United Arab Emirates Archives - Arts & Collections

A Weekend in Dubai

It may seem like a small city nestled neatly on the Persian Gulf coast, but since stumbling on a rich oil reserve in 1966, Dubai’s presence on the world stage has been anything but. Home to the tallest building in the world (the Burj Khalifa, at 828 metres); the world’s only seven-star hyper-luxury hotel (the Burj Al Arab); and internationally recognised for its gleaming skyline, this young Emirati state’s ostentatious display of wealth and ‘bigger-and-better-than-you’...

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