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Dramatic photos show how radically Dubai has changed in 50 years

The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for extravagant, newly built landmarks like the Burj Khalifa, the Palm Jumeirah, and the Dubai Mall. In just over two decades, the city has transformed from a desert backwater port to a thriving metropolis with the third-most skyscrapers in […]
Dramatic photos show how radically Dubai has changed in 50 years
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Dubai has a $20 billion megacomplex with the world’s 2nd-largest mall, the world’s tallest building, an aquarium, and 1,200 stores. I can’t imagine why any tourist would want to visit.

Dubai has the world’s second-largest mall: a gargantuan complex with 1,200 stores, an aquarium, a virtual-reality theme park, an Olympic-size ice-skating rink, and hundreds of restaurants. The mall has seen over 80 million visitors annually over the past four years, making it the most visited mall in the world. After […]
Dubai has a $20 billion megacomplex with the world’s 2nd-largest mall, the world’s tallest building, an aquarium, and 1,200 stores. I can’t imagine why any tourist would want to visit.