Get to know Dubai and the United Arab Emirates with us. Many interesting topics, explanations, tips and advice, pictures and informative short videos await you – many of your questions about your upcoming stay in the United Arab Emirates will be answered while you read. Why you can leave your umbrella at home, who the ruler of Dubai is, what currency is used in Dubai, information on changing money, how Dubai came into being and how it grew, what you should know before you leave and what you can do in the UAE on your own.
Downtown Dubai is not just any neighbourhood in Dubai. Downtown Dubai is home to Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, The Dubai Fountain, Souk Al Bahar and The Dubai Mall. A flagship project of Emaar, Downtown Dubai, is best described as the new heart of the city and ‘The Centre of Now’. So the famous district around the Burj Khalifa has its own name: Downtown Dubai. A must visit for any visitor and resident in Dubai …
Anyone visiting the city would love to see all the Dubai sights. We show and explain all the highlights of the Mega City Dubai. First of all, there are many highlights in Dubai and the emirate or the city is large and spacious. How much you can see of Dubai certainly depends on how long you can stay there. Let us inspire you and give you an overview. From a small town in the desert to a major up-and-coming metropolis … There is much to see and discover.
Dubai is a true paradise for foodies and connoisseurs. A wide selection of multicultural restaurants, creative bars and street food awaits the visitor. Food from all over the world is offered in the emirate. In the old town, too, you will find numerous inexpensive restaurants that you should definitely try! Whether fast food or 5-star cuisine – it’s all there. At this point, we would also like to give you a hint: It is best to book your hotel in Dubai with breakfast only. Because when you are out and about in the city, you will get hungry at some point.
Dubai has a total area of about 4000 square kilometres – more than 90 percent of it is desert. The Emirate of Dubai and the city are located on the Persian Gulf (Arabian Gulf) – the coastline is about 70 kilometres long.
The city of Dubai is pure desert in origin, starting from the coastline – inland. The flat sandy expansive desert is bordered by the western Hajar Mountains – border area Dubai/UAE – Oman.
The entire United Arab Emirates is almost completely covered by dry sandy desert. The choice and variety of desert excursions on offer attract countless visitors behind the city gates every day.