Top 5 Cities in UAE with Their own Specialities
A Middle Eastern country that is located on the southeast end of Arabian Peninsula, the United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates, established on 2 December 1971. The oil reserves of the country are the 7th largest in the world
The biggest cities in United Arab Emirates are developed with urban, modern landscapes. Most of these cities are cosmopolitan by nature with large population of residents who are foreign expats. Each city is known for some specific places and specialities that makes it stand out from every other city. Here are 5 best cities of UAE and the feature that makes it even more popular and worth a visit.
Standing tall at 828 meters Burj Khalifa is Dubai’s most iconic tourist destination. The structure was known as Burj Dubai before its inauguration which is now a mega tall skyscraper in the city. It is one of the tallest building in the world and its structure surpasses every design and engineering of other tall buildings.
Dubai Shopping Festival is a month-long shopping extravaganza held annually in Dubai in the month of January. The Shopping Festival in Dubai was first commenced to boost the retail trade of the city and after gaining popularity during the first year, the tradition continues. It is a delight for every shopaholic and has the record of attracting more than 4 million people for this extravagant affair. Every store offers huge sale on its products during the shopping fest.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is the first ever Ferrari themed amusement park on Yas island in the capital city of UAE. The park has 20 rides to keep the visitors occupied. World’s fastest roller coaster ride, Formula Rossa, is the main attraction of this Italian car company’s theme park. The park has the record of occupying the largest space and frame structure ever build in the entire history. It’s one of the fast and furious adventurous fun suitable for all ages. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has in its premises one of the biggest Ferrari store with a range of dining options providing authentic Italian delicacies with plenty of choices for the whole family.
The capital of Islamic culture 2014, Sharjah has over 600 mosques but Al Noor Mosque is one of the most famous of them all. This mosque was built by the order of Sharjah’s wife. The construction of the mosque was completed in two years, starting from 2003 and completion in 2005. It is the first mosque that opened its doors to expatriate community and visitors so that they can learn about the UAE religion and culture. The mosque is influenced by Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Turkey and is of the Turkish Ottoman design.
Ras Al Khaimah
Jebel Jais Mountain in Ras Al Khaimah is without a doubt the tallest mountain in UAE, at 1900 m and is as exciting as tall mountains should be. Rugged, wind-swept at times and valleys with sweeping views the place is full of complete isolation. A sharp climb and narrow dirt track will get you to the summit and will be worth every effort that you make. The vistas are breath-taking with few viewing points along the way. Jebel Jais is a part of the Hajar mountains. There are plans to build a hotel, cable car, golf course and many other things along the road that leads to the Jebel Jais mountains.
Imagine a pristine, sandy paradise, picturesque and charming beach overlooking a beautiful Persian Gulf. The water is clean and allows safe swimming with an equally great beach. Long beach on the Gulf from where you can watch hundreds of oil tankers on the horizon moving to Abu Dhabi to fill oil for Oman and other regions. There is a small amusement park for kids with a few fast food restaurants nearby. Ajman beach is quite liberal in terms of alcohol as compared with other public places in UAE. Visit the place if you want to just lie down on the soft sand and listen to the beautiful rhythm of the waves. The beach is idyllic with warm sea breeze bringing out fresh and clean air making it a perfect place for a relaxing vacation.