Information for Travelers
Dubai is a city and an emirate in the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai is famous for tourist attractions like malls that come complete with gigantic aquariums and indoor ski slopes.
The city is also known for luxury shopping, ultra-modern architecture and a vibrant nightlife.
Dubai's landmark building and main tourist attraction is the Burj Khalifa, which at 829.8 meters is the tallest building in the world and the most famous of the city's landmarks.
Dubai Mall is the main mall in the city and one of the best places in the city to visit for a day of shopping and indoor activities to keep the kids busy.
It provides entry to the Burj Khalifa as well as the Dubai Aquarium.
Ahead is the Dubai Fountain, whose water jets and lights choreograph to the music.
Situated on man-made islands off the coast is Atlantis, The Palm, a resort with a water park and aquarium.
This city of skyscrapers and shopping malls has transformed from a desert outpost to a du-jour destination where tourists flock for bargains, sun and family fun.
But this city has plenty of cultural highlights and things to do, as well as all the glamorous modern additions.
Take a stroll through the Al Fahidi neighborhood, and you'll discover old Dubai, then cruise down Dubai Creek in a traditional dhow, and you'll soon realize there's more to this city than its flashy veneer.
Read about Dubai in Wikipedia