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Desert oasis of holiday fun and adventure

With its modern, iconic skyline, pristine beach resorts, fascinating heritage sites and world-class shopping, Dubai the holiday destination truly has it all

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The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) ultra-modern capital, Dubai's most well-known landmark and international icon of the modern age – the Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower) soars 830 metres into the sky, making ithe world's tallest building freestanding structure. Visitors can check out the world's highest observation deck, which at 452 metres offers dizzying views of the city and surrounding desert beyond from nearly a half-kilometre up!

Serving as a retail-paradise gateway to the Burj', Dubai Mall is the city's premier shop-til-you-drop venue, with branches of just about every imaginable name-brand outlet along with the fascinating Dubai Aquarium, plus family-friendly attractions like an ice-skating rink, gaming zone and cinema complex.

Another modern architectural and cultural wonder, the Sheikh Ziyeed Grand Mosque seamlessly blends contemporary design and traditional craftsmanship. The massive scale and stunning beauty is achieved through the use of gold, masterful mosaic and glasswork along with gigantically proportioned marble features, which also create a visually dramatic contrasting effect of white stone set against deep blue desert sky.

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