Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It is rather like an independent city-state and is the most modern and progressive emirate in the UAE, developing at an unbelievable pace in the tourist and trade sectors especially. Recently Dubai won the bid to host EXPO 2020, a Universal scale Registered Exposition approved by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE), Paris.
Category : City
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +4 hours
STD Code: 971
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Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year
Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates, located within the emirate of the same name. The emirate of Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country.
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By Air : The Dubai International Airport is the only airport in the metropolis and is the busiest in the UAE. The airlines servicing the airport include Emirates Airlines (Dubai’s official international airline) that connects the city to more than a 100 destinations worldwide, FlyDubai (an LCC) and Etihad. Other ways to enter the city are through the Sharjah International Airport with Air Arabia. A Dh 50 taxi ride will get you to Dubai in no time.
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By Bus : Emirates Express connects Dubai to all other emirates. There are frequent bus services between Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Masafi, Abu Dhabi and others.
By Taxi : Most visitors will opt for public taxis from the airport, which are readily available just outside arrivals, which use the meter and start at Dhs 25. Taxis are on the left when you come out of terminal
By Other : Dubai is a trading hub for dhows from around the Indian Ocean. Travellers wanting to arrive in the city this way will probably need to make their own arrangements with the captain of the vessel. Dubai has an international cruise terminal at Port Rashid. During wintertime Costa Cruises has based one of its cruise ships (Costa Luminosa) at Dubai.
Budget – Up to Rs. 800
Ramee International Hotel ; 8th St – Dubai – United Arab Emirates ; Ph – 971 4 224 0222 ; Facilities – Room Service
Economy – Up to Rs. 801 to Rs. 1200
Premier Inn Dubai International Airport ; Garhoud – Dubai – United Arab Emirates ; Ph – 971 4 260 4000 ; Facilities – Room Service
Deluxe – Up to Rs. 1201 to Rs. 2500
Crowne Plaza Dubai ; 1 Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates ; Ph – 971 4 331 1111 ; Facilities – Room Service
Luxury – Rs. 2501 and above
Grand Hyatt Dubai ; Sheikh Rashid Rd – Dubai United Arab Emirates ; Ph – 971 4 317 1234 ; Facilities – Room Service
- JW Marriott Hotel Dubai ; Next to Hamarain Shopping Center – Abu Baker Al Siddique Rd – Dubai – United Arab Emirates ; M – 971 4 262 4444 ; Food Serve : Indian
- Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club Hotel ; Dubai – United Arab Emirates ; M – 971 4 380 1234 ; Food Serve : Indian
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Shawarma – Hakkasan ; Emirates Towers – Dubai, United Arab Emirates ; Ph/M – 971 4 319 8088 ; Cost – N.A ; Famous for – Famous For
Al Machboos – Sheraton Deira Hotel ; Al Mateena Street, United Arab Emirates ; Ph/M – 971 4 268 8888 ; Cost – N.A ; Famous for – Famous For
Hummus – Vu’s ; Sheikh Zayed Rd – Dubai, United Arab Emirates ; Ph/M – 971 4 319 8088 ; Cost – N.A ; Famous for – Famous For
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Skyview Bar ; Jumeirah Beach Road 27th floor, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates ; Ph/M: +971 4 301 7600 ; Cost: N.A ; Food Serve : N.A
Cavalli Club ; Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates ; Ph/M: 971 4 346 8353 ; Cost: N.A ; Food Serve : N.A
Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa ; Al Fahidi Street – Opposite Dubai Museum United Arab Emirates ; Ph/M – 971 4 351 9111 ; Cost: N.A ; Services – Body Massage
Hello Kitty Beauty Spa ; Jumeirah Beach Road ,Town Centre Jumeirah – Next To Mercato United Arab Emirates ; Ph/M – 971 4 344 9598 ; Cost: N.A ; Services – Body Massage
Dubai Shopping Festival ; Venue: Dubai ; Period : February ; Details: Dubai Shopping festival was organized for the 1st time by the government of Dubai, in the year 1996. This world famous festival is known as a shopper’s paradise where you can view the best retail products. This festival is organized in order to promote trade and commerce in Dubai.This Dubai shopping festival is considered to be known as the most exciting shopping festivals of Dubai. This festival is organized at the starting of a year and just before arrival of summer. Dubai Shopping festival is something that has made Dubai proud.
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