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Top 10 Dubai by Sarah Monaghan, Lara Dunston

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Sheikh Zayed Road

The key artery of Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Rd is the outset of the highway direct to Abu Dhabi. It’s becoming known as “The Strip” because, just as in Las Vegas, this symbol of Dubai’s meteoric development is flanked with the most innovative and contemporary of global architecture. Gleaming sky-scrapers tower above the lines of traffic beneath. Symbolically too, the road is the path to the city’s future visionary expansion programme. Coming up at Interchange One are the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building and The Dubai Mall, Dubai’s greatest tribute to consumerism. Further out, industrial Al Quoz has become a hub for art galleries. ...

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