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Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Dubai!

Fodors In Focus Dubai features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Dubai.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Bring the Persian Gulf emirate in focus, from its silvery beaches to its world-class golf courses, from exceptional shopping to its exciting nightlife. This portable guide leads the way.

Table of Contents

About This Book ............ 6

When To Go ............ 7

Chapter 1: Welcome to Dubai ............ 9

The Making of Dubai ............ 11

Dubai and the United Arab Emirates ............ 16

Big Dreams Become Reality ............ 17

People ............ 23

Dubais Engineering Miracles ............ 25

Doing Business in Dubai ............ 29

Perfect Days and Nights ............ 31

Chapter 2: Exploring Dubai ............ 35

Deira and the North Bank ............ 36

Bur Dubai and the South Bank ............ 44

Jumeirah Beach ............ 52

World Trade Centre Area and Burj Dubai ............ 57

Dubai Marina ............ 61

Chapter 3: Where to Eat ............ 65

Deira & the North Bank ............ 67

Bur Dubai & the South Bank ............ 71

Jumeirah Beach ............ 75

World Trade Centre Area & Burj Dubai ............ 79

Dubai Marina ............ 83

Chapter 4: Where to Stay ............ 87

Deira & the North Bank ............ 89

Bur Dubai & the South Bank ............ 94

Jumeirah Beach ............ 98

World Trade Centre Area & Burj Dubai ............ 102

Dubai Marina ............ 107

Chapter 5: Shopping ............ 113

Shopping Districts & Malls ............ 115

Specialty Stores ............ 120

Chapter 6: Nightlife & the Arts ............ 125

World Trade Centre Area & Burj Dubai ............ 127

Bur Dubai & the South Bank ............ 130

Deira and the North Bank ............ 132

Dubai Marina ............ 134

Jumeirah Beach ............ 135

Chapter 7: Sports & the Outdoors ............ 139

Beaches & Water Sports ............ 140

Bowling ............ 147

Dinner Cruises ............ 147

Excursions and Adventure Sports ............ 148

Fencing ............ 150

Golf ............ 150

Ice-Skating ............ 151

Spas & Wellness ............ 152

Spectator Sports ............ 159

Taking to the Skies ............ 160

Tennis ............ 161

Chapter 8: Around the Emirate ............ 163

Exploring the Emirate ............ 164

Where to Eat ............ 168

Where to Stay ............ 169

Nightlife & the Arts ............ 172

Sports & the Outdoors ............ 172

Spectator Sports ............ 175

Dubai Essentials ............ 177

Index ............ 200

About Our Writer ............ 208

Maps

United Arab Emirates ............ 8

Dubai City ............ 12-13

Exploring Deira & the North Bank ............ 37

Exploring Bur Dubai & the South Bank ............ 46

Exploring Jumeirah Beach ............ 53

Exploring World Trade Centre Area & Burj Dubai ............ 58

Exploring Dubai Marina ............ 61

Where to Eat in Deira & the North Bank ............ 68

Where to Eat in Bur Dubai & the South Bank ............ 73

Where to Eat in Jumeirah Beach ............ 76

Where to Eat in World Trade Centre Area & Burj Dubai ............ 80

Where to Eat in Dubai Marina ............ 83

Where to Stay in Deira & the North Bank ............ 90

Where to Stay in Bur Dubai & the South Bank ............ 95

Where to Stay in Jumeirah Beach ............ 99

Where to Stay in World Trade Centre Area & Burj Dubai ............ 103

Where to Stay in Dubai Marina ............ 108

Around the Emirate ............ 165

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400007615
Author:
Fodor's
Publisher:
Fodor's Travel Publications
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Travel-Middle East
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.20x4.20x.70 in. .35 lbs.

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