Dubai: what to see in the emirate in the south of the Persian Gulf

dubai high rises
dubai high rises

What to see in Dubai, where it is, characteristics of the area, the coast and islands, neighborhoods, major attractions and itinerary of the places of interest to visit, from the skyscrapers particular shapes to malls attitude.

Travel Guide Dubai

Dubai, one of seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates, is located in Arabian Peninsula on Persian Gulf coast. Its territory is characterized mainly by sand dunes and occupies an area which includes the artificial islands that stretch along the coast.

The World, an artificial archipelago formed by three hundred islands that views from the plane or satellite remember our planet, with its continents. Palm Islands, or of artificial peninsulas whose shape is reminiscent of the plant palm. In the city a deep inlet, the Creek, divides its center in two neighborhoods, Deira and Bur Dubai, connected by a tunnel and two bridges.

What to visit in Dubai

A boat ride in the inlet, using motorized water taxis called abras, allows you to visit the most of this city continues to expand, that surprises for its ambitious, luxurious and futuristic buildings.

As an example we can mention the Burj Khalifa, a skyscraper 828 meters high which happens to be the tallest structure in the world and the Burj Al Arab, one of the most luxurious hotels in the world, with seven stars, whose structure is shaped sailing.

The authorities, in order to attract foreign investment, have set up several zones, you can buy gold at very advantageous prices, also were opened luxury shopping centers where they are sold electronic products and various kinds at competitive prices. For a Holidays in Dubai the best time is between November and April, when less is hot.