5 Fun Facts About Dubai

Posted by on June 20, 2012

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Found in the sides of the Dubai Creek, the city of Dubai is one of the largest members of UAE. The city is located between Asia and Europe with a touch of Africa. This place is attracting travelers from all over the world. It has a mixture of culture, good communications and great center for business. If you visit the place, you will be treated like a VIP, but of course there is a big price to pay. People who travel to Dubai will certainly need to spend money due to several huge shopping malls, elegant hotels and a wide variety of restaurants.

Dubai

Dubai

Shopping Mall at Dubai

Shopping Mall at Dubai

The Atlantis hotel or a paradise palace

The Atlantis hotel or a paradise palace

Ottomans Restaurant

Ottomans Restaurant

Activities

The place promises a lot of things so it is easy to understand why millions of people flock in this city. There are several attractions in the city like song and dance, riding wooden boat and other emerging to the culture activities.

Belly dancing at Dubai

Belly dancing at Dubai

A modern wooden boat at Dubai creek. Everything is modern in this city!

A modern wooden boat at Dubai creek. Everything is modern in this city!

Dubai Desert Safari Campsite

Dubai Desert Safari Campsite

Five fun facts

Definitely this city is not like any other. There are several interesting facts about Dubai that you might find very interesting.

1. Population

There are over a million of people residing in Dubai and every year thousands are being added to the statistics. This is the reason why there are a lot of flights going to the city the whole year round. They want to be part of this amazing city. If you are planning to visit this place make sure that you opt for the cheapest package.

Dubai airport

Dubai airport

2. Ski Resort

Dubai is also known for its hot weather. If you want to avoid the heat then there is a large indoor ski area found in the middle of the desert. Imagine you can ski in Dubai? You can look into some of the best places where you can eat and shop at this indoor ski park. You can ski without going outside.

Ski resort at the Mall of Emirates

Ski resort at the Mall of Emirates

The ski resort, view from the mall

The ski resort, view from the mall

Inside the ski resort

Inside the ski resort

3. Tallest Bulding ever

The city is home to the tallest building on earth. The man made structure is a 7 star resort that is said to be the most expensive construction project ever. In this city, there are new buildings that are being constructed on a regular basis. This is a great sign that Dubai is expanding.

The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa!

The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa!

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

At the very top of the tallest buliding in the world. Insane!!!

At the very top of the tallest buliding in the world. Insane!!!

4. No Street Addresses

For first time visitors, there is a chance that you will get lost in the city. This is due to the fact that it doesn’t use any street addresses that would help you in locating a place. You would want to seek the help of locals in order to get to your destination.

Dubai marina. Don't get lost!

Dubai marina. Don’t get lost!

5. No taxes

If there is a place on earth that doesn’t hold taxes, the city of Dubai is a great example. The government is not charging them.

Last but not least, the Burj el Arab hotel or ''the Birds View''. Enjoy without thinking of taxes!

Last but not least, the Burj el Arab hotel or ”the Birds View”. Enjoy without thinking of taxes!

Dubai photo 1: Gavin Sanders, Dubai photo 2: Ravindran Rajan, Dubai photo 3&16: Gost Ridr, Dubai photo 4: Luxury collection, Dubai photo 5: Nikat, Dubai photo 6: Drum881, Dubai photo 7: Viator, Dubai photo 8: Elmar Bajora, Dubai photo 9: eharnan, Dubai photo 10: Isa Steiner, Dubai photo 11: lloydi, Dubai photo 12: Ian Powell, Dubai photo 13: Ole Kvisberg, Dubai photo 14: Alisdair Miller, Dubai photo 15: Manu Gopal

One Response to 5 Fun Facts About Dubai

  1. Miss T July 16, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    i wish i could go visit my cousin there,it must be fun

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