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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 Shopping Festival Street View

Dubai Shopping Festival Night View of  Riqqa Street Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) started on 15 February 1996 as a retail event intended to revitalise retail trade in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has since been promoted as a tourist attraction. This yearly month long event is usually scheduled during the first quarter of the year. […]

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Dubai Clock Tower in 1988

Dubai Clock Tower Towards Al Makhtoum Road The clock tower is probably one of the most famous landmarks in the city. Its an iconic structure situated at the northern end of the Al Maktoum bridge towards Deira. The Clocktower was erected as a symbol of Dubai and located in Deira because major routes into Dubai […]

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First Jashanmal Store in Dubai 1956

Jashnmal Opened their first store in Dubai in 1956. The Jashanmal Group is a wholesale distributor of consumer goods and services in the Gulf region. The company, established in 1919 by Rao Sahib Jashanmal with its first store in Basra, Iraq as a general store selling many of the products that are still sold in […]

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Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel and Towers near Dubai Creek 1978

Dubai Creek Sheraton Hotel in 1978 1970 Model Blue Datsun parked near Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers. Huge construction near Dubai creek was underway in 1978. Dubai leads the ranking of the worlds highest hotel occupancy rate. In 2006, the Dubai hotel occupancy rate was 86% which is the highest ever in Dubai. In […]

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Traditional Arabic Chanting Dance in Dubai

Traditional Arabic Dance and Singing (Liwa) Men are performing chanting Dance in Dubai at the eve of Eid celebration in 1989. The music of the United Arab Emirates stems from the Persian Gulf khaleeji tradition, and from Bedouin folk music. Distinctive dance songs from the area’s fishermen are also well-known. Liwa (or leiwah / leywah) is […]

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