Dubai is a cosmopolitan metropolis and global city on the Arabian Peninsula. One of the ten most popular tourist destinations in the world, it is developing rapidly in tourism and trade. Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, and a lively nightlife scene.
Dubai is a commercial and cultural hub in the Middle East, it's a global transport hub, and has attracted world attention through many large innovative construction projects and sports events. The city is symbolized by its skyscrapers, including the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, in addition to ambitious development projects including man-made islands, world-class luxury hotels, and some of the largest and extraordinarily modern shopping malls in the world.
These features make Dubai a truly cosmopolitan place to live; but the rich history of the emirate also provides a range of historical places to visit such as museums, archaeological sites, ancient artifacts, ancient sites, Dubai old-town and more.