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Seven Wonders of UAE

Monday, 10 August 2015
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Slip into those travelling shoes and make it a point to visit these jewels when you are in the UAE.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is without doubt one of the world’s most amazing lands. It’s the exquisite and magical combination of deserts and mountains where, modern architecture stands alongside historical monuments. Formed of the federation of seven emirates, the UAE is worthy of a visit in your lifetime. Here is a list of top seven places to see when you are in the UAE:

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  1. Burj Khalifa - The tallest building in the world (828 meters), this sky scraper truly kisses the skies with its magnificence. There’s an observation deck from which you will have a breathtaking view of Dubai.
  2. Burj Al Arab, Dubai – This iconic hotel in Dubai is supposed to be the most luxurious hotel in the world. Built on reclaimed land, it claims to be the only 7 star hotel on earth. 
  3. Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – This architectural marvel is one of the world’s largest mosques which can accommodate 40,000 worshippers. With 82 domes, 1,000 columns, 24 carat gold gilded chandeliers, and the world's largest hand knotted carpet this is a must visit place in Abu Dhabi.
  4. Ferrari World – The first and only Ferrari-branded theme park, this indoor amusement park houses the world fastest roller coaster Formula Rossa. For all you adrenaline lovers, this is a paradise.
  5. Al Fahidi Fort, Dubai –Built in 1787, this fort is undeniably the oldest standing structure in Dubai today. It houses the Dubai Museum that exhibits ancient Arab artefacts. It also has excavated graves from the third millennium B.C.E.
  6. The Beaches and Corniches - With clear waters and white sand, beaches like Jumeirah Beach Park, Dubai, and Sandy Beach, Fujairah offer snorkelling opportunities.
  7. The Arabian Desert – Perfect for the adventurous kind, the desert is a natural wonder that must be experienced. You can visit the desert in vehicles that are available for hire at almost all hotels. You could also have an aerial view of the desert from a hot air balloon.  

The UAE is filled with a variety of architecture, geographical features and ecosystems and these 7 places to see in the UAE are only the tip of the iceberg. 

Last modified on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 10:26