Jumeirah Monorail- Dubai

The Palm Jumeirah Monorail is a monorail running down the trunk of the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai’s first artificial island. The route is three miles long and runs from the Gateway …

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Dubai Abra

Crossing the Dubai Creek by boat is a popular mode of transport for many of the city’s residents and tourists. The boats used are small motorised water taxis called abras. …

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Dubai Taxi

Dubai is not particularly pedestrian-friendly and taxis are the best way to travel around the city if your destination/departure point is not near a Metro stop. They are regulated by …

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Dubai Tram

The Dubai Tram is the city’s latest mode of public transport. It opened to the public on November 12 2014. Trams loop around Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence and …

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Dubai Metro

By the start of the millennium, fast population growth plus rapidly increasing numbers of tourists was putting a huge burden on Dubai’s transport infrastructure. The Dubai Metro was the city’s …

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Events & Festivals – Dubai

Dubai’s calendar offers numerous events and festivals, catering to tourists, locals, and business visitors. Most are packed into the high season, between November and March, when the climate is most …

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Attractions in Dubai

The number of tourist attractions and things to do in Dubai has grown dramatically in recent years. Lounging around the hotel pool is no longer the only leisure option. The …

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Dubai Weather

Dubai has a sub-tropical, arid climate, with clear skies, sunshine, and high temperatures throughout the year. Rainfall is rare and erratic. Any showers are usually in the winter months (December …

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Religion

Islam is the official religion of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. It is one of the most liberal places in the Middle East and followers of other religions (except …

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Dubai Currency

The name of the currency in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates is the dirham (AED or Arab Emirate Dirham – also commonly abbreviated to Dhs or DH). There are …

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