The Government of Dubai has redirected the local economy from an oil-based or trade-based one to a new area such as service and tourism. Thus many projects have been developed and many are still under construction. With such fast growth and large number of constructions, in Dubai there are more than 30000 cranes which means 25% of total cranes in the entire world.
Dubai – tallest buildings
The largest city from United Arab Emirates, Dubai, has more than 900 high-rises. About 88 of these are taller than 180 meters. As you may already know from one of our previous articles the tallest building is the Burj Khalifa measuring 828 meters and is also the tallest building in the world as well as the tallest structure in the world of this kind which was made by man.
Attractions in Dubai
In this article we will talk about fun activities which can be performed once you have arrived in Dubai. Leaving the business area and unique buildings aside you will discover that there are many things to do for having fun in this city.
Transport in Dubai
The city of Dubai is located in the north coastline area of the United Arab Emirates and in the sputh-east area of the Persian Gulf. It is the most populous city from entire emirates and will be the host of the World Expo 2020 event. We have talked about history and places to explore in this city in our previous articles. This time we will talk about ways to get there.
History of Dubai – part II
The history of Dubai continues with the pre-oil period when the town was a key trading location due to the fact that was very close to Iran. By the beginning of the 20th century this was an important port and until around the year of 1930 is was very well known for its pearl trade which was later destroyed.
History of Dubai - part I
We are sure that many, many people have already heard of Dubai and how life is there. However not that many may be aware of this place`s history. Dubai is one of the 2 emirates (along with Abu Dhabi) to have veto power over national importance issues related to United Arab Emirates legislation.
Dubai International Airport
The Dubai International Airport is the most important airport which serves Dubai and is on the 6th place in the top of the busiest airports in the world considering the traffic of passengers. However it is the busiest hub for the Airbus A380 large planes and on the 6ht place in the top of busiest cargo airports in the entire world.
Dubai Internet City
Dubai is one of the seven emirates which are part of the United Arab Emirates territory. From the entire region this is the most modern and progressive location and is continuously improving and evolving. It is located on the south east area of the Persian Gulf but on the north coast of the emirates.
Dubai – Burj Al-Arab Hotel
Burj Al-Arab is the third tallest hotel in the world and is located in the Dubai city from United Arab Emirates. It has been called the only 7 stars hotel in the world and about 39% of its total height is non-usable. It is very interesting how this hotel is located as it stands on an artificial island at a distance of about 280 meters away from the Jumeirah beach. However this is connected to the mainland through a private curving bridge.
Dubai – Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is the tallest structure in the world which was made by man. It is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and has a height of 829.8 m. The name means Khalifa Tower and before was used to be known as Burj Dubai.