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United Arab Emirates sightseeing. Travel guide - attractions, sights, nature and touristic places

The United Arab Emirates remain one of the most famous and popular resort destinations in the world. The country welcomes guests all year round. Each from the 7 Emirates is famous for its own landmarks, excursions and entertainment. One can see the Arabian culture in its full splendor during a visit to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the country. The city simply amazes travelers with its lush greenery. Here, among beautiful parks, you will see luxury palaces, old forts, modern skyscrapers and entertainment centres.
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Fans of shopping are recommended to visit Dubai, where they will find the biggest market in the UAE. As much fine jewelry is sold on this market, it has become widely known as the Golden Market (Gold Souk). Besides that, there are also several important architectural landmarks in Dubai, such as Sheikh Mohammed Palace, Jumeirah Mosque and other ancient buildings.
In Sharjah you will see the beautiful Cultural Square and unforgettable Pearl Monument. There are also several large bazaars, restaurants and entertainment centers in this Emirate. The Al Ain Emirate is famous for its natural landmarks. Besides nature reserves and national parks, there are several beautiful botanic gardens in Al Ain, as well as a large zoo. Actually, ordinary city streets look like a big blooming garden thanks to numerous flowerbeds and many exotic flowers. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Dreamland Aqua Park, which is located in Umm Al Quwain, is known as one of the most famous entertainment parks in the country. Rich choice of attractions, playgrounds for kids, swimming pools and parks zones for picnics have made this park very popular, so it attracts hundreds of visitors every day. There is also a theater in the aqua park, so besides thrilling rides visitors are welcome to attend various performances and concerts that take place there every day. Wild Wadi Aqua Park is no less popular. This park is located in Dubai and is particularly famous for the Kamikaze ride - the 15 meter high ride ends with a giant swimming pool. Beautiful waterfalls, unhurried rivers and swimming pools with artificial waves make Wild Wadi the best place for rest during a hot day.
When describing architectural landmarks of the UAE, it's simply impossible to forget to mention Hatta Fort that is located in a small village. Even several centuries ago the fort was a very important protective facility. Nowadays, travelers are welcome to know more about the history of the fort in a local museum. Modern buildings are no less interesting and are also worth close attention as some of them really deserve it, for example, Burj Al Arab – the most luxurious and expensive hotel in the world.
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Top of Burj Khalifa

From the series “Breathtaking high-altitude observation points with panoramic views on cities”
Viewing platforms located in the legendary Burj Khalifa enjoy a great popularity among guests of Dubai. The height of the 163-storey skyscraper is 828 meters. The building was completed in 2010. There are multiple viewing platforms at different heights. The highest deck allows to look at the city from the height of 555 meters. This site is located on the 148th floor of a skyscraper. Another, no less amazing observation deck is located on the 124th floor; its height is 452 meters.

Needless to say that the panoramic view of the city is simply mesmerizing. Compared with Burj Khalifa, all the surrounding skyscrapers and large-scale buildings seem quite tiny, and cars on the highways are barely distinguishable. One of the main features of the site is that it allows you to enjoy a circular … Read all

Wild Wadi Waterpark

From the series “The greatest and fanciest water parks”
Dubai is a world-class resort, so it is not surprising that one of the best water parks of the planet is situated here. Wild Wadi Waterpark occupies an area of ​​50 000 square meters. It features incredibly smart design. Pools and attractions are interspersed with picturesque garden areas and rivers. One of the main decorations of the water park is a musical waterfall, whose height is 18 meters. The aquapark has an artificial lagoon. The rest there is as comfortable, as relaxing on one of Dubai beaches.

Wild Wadi Waterpark attracts fans of surfing, as it is equipped with several different pools with artificial waves, where you can hone your sports skills. Fans of extreme sports enjoy numerous rides, including one of the most extreme slides  in the world. Jumeirah Sceirah tubes was … Read all

Dubai Aquarium

From the series “The coolest and largest oceanariums in the world”
Guests of Dubai should not lose an opportunity to visit one of the most amazing aquariums of the planet. Facilities are located in the territory of the largest shopping and entertainment center in the Middle East, Dubai Mall. The total volume of its aquariums is 10 million liters. The place features more than 33 000 inhabitants. Environment for watching marine life is just fine.

Directly under a huge aquarium a tunnel passes. All tanks have large viewscreens. A visit to the aquarium is sure to be informative, because it runs the School of the Ocean. Guests are offered different types of educational programs, which include special programs for children of different ages and even for students. However, the main attractive feature of the aquarium is its central tank, which in addition to … Read all
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Sightseeing in popular cities of United Arab Emirates

Dubai
Dubai will simply amaze you with large number of greenery on its streets, parks and boulevards. There’s nothing better than having some rest in one of the Dubai’s picturesque parks in a hot day, listening to birds’ songs and swaying of grass. You may be particularly interested in parks that are well-equipped for sport activities. Besides water entertainments you will find here volleyball playing areas, and multiple playing rooms and attractions for children. Dubai is a true paradise for … Read more
Abu Dhabi
The ethnographic museum "Heritage Village" will be an ideal place to explore the culture and traditions of local residents. It is stylized as a classical Bedouin settlement, with several tents set up on site of the museum, inside of which are hidden curious artefacts. On the territory of the museum there are several intriguing workshops, where you can observe the manufacture of household items, fascinating souvenirs and jewellery. Tourists with limited funds will be pleased to learn that this … Read more
Sharjah
The ancient buildings are carefully restored. One can’t simply fail to visit local coral exhibitions. Besides this, Ajman Fort is the location of a museum, which exhibits wonderful relics of the past. Beautiful and modern hotels in Sharjah simply do not require any advertising. You will not find better service in this region, perhaps, even in Europe. The modern exhibition center allows conducting numerous trade fairs, exhibitions, shows, etc. Sharjah provides users with various … Read more
Jumeirah
The archipelago is shaped like a palm, branches of which are 5x5 kilometers large. The length of the coastal line estimates 78 kilometers. Port Rashid is considered the beginning of Jumeirah region. This is also a home to hotels of extra class. Until 1960 this region was mostly inhabited by local fishermen and traders. Then Europeans, who came to Dubai to find jobs, started occupying the coast. The true building boom starts in Dubai in 1995, when Jumeirah Beach becomes a marine resort of the … Read more
Fujairah
The city is really rich in beautiful sculptures and fountains. This place is not overloaded with massive skyscrapers, making it even more comfortable for high quality rest. Despite the small age of the emirate, here have remained really many historical monuments. The ancient fort is surely the most famous of them. Local museums exhibit a collection of artifacts discovered by archaeologists during excavations in such areas as Bithnah and Qidfa. Fujairah attracts tourists with its magnificent … Read more
Abu Dhabi Region
The most important architectural and religious monument is Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, unique in its scale and beauty. The mosque is one of the largest in the world, as it can accommodate more than 80,000 people at the same time. The mosque features chic decoration, including carved ceilings and huge chandeliers, charming painting and mosaics. The walls of the mosque house the world's largest handmade carpet, as well as fine home furnishings with gold. Another undisputed symbol of the emirate is … Read more

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