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Turkish lanterns on display and slae at Bur Dubai Old Souk

Turkish Lanterns on Display at the Bur Dubai Old Souk

A very colorful, dazzling array of Turkish lanterns (or Moroccan lanterns) on display for sale at Dubai’s famous Old Souk. The colors and intricate arrangement fo the lanterns is just amazing! The “Old Souk” is part of a heritage tourism project by the Government of Dubai on the lines of traditional Arabian markets selling artifacts, textiles etc. The Dubai Old ...

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`The Dubai Metro Red line train near Dubai Marina Mall and Jumeirah Lake Towers

The Dubai Metro against Marsa Dubai, all in Blue and Gold!

The Dubai Metro train number 5060 running the “red” line from Rashidiya to Jebel Ali glides past the Marsa Dubai area, which consists of the Dubai Marina and surroundings on the left side and the Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) on the right. The fierce midsummer desert sun shines down a bit muted, and the afternoon sunlight reflecting off the dust ...

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Night time skyline of the Dubai Marina and Jumeriah Beach Residence Towers

The Night Skyline of the Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residences

The ‘poshest’ and most upscale location of not just Dubai, the UAE or the Middle East but maybe the world, the Dubai Marina lies still at night, glittering like a jewel. The towers are residential apartments of the Jumeirah Beach Residences, one side offering a view of the Marina and the other of the sea! Seen parked are yachts while ...

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A chandelier at Sheikh Zayed Grand mosque Abudhabi in UAE

A Chandelier at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

A close up photo of one of the many magnificent chandeliers adorning the ceilings of the Sheikh Zayed grand mosque at Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This Chandelier brings out the contrast between the architecture of the strictly Islamic ways of the mosque building with that of the decorations itself. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn ...

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Colorful Umbrellas hanging, forming the "ceiling" at The Village at the Dubai Mall

Umbrellas Hang Around Adding Color to The Village at Dubai Mall

The Village is a part of the enormous sprawling Dubai Mall, located on its ground floor, consisting of a wide, straight pathway flanked by designer stores on both sides. And a thousand colorful umbrellas are suspended from above to form the ceiling of the pathway, creating a mesmerizing cowl of color! Here are some of those umbrellas. Being an open area, this is ...

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View of the Dubai Downtown skyline from the Dubai Mall

Downtown Dubai Skyline Seen from The Dubai Mall

Dubai’s famed skyscrapers stand tall as the skyline of Dubai’s most prolific part of its financial district, Downtown Dubai, an area of very upscale hotels and office buildings, centered around the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Mall. This photo of Dubai in its myriad colors was taken from the Dubai Fountain viewing area of the Dubai Mall, across the manmade ...

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