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Dubai
Dubai is an emirate in the federation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), being the main city of the federation, located in the north coast of the emirate and responsible for the metropolitan area of ​​Dubai - Sharjah - Ajman.
The emirate is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of seven emirates that make up the country, with the largest population of the United Arab Emirates and the second largest land territory after the capital, Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only emirates that have veto power over critical issues of national importance in the country's legislature.
The earliest mention of Dubai is in 1095 AD, and the earliest recorded settlement in the region dates back to 1799.
Dubai was formally established on June 9, 1833 by Sheikh Maktoum bin Butti Al-Maktoum when he persuaded about 800 members of his tribe of the Bani Yas, living in what was then, the second Saudi state, to follow him to Dubai Creek by the Abu Falasa clan of the Bani Yas.
The town remained under the control of the tribe when the United Kingdom agreed to protect the sheikhdom in 1892 and joined the rest of the United Arab Emirates after independence in 1971 as the second emirate of the country. Its strategic geographical location has made the city an important commercial center, and in the early twentieth century Dubai was already an important regional port.
Tourism
Dubai is essentially a desert city with an excellent infrastructure, liberal policies (by regional standards), which has become popular for its excellent tourist facilities such as the Burj Al Arab, the only 7-star hotel in the world and designed to resemble a sail in the wind with a height of 321 meters, dominating the Dubai skyline making it the fourth tallest hotel in the world, really being one of Dubai's most iconic symbols indeed a majestic building.

The famous Atlantis Hotel, majestic resort in Dubai, situated on Palmeira, an artificial island, which has captured the imagination of the world with its magnificent engineering scale.
From the moment you arrive, you are immersed in a dazzling world of imagination, pleasure and luxury of 5-star hotels.

Another attraction is the Global Village open from November to March each year, which for the past 15 years has been providing cultural entertainment along with an international shopping experience for millions of visitors.

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The natural saltwater inlet that cuts through the center of the city, the famous Dubai Creek (a natural salt water inlet), is the historic part of Dubai, where visitors can take an "open" (small water taxi), and see the old trading port and the dhows (a traditional craft made of wood that was used by the former Emirates sailors who roamed the waters of the Gulf of Oman and the Indian Ocean for fishing, exploring pearls and transporting goods.)

A cruise to the Al-Maktoum Bridge passes through many historical and modern landmarks of the city. A walk around the pier offers a picturesque view of Dubai's commercial heritage.

A mountain attraction, Ski Dubai has as its unique theme the opportunity to enjoy real snow in Dubai all year round as it is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East which offers an incredible snow environment to enjoy skiing , snowboarding and tobogganing, or just to play in the snow.
Dubai's most recent tourist attractions are the Dubai Marina, with a backdrop of JBR's amazing buildings and great views, sidewalks and boat trips available. It's amazing, either during the day or at night.
Located across from the Burj Al Arab, Wild Wadi Park offers 30 tours and attractions for the whole family. The Wild Wadi Park is themed around the tale of Juha, a character known from Arab folklore.
Gastronomy
In Dubai, tourists can enjoy the wide range of international cuisine offered, from Western to Indian and Asian cuisine.
Visitors can savor delicious food from around the world in stylish hotels and restaurants including Italian, Mediterranean, British, German and French.
Asian places offer Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Filipino and Malaysian food. American food and even Mexican cuisine is available.
However, the most popular cuisine among the locals is Middle Eastern Arab food, especially Lebanese, Iranian and Syrian cuisine.
There are also excellent Persian, Turkish, Moroccan, Indian, Pakistani and Filipino restaurants that complement local preferences.
The traditional Bedouin diet usually comprises fresh fish, dried fish, camel meat and camel milk.
Lebanese delicacies are usually served with Arabic bread, fresh salad and pickles.
Spicy rice dishes are the main attraction of Iranian cuisine, served with lettuce, tomato, onion, cabbage and yogurt.
Weather
The month of August is the hottest month in Dubai, with an average temperature of 35.5 ° C (95.9 ° F) and the coldest is January with 18.5 ° C (65.3 ° F).
The highest number of hours of sunshine per day takes place in June with 12 hours.
The wettest month is February, with an average of 40 millimeters of rainfall.
The best month to swim in the sea is in August when the average sea temperature is 33 ° C (91.4 ° F)
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