Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai, and is the tallest man-made structure in the world, at 829.8 m (2,722 ft). The world’s tallest building is surrounded by mind-blowing hotels, must-visit shopping destinations and a world of entertainment options.
BURJ AL ARAB
The distinctive sail-shaped silhouette of Burj Al Arab is more than just a stunning hotel, it is a symbol of modern Dubai. Yet for all the wonder this stunning structure provides when you finally see it in person, it is the service within that really makes the Burj Al Arab so extraordinary.
Repeatedly voted the world’s most luxurious hotel, this magnificent destination offers you the finest service and facilities throughout – right down to an optional chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce.
THE DUBAI FOUNTAIN – THE DUBAI MALL
Set on the 120 000 square meters, Burj Khalifa Lake, the fountain is the world’s largest dancing fountain and shoots water jets as high as 150 meters.
THE PALM JUMEIRAH
Palm Jumeirah, the smallest of the three Palm Islands, accommodates the world renown Atlantis Hotel & Resort. Consisting of a drunk and 17 fronds, the Palm Island is an enormous 5km x 5km in area covered.
ATLANTIS THE PALM DUBAI HOTEL & RESORT
Atlantis Dubai was the first resort to be built on the Palm Island and is based on the myth of Atlantis all while including distinct Arabian elements. The resort comprises 1,500 guestrooms and suites with private balconies and views over The Palm and the Arabian Gulf.
THE LOST CHAMBERS AQUARIUM
Imagine exploring the mysterious ruins of Atlantis, lost for thousands of years deep beneath the sea. Now picture yourself being surrounded by 65,000 marine animals. Either jump in and dive with the beautiful sea creatures or simply dine beside them: the choice is yours.
THE WORL ISLAND
Fancy buying your own Island? Richard Branson, Bill Clinton, even David Beckham all have. It will only cost you a few millions, pocket money right?
Dubai Zoo is the oldest zoo of its kind not only in the United Arab Emirates but also in the Arabian Peninsula. Housing over 150 different species, Dubai Zoo will definitely hit you a home run with the kids.
HORSE RACING AT MEYDAN RACECOURSE
The Meydan Racecourse is able to accommodate over 60,000 spectators in a 1 mile long grandstand. It operates from November through March and features the Winter Racing Challenge, Dubai International Racing Carnival and the Dubai World Cup Night. The Dubai World Cup is the world’s richest race day with over US$26.25 million in prize money.
Dubai Museum is located in the Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787 and is the oldest existing building in Dubai. The museum was opened by the ruler of Dubai in 1971, with the aim of presenting the traditional way of life in the Emirate of Dubai. It includes local antiquities as well as artefacts from African and Asian countries that traded with Dubai.