Idea #153 – Visiting Dubaï city
Dubai is the most important city and the first port of the United Arab Emirates. Situated on the Persian Gulf, it is major of the emirate of Dubai, and account more than a million inhabitants. Founded in the XVIIIth century, Dubai remains a modest and isolated village of the world, which lives essentially on the fishing in pearls at the end of the XIXth century, and which knows a real development only at the end of the XXth century, thanks to the exploitation of the oil.
Dubai remains the most famous city of the peninsula : this fame is due in particular to the mediatization of its Pharaonic projects, as the hotel Burj-Al-Arab, the most luxurious in the world, in the gigantic size of the real estate projects as Palm Islands, artificial peninsula in the shape of visible palm tree since the moon, The World, artificial archipelago which reproduces the world map, Dubai Marina in the particular and disproportionate architecture, without forgetting the highest building of the world, the Burj Khalifa, and the Mall of Emirates, the big shopping mall, counting 1 million of m² of shops. Other projects so incredible exist, as a run of artificial ski or one of the biggest aquariums of inside of the world. Go, it is the hour of the tour of towers…
Where is it ?
Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates