From the Palm Islands to the tallest skyscrapers. There is no shortage of world-famous attractions in Dubai.
Thirty years ago, the territory of the United Arab Emirates was a lifeless desert with rare Bedouin settlements in the sands and squalid fishing villages by the sea. Then they found oil here, and today this Middle Eastern corner is like another planet.
For many people, half-knowledge and prejudices instead of facts determine their image of Dubai. We present you with ten interesting facts about Dubai that you probably did not expect.
LOUVRE ABU DHABI is the first museum of its kind in the Arab world, dedicated to all of humanity at once, to the common experience of different civilizations and cultures.
Few people know that we owe the existence of strong alcoholic drinks to the Arabs. There is a version that the technology of distillation, which makes it possible to extract the “water of wine” from wine, was transferred to the Europeans through Spain by the Arabs. The Arabic words “alcohol”, “alambik”, “alchemy” have entered many European languages.
Every corner of the world has its own peculiarities, which have a significant influence on tourist holidays. And in this article, we want to list some facts about the Arab Emirates that tourists should know before going. We would like to refer more to prohibitions, since violations of such prohibitions may lead to imprisonment rather than a fine. Nevertheless, sharia law played an important role in that Muslim country. So what to fear and what to consider before going to Dubai, Sharjah, or other regions of the UAE.
When you think of Dubai, you usually see tall skyscrapers, pompous hotels, and a huge cityscape in your mind’s eye. When it comes to the subject of “nature”, only man-made green oases, islands, and golf courses come to mind. But Dubai and the surrounding area have much more to offer.
For many, the United Arab Emirates is a «desert department store», but not a destination for ecotourism. However, there are also amazing natural beauty and interesting nature reserves.
For most of us, the United Arab Emirates is associated with a 50-degree heatwave, a giant shopping mall in Dubai, and a wealth of oil sheikhs. But it is only the «tip of the iceberg» because each new country does not immediately show its real «face».
As the largest city, an important trade, financial, and tourist center of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is constantly growing and developing, surprising its guests with new achievements and fantastic plans. Among the large list…