Dubai & Abu Dhabi - Sheikh Zayed Road & Around (Chapter)
This is the Sheikh Zayed Road & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dubai & Abu Dhabi guidebook.
Dubai’s main artery, Sheikh Zayed Road is a super-busy highway flanked by a phalanx of skyscrapers, including the 828m-high Burj Khalifa. Overlooking a lake, the behemoth is the centrepiece of one of the city’s most prestigious developments, known as Downtown Dubai.
- gaze skywards at the extraordinary, elegantly tapered Burj Khalifa, Dubai’s most famous landmark
- shop at the mother of all malls: Dubai Mall, with a record-breaking 1200 shops
- check out the superb Middle Eastern artwork at the galleries of Gate Village in the Financial Centre
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore Sheikh Zayed Road &, Around, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Sleeping, Shopping and Sports & Activities.
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