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Dubai, known for its enormous construction projects like the palm islands, isn’t just the home of gilded luxury hotels and skyscrapers that reach into the heavens, like the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. This capital city of the United Arab Emirates also boasts a lively and authentic cultural side that might surprise you. Today, we’ll put these interesting Dubai locations under the microscope!
On the Dubai Creek (Arabic: Khor Dubai), the natural inlet of the Persian Gulf in the heart of Dubai, water taxi is the preferred method of transport. Called Abras, these water taxis can take you on a sightseeing tour or dock you in the city center to the north. You can also rent out entire Abras for a cozy private tour.
Ideal for a family getaway, the leisure park Dubai Creekside Park is located on the western bank of Dubai Creek. Among other attractions, you’ll find the indoor play area Children City. Nature lovers will also find plenty to love here: in the Ras al Khor protected zone, the forested lagoon in the southern part of the Dubai Creek, you can observe entire colonies of flamingos in their natural habitat. Read More »