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Sightseeing in Dubai Region - what to see. Complete travel guide

Dubai 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.
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. Copyright
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.
Night view of 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.
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.
Dubai Besides a rich excursion program, Dubai offers a range of prospects for vacationers. The emirate has gorgeous beaches with modern infrastructure and some of the best diving centers in the world. The majority of beaches is private and is a part of high-class hotels. Local hotels organize so-called beach clubs for their customers, so the latter can relax and sunbathe in the atmosphere of a total comfort. All large hotels have a water sports center.
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
Shopping remains one of the most popular entertainments for guests of Dubai. The city is home to some of the largest shopping centers in the world. There are also colorful and authentic bazaars in the emirate. Dubai is a great place to purchase elite apparel, jewelry, cosmetics, perfumes, authentic oriental sweets, and fragrant spices. The majority of travelers visit the emirate in January and February as this is the time of the annual shopping festival, during which it is possible to buy high-quality items with discounts of up to 70%. Local markets are true entertainment centers in the open air. During a walk in the shopping district, travelers can also buy fragrant coffee and popular sweets. There are charming cafes near all markets.
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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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