The Emirate of Dubai is known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. Atlantis is an artificial island just offshore to Dubai.
Other attractions in Dubai are the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House; the Dubai Museum in the Al Fahidi Fort which was erected around 1799; and the Heritage Village of Hatta, situated 115 kilometers southeast of Dubai City in the heart of the rocky Hatta Mountains.The Sharia Mosque is an old mosque built in the early 19th century and consists of a large prayer hall, a court and courtyard, minaret and other utility rooms.Aspects of Dubai’s old culture, while occasionally overshadowed by the boom in economic development, can be found by visiting places around the creek, which splits Dubai into two halves i.e. Bur Dubai and Deira. Enjoy dune bashing followed by dinner, entertainment in the desert.