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Dubai – Homes the tallest building of the world

By Sonu Yadav Subscribe to RSS | January 3rd 2012 | Views:

you do not have it, you do not have to worry. There are plenty of attractions which can come in affordable prices.

Fabulous skyscrapers, extravagant shopping facilities, sandy beaches, engineering wonders, historical monuments, desert safari – the attractions Dubai hold are multiple. Dubai is a city and emirate in United Arab Emirates. It is located south of Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula.

Dubai is an ideal place to engage shopping as if there is no end to it. Dubai travel agent will edify you that it is called the “shopping capital of the Middle East”. There are more than seventy shopping malls in Dubai itself. Apart from Dubai Mall, the largest shopping mall of the world, the prominent shopping malls are Deira City Centre, Midriff City Centre, Burjuman, Mall of the Emirates and Ibn Battuta Mall. Dubai is also known for its souk districts located on either side of Dubai Creek. Goods can be bargained over in these souks. Many boutiques and jewellery stores are also found in the city. Gold Souk in Deira houses two hundred and fifty gold retail shops. It is said the best things to buy in Dubai is textiles, electronics and gold. Electronics is considered much cheaper and textiles and gold offer wide range of selection.

Burj Khalif has a unique place in Dubai tourism map. At eight hundred and twenty nine meters, it is currently the tallest building of the world. Dubai has a rich collection of buildings and structures of various architectural styles. Recently there was boom in construction and architectural innovation in Arab world in general and Dubai in particular. This resulted in many modern interpretations of Islamic architecture. Modern Islamic architecture is taken to new levels in skyscraper building design and technology. Dubai now boasts of more completed or topped skyscrapers than any other city. Burj Khalif can be said to be the culmination point of that boom.

Dubai travel agent will book your ticket to Desert Safari. Expert desert drivers will take you in SUVs and drive into the desert. You can enjoy the wide sea of sand and reach a vantage point and witness sunset. Afterwards in night will be a dinner complete with song and dance. If you do not mind getting car sick, the drivers will engage in dune bashing. It is an adventurous enterprise possible in Dubai. Desert Safari tours are conducted on camels also.

The Emirates is a part of Kahaliji tradition. It is known for its Bedouin folk music. During celebrations lot of singing and dancing occur and many of the traditional songs and dances have survived to present time. Yowalah is such a dance.

The places to visit in Dubai are in Old Dubai and Modern Dubai. The prominent places in old Dubai are Al Ahmadiya School in Deira, Bastakiya District, Dubai Museum, Jumeirah Mosque and Shindagha District. Apart from Burj Khalifa and shopping malls, the prominent attractions in modern Dubai are Dubai Fountain, Burj al-Arab Hotel, Dubai Marina and Palm Islands.

There is lot of opportunities for water sports in the white and sandy beaches of Dubai. You can watch Camel races being conducted in Camel Race Tracks. Dubai has now an artificially maintained skiing center. The slope is quite large for an indoor area. Snowboarding can also be had.

Sonu Yadav - About Author:
Sonu writes about various beautiful tours and travel destinations of the world. He is providing valuable information on Dubai tourism map and Dubai tourist places etc. For more information visit to

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