clothes and shoes produced by local craftsmen. Travelers also enjoy visiting food stalls that are always open on markets.
Number of natural beaches in Dubai is relatively small; their total length is less than 70 kilometers. To compensate this deficiency, active construction of artificial islands and beaches is … Open
Local farmers traditionally bring their best products to these markets. Visitors are welcome to sample various types of sausages and cheese, smoked meat, and, of course, popular local desserts. By the way, sujuk and lukum are the most popular desserts that travelers like to eat and bring home as souvenirs. In many towns, there are special stores that offer alcohol produced by local distilleries. In such shops, visitors will find tiny bottles with mint and anise liqueurs, and traditional rakija vodka.
Burj Alarab, Dubai Linen items are another popular souvenir choice that travelers enjoy purchasing in Burgas. High-quality linen is used to make attractive clothes and amazing home textile. Patterns and ornaments in the national style are an essential element of such items. Nesebar is also rich in specialty stores. This town is famous for its rich traditions in ceramics. Professional masters still create quality and unique ceramics and decorations that are available for sale.
Dubai is the real leader in luxury accommodation facilities. Many upscale hotels are found in elegant skyscrapers, some other hotels form a single complex with world-renowned shopping and … Open
Tourists will also be interested in visiting Nesebar’s jewelry workshops that offer reasonably priced and amazingly beautiful silver items. If you plan to bring new clothes and jewelry from your vacation in Burgas, consider visiting it in August or February as this is the time when local shops offer discounted prices. The majority of shops and largest markets of the region are located in the city of Burgas.
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Starbucks Coffee Shop

From the series “The Most Unusual Restaurants of Fast Food Chains”
The first cafes of the chain were opened in the 1970s. For a few years the Starbacks brand coffee has become incredibly popular. Cafes have been opened in the largest European cities. The first cafeteria in the Middle East was opened in 1991. In Kuwait, nowadays, the network of cafes has more than 16000 establishments in 48 countries. In Dubai, a luxury cafeteria is a favourite vacation spot for both locals and tourists. It is not necessary to choose one of the fashionable restaurants to enjoy refined coffee in a no less refined atmosphere, just look into Starbucks. … Read further

Infinity Tower

From the series “Twisted Spiral Buildings and Towers That Are Real”
It is important to note that the skyscraper differs not only in spectacular appearance, but also in its original interior decoration. In some of its rooms there are inclined and curved walls. The cost of one-bedroom apartments located in the Infiniti Tower is about 2 million dirhams, and for an apartment with two bedrooms one must pay about 3.5 million dirhams. At present, the skyscraper is one of the highest residential buildings on the planet. … Read further

Al Qasr Pool

From the series “The Most Amazing Swimming Pools in the World”
It is no accident that Al Qasr Hotel is popular with newlyweds, some of the terraces at the pool are specially equipped for solemn ceremonies, including wedding. The pool is so big that vacationists are offered to ride it on a boat. With the onset of the darkness the pool and the water channels look especially inimitable as they are decorated with spectacular artistic illumination. … Read further
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