Dubai is the largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates. In less than a generation, the city has grown from a tiny trading port on the banks of Dubai Creek into one of the world’s most incredible cities.
Rising over half a mile into the sky is the breathtaking centerpiece of Dubai, the Burj Kalifa, the tallest structure ever built.
Learn about Islam and Arabic traditions at the Jumeirah Mosque and the Sheikh Mohamed Centre for Cultural Understanding.
Follow the scent of frankincense to the spice market, then explore the gold souk and discover why Dubai is known as “The City of Gold”. Explore 21st century souks, like Dubai Mall, home to 1200 stores and the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.
Enjoy a few Arabian Nights at Madinat Jumeirah, a resort styled upon a traditional Arabian town. Or sail into a sea of luxury at Burj Al Arab, a seven star hotel, whose curves echo the traditional wooden vessels of the Gulf.
When temperatures climbs, head to one of the many beaches, Wild Wadi World, or Ski Dubai.
A journey into the Arabian Desert is an experience no visitor should miss. Take a camel trek, meet the wildlife, or just gaze out at the endless expanse of sands and listen to your own heartbeat.