Category archives: Places

 

 

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Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai in 2000

An Ariel View of Jumeirah Beach Hotel Dubai Jumeirah Beach hotel is situated on Jumerieah Road Dubai along Dubai shore, next to it is the world famous Hotel Burj Al Arab. The hotel, which opened in 1997, is operated by the Dubai-based hotelier Jumeirah. The hotel contains 598 rooms and suites, 19 beachfront villas, and […]

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Bur Dubai Creek side in 1960s

First deepening and Widening Project for Dubai Creek Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum was responsible for the transformation of Dubai from a small cluster of settlements near the Dubai Creek to a modern port city and commercial hub. Before he became ruler, Shaikh Rashid recognised the importance of the Creek, and ordered an economic […]

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Dubai Clock Tower rare old photo 1969

Dubai Clock Tower surroundings as it used to be in 1969 In the early 1960s the area where the Clock Tower is located today had become an important road intersection. The construction of clock tower was started in 1964. It was suggested the Clock Tower be placed on a traffic roundabout to protect the Tower. […]

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Dubai Trade Centre and Sheikh Zayed Road mid 1990's

Dubai Trade Centre Roundabout and Sheikh Zayed Raod underpass. In Dubai, E 11 is known as “Sheikh Zayed Road”. The highway runs parallel to the coastline from Trade Centre Roundabout to the border with the emirate of Abu Dhabi, 55 kilometres (34 mi) away in the area of Jebel Ali. The road was formerly known […]

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Dubai World Trade Centre in 1980s

Dubai World Trade Centre on Sheikh Zayed Road 1980s The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) is a business complex in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, built by H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. It is located along Sheikh Zayed Road at the Trade Centre Roundabout. The complex comprises the original tower (built in 1978), eight […]

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Construction of Al Maktoum Bridge in 1960s

Al Maktoum Bridge Dubai in 1960s Al Maktoum Bridge that crosses Dubai Creek in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is one of five crossings on the creek. The others are Al Shindagha Tunnel, Floating Bridge, Al Garhoud Bridge and Business Bay Crossing. Al Maktoum Bridge was the first bridge in Dubai. It opened in 1963. […]

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Emirates Towers Dubai at Night

Emirates Towers Dubai The Emirates Towers complex contains the Emirates Office Tower and Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel. The two towers, which rise to 355 m (1,165 ft) and 309 m (1,014 ft), respectively, stand as the 23rd and 47th tallest buildings in the world. The Emirates Towers complex is set in over 570,000 msq (42 […]

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Dubai Airport in 1982

An Ariel View of Dubai Airport in 1982 During the 1980s, Dubai was a stopping point for airlines such as Air India, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and others travelling between Asia and Europe that needed a refueling point in the Persian Gulf. This use was made redundant with the availability of Russian airspace […]

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Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Jumeirah Mosque Dubai in 1982

Jumeirah Mosque (Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Mosque) Dubai 1982 The Jumeirah Mosque was built in 1976. This Mosque is named as Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Mosque. The Mosque was built on Syrian Architecture style.The facade has been decorated with Jordanian stone. The Jumeirah Mosque is among the dominating landmarks in the city of Dubai. Jumeirah […]

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