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Lonely Planet Dubai (Lonely Planet Dubai)by Terry Carter
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Flashy, fun, very now, yet distinctly Arabian, Dubai"s allure lies in its contrasts. The sound of the muezzin"s call to prayer cuts through DJs spinning the latest wax at hip clubs. Traditional architecture blends with modern constructions like something out of science fiction. Modern souqs are fairytale interpretations of old-school bazaars. Whatever your bent, this smart and streetwise guidebook has the city covered.
Treat Yourself - from sprawling souqs to mammoth malls, our authors have hand-picked the best places to bag yourself a bargain.
Dine Out - from a simple street shawarma to haute cuisine, our reviews pinpoint the best of the bunch.
Find The Nightlife - whether you"re here for the sheesha or the shakin", we"ll help you find your scene.
Sleep In Style - informative reviews of the best luxury hotels, beach resorts and top-value budget options make the decisions easy.
Make Tracks with day trips to Hatta, the Buraimi Oasis and Abu Dhabi.
With strong coverage of Dubai's emerging culinary scene, fully mapped walking tours, and extensive coverage of the surrounding emirates and Oman, this book, written by Dubai residents, is a testimony to the recent tourism boom that sees a 15 percent annual increase.
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