Dubai is one of the seven United Arab Emirates, located on the southern part of the Persian Gulf. It's been said that Dubai is "the Pearl of the Persian Gulf."It's a place where East and West meet and mix in perfect combination, captivating travelers at every turn. Here, sunshine, shopping, seaside, sports and safety are the five S's that have earned Dubai world-renown reputation as one of the world's most attractive and rapidly developing leisure destinations. Real estate and modernization have been at its forefront of industry here.
Cosmopolitan Dubai boasts the BurjKhalifa, a soaring skyscraper that restores the record of tallest building in the world to the Middle East. Meanwhile a visit to Sky Bar in the Burj Al Arab hotel will give you the best vistas in the city. Dubai is an intriguing land that combines old-world souks and modern shopping malls, rolling sand dunes and championship grass golf courses, remote Bedouin villages and an expansive array of five-star hotels. Here you will visit the Dubai Museum in the Al-Fahidi fortress, shop for exotic spices, and explore the imposing Grand Mosque. Venture along to Sharjah, the ''cultural capital of the Emirates and discover Sharjah's Museum of Islamic Civilization. The open air marketplaces of Souk Al Arsa and Blue Souk surge with excitement, featuring hundreds of local traders and souvenirs to consider taking home.
During a day trip to Abu Dhabi you will pass Saadiyat Island where Louvre Museum and Guggenheim Museum annexes are being built, and Yas Island, the home of Formula 1 where the first Ferrari branded amusement park is located. In Abu Dhabi explore the colossal Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
It's a whirlwind experience of splendors to enjoy.