Did you know that Dubai is known to be one of the richest cities in the world?
Dubai is known for its extravagant lifestyle and breathtaking architecture. Let’s look at 10 amazing facts about Dubai that will make you fall even more in love with the city.
The ultimate experience of Dune bashing
Dubai is known to have some of the best desert safaris in the world and every tourist who plans a visit to Dubai has desert safari activities on their “to do list”. You can experience a very thrilling dune bashing ride only in Dubai that can be even more riveting than riding a roller coaster.
Dubai has its man-made island
Dubai is a great example of the fact that nothing is impossible with its iconic architecture and cutting-edge engineering. Burj Al Arab is built on a man-made island that is home to one of the most exquisite hotels and restaurants in the world.
Home to the tallest building in the world
Burj Al Khalifa is a skyscraper located in Dubai and it is known as the tallest structure in the world with a staggering height of 828 meters. Each year thousands of tourists travel to Dubai to see the Burj Al Khalifa and experience the iconic firework shows that take place there on New Year’s Eve.
Dubai has the world’s largest Ferris wheel
Dubai Eye adds to the long list of the world records broken by Dubai in terms of having some of the tallest structures in the world. Dubai Eye, also known as Ain Dubai is the world’s largest Ferris wheel and it is located on the blue waters island. Visitors get to witness one of a kind bird’s eye views of Dubai from the Dubai Eye.
The biggest shopping mall in the world
The Dubai Mall is one of the most visited buildings worldwide also known as one of the largest shopping malls in the world. With around 1200 stores, 120 restaurants/cafes, and 26 cinema screens, the Dubai Mall is the perfect hangout spot for tourists.
The World’s largest picture frame
Dubai Frame is among some of the iconic structures in Dubai. This amazing landmark is made to honor Dubai’s history. The north side of the structure shows the older neighborhood of the city whereas the south side shows the newer flashy and exquisite side of Dubai.
First 7 star hotel
Dubai is also home to the world’s first 7-star hotel namely Burj Al Arab. The extravagant structure of Burj Al Arab is similar to the sail of a ship. The hotel is the epitome of luxury with its exquisite dining and living experiences.
Car’s made of Gold
Dubai is famous for its luxurious lifestyle and it is home to some of the most lavish and expensive vehicles in the world ranging from rolls Royce phantom to Lamborghini Veneno. If you visit some of the fancier parts of the city, the chances of you seeing a car made of gold are very high.
The city is young
A large amount of Dubai’s population is in the age group of 25 to 54 years and the median age of Dubai is 33.5 years which makes it a city of young people. The youthful age of the residents of Dubai is probably the reason behind the cities amazing nightlife.
No Income Tax
Yes, you read it right; the lucky residents of the city of Dubai do not have to pay large amounts of income tax. This is probably one of the reasons why so many people show an interest in moving to Dubai.