With year-round sunshine, intriguing deserts, beautiful beaches, luxurious hotels and shopping malls, fascinating heritage attractions and a thriving business community, Dubai receives millions of leisure and business visitors each year from around the world.
One of the most iconic landmarks in Dubai is the Burj al-Arab, a luxury hotel l designed by Tom Wright, and standing at 321 meters tall with 66 floors! The building stands on an artificial island located 280 m offshore in the Persian Gulf. The hotel also features a Skyview Bar, an underwater restaurant, seven-star hotel rooms and an outdoor tennis court!
If you love shopping then alongside the many shopping malls and centres, Dubai boasts the most famous gold market in the world. The Gold Souk is part of the reason why the city is sometimes called a "Golden Land". The markets are lined with gold shops where you can get a variety of gold items of various quality. Not only showcasing Dubai's gold, these markets also sell a range of perfumes, spices and cloth.