Dubai

A View of Dubai’s “Box Park” at Night!

A small part of Dubai’s “Box Park” as seen at night. The Box Park, called “Container City” by some residents of the Malabari variety, is actually exactly that, located along the stretch of the posh Al Wasl street that lies in between Jumeirah and Sheikh Zayed Road, parallel to both. The Box Park is an outdoor linear shopping mall whose ...

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The Center atrium and gold display area at The Souk in the Dubai Mall

Central Atrium and Gold Displays in The Souk at The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is the greatest attractions of Dubai. The Mall is really a combination of many malls, and “The Souk” is one of those, which is a part of The Dubai Mall with shopping areas designed with architecture to give a feel of a medieval Arabian bazaar while housing the most contemporary of brands. The central area of The Souk, ...

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The Dubai Marina at the outlet towards the Palm Jumeirah

The Dubai Marina at its Northern End

A view of the Dubai Marina from the outlet towards the Palm Jumeirah and the Arabian Gulf beyond. Immaculately clean, unbelievably pristine and planned down to the minutest detail with not a brick out of place, the Dubai Marina is the “poshest” part of Dubai and among the poshest of the world. It is an artificial waterway of blue, aquamarine ...

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The Dubai Metro train seen on top of the viaduct running along the main part of Sheikh Zayed Road, just before the Financial Center Metro Station

The Dubai Metro Train on SZR near the Financial Center

The Dubai Metro’s train number 5051 running service on the Red Line along the financial district, the showcase part of Sheikh Zayed Road, taken just before the Financial Center Metro station. All the myriad skyscrapers lining the road cast permanent shadows on the road and the elevated tracks. The station seen in the background is Emirates Towers. The slanting rays ...

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Photo of the towers lining Dubai's glittering new financial district on the Sheikh Zayed Road.

Dubai’s Surreal Financial District Skyline on Sheikh Zayed Road

Glittering office towers line the famous eight-lane Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, making up its new and famous financial district. The location is just past the Emirates Towers. The road passes through all of “new” Dubai which was built up post-2000. Skyscrapers line the road for kilometers and kilometers along the road. The metro rail track can be seen on ...

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The view of the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai at night.

Dubai’s Magnificent Burj Al Arab Hotel at Night

The Burj Al Arab hotel stands tall into the sky ay night, as viewed from Dubai’s Jumeirah public beach. Illuminated throughout the night by different color schemes, the show starts at sundown with the top spire illuminated by red and the building’s “sailboat” body in yellow or gold. The light at the right side is the 360 restaurant, the king ...

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