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Rare Picture of Al Fahidi Fort Dubai in 1936

Al Fahidi Fort and Dubai City in 1936 Al Fahidi Fort Dubai was built in several phases. The oldest tower was built around 1787 and believed to be the oldest building in Dubai that still exists today. The fort was used to guard the landward approaches to the town from the raids of neighboring tribes. […]

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Old Dubai Creek in 1951

Rare Picture of Dubai Creek in 1951 Dubai creek was surrounded with both Huts and Houses. Date palm had been used to built these Huts. Dhows were the only means to cross the Creek at this time.  Houses were built with Coral Stones and mixture of local sand mortar. A wind tower was the prominent […]

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Dubai Desert Safari in 2010

An organized desert safari dune bashing in Dubai Dune bashing is a form of off-roading on sand dunes. Large sport utility vehicle such as the Toyota Land Cruiser is an example of vehicle of used. Vehicle driven on dunes maybe equipped with roll cage in case of an overturn. Experience and skill is required to maneuver […]

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Night View of Dubai City Skyline in 2011

Beautiful Dubai Skyline at night in 2011 Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, is home to 911 completed high-rises, 88 of which stand taller than 180 metres (591 ft). The tallest building in Dubai is the Burj Khalifa, which rises 828 metres (2,717 ft) and contains 163 floors. The tower has stood […]

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Dubai International Airport Terminal-1 in 2005

Under-construction Terminal 3 in far during 2005 Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) is an international airport serving Dubai. It is a major airline hub in the Middle East, and is the main airport of Dubai. It is situated in the Al Garhoud district, 4 km (2.5 mi) northeast of Dubai. The airport is […]

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First Concorde Aircraft landing at Dubai Airport 1974

Air France Concorde Aircraft landing at Dubai International Airport 27th August: Concorde 202 (G-BBDG) made a demonstration tour of the Middle East, visiting Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Kuwait, Muscat and Dubai. Aerospatiale-BAC Concorde is a retired turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner or supersonic transport (SST). It is one of only two SSTs to have entered commercial service; […]

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Dubai Creek Second Dredging in 1970s

Dubai Creek Second Development in 1970s In the early 20th century, the creek, though incapable then of supporting large scale transportation, served as a minor port for dhows coming as far away as India or East Africa. Although it impeded the entry of ships due to current flow, the creek remained an important element in […]

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