Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula - United Arab Emirates (Chapter)
This is the United Arab Emirates chapter from Lonely Planet's Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula guidebook.
For most people, the United Arab Emirates means just one place: the sci-fi-esque city of Dubai. But beyond the glitter awaits six more emirates, each with its own allure, including the cultural hub of Abu Dhabi and museum-packed Sharjah.
- shop til you drop at Dubai Mall, then soar to the top of the Burj Khalifa and finish up with cocktails at the iconic Burj Al Arab hotel
- count the domes and minarets of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and get some kicks at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
- catch a glimpse of the pre-oil days in Sharjah's atmospheric Heritage Area
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Dubai, Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Hatta, Sharjah, Sharjah Desert Park, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Khatt Hot Springs, Abu Dhabi, Al Gharbia, Madinat Zayed, Liwa, Abu Dhabi to Sila, Sir Bani Yas Island, Al Ain, Jebel Hafeet, Fujairah City, Khor Fakkan, Badiyah, Al Aqah, Dibba, History, Government & Politics, Economy, People & Society, Arts, Environment and Survival Guide.
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