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Al Fahidi Fort and the Grand mosque circa 1970

Al Fahidi Fort History Al Fahidi Fort was built in several phases. The oldest tower was built around 1787 and is believed to be the oldest building in Dubai that still exists today. The fort was used to guard the landward approaches to the town from the raids of neighbouring tribes. It has also served, […]

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Dubai Metro Financial District Station 2012

Financial Centre Station 2012 – Dubai Metro The Emirates Towers Metro and the Financial Centre stations are located a stone’s throw from each other on Sheikh Zayed Road.They are surrounded by skyscrapers on both sides of Dubai’s busiest road and the financial hub. Commuters using the Financial Centre Station will have easy access to the […]

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Blossoming Tower Dubai

Blossoming Dubai Tower This beautiful and crazy building is designed to resemble a blossoming flower, Greek architecture firm Petra Architects recently submitted “Blossoming Dubai” to the Zaabeel Park Tall Emblem Structure Competition. Main building access is on the ground floor and through the two symmetrical structures located on each side of the tower’s base. One […]

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Starbucks Coffee Ibn Battuta Mall Dubai 2010

Persian Court in Ibn Battuta Mall The Ibn Battuta Mall is a large shopping mall on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai close to Interchange 6 for Jebel Ali Village. Having more than 270 shops, 50 restaurants, a 21-screen cinema and over 4,500 parking spaces on a total of 521,000 square meters, Ibn Battuta is […]

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Lamborghini in Dubai 2012

Dubai Police Lamborghini Cars The Dubai Police Force has recently acquired a few luxury and high-performance vehicles (which include a Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, a Ferrari FF, a Chevrolet Camaro SS, a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, a Bentley Continental GT, a limited edition Aston Martin One-77, Ford Mustang GT, a BMW M6 Gran Coupé, a Brabus […]

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Souk Madinat Jumeirah in 2011

Persian Carpets laying in Souk Jumeirah Shopping Corridor Madinat Jumeirah is located along one kilometre of private beachfront adjacent to Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Burj Al Arab, and Wild Wadi Water Park. It is an approximate 30 minute drive from Dubai International Airport in non-peak traffic. Madinat Jumeirah the Arabian Resort Dubai, is a luxurious 5 […]

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View of the Burj Khalifa from Souk Al Bahar 2011

A Beautiful Arch in Souk Al Bahar The complex is situated along Sheikh Zayed Road across from Al Wasl locality on the north-west. It is bounded to the south by Business Bay and to the north-east by Financial Centre Road, which separates it from Zabeel 2 and Trade Center 2. It is connected to the […]

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Air Conditioned Bus Stop in Dubai 2010

Dubai Public Transport and Waiting Areas (Bus Stop) The Public Bus Transport system in Dubai is run by the RTA. The bus system services 140 routes and transported over 109 million people in 2008. By the end of 2010, there will be 2,100 buses in service across the city. In 2006, the Transport authority announced […]

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