Dubai is considered as one of the leading cities in the world. It is the most developed and sophisticated city of United Arab Emirates mainly because of the great amenities, high salaries, outstanding buildings, excellent healthcare system, etc. In fact it is considered an expact´s paradise and a good attraction for doctors who want to increase their skillset or to finishing their career in a consultant position with an excelent salary package.
To know its wonders and fascinating buildings is a must. Find below the 4 most famous attractions of the city:
The “Burj Khalifa” skyscraper is the tallest building in the world at 828 meters. Construction began in September of 2014, and construction was completed in January of 2010. It is named for the Sheikh and President of United Arab Emirates: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. This building stands out because of its unusual quantity of balconies. It has two lookouts: one located on the 124th floor, and another on the 148th, the latter being the highest lookout in the world at 555 meters, which facilitates amazing views.
BURJ AL ARAB
The “Burj al Arab” is the most luxurious hotel in the world with a total of seven stars. Its foundation required an artificial island to be constructed two hundred and eighty meters from the coast, and it stands twenty-one meters tall. Each room is a suite, and the hotel shuttle service is composed of BMWs, Rolls Royces, and a helicopter. Its distinctive “Sail design” and the ultra-luxury of its surroundings make it the most photographed hotel in the world.
This is one of the most attractive sites in Dubai. It is formed by a group of artificial islands placed in the form of a palm tree, with a trunk, seventeen branches, and a semicircle which acts as a breakwater. It is a residential area, full of hotels, and covers an area of thirty-one square kilometers.
THE DUBAI FOUNTAIN
This is one of the more beautiful free shows in Dubai. It is located in the Burj Khalifa Lake, measuring two hundred seventy-five meters.
A video demonstration of its synchronized spectacles of light, water and sound may be viewed at:
Image 1 author: Colin Capelle
Image 2 author: David Gill