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  • 1. Al Fahidi Historical Neigborhood

    The South Bank | Museum/Gallery

    The only surviving historic district in Dubai almost fell victim to the demolition squads in the 1980s, but is now is the only place where visitors...Read More

  • 2. Burj Khalifa

    World Trade Centre | Building/Architectural Site

    The world's tallest building dominates the Dubai skyline like a scimitar pointing skyward. Designed by Adrian Smith of Skidmore, Owings and...Read More

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  • 3. Madinat Jumeirah

    Jumeirah Beach | Resort–Sight

    Translating to Jumeirah City in Arabic, Madinat Jumeirah connects four five-star hotels around a central souk, theater, gardens, and waterways...Read More

  • 4. Al Shindagha historic neighborhood

    The South Bank | House/Mansion/Villa

    A spit of land that protects the south side of the creek entrance holds a restored historic center that contains three key sites: the Diving...Read More

  • 5. Arabian Tea House

    The South Bank | Building/Architectural Site

    In the historic Al Fahidi district, this alfresco only café is a perfect pit-stop while trawling the souks and Dubai Museum. Service is slow...Read More

  • 6. Burj Al Arab

    Jumeirah Beach | Building/Architectural Site

    The building of the Burj Al Arab put Dubai on the map. The hotel has triumphed since its opening in 1999, and its eye-catching exterior has...Read More

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  • 7. Dubai Museum

    The South Bank | Museum/Gallery

    The tiny Al Fahidi fort was built in 1787 to protect the port from marauding landward tribes and seafaring pirates. During the 20th century...Read More

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  • 8. Jumeirah Beach Residence

    Dubai Marina | Amusement Park/Water Park

    The largest single-building project on the seaward side of Dubai Marina the biggest single-phase construction project in the world, this residence...Read More

  • 9. Palm Jumeirah

    Jumeirah Beach | Beach–Sight

    Dubai's first foray into large-scale coastline extension, Palm Jumeirah caught the world's attention when plans were announced in 2001. The...Read More

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