#109 best destination in the world

 

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

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Best time to travel: April-May, Sept-Oct
Ease of travel: Hard
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $$

  • Mostly indoors theme park located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi
  • Was the world’s first Ferrari-themed park and features the world’s fastest roller coaster
  • Opened in 2010

The Dubai Mall

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Best time to travel: Jan-March, Nov-Dec
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $$$

  • Second largest mall in the world after the Iran Mall
  • Includes over 1,200 shops, and in 2011, it was the most visited building on the planet
  • Opened in 2008

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

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Best time to travel: Jan-March, Nov-Dec
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in 2009
  • Built in 2009

Burj Al Arab, Dubai

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Best time to travel: Jan-March, Nov-Dec
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Luxury hotel located in Dubai, and one of the tallest hotels in the world, although 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space
  • Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island that is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge
  • The shape of the structure is designed to resemble the sail of a ship

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

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Best time to travel: April-May, Sept-Oct
Ease of travel: Moderate
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Largest mosque in the country
  • Constructed in 2007
  • Serves the community with classic books and publications addressing a range of Islamic subjects: sciences, civilization, calligraphy, the arts, and coins, including some rare publications dating back more than 200 years

Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi

Best time to travel: April-May, Sept-Oct
Ease of travel: Moderate
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $$$

  • Luxury five star hotel in Abu Dhabi, with the majority of the suites furnished in gold and marble
  • The facilities include 2 spa facilities, a beach, a marina, 2 helicopter landing pads, a ballroom that accommodates up to 2500 people, various luxury shops and international restaurants
  • The design of the hotel is a mix of Islamic architectural elements such as balance, geometry, proportion, rhythm and hierarchical emphasis alongside modern methods of design and construction

The Dubai Fountain

Best time to travel: Jan-March, Nov-Dec
Ease of travel: Easy
Cost ($-$$-$$$): $

  • Choreographed fountain system, opened in 2009, located on the manmade Burj Khalifa Lake, at the center of the Downtown Dubai
  • It was designed the California-based company also responsible for the fountains at the Bellagio Hotel Lake in Las Vegas
  • Illuminated by 6,600 lights and 50 colored projectors, it shoots water up to 500 ft into the air accompanied by a range of classical to contemporary Arabic and world music